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Russian dance and music program for multicultural school assemblies

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New York based ensemble Barynya offers Russian dance and music program for multicultural school assemblies in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, and other states. Barynya provides colorful educational performance with two, three or more dancers, one, two or more musicians and singers.

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To get the price quote, ask any questions please send an email to mikhail@barynya.com or call (201) 981-2497.

August 12 2011, School concert, dance and music workshop in New York City
P035M @ Bellevue Hopital Center, 462 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Russian dance, music show and workshop, NYC, 8-12-2011 Russian dance, music show and workshop, NYC, 8-12-2011
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April 15th, 2010. Montclair Kimberley Academy, Montclair, New Jersey

List of songs and dances performed: "Kalinka", "Korobushka", "Hopak", "Chastushki-Stradaniya", "Nanai Sumo Wrestling dance", "Metelitsa" (The Snowstorm), "Skorogovorki" (Russian Tongue Twisters), "Subboteya" (Saturday Affair). Extra: photo medley. Cast: Anna Zinenko (dancer), Alexey Maltsev (dancer, costumed characters), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, balalaika, vocals). Camera Sasha, video editing Misha.


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Video with two dancers, one musician, and one singer


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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, New York City, New York, May 2009

Concert of "Barynya Trio" - Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, balalaika, guitar, vocals), Valentina Kvasova (dancing, vocals), Alexey Maltsev (dancing, costumed characters). Sunday, May 17th, 2009, 2PM. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021.


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Traditional costumes

Every dance is performed in different set of beautiful costumes, all hand-made for the stage presentations. Long list of Barynya costumes includes three Russian sets, Russian Gypsy set, Russian Cossack set, Ukrainian, Russian Siberian, Jewish Ukrainian and more. Each costume set inspired by the place where the dance is originated from. Before each dance short explanation will be given about the costumes dancers will be wearing... view all photos of costumes

Costume characters and mascots

During the show Barynya dancers also appear before the students inside of costumed characters:
01. "Dancing Bear" - watch video
02. "Nanaisky" - Siberian wristling dance - watch video
03. "Tsyplyonok" - Russian Chicken dance. - watch video
04. Gypsy fortune teller-dancer-singer - watch video

Narration of the program in English

Artistic Director and founder of the group Mikhail Smirnov is hosting the performance by giving a short explanation of every number of the program. Each song and dance will be intruduced in English. Students will find out which part of the country the dance or music they are about to hear is from. The will find out about the names of the instruments that musicians are playing, they will learn a few words in Russian such as "Privet" (Hello), "Spasibo" (Thank You), "Da" (Yes), "Neyt" (No).

Mikhail Smirnov and ensemble Barynya dancers on national TV

In January 2009 artistic director of the group Mikhail Smirnov and male dancers participated in NBC's "SUPERSTARS OF DANCE" international dance competition led by executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, the mastermind behind "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance." Mikhail was selected as one of eight judges to decide which country will take home the coveted Trophy. The show was hosted by Michael Flatley ("Lord of the Dance") and Susie Castillo, a former Miss USA. Program premiered on January 5th and aired through January 26th, 2009.

Russian dance and music program videos

"KALINKA" - the most famous Russian folk dance and song

"NANAISKIY" - Siberian kids wrestling dance

"HOPAK" - Ukrainian National dance

"BARYNYA" - traditional Russian dance and song

"VARVARA" - Cossack folk song and dance

"VSTRECHA" - Russian folk dance

"DANILA KOOPER" - dance of Russian Nobility

"METELITSA" (The Snowstorm)- Siberian dance and song

zhenya barynya concert 2008

"IVAN KUPALA" - ethnic dance inspired by Pagan holiday

"PIDMANULA" (You Tricked Me) - Ukrainian folk song and dance

"KAMAREENSKAYA" - dancing Russian Bear Mascot

"MATY" (Mother) - Ukrainian traditional song and dance

"KOROBUSHKA" (The Peddlers) - folk song accompanied by
the garmoshka - Russian folk button accordion

"NATALIA" - Russian tongue twister song

Mikhail Smirnov

"LEHAIM" - Jewish folk dance

"DARK EYES" - Russian Gypsy folk song and dance

"KAZANKA" - Russian folk song and dance

"KAI ONE" - fast Gypsy Roma folk song and dance

"YABLOCHKO" - dance of Russian Sailors

"KAI YONE" (Where Are They?) - Gypsy Roma dance

"TWO GUITARS" - Russian Gypsy Roma song and dance

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Ensemble Barynya photos

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Ensemble Barynya Costume Characters and mascots

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Russian and Ukrainian folk dance and music workshops

Russian and Ukrainian folk dance and music workshops are very popular in schools and colleges. Very often dancers and musicians of ensemble Barynya spend a few extra minutes after the formal concert and invite audience to learn a few dance steps, folk song, or play folk instruments.

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Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop
Russian folk dance and music workshop

Russian dance workshop, song and music concert in Maryland

Russian dance workshop and concert of Russian dance, song and music took place at the Kensington Parkwood Elementary school during International Night event. Address: 4710 Saul Road, Kensington, MD 20895-4251. Phone: (301) 571-6949. Ensemble Barynya performed with three members: Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), dancer Andij Cybyk.

Russian dance workshop, song and music concert in Kengsington, Maryland
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CONTACT INFORMATION

To get the price quote, ask any questions please send an email to mikhail@barynya.com or call (201) 981-2497.

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For more details call 201-981-2497 or email mikhail@barynya.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

To get the price quote, ask any questions please send an email to mikhail@barynya.com or call (201) 981-2497.

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