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.
New York City based ensemble Barynya offers Russian dance and music program for multicultural school assemblies in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, and nationwide.
Barynya provides Colorful educational performance with two, three or more dancers. Every dance is performed in different set of beautiful hand-made costumes. Each costume set represents the place where the dance is originated from. Artistic Director and founder of the group Mikhail Smirnov is hosting the performance by giving a short explanation of every number of the program in English.
In December 2008 Mikhail Smirnov and ensemble Barynya 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 hosted by Michael Flatley ("Lord of the Dance") and Susie Castillo, a former Miss USA, will be premiered on January 5th and aired through January 26th, 2009.
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.
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: Anya Zeenenko (dancer), Alexey Maltsev (dancer, costumed characters), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, balalaika, vocals). Camera Sasha, video editing Misha.
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Cossack Dancers troupe is available in New York, New Jersey, PA, CT, VT, and Nationwide.
Rostov Don Cossacks - Rostov Don Cossack State Academic song and dance ensemble from Rostov-Na-Donu, Russia. Program of traditional Cossack dancing, music and songs.
Ensemble "Barynya" from New York - traditional Russian dance and music show. Barynya is a unique group of top soloists: musicians, singers and dancers who were trained and performed with world-known companies such as Don Cossacks of Rostov, Andreev State symphonic balalaika orchestra, Moscow State center of "Russian Song". Artistic Director Mikhail Smirnov.
VIA ROMEN - traditional Romany Gypsy Roma Romani music and dance ensemble. Artistic Director Vadim Kolpakov.
"Revival" dancers from Toronto, Canada. The group is available in Canada and the United States of America to provide traditional Russian dance show for performing art centers, corporate events, parties, weddings. Artistic Director Ekaterina Kornienkova.
"Russian Dance Quartet" from Brooklyn, New York presents traditional dance and music program. Show was designed for smaller budget venues with limites space for dancing. 3 dancers, 1 musician perform Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, Siberian folk dances, songs and music. Choreographer Valentina Kvasova.
"The Russian Collection" from San Francisco, California - thrilling and colorful Russian folk dancing, enchanting Russian folk music, and Russian magical illusions. Group was founded in 1945 and has performed in Europe, Asia, North and South America. Artistic Director Natalia Borisova.
"Kalinka" dancers from Baltimore, Maryland perform in beautifully detailed costumes and accompanied by a full orchestra, Russian Folk Instruments quartet/trio or pre-recorded music. Artistic Director Ekaterina (Katya) Denisova.
"Cossack Spirit" from New York founded by dancer and singer Valentina Kvasova, singer Victoria Pichurova and Russian button accordion virtuoso Victor Danilochkin in 2007. Ensemble performs Cossack folk music, songs and dances. All members of the group are highly trained in former USSR performers.
Tryn-Trava - Russian Folk group from Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Tsygane - Russian Gypsy Roma dance, music, and song ensemble from New York City.
Russian folk dance and music duo from New York performs in traditional costumes. Program of Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian and Tsygansky folk songs, music and dances. Affordable prices. Duo is available for Arts in education programs.
SVETOCH - Russian song ensemble from Eastern Siberia.