Come learn exquisite songs crafted over generations of unbroken oral tradition. We'll learn songs from various regions of the Hungarian language area, each with unique regional scales and tuning. Participants will receive village source recordings, Hungarian pronunciation guide, song word sheets, and translations. No previous experience in the style required. Join us!
$15 advance registration / $20 drop-in
Contact Zina directly for sliding scale or non-monetary exchange
More information: http://www.zinabozzay.com/nepdalkor
Trained by master folk singers in Hungary, Zina Bozzay has performed at the Táncháztalálkozó, Hungarian Heritage House, and National Theatre in Budapest, and has been a soloist at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, the Golden Festival in New York, and the Kárpátok 50th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles. Founder and leader of the Hungarian Folk Singing Circle (Népdalkör) in San Francisco, she teaches traditional folk songs to Hungarians and Americans, beginners through professionals, including members of KITKA, Janam, Stellamara, Zhena Folk Chorus, Eszterlánc Hungarian Folk Ensemble, and others. She holds a Masters in Music Composition, and with her ensemble Vadalma, she creates historically-informed, innovative chamber arrangements using both traditional and non-traditional accompaniment.