Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camps 2021

Mark your calendars for our 2021 Virtual Camps! West Coast will be held June 25-27, 2021; and East Coast will run August 13-15, 2021. Each camp will feature three days of immersive music and dance classes, live performances, and community gatherings.

Registration is open for West Coast Virtual Camp! Click here for more information and to register.


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Michael Ginsburg Class Materials

page updated 6/29/20

This page contains source materials for Michael Ginsburg’s Thursday online Balkan dance class, beginning May 21, 2020. These materials are for your personal educational use only. Thank you, and enjoy!


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Zoom Class Videos

Click here for a link to collected class videos for the first four weeks of instruction (May 21 through June 11, 2020).

Click here for session 2, beginning June 18, 2020. This playlist will be updated each week, so you can bookmark this link just once.

Source Audio Files

SESSION ONE (5/21/20 — 6/11/20)

Ludo Kopano
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Ludo Kopano (87% speed)
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Ludo Kopano (75% speed)
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Raiko – Orch. Nysi-Pannaki
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Ramno Veleško (Maleševka Oro) – Ilmi Jašarov
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Sarakina (Baidouskino)
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Skudrinka – Ekrem Erşan
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SESSION 2 (6/18/20 — 7/9/20)

Lamba Lamba
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Maškoto Oro — Pece Atanasovski
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Postupano Oro — Pece Atanasovski
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