Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps. Follow the links below to read all about and register for the 2024 workshops!

June 15-22, 2024
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August 10-17, 2024
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Find out almost everything you always wanted to know about the EEFC’s in-person Balkan camps.


Kids at Camp!

Our in-person workshops are a great experience for families. Get the scoop to ensure everyone has a blast!


We award full scholarships to our in-person workshops.
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The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

Aaron Kisslinger

Kids' Class: Simple Tune

Bronx-based Aaron Kisslinger is a trombonist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, writer, producer and bandleader. They are the creative force behind the solo project AANI and Novi Hitovi (“New Hits”) Brass Band, as well as a member of Zlatne Uste Brass Band. Their performances include Music Hall of Williamsburg, Bowery Electric, Blue Note, Golden Festival, and Preservation Hall. Aaron assisted the Kids’ Band class (aka Čoček Nation) at Iroquois Springs from 2016 to 2018.
Photo by Andy Lajara

Aaron says about their class at Virtual Camp:
We’ll be learning the beautiful traditional Croatian song “Pjevaj Mi Pjevaj, Sokole” (“Sing to me, falcon”). Together we will learn the chords, melody, stylistic elements, and lyrics. There will be learning opportunities for both instrumentalists and vocalists. I will demonstrate the foundation of the tune for beginners, and elaborate with ornaments for more advanced musicians. All ages and skill levels are welcome to join this workshop!