Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops
Virtual Camp

While we regret the cancellation of both our Mendocino and Iroquois Springs workshops due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to offer our first-ever, completely online Virtual Camp.

Registration is now open for Virtual Camp on July 17-19, 2020 for three days of immersive classes, live-music performances, and community gatherings. This camp is geared toward the West Coast and runs on Pacific Time.

Save the date for August 14-16, 2020 for an East Coast Virtual Camp edition


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We award several full and partial scholarships to each workshop every year.
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Partners

The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

George Chittenden

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George Chittenden was drawn to the passion and drive expressed in the music and dance of the Balkans and Near East as a teenager in the 70s. He has lived and studied extensively abroad, traveling to remote corners of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey to work with local musicians and to experience the social contexts in which music plays such a central role. George keeps busy performing for ethnic communities in the Bay Area, as well as performing and traveling with the ensembles Édessa, Mediterranean Soul and the newly launched zurna/davul ensemble Tak Tak Boom.

Click here for a recent article about George and his wife and musical partner Lise Liepman.

Posted by Pete Spynda on Saturday, January 16, 2016