Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops

Every summer the EEFC presents two week-long summer camps.

June 20-27, 2020
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August 8-15, 2020
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Scholarships

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.

John Morovich

Croatian Singing, Tamburica Ensemble

John Morovich grew up in Seattle’s sizable Croatian community. Since 1973, he has studied, taught, and performed traditional music and dance of Croatia and other parts of Southeastern Europe.

In 2018 John was inducted into the Tamburitza Hall of Fame.

He is a featured soloist with the Sinovi Tamburitza Orchestra, artistic director of the Seattle Junior Tamburitzans and Tamburaški Orkestar Kišobran. He is past conductor of the Jele Croatian Women’s Choir and Klapa Ruzmarin, of Vancouver, B.C.

For the last decade he has been a guest choreographer/music arranger for several Croatian folk ensembles in Western Canada and has performed with Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, Ruže Dalmatinke, Kultur Shock and Balkan Cabaret.

Contact

Class Description | Beginning & Intermediate Croatian Singing

  • Beginners are welcome.
  • This class will collaborate with the Tamburica Ensemble.
  • Repertoire will be taught using sight-reading charts, and repertoire materials will be available online before camp.
  • Our class will focus on technique and expanding repertoire.
  • We will prepare a performance for the Student Concert. Students can decide individually whether they’d like to perform.

Class Description | Tamburica Ensemble

  • Beginners are welcome.
  • This class will collaborate with Beginning/Intermediate Croatian Singing class.
  • Our focus will be on Croatian folk dance tunes and party sing-along songs.
  • Repertoire will be taught using sight-reading charts, and repertoire materials will be made available online before camp.
  • Our class will focus on technique and expanding repertoire.
  • Participation in the Student Ensemble Party will be optional. We will decide together whether we perform or not.