Door County Folk
(Ethnic Dance Orchestra)
Tantsova Grupa, Bulgarian for "dance group," is a Nashville-based musical ensemble created in 2009 to accompany the Nashville International Folk Dancers (NIFD). We have a great time playing village dances from many countries, including Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Armenia, Russia, Germany, Hungary, France, and Israel. Tantsova Grupa has performed for NIFD's Autumn Leaves workshops; Celebration of Cultures, Celebrate Nashville and Folk Fest in Centennial Park; international dance workshops in Knoxville and Lexington, KY; The Ravenwood International Food & Music Festival; public libraries in Middle Tennessee; and Middle Tennessee State University's Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Department.
Musicians performing for the 2017 Door County Folk Festival are: Mary Lou Durham (fiddle), Janet Epstein (recorders), Sam Frazee (upright bass), Greg Jones (guitar),Michael Lewandowski (mandolin), and Laura Bouffard (clarinet).
For more information, visit www.nifddance.com.