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Live music and dancing to Bill Cope and his friends.
Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band!
Bill Cope & friends play international folk dance music, especially Balkan with Greek and “oldie” folk dance favorites. The band includes
Bill Cope, an all-around multi-instrumentalist whose music folk dancers have loved to dance to for many years. He performs internationally as well as with many local Bay area ensembles, and is the Director of the San Francisco Kolo Festival. Instruments: accordion, laouto, gajda.
Susan Worland is both a symphonic and folk violinist, specializing in the folk music of Scotland and Poland. She performs internationally as well as for East Coast and West Coast folk dance camps, and with Bay Area ensembles. Instrument: violin.
Michele Simon is a singer and percussionist, specializing in Balkan folk music and folk dance music. She has performed internationally as well as with many local Bay area ensembles, including Anoush, Brass Menazeri, and Kitka. Instruments: tupan, dumbek.
Barbara Deutsch is a woodwinds player, specializing in Greek clarinet and Hungarian tarogato music. She has performed internationally as well as with local Greek, Polish, Bosnian, polka, and Hungarian bands. Instruments: clarinet, soprano saxophone, fluier.
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