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Brigham Young University’s International Folk Dance Ensemble to Perform

Experience a night of vibrant performances and cultural exchange while supporting the local school district.

See this showcase featuring the dance styles of the world as Brigham Young University’s International Folk Dance Ensemble comes to Nolensville High School at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 13 as part of their Southern U.S. tour.

The group’s traditional approach to music includes the banjo, the fiddle and other acoustic instruments specializing in American, French-Canadian and Celtic styles. They also use the distinct sounds of spoons, bones and bodhrans. As a whole the ensemble is made up of 28 dancers, 7 musician, and 4 technicians.

As part of their tour, the ensemble will be traveling throughout the South including Tennessee’s neighboring states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Florida.

They are excited to engage with local communities through outreach programs with local schools and care centers, participate in cultural exchanges, and collaborate with local dance groups like the Uhuru Dancers in Georgia. These interactions will provide opportunities for mutual learning and sharing of dance traditions, enriching the cultural landscape of the communities they visit.

Tickets for Brigham Young University’s International Folk Dance Ensemble in Nolensville start at $15 here. 

 

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.