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The Baltimore Folk Music Society
Requests the Pleasure of your Company
at the

Autumn Assembly Ball

BFMS is pleased to present its annual Baltimore Autumn Assembly English Ball on Saturday, October 28th, 2023, at the Church of the Redeemer. Come to our afternoon ball with refreshments, beautiful dancing, and elegant music by Trio con Brio from 12 noon to 3:30 PM.

Suggested attire is festive formal or historical.
Please bring non-marking dance shoes to help preserve the floor.

Your 2023 Ball Chairs are Sharon McKinley and Emily Aubrey, reachable by email at autumn_assembly at

The Dances

Title Meter   Title Meter
Auretti's Dutch Skipper6/8 The Bishop4/4
The Collier's Daughter2/2 Easter Thursday3/2
Emperor of the Moon4/4 Hambleton's Round O3/2
Heartsease6/8 Hop Ground6/8
Land of Mist and Wonder3/4 Leading Man2/2
Old Wife Behind the Fire2/2 Prince William2/2
The Punch Bowl3/4 Rich Delights3/4
Sunlight through Draperies3/4 Sweet Potato Pie6/8
Tennessee Dawn3/4 Woodshed6/8
All dances will be talked through and briefly prompted
Switch to desktop view (click Classic at bottom of this page) to see links to dance videos.
You can now download a list of the Dance Instructions in PDF format.

Music By: Trio Con Brio

Elke Baker, violin
Jonathan Jensen, piano and more
Paul Oorts, things with strings and accordion

  • 12 noon - 3:30 PM Ball
Ball location:
The Church of the Redeemer
5603 North Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
Google Map Location

Questions? E-mail autumn_assembly at


Member pricing is for BFMS and CDSS affiliates.

Patrons support BFMS and get recognition in the program!

  Members General
Students Patron
Through Oct 7th$35$40$20$60
Through Oct 27th$40$45$20$60



Online registration for the 2023 Autumn Assembly English Ball is now closed. There will be no ticket sales the day of the Ball!
Please contact autumn_assembly @ with any questions.

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