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President Matt Nicoletta president
Vice President Michael Quitt vicepres
Secretary Joyce Duffy-Bilanow secretary
Treasurer Tom Bryson treasurer
American Dance Perry Shafran amdance
English Dance Chair Carl Friedman engdance
Special Events Juana Green-Nicoletta specialevents
Membership Chair Sara Glik membership
Publicity Chair Diane Friedman
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Content Manager Brenna Hogan newsletter
Webmaster Michael Loiodice webmaster
Past President Quintin Aspin pastpresident
Member at Large 1 Flo Blum mal1
Member at Large 2 Rafael Sela mal2
Member at Large 3 Jack Hemler mal3

 

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Volunteer Coordinator Nan Lyon volunteerCoordinator
Family Dance Chair Janet Henry familydance
Saturday Dance Chair Rebecca Denison satdance
Catoctin Chair Miriam Hack
Barbara Cates
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Archivist Perry Shafran archivist
Playford Ball NoŽl-Marie Taylor
April Blum
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MidWinter Ball Matt Nicoletta
Juana Green-Nicoletta
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The Baltimore Folk Music Society is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive.

Coming up:

See our Events page for a complete listing of events and details.

November 03 2014 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer orientation at 7:45

Mike Franch calls to Geud Band of Baltimore
 
November 05 2014 
Square/Contra Dance
Greg Frock calls to the Avant Gardeners: Laura Light (fiddle), Roger Gold (guitar), Loren Oppenheimer (tabla).
 
November 08 2014 
Family Dance
Band: Contra Rebels with Todd Clewell (fiddle), Barb Schmid (fiddle) and Henry Koretzky (guitar)

Caller: Kim Forry
 
November 08 2014 
2nd Saturday Dance
Band: Contra Rebels with Todd Clewell (fiddle), Barb Schmid (fiddle) and Henry Koretzky (guitar)

Caller: Laura Brown
 
November 09 2014 (Member Sponsored) 
Bill Staines House Concert in Catonsville, MD
Sunday, November 9, 2014 3 pm
Longview Cottage House Concerts
127 Longview Drive, 21228

With songs like All God's Critters, The Roseville Fair, Child of Mine, and River to his credit, Bill Staines has twenty-six recordings and has written over three hundred songs. His music is sung at campfires and folk music gatherings, in homes and churches, all around the country. What better way to hear him?

$15 at the door. Reservations necessary. Info: Barbara Svoboda, svob@comcast.net. Please note that this is a Sunday afternoon concert! There might be a potluck afterwards. If that materializes, I will let you know when I send the reminder letter the week of the concert.
 
November 10 2014 
English Country Dance
April Blum calls to Carl Friedman (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Mark Vidor (accordion)
 
November 12 2014 
Square/Contra Dance
JoLaine Jones-Pokorney calls to Deux Francois: Bill Dudley (guitar), Sarah Mitchell (flute, whistle, hammered dulcimer, feet), and Tim Cape (fiddle, percussion). New dancer's workshop at 7:30 pm.
 
November 17 2014 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to Becky Ross (violin), Heather Martley (flute), and Judy Meyers