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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 19, 2019, at the Church of the Redeemer. There will be a review session at the same location from 1:30 to 4 pm. Reception is at 6:30 PM and the Ball is 7 PM to 11 PM.

You may register online or by mail. Suggested attire is festive formal or historical.
Please bring non-marking dance shoes to help preserve the floor.

Your 2019 Ball Chairs are Emily Aubrey and Ann Fallon, reachable by email at autumn_assembly at

The Dances

Title Meter   Title Meter
Come with Voices Singing3/2 Dorchester Delight2/2
Fair and Softly3/4 Fandango6/8
Gene's Gambol2/2 A Girl's Best Friend3/4
Halfe Hannekin6/8 Hole in the Wall6/8
Mary K3/2 Mile of Smiles4/4
My Lord Byron's Maggot6/8 Orca6/8
Picking up Sticks6/8 Salamanca Castanets3/4
The Spring2/2 Trip to Provence3/4
Whiskey Jack6/8 Wrath of Sandy4/4
All dances will be talked through and briefly prompted
You can also download a list of the Dances in PDF format.

Music By A Joyful Noise

Daniel Beerbohm, winds
Barbara Greenberg, violin
Marty Taylor, winds and concertina
Kathy Talvitie, piano

  • 1:30 - 4 PM Afternoon Review Session at the same location
    with calling by Tom Spilsbury and music by
    Susan Brandt (flute) and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
  • 6:30 PM Reception
  • 7 - 11 PM Ball
Review, Reception and Ball at
The Church of the Redeemer
5603 North Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
Google Map Location

Questions? E-mail autumn_assembly at

Ticket Prices

Member pricing is for BFMS and CDSS affiliates.

  Members General
Before October 5th $35$40$15
Oct 5th and later $40$45$20
At the door if available $45$50$23


By Mail:
Download our flier and complete the form on the back page.


Online registration for the 2019 Autumn Assembly English Ball is now closed. Tickets may be available at the door for $45 (members and affiliates) and $50 (nonmembers) and $23 (students).
Please contact autumn_assembly @ with any questions.

Please download our 2019 Autumn Assembly English Ball flier and Dance Directions for more information and to register by mail.

Facebook Group

Check our Facebook group for pictures and other information.