Happy International Day of Tango – December 11th!
To help you fit a little tango into your life today, we’re sharing our Fall Showcase improv performance. https://youtu.be/YU5k0O04U8Q.
THANKS - FROM US AND CRITTER CARE WILDLIFE SOCIETY!
Thanks to everyone who came dancing at Cachafaz Milonga’s year-end party! Together, we raised $450 for Critter Care Wildlife Society and collected a trunk load of items from the Critter’s wish list.
postponed until Spring 2020
The Myth about Chopin’s “Romantic” Style
Baroque and Classical Influence and Foundations of Style
In his presentation, Henri-Paul Sicsic will shed some light on Chopin’s style and discuss rhythmic balance and the element of rubato taken into context. He will stress the importance of always perceiving and experiencing rubato in the larger context of musical statements rather than as an isolated embellishment of the melodic line and design...
Enjoy a beautiful interpretation by German Ballejo and Magdalena Gutierrez to the song Este Es El Rey by the Juan D'Arienzo orchestra. **For The ACT students, this is your "homework". 😉We hope you are inspired. Watch their musical interpretation (timing, pauses, flow). See how many elements you recognize that you've already been dancing in class. Since Este Es El Rey is an instrumental, we've included lyrics, translation and a link to the song Tú below.
Executive Board elected for 2019/2020
Cadena — The chain; a traveling turn that commonly involves switches between parallel and cross-system, sacadas, ganchos/enganches.
Soltada - Breaking or releasing the embrace to execute a move, like a turn - found primarily in tango nuevo.