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Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 2-3-2023


Topic: Preserving Western Pennsylvania's ethnic traditions through song and dance

Guests: Alyssa Bushunow, executive director of The Tamburitzans, and members of the current class

How Topic Discussed: The Tamburitzans will be performing at McKeesport Area High School on Feb. 11. What are the Tamburitzans and where did the group begin? What types of music do they feature? How does the group keep its music and dance fresh while maintaining its links to Eastern European traditions? How many people does it require to put on regular performances? Where are dancers and performers recruited from? What is the audition process like? How do the family and friends of members of the Tamburitzans respond to the music? How can Western Pennsylvania residents support the Tamburitzans?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.21MB - Duration: 29:43 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


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