Past CCECD Dances

Here’s a list of our past CCECD dances (since January 2016), and the callers and bands scheduled for each.

Be sure to check out our list of Upcoming Dances. We hold dances on the second and fourth Sundays of every month, 4 to 7 p.m., at Lindberg Park Stone House (5041 Rhoda Way) in Culver City. General admission $10; 18 and under $5; CDSS members and Culver City residents $9. No partner or experience necessary; dress is casual (and the hall can get warm in summer), but please bring clean, soft-soled shoes to change into.

 

August 13, 2017

Caller: Victor Lindsey

Guest Band: Phoenix (from Massachusetts; Nora Smith, fiddle; Christopher Jacoby, guitar and keyboard; Corey Walters, flute and mandolin)

Ball Practice following: James Hutson teaches Gambols, a set dance for four couples which is designated FTWK (For Those Who Know) on the ball program.

 

July 23, 2017

Caller: Gary Shapiro (from Santa Barbara)

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

July 9, 2017

Caller: James Hutson

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

SPECIAL EVENT:

Monday, July 3, 2017 – Celebrate the Fourth of July with dancing!

7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)

Caller: Bob Green (of St. Louis, Missouri)

Band: Ladies at Play (Shanda McDonald, fiddle, accordion; Kathy Dagg, guitar, mandolin, banjo; Miranda Arana, flute, whistle, percussion; with guest Martha Edwards, fiddle)

Note: This is an informal dance party for dancers familiar with the basic figures and elements of English Country Dance. There will be minimal teaching, but all dances will be walked through and prompted. The set list will not be published in advance.

Read more about it and see our flyer here.

 

June 25, 2017

Caller: Renée Camus

Band: Whirled Peas (Bob Altman, keyboard; Linda Kodaira, violin; Patty McCollom, whistles)

 

June 11, 2017

Caller: Victor Lindsey

Band: Jerry Wheeler (trombone, hammered dulcimer), Linda Kodaira (violin), Walter Sereth (guitar), and Jess McCann (guitar)

 

May 28, 2017

Caller: Judee Pronovost

Band: The Knuckledraggers (Frank Hoppe, fiddle; Kurt MacInnis, guitar; Laura Osborn, flute)

 

(Note: There was no dance on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017.)

 

April 23, 2017 — Open Band

Caller: James Hutson

Band: OPEN BAND (led by Mary Ann Sereth)

 

April 9, 2017

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

March 26, 2017

Caller: Victor Lindsey

Band: Whirled Peas (Bob Altman, keyboard; David James, violin; Patty McCollom, whistles)

 

March 12, 2017

Caller: James Hutson

Band: Terpsichorish (Jerry Wheeler: trombone, hammered dulcimer; Mary Ann Sereth: fiddle, bass fiddle; Keiko Cadby: fiddle; Denisa Hanna: guitar; Walter Sereth: guitar, clarinet). friends)

 

February 26, 2017

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

SPECIAL EVENT:

February 12, 2017

Special Guest Caller: Gene Murrow

Special Guest Band: Jeff Spero, piano; Linda Kodaira, violin; David James, mandolin

Admission is FREE! Check out our flyer!

 

January 22, 2017 — CCECD 11th Anniversary Dance! — Festive dress encouraged

Come help us celebrate our 11th year of dancing!

Caller: James Hutson

Band: Whirled Peas (Bob Altman, keyboard; Linda Kodaira, violin; Patty McCollom, whistles)

 

January 8, 2017 — Happy New Year! First Dance of 2017.

Caller: Renée Camus

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

December 11, 2016 — Holiday Dance (Dress festively!)

Celebrate our last dance of 2016 with holiday treats and themed dances. Feel free to dress festively (but it’s not required)!

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: The Knuckledraggers (Frank Hoppe, fiddle; Kurt MacInnis, guitar; Laura Osborn, flute)

 

November 27, 2016

Caller: James Hutson

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

November 13, 2016

Caller: Victor Lindsey

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

October 23, 2016 — Halloween Dance (Come in costume!)

Celebrate Halloween with themed dances, holiday treats (and maybe some tricks), and spooky fun. Feel free to dress in costume, though it’s not required.

Caller: Renée Camus

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

October 9, 2016

Caller: Ric Goldman

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

SPECIAL EVENT:

Saturday, October 1, 2016 – Our 16th Annual Playford-to-the-Present Ball

Special Guest Dance Master: Brad Foster

Band: StringFire (James MacQueen, fiddle; Annie Rodier, fiddle; Patti Cobb, keyboard; Erik Ievins, cello)

Note: This event takes place at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Pasadena.

Visit the P2P website for more information and tickets.

 

September 25, 2016

Caller: James Hutson

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

Special P2P Review Session following

 

September 11, 2016

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: The Knuckledraggers (Frank Hoppe, fiddle; Kurt MacInnis, guitar; Laura Osborn, flute)

Special P2P Review Session following

 

August 28, 2016

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

Special P2P Review Session following

 

August 14, 2016

Caller: James Hutson

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

Special P2P Review Session following: Annie Laskey teaches Lull Me Beyond Thee

 

July 24, 2016

Caller: James Hutson

Band: The Knuckledraggers (Frank Hoppe, fiddle; Kurt MacInnis, guitar; Laura Osborn, flute)

 

July 10, 2016

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

June 26, 2016

Caller: Victor Lindsey

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

June 12, 2016

Caller: Renée Camus

Band: Whirled Peas (Bob Altman, keyboard; David James, violin; Patty McCollom, whistles)

 

May 22, 2016

Caller: James Hutson

Band: OPEN BAND

 

May 8, 2016

Caller: Barb Stewart

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

April 24, 2016

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

April 10, 2016

Caller: James Hutson

Band: The Knuckledraggers (Frank Hoppe, fiddle; Kurt MacInnis, guitar; Laura Osborn, flute)

 

March 27, 2016

Caller: Barb Stewart

Band: Jerry Wheeler and Friends (Corinne Cummings, flute; David James, fiddle, mandolin, guitar; Becky Nankivell, English concertina; Jerry Wheeler, trombone, hammered dulcimer)

 

March 13, 2016

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: The Knuckledraggers (Frank Hoppe, fiddle; Kurt MacInnis, guitar; Laura Osborn, flute)

 

February 28, 2016

Caller: Ric Goldman (guest caller)

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

February 14, 2016

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with romantic English country dancing!

Caller: Annie Laskey

Band: Interfolk (Kriss Larson, accordion; Jim Garner, fiddle and mandolin; Aimee Aul, flute)

 

January 24, 2016

Culver City ECD’s Special 10th Anniversary Dance!

Feel free to dress festively, and expect a cake!

Caller: James Hutson

Band: The English Roses (Mary Ann Sereth, violin; Walter Sereth, guitar; Keiko Cadby, violin)

 

January 10, 2016

Caller: Judee Pronovost  (guest caller)

Band: Whirled Peas (Bob Altman, keyboard; David James, violin; Patty McCollom, whistles)