PCD Open Bands Princeton Country Dancers (PCD)

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Wed Aug 6, 2014 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Mills Family
    Caller: Ridge Kennedy
   Summer 2014 tunelist
Sat Jul 26, 2014 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Pat Palmer Ross Harriss
    Caller: Bob Isaacs
   Summer 2014 tunelist
Wed Jun 25, 2014 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Pat Palmer
    Caller: Dan Black
    Summer 2014 tunelist
Wed Jun 11, 2014 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leaders: Amy Zakar
    Caller: Richard Fischer
    Summer 2014 tunelist
Wed Feb 12, 2014 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Janet Mills
    Caller: Barbara Goldstein
    tunelist tba
Wed Jan 22, 2014 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Doug Healy
    Caller: Ridge Kennedy
    tunelist and tunes available here
Wed Nov 20, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leaders: Michael Bell and Aleksandra Taranov
    Caller: Ridge Kennedy
    Summer/fall 2013 tunelist 
Wed Oct 16, 2013 - "R&O Warmup" Pick Up Band
    (deliberately a full ten days before the R&O dance)
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Bob Pasquarello
    Caller: Richard Fischer
    Pdf of tunelist and all music 
Sat Sept 28, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Janet Mills
    Caller: Ron Blechner
    Summer/fall 2013 tunelist 
Wed Aug 14, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Doug Healy
    Caller: Dan Black
    Summer/fall 2013 tunelist 
Wed Aug 7, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Mills Family
    Caller: Barbara Goldstein
    Summer/fall 2013 tunelist 
Wed June 26, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Doug Healy
    Caller: Judi Rivkin
    Summer 2013 tunelist New
Wed May 29, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Pat Palmer
    Caller: Ridge Kennedy
    Tunelist (last time used)
Wed May 8, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Mills Family
    Caller: Richard Fischer
    Tunelist (used once more) plus Jack's Jig 
Wed Apr. 17, 2013 - Pick Up Band (Rum & Onions warm-up for NEFFA)
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Bob Pasquarello
    Caller: Melanie Axel-Lute
    Tunelist (TBA selections from R&O in 2012)
Wed Mar. 27, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    -- not yet confirmed --
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Pat Palmer
    Caller: David Rupp
    Tunelist (used twice more after this event) 
Wed Feb 27, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leaders: Richard Fischer,
       and Pat Palmer,
    Caller: Dan Black
    Tunelist (to be used 3 more times)
Wed Jan 30 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Michael Bell,
    Callers: Mark Widmer and Derek Page
    Tunelist (to be used 4 more times)
       --tunelist last updated 5 pm 1/24/2013--
Wed Jan 2, 2013 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leaders: Nathalie Levine,
       and Julia Seidenstein,
    Caller: Richard Fischer
    Tunelist
    download all tunes as one pdf (zipped, 1.8 Mb)
       -->pdf thanks to James Kovalcin
Wed Dec 26, 2012 - Pick Up Band
    8-10:30pm, Suzanne Patterson Center
    Band leader: Ross Harriss,
    Caller: Judi Rivkin
    Tunelist (tentative)
Wed Oct 24, 2012
8-10:30pm
Pick Up Band R&O Warm-Up
Suzanne Patterson Center
Band leader:
  Bob Pasquarello

Caller:
  Richard Fischer
 
Tunelist tba
Wed Sept 19, 2012
8-10:30pm
Pick Up Band
Suzanne Patterson Center
Band leader:
  Pat Palmer

Caller:
  Melanie Axel-Lute
 
Tunelist new
updated on 9/13--see medley 7
(may be re-used in winter)
Download as one huge pdf (.zipped, ~30pp printed, 1.7Mb), courtesy of James Kovalcin.
Wed Aug 29, 2012
8-10:30pm
Pick Up Band
Suzanne Patterson Center
Band leader:
  Michael Bell

Caller:
  Melanie Axel-Lute
 
Tunelist
(all-summer)

Pick Up Band Wed Aug 8, 2012
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Sue Dupré
Band leader:
Pat Palmer, email
Tunelist
(same as above)
Pick Up Band Wed Jul 25, 2012
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Richard Fischer
Band leader:
Janet Mills, email
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jul 11, 2012
8-11pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Mark Widmer
Band leader:
Michael Bell, email
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jun 20, 2012
8-11pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Sue Dupré
Band leader:
Janet Mills, email
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Sat May 26, 2012
8-11pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Sue Dupré
Band leader:
John Vadnais, email
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Sat Apr 18, 2012
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Bob Isaacs
Band leader:
Bob Pasquarello
ALL PLAYERS WELCOME
(not just R&O participants)
Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance
(MAD) band
Sun Apr. 1, 2012
in the afternoon
Suzanne Patterson Center see the MAD band page for details
Mixed Age Dance
(MAD) band
Sun Feb. 26, 2012
in the afternoon
Suzanne Patterson Center see the MAD band page for details
Pick Up Band Wed Feb. 15, 2012
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Bob Isaacs
+ caller wkshp.
starting at 6:30pm
Band leader:
Amy Zakar +
bandleader wkshp.
starting at 6:30pm
Tunelist
(hambo added on 2/14)
Mixed Age Dance
(MAD) band
Sun Jan. 29, 2011
in the afternoon
Suzanne Patterson Center see the MAD band page for details
Pick Up Band Wed Jan. 4, 2012
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Judi Rivkin
Band leader:
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Nov 23, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Bob Isaacs
Band leaders:
Nathalie Levine and Julia Seidenstein
Tunelist and some music; Muscovite and other tunes can be found by searching this site
Pick Up Band Sat Aug 27, 2011
8-11pm (cancelled due to hurricane Irene)
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Melanie Axel-Lute
Band leader:
John Vadnais
Tunelist (ver. 2)
Pick Up Band Wed Aug 3, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Ridge Kennedy
Band leader:
Janet Mills
Tunelist (working draft, not complete or final)
Pick Up Band Wed Jul 13, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Bob Isaacs
Band leader:
Richard Fischer
Tunelist
Bandleader Workshop Wed Jun 15, 2011
6-7:15 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center For all pick-up band leaders past, present and future: Take your bandleading to the next level and make it even more enjoyable for you, the band, and the dancers! RSVP to by June 10th. Please bring a 2-tune contra medley. Workshop participants, please bring your own instrument to the workshop.
Pick Up Band Wed Jun 15, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Melanie Axel-Lute
Band leader:
Amy Zakar
Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance  band Sun Mar. 20, 2010 (rehearse at 1:30 pm, dance 3-5) Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: tba Band leader: Louise McClure (likely) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Mar 2, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Melanie Axel-Lute
Band leader:
Lenora Kandiner
Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance  band Sun Jan. 23, 2010 (rehearse at 2 pm, dance 3-5) Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: Amy Zakar Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Feb 2, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Sue Dupré
Band leader:
Richard Fischer
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jan 12, 2011
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Dan Black
Band leader:
Amy Zakar
Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Dec 29, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller:
Ridge Kennedy
Band leaders:
Nathalie Levine
and Julia Seidenstein
Tunelist
 
Pick Up Band Wed Oct 6, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: David Rupp Band leader: Doug Healy (email ) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Oct 6, 2010
8-10:30pm
NOW BACK! at  Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: David Rupp Band leader: Doug Healy (email ) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Sep 1, 2010
8-10:30pm
ALTERNATE LOCATION: Music Together in Hopewell, NJ Caller: Mark Widmer Band leaders: Doug Healy (email ) and Martin Harriss Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jun 23, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Ridge Kennedy Band leader: Martin Harriss () Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed May 12, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: Rob Saunders Tunelist
R & O Warm-Up Wed Apr. 21, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Janet Mills and Amy Zakar Band leader: Janet Mills and Amy Zakar Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Mar. 31, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Bob Isaacs Band leader: Martin Harriss   Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance band Sun Mar. 28, 2010 (rehearse at 1:30 pm, dance 3-5) Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Janet Mills Band leader: Louise McClure Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Feb. 24, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Melanie Axel-Lute Band leaders: Nathalie Levine (email ) and Julia Seidenstein Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance band Sun Feb. 21, 2010 (rehearse at 1:30 pm, dance 3-5) Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Sue Dupré Band leader: to be determined Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance band Sun Jan. 31, 2010 (rehearse at 1:30 pm, dance 3-5) Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Sophie Sawyer Band leader: Amy Zakar Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jan. 6, 2010
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: tba Band leader: Lenora Kandiner (email ) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Dec. 16, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Barbara Goldstein Band leader: Lenora Kandiner (email ) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Nov. 11, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Bob Isaacs Band leader: Pat Palmer (email ) Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance band Sat Sept. 26, 2009
dance 4-6pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: Louise McClure MAD band tunes
Pick Up Band Wed Sept. 9, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Sue Dupré Band leader: Michael Bell (email ) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Aug 19, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Dan Black Band leader: Lenora Kandiner (email ) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jul 8, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: John Vadnais and Pat Palmer Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Jun 17, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: tba Band leader: Pat Palmer and John Vadnais Tunelist
30th Anniversary Pick Up Band Wed May 23, 2009
7:45-9:15, 9:45-11pm
Lawrenceville Intermediate School Caller: various Band leader: various (M. Bell organizer) Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed May 13, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Judi Rivkin Band leader: Ross Harriss and John MacDonald Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Apr 8, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: Janet and Imogen Mills Tunelist tba
Mixed Age Dance band Sun Apr. 5, 2009
dance 3-5pm
rehearse 1:30
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: ? Band leader: ? MAD band tunes
Pick Up Band Wed Mar 4, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Sue Dupré Band leader: Lenora Kandiner Tunelist
Mixed Age Dance band Sun Mar. 1, 2009
dance 3-5pm
rehearse 1:30
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: ? Band leader: ? MAD band tunes
Mixed Age Dance band Sun Feb. 1, 2009
dance 3-5pm
rehearse 1:30
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Sue Dupré Band leader: ? MAD band tunes
Musician's Workshop Sat. Jan. 24
3-6pm
Suzanne Patterson Center workshop fee $10 Led by Barbara Greenberg for all English and contra-dance melody players
Pick Up Band Wed Jan 21, 2009
8-10:30pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: Lenora Kandiner Tunelist
Pick Up Band Wed Nov 26, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Dan Black Band leader: John Vadnais Tunelist
Community Dance,  Mixed Age Dance (MAD) band Sun Nov. 2, 2008
dance from 3-5 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: ? Band leader: Louise McClure See tunes below
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Wed Sept 10, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Dan Black Band leader: Lenora Kandiner Tunes
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Sat Aug 23, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: To be announced Band leader: Lenora Kandiner Tunes
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Wed July 23, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Dan Black Band leader: John Vadnais Tunes to be announced
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Wed June 25, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Bob Isaacs Band leader: Janet Mills and family Tunes to be announced
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Wed May 21, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Melanie Axel-Lute Band leader: Lenora Kandiner Tunes
Community Dance,  Mixed Age Dance band Sun Apr 27, 2008
rehearse from 1:30, dance from 3-5 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Dave
    Smuckler (of Syracuse)
Band leader: Louise McClure Tunes
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Sat Mar 22, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Mark Widmer Band leader: Ross Harriss Tunes tba
Community Dance,  Mixed Age Dance band Sun Mar 16, 2008
rehearse from 1:30, dance from 3-5 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Janet Mills Band leader: Louise McClure Tunes
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Wed Mar 12, 2008 Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: David Rupp Band leader: John Vadnais Tunes
Community Dance,  Mixed Age Dance band Sun Jan 27, 2008
rehearse from 1:30, dance from 3-5 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Tori Barone Band leader: Ross Harriss Tunes
PCD Contra Dance, Pick Up Band Wed Jan 30, 2008 8 pm
setup at 7:30, dance from 8-10:30 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: John MacDonald Tunes
Community Dance,  Mixed Age Dance band Sun Feb 24, 2008
rehearse from 1:30, dance from 3-5 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center Caller: Richard Fischer Band leader: Louise McClure Tunes