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Moravian to hold Renaissance & Baroque Dance Workshop

DanceBethlehem, Pa., January 12, 2012--Moravian College will hold a "Renaissance & Baroque Dance Workshop" led by The New York Historical Dance Society on Tuesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. in Haupert Union Building at Moravian College. The public is invited to attend and admission is free. Participants will Learn the steps to courtly and country dances from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries.

The New York Historical Dance Company is a group of dancers devoted to the study, recreation and performance of dances from the fifteenth through the early twentieth centuries. Costumed in period clothing, the company performs social and theatrical dances from Europe and America. The company has performed with Piffaro, Parthenia--A Consort of Viols, Philadelphia Classical Symphony, Wake Forest Consort, Mannes Camerata and the New Dance Group. Members of the company have also performed at the Connecticut Early Music Festival, Wake Forest University, at SUNY Stony Brook, in Germany, Belgium and Austria.

This program is sponsored by the Moravian College Arts and Lectures, The Moravian College Dance Company, and The Moravian College Department of Music. For more information, please contact Dawn Ketterman-Benner by email: ketterman-benner@moravian.edu or at 610-861-1530.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Department of Music at music@moravian.ed, or call 610-861-1650 at least one week prior to the event. Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s Web site at www.moravian.edu.