Brass Menazeri Balkan Brass Band. Peter Jacques, trumpet, and Michele Simon, tupan.
Brass Menazeri Balkan Brass Band
Visit their website http://brass.menazeri.com/
Brass Menazeri Balkan Brass Band. Baritone section: Rachel MacFarlane and Randy Trigg.
Lise, George and Dan of Edessa
One of the priests stepped up onto Dan's tupan.
Dan continued drumming while a priest balanced on top.
See more photos of this on the church's website, under photo gallery of Glendi 2007.
Edessa playing for dancers.
Brass Menazeri Balkan Brass Band took the stage again, and again. Fours sets on Saturday -- wonderful music. To hear more, buy their CD, Brazen. See http://brass.menazeri.com/
SUNDAY: another day at the Glendi. Music by Mediterranean Soul, with guest musician George Chittenden
Playing out in the dance area
...up on a chair...
Jana holds dish of delicious Eritrean food.
Eritrean women dancing
Choir performances in Saint Seraphim Church
Dome on Saint Seraphim Church
Saint Seraphim Church and youth activities during the Glendi
Priests of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Joel Harvey, Betty Schreck, Peggy Datz, and Hester Lox
I really enjoyed this Santa Rosa festival of music, food, and dance -- with the delightful surprise of seeing so many old friends from past music camps. What a fun weekend! (2007)
Goodbye until next year!
Edessa played on Saturday, Sept 20, 2008. http://www.edessamusic.com/
(They have been played at Santa Rosa's Glendi almost every year for 20 years.)
Rumen Sali Shopov on drums (and vocals) with EDESSA.
Dancers on Sat. Sept 20, 2008.
All are welcome to dance and enjoy the festival.
Saint Seraphim Orthodox Christian Church, Santa Rosa, CA.
Barb and Jana
Lighting of candles inside the church at sundown (Vespers service Saturday)
Sunday afternoon concert by young choir from another Orthodox church. Beautiful choral music from Bulgaria, Rumania, Georgia, and Russia.