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Peter Ostroushko is a gifted musician best known for his mandolin and fiddle playing and as the musical director for A Prairie Home Companion. We sat down with Peter recently and had a wide-ranging discussion about music, dancing, and culture. In this four-part series you can hear Peter’s thoughts on music, culture, food, and playing for dances. And you’ll get to hear some great tunes. Subscribe and watch now:
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In depth video interviews with Peter Ostroushko:
- On Music and Culture
- On Playing for Dances
- On Irish Fiddler John Doherty
- Performing music from “Tales from the Red Book of Tunes”
Music & Dance Coloring Book
In the Kick the Sparks coloring book you’ll arrive for the dance just in time, put on your shoes, jam with the band, and dance all night before the last waltz. This is a must-have gift for adults and children that love traditional music and dance. Delightful illustrations by Jeehyun Hoke capture the essence and joy of community dance.
Color them yourself for a personalized note, or save the fun for a friend!