European Dance

!! UNDER CONSTRUCTION !!

 
We are under new construction! We apologize for any inconvenience, some of the info on these pages are being updated from the past Gulf Wars to the future Gulf Wars. This may take some time to complete. We appreciate your understanding and patience while this takes place. If you have an immediate needs, you can contact the Autocrat for Gulf Wars XXIX.  

 

Come explore the grace and energy of European-style dance, coordinated by Lady Rebecca Whieldon Pyke.  Classes are scheduled each afternoon throughout the week in the Dance Tent outside Bede Hall. The complete
class schedule may be found here: Gulf Wars 2020.

Note that this schedule is subject to change. Descriptions for each class may be found in the general A&S class schedule. In the afternoons on Sunday and Saturday (bracketing the full week of classes), there will be an open dance workshop. All are welcome to come by the Dance Tent outside Bede Hall to discuss dances, work on reconstructions, and do other dance-related activities.

Ball Schedule

Monday 

Monday 

Tuesday

Wednesday 

Thursday 

Friday 

Set lists for all the balls may be found here: Gulf Wars 2019 Set Lists.

For Musicians

Note for musicians wishing to participate and play for dancers during the Gulf Wars Balls:
The following criteria will be necessary to participate in the dance musicians pit during the evening Gulf Wars:

● You must be able to have some entry level sightreading skill using standard musical notation. This
includes percussionist as well.
● You must perform on acoustical instruments (this includes modern acoustical instruments)
● We will be using a standard pitch of A=440
● We will be using the following books for most of the dances: