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Message 6314 · John Wood · 21 Jan 1997 18:42:59 · Top

Hi, Folks: There have been inquiries for dancing activities in Nova
Scotia this coming summer. I take the liberty of presenting our
Summer School programme here. This should get to everyone who is
interested.
ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY
NOVA SCOTIA BRANCH
INTERNATIONAL SCOTTISH
COUNTRY DANCE SCHOOL
University of King's College,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Wednesday, July 23rd to Sunday, July 27th 1997
REGISTRATION
Apply to Registrar for Registration Forms
REGISTRAR: Margaret Martin, 6230 Oakland Road,
Halifax, NS, CANADA B3H 1P2 (902) 422-2732
INQUIRIES & INFORMATION
COORDINATOR: Sheila Wile, 6 Behrent Court
Lake Fletcher, NS, CANADA B2T 1A5 (902) 860-1221
Email: sheila.wile@dal.ca
THE INTERNATIONAL Scottish Country Dance School began in 1979 to
coincide with the first International Gathering of the Clans in Nova Scotia.
The School drew Scottish Country Dance enthusiasts from all over North America.
This guaranteed an international reputation that continues to attract
many new and returning dancers.
The School combines a high calibre of teaching and a relaxed
atmosphere, conducive to both the serious and the social sides of dancing.
As 1997 is the 15th Anniversary year of the Nova Scotia Branch of the
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, it seemed a fitting time to reinstate
the school.
This year "live music" is offered for all classes and socials. Your
teachers, all of a very high standing, promise to give you a good week of
dancing, while your hosts promise to give you a holiday to remember.
You are invited to participate in the renowned hospitality of Nova
Scotians as you are taken through a time of song, dance and merriment _
enough to make you Scottish for a lifetime. All of this takes place
in the old-world atmosphere of King's College, the oldest University
in the British Commonwealth.
Classes will be as follows:
Basic: For those who are acquiring a knowledge of steps and
formations, who have attended classes regularly for six months, and
who can dance a dance comfortably after walking through from each position.
Intermediate: For those who have been introduced to more advanced
formations, who can dance with good phrasing, teamwork, deportment
and use of hands, and who can manage a new dance after walking through
from one position.
Advanced: For those who are highly competent in all aspects of the
dance, and can recall recently-taught dances after a talk-through.
Emphasis will be on technique, requiring a high degree of physical fitness.
SCHEDULE OF 1997 FEES (All prices include taxes) All Events, Room and Board
per person $ 375
All Events only per person $210 (includes the Lobster Dinner Trip)
Non Dancers per person $ 190 (includes Room and Board and the
Lobster Dinner Trip)
Prices for partial attendance are available from the Coordinator.
Only a few single rooms exist and will be allocated on a first come,
first served basis. It is possible to attend individual meals at
King's. Meal tickets can be purchased during the period of the school.
A 10% discount is available to groups of 20 or more people who
register as a block. More details can be got from the Coordinator.
Cheques or Money Orders MUST be in Canadian Funds only and made
payable to: *International Scottish Country Dance School* Deadlines
Remittances should be received by March 15th 1997 at the latest to
ensure booking. Cancellation will incur a retention of $75.00 per
person. The balance is due by June 15th, 1997. Late registrations will
be accepted up to July 3rd, 1997 Cancellations received before June
15th, 1997 will be refunded in full (less $75)
Thank you for your patience!
John Wood (Teacher)

John Wood
Bedford, Nova Scotia
Canada
(902) 835-5154
John Wood>nsjohn.fox.nstn.ca

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