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- Winter 2021 CDSS News
The Winter 2021 CDSS News is now available! Learn about Ignatius Sancho, a country dance composer who started life on a slave ship; dance the Pandemic Waltz; get some tips for weathering the winter together; and remember that “Songs Stay Sung.” Plus much more!
- 2022 Lifetime Contribution Award Recipient: Ed Stern
The Country Dance & Song Society is proud to announce that Ed Stern of Minneapolis, MN, is the 2022 recipient of the CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award.
In our history, CDSS has…
published 87 hours of podcasts
fostered 108 years of tradition
bestowed 30 Lifetime Contribution Awards
sold well over 50,000 morris bells
In the past year, CDSS has…
published over 550 calendar events
hosted over 1,093 campers
added over 60 repertoire resources for callers
awarded 11 grants for local communities and special projects
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