VISTULA DANZA and WESSEX CONSORT will perform dances and music of Renaissance Poland at Polish Day in LA in Long Beach Saturday June 11, 2016.  The 12 Polish costumed dancers of Vistula Danza will be accompanied by 5 members of the Wessex Consort playing loud double reed and brass instruments.  Performances at 4:00 and 5:30pm.  It is a free event and street fair around 117 Linden Ave, Long Beach CA  Parking at City of Long Beach Lot 7 located at Long Beach and Broadway.

The Wessex Consort recreates a late 16th century European music ensemble. Similar groups worked in towns, churches and at courts, and were found throughout continental Europe and Great Britain.

Our ensemble consists of seven musicians who play modern reproductions of historical instruments. The Wessex Consort has a variety of programs suitable for any occasion. Let us create a memorable musical experience for you.

For more information, please contact  Bruce Teter or John Robinson   e-mail:

Previous Concert:

Renaissance Dance: What Makes It Great?

A SCEMS-sponsored music and dance  concert June 2012 

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French dance concert announcement.htm

French dance concert program notes.htm

SCEMS Newsletter article - reflections by Dr. E.-L. Thomas and B. Teter.htm