Folk Songs & New England Contra Dance Calling
Mary DesRosiers is an accomplished caller of old and new dances, an engaging teacher, and a veteran folk singer. She has taught the dance styles and singing games of New England to audiences of preschoolers through seniors in town halls, schools, and camps across the country. A versatile artist, Mary enjoys singing for audiences of all ages, specializing in traditional American music. Her debut recording Yonder Come Day was named one of the "notable" recordings for children by the American Library Association. Mary's recent work in researching and recording the songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books has brought her national recognition.
offered: Dances; family dances; school residencies; concerts; staff development in the areas of historic song and dance.
served: Grades K-7, colleges, senior citizens, developmentally disabled, hospitalized
Statewide, year round
Performances/Workshops: starting at $200
7 Lampman Road
Harrisville, NH 03450-
Alt. Phone: 603/827-3455
Mary appears on the New Hampshire Traditional Arts & Folklife Listing as well as the Artist Roster.