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Croatian Music and Dance
Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee CFU Tamburitsans.Since 1985, the Milwaukee CFU Tamburitzans have been performing the heritage music and dance of Croatia. This dynamic youth ensemble has 40 members ranging in age from 8 to 21. They perform on the national folk instrument of Croatia, tamburitza, sing in Croatian, and dance in traditional regional outfits. Programs with the Milwaukee CFU Tamburitzans could include discussion about the regional costumes of Croatia and the songs and dances associated with them, as well as the origins and history of tamburitza instruments and their various roles in the ensemble. 

Program Formats

A general presentation

A performance

Best for Ages

Early elementary
Grades K-2, ages 5-7

Upper elementary
Grades 3-5, ages 8-10

Middle school
Grades 6-8, ages 11-13

High School, grades 9-12, ages 14-18

Adults, ages 18 and up

Mixed audiences of any age




Program Needs:
30' by 30' minimum stage for dance.  Sound amplification for large spaces.

Weekends and weekday evenings.
Willing to travel up to 50 miles.

Past Venues:

  • Milwaukee Area Croatian Festivals
  • Holiday Folk Fair, Milwaukee
  • Burlington Lyceum Club
  • Various church festivals and events
  • National Junior Festival (USA & Canada)
  • National Junior Festival, Zagreb, Croatia

Patsy Lucas
N37 W26951 Kopmeier Dr
Pewaukee, WI 53072

last updated: 11/01/2013   


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