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Lynn McConnell

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Balalaika & Piano Duo Reviews

“ … was a phenomenal show! The audience loved them, the music and the audience interaction into the performance. Definitely a show to see...”- Kerr Cultural Center
" ... wild, eclectic, and great fun" - Cleveland Museum of Art

"... held everyone... spell-bound" - Gilgamesh Theatre N.Y.C.

"outstanding on several levels, technically, musically and as entertainment"
- Cuyahoga County Public Library

"Undoubtedly leave a string of devotees behind you wherever you go, inspiring even the youngest of musicians to practice their instruments."
- Sterling Arts Council

"... excellent ambassador from a culture about which we in the United States know very little. They have auditorium a firm grasp of tradition which give the programs a significance beyond their purely musical value." - U. of Colorado - College of Music

" skill and range of material is without parallel..."
" make an invaluable contribution artistically, culturally, and personally."
- KGNU-Radio

"... extraordinarily unique." - Boulder Daily Camera

" toe-tapping is an understatement... several audience members left their seats, to dance down the audience aisles! This spontaneous response seems only natural after observing the considerable talents and exuberance of these accomplished performers... their charm and affable spirit brought new heights to audience participation"
- Balalaika and Domra Association of America

"A long-held image of Russians as being stoic and taciturn was shattered by Russian Musicians, using their amazing talents and surprising sense of humor to bring lively Russian tunes to life for the crowd." - Star Beacon

"In a word fantastic!" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

"… musical excellence is outstanding and they are professional, educational, and fun. As a concert series programmer I find groups like this one very rare." - City of Boulder

" pulled audience members away from their natural inhibitions and inspired them to sing, clap and dance in their seats"
The Marietta Times
"The performance was outstanding...entertaining...musically superb. The audience loved them [and their] quick wit and banter. Even the rain which forced us indoors did not dampen the spirits of the audience."
Wild Flower Music Festival, PA
"A true success. The audience loved the concert! It was a great mis of extremely talented performers, cultural education, audience participation, and pure fun! The guys really exceeded our expectations."
Northland Baptist Bible College, Dunbar, WI


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