Ignatius Sancho Dance – February 20, 2017

In celebration of  Black History Month

Chicagoland English Country Dancers and the Nineteenth Century Club
are pleased to present a special program

English Country Dances of

Ignatius Sancho


Sancho lived in 18th century England and was the
first black composer ever to have his music published.

Monday, February 20, 2016

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

(Doors open 6:30 p.m.)

in the Ballroom of the

Nineteenth Century Club

178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL

Music by

Tim Macdonald
Rachel Barton Pine
Jeremy Ward


Dance interpretation and teaching by
Tammy Ravitts Bretscher and Mady Newfield
All are welcome to participate in the dancing, or to attend as spectators.

No advance ticket sales.
Suggested donation at the door is $15 for adults
$10 for students, seniors, and those with limited income
$5 for non-dancing spectators.
Proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund of the Nineteenth Century Charitable Association.

This is a fragrance-free event, so those attending are asked to refrain from wearing perfume and other heavily scented products.

Sancho’s music soon will be published again by Music by Black Composers, which is a project of the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation.
We are especially pleased to present this program of Sancho’s works during Black History Month.

For additional information, contact us at ChicagolandECD@gmail.com

Printable flyer for the event

Evening program for the event


The Merry Wives of Westminster
Lord Dalkeith’s Reel
Lady Mary Montague’s Reel
The Friendly Visit
Just So in the North
The Dutchess of Devonshire’s Reel
Trip to Dilington
Ruffs and Rhees
Culford Heath Camp
Bushy Park
All of One Mind
The Carravan
Mungo’s Delight