Combining the improvisational style, swing, and solos of a jazz band with a repertoire
of traditional Celtic, Quebecois, and American old-time music, Contrazz is a high-energy
ensemble known for its driving rhythms and hot music. This ensemble of highly skilled players
includes David DiGiuseppe on accordion, Rodney Marsh on saxophone and flute, Bernie
Petteway on guitar, Diane Petteway on piano, and Ed Butler on drums.
An accomplished contra caller and waltz instructor, Gaye understands the subtleties
of making contras and waltzes particularly satisfying for dancers. Did you know that she also
calls techno-contra? An easy smile and delightful sense of humor are part of Gaye's relaxed,
pleasant style while calling and teaching. Gaye is in demand to call contra dances throughout the
U.S. and Canada.
From Ontario, Canada, Cathy is a popular and skillful dance teacher across
North America. As a professional dance instructor, choreographer, and historical dance
specialist, she has conducted hundreds of dance events for historical sites, museums, festivals,
and arts and educational organizations. Her ever-popular Cathy's Lounge is not to be missed!
Camp Cavell is on the shore of Lake Huron, 30 miles north of Port Huron. There are two wooden dance floors. Cabins for 8 to 10 people are available as women-only, men-only, and coed. The cabins are heated and most include bathrooms. Tent and vehicle sites are also available.