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Polish-style Polka Band
Stevens Point, WI

Happy NotesNorm Dombrowski and the Happy Notes is a family band with a musical style drawn from Polish-American polka traditions. Members include father Norm, sons Mark, Jon and Joe, and daughter Marie. Norm is a Polish speaker and vocalist with the ability to make audiences laugh, smile, and cry. Presentations would be by the entire band.

Program Formats

A general presentation

An introductory workshop

An in-depth workshop

A residency

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

Costs

Artist fee:

$50/hour

Expenses:

mileage

Availability:
Weekends or evenings. Will travel up to 1500 miles.

Past Venues:

  • Polish Festival, Milwaukee
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington D.C., 1998
  • Wisconsin Folklife Festival, Madison, 1998
  • Innumerable performances since 1957

Contact:
Norm Dombrowski & the Happy Notes
304 North Point Dr.
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715/344-8156

Best to contact after 6 PM

last updated: 02/17/2009   

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