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Dreidel Dance

Robert Thurston

Dreidel Dance is a light-hearted theme-and-variations mashup of “The Dreidel Song” and Hava Nagila.

Robert Thurston (b.1959) served for 20 years on the arranging staff of the United StatesAir Force inWashington, D.C. Earlier he taught in Orlando, Florida, and Columbus, Ohio. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degreesin music education from Florida State University. He conducts the Prince William Community Band in Manassas, Virginia.

Last updated on March 8, 2020 by Palatine Concert Band