Judges Training
May
3
to May 5

Judges Training

HOSTING A JUDGE

Here are the expectations should you house a judge/judges:

  • Place to sleep & shower

  • Drive them home from Lenau Park on Friday evening

  • Drive them to and from Lenau Park on Saturday

  • Drive them to Lenau Park on Sunday

You are not required to stay the entire time that they are at Lenau Park, (unless you are otherwise volunteering), but you will be need to be on-site after dinner both evenings so that when they are ready to go home, you are too.

What you are not responsible for:

  • Feeding them (they will eat ALL meals at Lenau Park)

  • Entertaining them- Friday evening they will partake in our Maifest after their meetings are finished. Saturday is an early day and will last later into the night. Sunday is another early day and they will head home mid-afternoon

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Maifest 2019
May
3
7:00 PM19:00

Maifest 2019

SET UP:

SERVING:

WHAT TO WEAR:

Women:
Blue Sommer Dirndl
Blue & white apron
Sommer Dirndl blouse (sleeves with lace in the sleeve and ruffled collar)

Junior girls:
Blue Dirndl
Blue apron
White blouse

Men:
Belt
Blue tie

Junior boys:
Blue tie

PERFORMANCE LIST: TBD

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Isartaler Maifest
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Isartaler Maifest

Location:
Teutonia Männerchor 857 Phineas St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212

Our Patenkind are hosting their annual Maifest. They regularly attend our events and we would like to support them.

STV Bavaria will cover entrance to the event. You will be responsible for your own food/drink. They have an affordable buffet prior to the event in the basement, (will need to double check the time).
Most people in the past drive there and home in the same night.

If we have enough people we might have an opportunity to do an Ehrentanz.

Wearing:

Women: Tanzgwand
Hard Mieder
Fest/Vereins Blouse (V-cut back)
Your choice of club or personal apron (silk is best if you have one)>>ask Christine about borrowing one
No hat/no flowers

Men:
Vest
Choice of green or red tie

**If any children are attending, please reach out to Christine about attire (klottanz@gmail.com)

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Musikfest 2019
Mar
9
5:00 PM17:00

Musikfest 2019

NOTES FROM THE FOUR VORS:

The event starts at 5pm and they always have a table or two set aside for us, providing some food and drink.

Arrive by: 9:00pm at the latest
Dancing at: 9:30pm

WHAT TO WEAR:

DANCERS:
Women:
Black soft Mieder
Black skirt
Blue and white striped apron
V-back blouse

Men:
Belt
Blue tie
(no vest)

PERFORMANCE LIST:

TBD

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Bratwurstessen 2019
Mar
2
4:30 PM16:30

Bratwurstessen 2019

SET UP & CLEAN UP: Set up begins at the club at 10:00am. All available members are requested to come! We will also need members to be available at the end of the evening for hall cleanup.

SERVING: Barb & Mike are in the process of assigning servers for each table. Please reply to barb_mulligan@yahoo.com as soon as possible to let her know whom from your families will be serving. Once again they’ll do their best to accommodate requests if you have specific tables you’d like to serve.  As a reminder, all STV Bavaria members should arrive Lenau Park by 4:30p, finish eating in the bar by 5:15p, and be ready to begin serving guests in the main hall at 5:30p. 

Dancers meet in the practice room at 7:10pm. Program begins at 7:30pm.

WHAT TO WEAR:

DANCERS:
Women: Vereins G’wand
Black soft Mieder
V-Back Blouse
Black skirt (with slip)
Red silk apron

Men: Vereins G’wand
Vest with red silk tie
Lederhosen
White button up shirt, sleeves rolled up

Girls:
Junior girls: TBD
Little girls: Blue Dirndl with red apron, blouse, bloomers, white stockings

Boys: Vest with red tie, lederhosen, hat, socks

PERFORMANCE LIST:

  • Glockenplattler

  • Choir

  • Pustertaler

  • Choir

  • Bandltanz

  • Steirer

  • Inzeller

  • Tiroler Bauerntanz-Juniors

  • Kikeriki-Kids

  • $ Pick-up: Plattler Contest

  • Zwiefacher

  • Whips

  • Kronentanz

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Dance Practice
Mar
1
7:30 PM19:30

Dance Practice

This night we will begin with everyone warming up together at 8:00pm in the practice room.
We will move upstairs at 8:45 when the Fishfry is done and run through the entire program.

Ladies, please bring a skirt to practice in.

At this time you need to let Christine know if you need help with hair tomorrow.

Notes from the Four Vors:

  • Glockenplattler (plattler with bells)

  • Pustertaler (waltz on)

  • Kronentanz (Bogen and star figures)

  • Inzeller (plattler and turning)

  • Bandltanz (pole with ribbons)

  • Steirer (figure dance, men start kneeling)

  • Zwiefacher (time changing plattler)

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Dance Practice
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Dance Practice

We will start with kids at 7:30 and begin at 8:30 with adults, all upstairs. Little kids do not need to stay past 8:15 this week, however next week we will all practice together. 

Adult ladies, please bring a skirt to practice in!

We will have a rough plan of partners and order for dances but of course there's always room for changes before next week, which are highly likely.

Below is the order of the program:

  • Glockenplattler

  • Choir

  • Pustertaler

  • Choir

  • Bandltanz

  • Steirer

  • Inzeller

  • Tiroler Bauerntanz-Juniors

  • Kikeriki-Kids

  • $ Pick-up: Plattler Contest

  • Zwiefacher

  • Whips

  • Kronentanz

This is your last chance to indicate which dances you are unable to do. Please reach out to Christine or Kyle with any questions!

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Bunter Nachmittag 2019
Feb
10
2:30 PM14:30

Bunter Nachmittag 2019

SET UP:

ARRIVE: Please arrive no later than 2:00pm

WHAT TO WEAR:

DANCERS:

Women: Personal G’wand
Black soft Mieder
White blouse, lace, v cut in the back
Black or Green skirt
Personal choice of colorful apron

Men: Personal G’wand
Vest
Tie of your choice

Girls: Blue Dirndl w/ red apron

Boys: Vest with Red tie

PERFORMANCE LIST:
The adults and children will each do one dance

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Technique Workshop
Jan
27
1:00 PM13:00

Technique Workshop

What: These technique workshops are for any dancer who wants to work on their Plattling, turning and waltzing skills. Men attending should already know the Reit im Winkler, Haushammer and Heitauer. We will not be teaching actual dances at these workshops, but working on footwork, posture, uniformity, etc. These are great practices to attend if you wish to work on your skills as a dancer, or prepare for competition.

Where: Lenau Park, main hall

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm (doors will open at 12:30pm to get changed)

What to bring: Men should bring dance shoes and Lederhosen. Women should bring dance shoes, a skirt, slip, apron.

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Installation Dinner & General Meeting
Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Installation Dinner & General Meeting

Our Vorstand officer installation dinner will begin at 7:00pm, and will be followed by our first General Meeting of the year.

Dinner served promptly at 7:00PM until 7:30PM.

Menu: Beef Goulash over buttered noodles, salad, roll

January and February birthdays should bring deserts!

Reservations for Dinner;  Must be sent to Kenny Ott at iplattler@gmail.com by Sunday, January 20, 2019

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Technique Workshop
Jan
13
1:00 PM13:00

Technique Workshop

What: These technique workshops are for any dancer who wants to work on their Plattling, turning and waltzing skills. Men attending should already know the Reit im Winkler, Haushammer and Heitauer. We will not be teaching actual dances at these workshops, but working on footwork, posture, uniformity, etc. These are great practices to attend if you wish to work on your skills as a dancer, or prepare for competition.

Where: Lenau Park, main hall

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm (doors will open at 12:30pm to get changed)

What to bring: Men should bring dance shoes and Lederhosen. Women should bring dance shoes, a skirt, slip, apron.

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Isartaler Pittsburgh's Fahnenweihe
Nov
16
to Nov 18

Isartaler Pittsburgh's Fahnenweihe

FRIDAY 11/16

The Fest begins with a welcome party/Heimatabend 8pm on Friday evening.

What To Wear: Boarisch G'wand - Your own personal Bavarian outfit, which might include a soft Mieder, skirt, apron and blouse of choice for a woman and vest, socks, tie and shirt of choice for a man. An "Oktoberfest outfit" i.e. short Dirndl would not be appropriate at this event. You may also choose to wear a club outfit. If you have questions about what is acceptable please reach out to Christine. Take advantage of the opportunity to wear personal items you've perhaps purchased in Germany recently!

SAT 11/17

On Saturday afternoon, a Fahnenweihe Mass, at St. Vincent Archabbey, which is ocated on the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, will take place. An evening banquet and festivities at Seven Springs will follow. S.T.V. Bavaria’s chorus will help lead the music at the Mass.

10:30am Meet in lobby to get flowers and packets

12:30pm Meet in lobby to get on shuttle

1:00pm shuttles leave!

2:30pm Mass (We will be seated at the front of the church behind Isartaler, men on the right, women on the left)

5:00pm Doors open to banquet hall

5:30pm Parade of flags, Dinner, speeches, presentations, etc begin

6:30pm OUR EHRENTANZ!

What to Wear: These are in order of preference. If you own Festtracht, please wear it. If not, then go to the second option, and so on. While traditionally we have options beyond Vereins Gwand (black & red), this Mass and event are not an event where a Dirndl would be appropriate. 


WOMEN:

*Choir Members* Black and Green Dirndl: with green and white striped apron. (Please confer with choir leaders on these and further details).

First Option Festtracht: Hard Mieder with chains and loops, shawl, white blouse, green skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, white apron, black dance shoes, flowers & ferns, hat with feather.

Second Option Halbtracht: Hard Mieder with chains (no loops), no shawl, white blouse, green skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, white apron, black dance shoes, flowers & ferns, hat with feather.

Third Option Tanzgwand: Black soft Mieder, white blouse, green skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, white apron, black dance shoes.

Fourth Option Vereins Gwand: Black soft Mieder, white blouse, black skirt, slip, bloomers, white stockings, red silk apron, black dance shoes.

Fifth OptionChurch attire: Consider this a wedding and dress apropriately! No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, flip flops, tennis shoes, etc.


MEN:

*Choir Members* Bundhosen with white button up shirt and green tie. (Please confer with choir leaders on these and further details).

First Option Festtracht: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), green silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Second Option Halbtracht: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), green silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Third Option Tanzgwand: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), green silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Fourth Option Vereins Gwand: Lederhosen, white button-up shirt with sleeves rolled up (no buttons on the collar), red silk tie, vest, Loferl/socks/bummeln, black dance shoes, hat w/ feather, Jope if you have one.

Fifth Option Church attire: Consider this a wedding and dress apropriately! No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, flip flops, tennis shoes, etc.

SUN 11/18

Sunday brunch will be avaiable at Seven Springs resort for those who would like to continue celebrating.

What to Wear: Personal

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