Welcome to the site of CHICAGO COSSACKS - Ukrainian music, song and dance ensemble from Chicago, Illinois. The group also performs Eastern European, Jewish (Klezmer), Romani (Gypsy), American oldies, classical music, Italian, French, German, Latin, Greek and other world music and songs.
The band plays traditional musical instruments such as domra (mandolin), accordion, and sopilka (wooden flute).
All musicians received formal music degrees. The group performs at festivals, cultural centers, libraries, private parties, and other such venues. We offer flexibility in a number of performers and duration of the event/show to best meet our clients' needs.
We provide following types of entertainment:
Programs of Ukrainian and Romani folk music and songs
Ethnic music and dance shows and workshops
International programs, including songs in Italian, French, Hebrew, Spanish, German, English etc.
Lectures-demonstrations about Slavic folk instruments and culture
Cossack's sable (shashka) instructions and demonstrations