Mainstream and Plus Caller/Teacher
has been calling since 1997. He and his charming
wife Amy started dancing with the Mississippi
Squares in 1991 to the calling of Graham Ingram.
They served on the executive for three years, as
secretary couple for one year and as directors for
served as angels every year except for the one year
they started the Town and Kountry Kickers
with Geoff Clarke. They dance at the A2 level.
Brian has taught a popular spring workshop
so club dancers and area dancers can develop their
started calling in 1997 thanks to the intro course
led by John Charman. Brian also received a lot
of help from Mel Wilkerson and the Mississippi
Squares during the first years. He started
calling for the Mississippi Squares, the
Dynamite Tay's and the Bytown Squares
in 1999 and at present he calls for both Mainstream
and Plus weekly dances at the Mississippi Squares.
had the opportunity to call for different clubs
across Ontario, Quebec and the USA — a privilege
which he and Amy enjoy.
and Don Clingin
are popular round-dance teachers and cuers. They
run the "Take-A-Step
Rounds" club in Ottawa and regularly cue
rounds for many large dances including the Halfway
Dance and Riverside
and Don taught a popular spring workshop at Mississippi
Squares. They perform teaches and workshops following
dance definitions, round-dance parties and cueing
rounds between square dance tips. Over 12 years
of teaching and cueing rounds, they have developed
an effective teaching style for helping dancers
to learn new dance skills, at the same time as creating
an interesting and enjoyable evening of dance.