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March 2, 3, 4, 2012

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All workshop events will take place at:

DoubleTree Suites Hotel
7270 Cedar Street
Omaha, NE 68124

Driving Directions 

The Doubletree Hotel guestrooms are now sold-out. Hotel rooms are available at other nearby hotels. Please contact if you need additional information.

Private Lessons with Murat or Michelle

A limited number of private lessons with Murat or Michelle are available to workshop participants. To schedule, please contact Cindy at

Argentine Tango Dance Instructors

Special registration packages are available for professional Argentine tango dance instructors. For more information, please contact Patricia at

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Murat & Michelle's enthusiasm for tango is contagious.They teach with simplicity & clarity while inspiring students with their unique style. They have taught and performed at numerous major festivals in the USA and Europe, and were the highest ranked teachers at the 2010 Portland Festival.

Murat & Michelle at Stanford University, 2011 

Musicality Class Demonstration at Tangomagia, 2009

Workshop Schedule

Updated 1/31/2012

Friday, March 2

  • 6:00 - 7:30 pm Registration and Warm-up 
  • 7:30 - 8:45 pm Workshop 1: Introduction to our dance- Murat and Michelle share their insights about their philosophy (All Levels)
  • 9:00 pm Welcome Milonga with guest DJ Pampas, the Argentinian host of radio program "Buenos Tangos" on KZUM 89.3 FM

Saturday, March 3

  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm Registration and Warm-up 
  • 1:00 - 2:15 pm Workshop 2: Fundamentals of turns (All Levels)
  • 2:30 - 3:45 pm Workshop 3: Going further with turns (Intermediate-Advanced)
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm Workshop 4: Smart and Quick Improvisation (Advanced)
  • 8:30 pm Elegant Milonga with Performance by Murat and Michelle

Sunday, March 4 

  • 12:00 - 12:30 pm Registration and Warm-up
  • 12:30 pm Special Lecture by Murat: Visualization of Tango Music and Modern Art*
  • 1:30 - 2:45 pm Workshop 5: The structure and geometry of music         (All Levels)
  • 3:00 - 4:15 pm Workshop 6: Creating musical compositions (Intermediate-Advanced)
  • 4:15 - 6:30 pm Farewell Milonga
Organito by Murat Erdemsel

"Visualization of Tango Music and Modern Art"

Murat Erdemsel's paintings and lectures on tango music, dance and art have been presented around the world. The lecture provides an opportunity to deepen your understanding of the paintings, and through them, the intricacies of the structure, harmony, orchestration, and melodies within the music.

*Attending the lecture is highly recommended in preparation for the Sunday workshops.

*The Special Lecture is free and open to the public. Pre-registration for the lecture is required if you are not attending the dance workshops on Sunday so that we may provide seating and materials. The presentation is a hands-on experience!

    Registration and Prices

Valentine's Day Special Discount for Couples!

Full Weekend: $340.00 per couple. 

  • Saturday & Sunday only (5 Workshops, 2 Milongas, Special Lecture & Performance): $180.00
  • Friday & Saturday only (4 Workshops, 2 Milongas, & Performance): $170.00
  • Saturday only (3 Workshops & Elegant Milonga with Performance): $160.00
  • Sunday only (2 Workshops, Special Lecture & 1 Milonga): $150.00
  • Friday night only (1 Workshop & 1 Milonga): $40.00
  • Saturday night only (Elegant Milonga with Performance): $40.00
  • Attending only Sunday's Special Lecture by Murat: Free

Special Registration Price for Full-time Students with ID

  • Full Weekend Only: $145.00

To Register Click Here!