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Becari Tamburitza Orchestra of St.Louis


The Becari Tamburitza Orchestra of St. Louis was formed in 1974. The members of this ensemble are second genertion South Slavs who grew up hearing tamburitza music at the family gatherings and important social fuctions in their community. Most of the members received their tamburitza instruction from theri families and in the St. Louis Junior Croatian Tamburitzans. Major influences in their style of playing are the Duvav Tamburitza Orchestsra of Chicago, the Popovich Brothers, and Dave Zupkovich. Their song selection is very versatile and includes Croatian, Serbian, Russian, Greek, Romanian, and Hungarian folk tunes.


Location: St Louis, Missouri

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