James M. Roncević
James M. Roncević served for many years on the staff of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, first as a performer, and later as Supervisor of Community Education for the Duquesne University Tamburitzans Institute of Folk Arts. He was a lecturer in folk dance as well as a choreographer.
He is an expert on Balkan music and dance, and has collaborated with Eugenia Popescu-Judetz on several publications in Romanian folklore.
In 1984, he taught at the California Kolo Festival.
James's articles and publications include
- Croatians: Dances They Dance. James M. Roncević, Duquesne University, Tamburitzans Institute of Folk Art, USA, 1975.
Dances James has taught include Alunelul, Alunelul Amestecat, Alunelul Bătut, Alunelul ca la Gorj, Alunelul Schimbat, Barbun, Brîul pe Opt, Geamparelele, Hora la Patru, Hora a la Maledăru, Hora Mare, Hora-n Două Părţi, Hora de la Cîmpulung, Iţele, Iu-Hu, Maarguleţul de la Urlueni, Purdelul Fetelor, Şobolanul, Tarapanana din Căluş, Trei Păzeşte Nou, Ţarina de la Abrud, and Ţupa.