Nils Fredland is a highly-regarded, Internationally-traveling dance caller, song leader, and trombonist.

Nils is a gifted teacher, and uses his skills to build community through shared experience; with expertise and heart, he creates a safe and positive space for people to connect through music and dance.

Nils travels across North America to teach and perform over 150 days a year; his calendar of gigs shows his dedication, commitment, and belief in the power of music and dance as a vehicle for social change. Nils has been a touring artist for over fifteen years, and has earned the loyalty and respect of the many thousands of people that he has worked to serve.

Nils Fredland makes dance, music, and song accessible and available to everyone. to discuss the possibilities.

Find out more about Nils’s offerings:

Dance Calling – Song Leading – Trombone


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Martha Crystal Atkins DaveyWould have been nice to be there but we had a date with warmer weather.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Katy HeineThanks for great dances and masterful dance leadership!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Karin AlbergaThank you for the great fun and dances! You are one of my favorite callers (BTW I found the YouTube vdeo of you doing the crowd surf - crazy fun!!!!!) I came away with 2 of Elixir's CDs - GREAT music and wonderful energy.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Duane LathropIt was a joy!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Jared PolensThanks for all the great dances and wonderful music!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Vickie GreenhouseNils, your dances were awesome!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Andrew StoutFlapjack Express (without the walk through!) and Elixir's couple dancing session were among my flurry highlights this year. Great to see you as always!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Benjamin KalishI didn't spend much time in Rosenberg this year, but I ventured in several times to hear Elixir, and and it was well worth it. Very nice dances, and you folks sound absolutely amazing. Great job!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Stephen SpinderIts the one finger lead.....with a Lynn just otta the frame? Thanks Nils for the visual reminder. This was truly THE highpoint of my weekend.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Cindy RuryKNEW that was you Stephen Spinder!2 weeks ago
Perry ShafranIt was great to see you and dance to your calls. Always top notch, as was the music of Elixir.2 weeks ago   ·  2

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