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The mission of the Alpen Schuhplattler und Trachten Verien D’ Pittsburgher is to create, educate, and foster among its members a genuine love for Bavarian-Tyrolean traditions and costume. This includes learning and performing original Bavarian and Tyrolean dances, customs, and camaraderie. The club strives to educate the general public about Bavarian-Tyrolean culture and support other organizations in their efforts to promote it. The club’s outreach includes our Kindergruppe (children’s group) and events for high school and middle school German language students.

The Alpen Schuhplattler und Trachten Verien D’ Pittsburgher is a charitable organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Code chapter 501(c)(3).

Join the Alpen Schuhplattlers!

Interested in traditional folk dancing? The Alpen Schuhplattlers are a great way to explore your German heritage! No dance experience? No problem – we’ll teach you! New members are always welcome, especially families.

Practices take place at 7:00pm on Tuesday nights at the Teutonia Männerchor.

For additional information, please contact Marina at 412-491-0577  - marina@ruggiero.net

Visit alpenschuhplattler.org for a complete list of our upcoming performances or check us out on Facebook!

Support the Alpen Schuhplattlers with Amazon Smile

The Schuhplatters are always smiling with Amazon Smile! Amazon Smile (https://smile.amazon.com) is the charitable wing of Amazon.com. If you shop through Amazon Smile and select Alpen Schuhplattler und Trachten Verein as your charity, Amazon will donate 0.5% of each order.

Best of all, there’s no cost to you! Here’s how to sign up: Visit https://smile.amazon.com and sign in with your Amazon account. (If you don’t have an account, Amazon lets you create one.) When Amazon Smile asks you to pick a charitable organization, search for alpen.

Click on the Select button next to Alpen Schuhplattler Und Trachten Verein. Amazon Smile will prompt you through the rest of the process.

Be sure to bookmark https://smile.amazon.com for future online shopping.


857 Phineas Street,

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Office: 412-231-9141

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