Meng Wang, Vancouver, BC
Meng is a DJ for the dancers. Being a very active social dancer himself, he takes pride in providing rhythm, energy as well as emotional depth to the dancers on the floor. His up-tempo and punchy DJing style featuring the most popular classic orchestras generates a exciting vibe for the dancers and often keeps them dancing non-stop through all-nighters. His early DJ influence came from non-other than the Maestro of musicality himself, Chicho Frumboli, who spent a lot of time lecturing to Meng on how to play the right music for the dance floor. Meng Wang has been the DJ for major Tango Festivals such as Palm Spring Tango Festival as well as Los Angeles SMITH Tango Festival. Meng has lived in Toronto and Los Angeles contributing to their communities and is currently residing, teaching & DJ-ing in Vancouver, BC.
Burak Ozkosem, Montreal, QC
Burak Ozkosem is recognized for his expressive personality and his capacity to not only bring the great music but to bring the party. As a DJ, Burak makes time stand still, creating a vortex of buena onda that keeps everyone on their feet until they say, It's 3:30 AM? Already? Burak is the resident DJ at Montreal's most popular weekly milonga hosted at Tango Social Club each Saturday night. He has been DJing since 2003 and has guest DJ'ed at the Chicago Tango Week festival, the Tango Cafe in NYC, the Century Ballroom in Seattle, the Miami Tango Fantasy festival, the Luxe milonga in Portland, and Tango Matrix in Hamburg, Germany. There is an equally good chance people remember him as much for his hair as for his seriously awesome cortinas.
Travis Widrick, Buffalo, NY
Travis was featured as guest DJ at some of the most popular milongas in Buenos Aires. As tango DJ his goal is to create a beautiful environment for dancing and to get you out of your seats and onto the dance floor. His passion for tango shows though in his Music and as DJ, he strives to build a wonderful energy with intense rhythmic melodies and romantic lyrical favorites. Currently, Travis is based in Buffalo, NY where he is a Tango teacher and DJ.
Berenice Gonsen, Toronto, ON
Since 2007, Berenice has been inspiring dancers at milongas in Toronto and beyond. A long-time fan of tango music, her vast knowledge, intuitive approach and careful selections combine to create unforgettable dance experiences that keep her in high demand. DJ Bere is also a highly accomplished tango dancer who understands her audience; she is able to read a floor and keep it moving. Considered one of the best DJs in Canada, she is in constant demand at both new and established milongas, and has acted as house DJ for various local milongas. She is currently the house DJ at Milonga La Central and is a regular guest DJ at Milonga Portena, Paradiso and the Tango Tea. She has also DJ'ed at various high profile tango events, including the Toronto Tango Festival, Toronto Tango Marathon & Toronto Tango Experience.
Vlad Chernenko, Toronto, ON
Vlad has been DJing since 2005 at milongas in Canada and Europe. His choice of music is characterized by Rhythm and Melody, working together in harmony in order to create the richest and most rewarding dancing experience. Vlad's DJ repertoire includes tangos that make your heart and body move, valses that make you float and irresistible milongas, all carefully selected from his vast collection of traditional tango music.