Cirkestra started as a circus pit band and stuck together. The troup is led by former circus clown turned composer/accordionists Peter Bufano. Bufano is a graduate of Clown College and Berklee College of Music Film Scoring Department.
Sound familiar? perhaps you've heard them. Their eclectic tango/eastern european/jazz influenced instrumentals are in movies and television shows around the world. Their 4 original scores for circuses, 1 movie soundtrack, and most recent "The Hairless Woman" are available on CD, and all digital formats. Cirkestra will tour northeastern US states in January 2013.
Nominated for Best World Music act in Boston Phoenix and Reader Poll awards. Described as "Beautiful" and "Highly Praised" by Boston Globe. "Fabulous...timeless and original, a combo you don't see every day"-Worcester Telegram.