Friday, February 27, 2015

Boxwood Canada, July 19-25

The Boxwood Festival and Workshop returns for its 20th year in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, bringing together an amazing group of artists from across the spectrum of traditional folk (Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, French Canadian, Appalachian, Ozark & Old-Time) baroque, and renaissance music & dance for a week of classes, performances, sessions and dancing.

Open to musicians of all backgrounds, Boxwood is a great way to start or continue your exploration of this amazing music.  This year, classes will be taught by (among others):

Catherine McEvoy (Irish flute, Sligo & Roscommon)
Conal Ó Grada (Irish flute, Cork)
Chris Norman (early flutes, small pipes, song)
Will Woodson (small pipes, border pipes, whistles)
Francis Colpron (recorder, baroque flute)
Adrianne Greenbaum (flute technique, Klezmer)
David Greenberg (Cape Breton fiddle)
Wendy MacIsaac (Cape Breton fiddle/piano, step dance)
Natalie Haas (cello)
Maeve Gilchrist (celtic harp)
Yann Falquet (guitar)
Mary Jane Lamond (Gaelic song, Puirt a Beul)
Seph Peters (banjo, mandolin, guitar)
Nic Gareiss (percussive dance)

For more information, visit or email Amy O’Neill at

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