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CANADA - Lunenburg, NS - BOXWOOD FESTIVAL - July 23-29, 2017
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Author:  flutina [ Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:31 am ]
Post subject:  CANADA - Lunenburg, NS - BOXWOOD FESTIVAL - July 23-29, 2017

Registration for BOXWOOD CANADA is now live!

Join us in beautiful Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to discover music, ballad, and dance traditions amid one of North America's most exquisite 18th century seaside towns. Boxwood presents a full range of classes with world-renowned artists in the realms of traditional folk, early music, and dance. Flutes, whistles, fiddles, concertinas, harps - all instruments are welcome!

Boxwood will inspire the creative spirit of every participant with its concerts, dances, sessions, classes, and lectures along with handmade local food in the heart of Nova Scotia's beautiful South Shore. The Boxwood experience brings together kindred spirits from all over the world, creating lasting friendships, nourishing music, and soulful fun in a unique, non-competitive festival and workshop program.

2017 Performers and Guest Artists:

Fintan VALLELY - Irish flute, whistle
June McCORMACK - Irish flute, whistle
Rachel BROWN - baroque flute, recorder
Adrianne GREENBAUM - Klezmer flute & beginning traverso
Andra BOHNET - flute choir
Chris NORMAN - traditional flutes, small pipes, director
Lisa ORNSTEIN - Quebecois, Old-Time and Cajun fiddle
Adrian BUTTERFIELD - baroque violin, ensembles
Michael ROONEY - Celtic harp, concertina and composition
Magnus HOLMSTRÖM - Nyckelharpa
Tony McMANUS - guitar
Tomas Limpan LINDBERG - guitar, bozouki, mandolin
Marie BOUCHARD - harpsichord & piano
Mary Jane LAMOND - Gaelic song and puirt-a-beul
Eamon O'LEARY - ballads, songs, banjo, and guitar
Nick GAREISS - percussive dance
Nick HALLEY - percussion & rhythm
Marlys YVONNE - dance: modern, ballet & Pilates

Instrumentalists of all backgrounds and playing levels are welcome. Whether you're a hard core trad player or just looking to expand your musical ideas, there are classes and sessions for everyone. Check out http://www.boxwood.org/canada_artists for more information on this year's artists, or http://www.boxwood.org/canada_register for registration information.

Programs for children, teens and adults!

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