Dear friends and music lovers
I am so excited to let you know about a visit to Australia by Chris Norman and David Greenberg this November 2015.
Chris NORMAN – traditional & early flutes, smallpipes, song
David GREENBERG – Cape Breton fiddle, Baroque violin
Chris Norman is internationally-celebrated, multi award-winning traditional and classical flute and smallpipes performer, teacher, maker and recording artist. David Greenberg is acclaimed baroque violinist (formerly of Tafelmusik) and fiddler in the Cape Breton and 18th-century Scottish styles. Chris and David come from Nova Scotia, Canada, where there is a rich tradition and practice of Celtic, Canadian maritime and classical music.
Chris is also Artistic Director of his renowned summer-school, Boxwood Festival. Boxwood Festival is an immersive learning and social experience held in beautiful locations around the world
For the first time ever, Boxwood Festival comes to Australia!
Boxwood Festival Australia
Friday 20 – Sunday 22 November 2015
Boxwood Festival Australia offers a weekend of immersion in traditional music with tutors Chris Norman and David Greenberg. Classes, sessions, an evening performance, a ceilidh, great meals and accommodation are included. With a focus on Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton and early music, the deep connections between music, song and dance are at the heart of the program for this extraordinary weekend.
Registrations are now open. For more information and registration details, see www.boxwood.org/australia
Chris and David will also be appearing in Melbourne, Warrnambool and Queenscliff (Victoria). Further details about these events coming soon.
Please share this email and the attached flyer with students and players of flute, whistle, Scottish smallpipes, violin and others who may be interested in this news.
Shane Lestideau and Sarah Wade