JULY 19 – 25, 2020

With programs for adults, teens and children, Boxwood brings together world-renowned artists to share their love of  traditional and early music and dance in the beautiful UNESCO heritage site of Old Town Lunenburg in Nova Scotia, Canada.

A  life-altering week of performances, sessions, hands-on learning, and social dancing, Boxwood gives you, our participants, a chance to delve deeper into your love of traditional and early music and dance, regardless of your musical background.  Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome at Boxwood, where the focus is on community building and making music together.

Coming to us from across Canada, Ireland, Scotland, America and Japan, this year’s group of artists will inspire, astound, and challenge the way you think about music. 2020 Artists are not limited to, but will include:

Jean Michel VEILLON – Breton flute
Paul McGRATTAN – Irish flute, whistle
Tara DIAMOND – Irish flute
Rod GARNETT – pan flute, gamelan, flutes
Alexa Raine-WRIGHT – baroque flute & recorder
HATAO – Japanese, Celtic & Nordic flutes
Adrianne GREENBAUM – Klezmer
Nicholas WILLIAMS – Quebecois flute, accordion
Chris NORMAN – flutes, small pipes
Pascal GEMME – French Canadian fiddle, foot percussion
Dermy DIAMOND – Irish and Old-Time fiddle
Yann FALQUET – DADGAD guitar, French Canadian song
Michel ANGERS – theorbo, lute, guitar
Ailie ROBERTSON – Celtic harp, composition
Edel FOX – Irish concertina
Nick GAREISS – percussive dance
Nick HALLEY – percussion, rhythm, keyboards
Shelley PHILLIPS – oboe, Children’s Program