Boxwood Festivals

BOXWOOD WILLIAMSBURG 2018

                 

CONCERT AND WORKSHOP FRIDAY APRIL 13, 2018

CHRIS NORMAN and DAVID GREENBERG perform at the
WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL LIBRARY
FRIDAY APRIL 13, 7:30PM

                 

Tickets $15 - available via on-line below, at the door 45 minutes prior to concert time, and at Amory Music, located at 4434 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg

Music of Maritime Canada and beyond

Chris Norman - flutes, pipes, vocals

David Greenberg - Baroque violin and Cape Breton fiddle

Chris NORMAN - flutes, small pipes, director

World-renowned flute-player Chris Norman is one of the foremost tradition bearers playing the music of Maritime Canada: dances, airs and songs from Nova Scotia, Acadia and Quebec as well as roots music of Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, the U.S.A. Dazzling arrangements featuring one of the finest traditional flute players of our time with pipes, whistle, guitar, mandola, harp, oboe and vocals bring music bursting to life, leaving audiences with a deeper appreciation of how traditional music sings across the centuries with timeless beauty, wit, and vitality.

David GREENBERG - baroque & Cape Breton violin

David Greenberg's double career as both a baroque violinist and traditional fiddler began at an early age. David studied baroque violin with Stanley Ritchie at Indiana University's Early Music Institute, and moved to Canada in 1988 to join the Toronto-based baroque orchestra Tafelmusik. With Tafelmusik for 10 years, David performed orchestral, chamber, and solo roles in North America, Europe, and the Far East, and on more than forty recordings.


CHRIS NORMAN - FLUTE WORKSHOP
WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL LIBRARY
FRIDAY APRIL 13, 4-6 PM

$20 At the door only

In this two-hour workshop Chris will cover the fundamentals of playing traditional folk music on the modern Boehm flute and simple system wooden flute. Our focus will be the music of Ireland, Scotland, Cape Breton, Quebec, American Old-Time highlighting some of the similarities and differences in this musical dialects. The workshop is open to players of modern Boehm system flutes, simple-system wooden flutes, as well as 'D' penny whistles. Music will be be provided, so players need only bring their instruments and a music stand. A recording device is encouraged to capture examples, demonstrations, and the tunes. Please come early so we can start right on time to cover as much music as possible!

Registration

Walk-In participation is welcome. You are also invited to email us with your name as well as the names of anyone else who may attend the workshop with you if you wold like to reserve a space.

CONCERT TICKETS

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