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Artist Huddle

Subscribe to our twice-monthly Zoom artist visits with guests from the across the realms of trad, folk and early music. Chris Norman will host these 1-hour sessions wherein we’ll get to know the artist, learn a few tunes, songs, and dances as well as some tips during a Q & A. This subscription includes the Tune of the Month videos from Chris. Many of our 2020 artists will be featured:

Pascal GEMME
Quebecois fiddle, songs, foot percussion
(12 July, 2020) – 20:00 (8pm) EDT; (UTC -4)

Pascal Gemme is a leading light in Quebec’s traditional music scene.Known as much for his original compositions as his fine interpretation of traditional tunes, Pascal is the fiddler, singer and arranger of the band, Genticorum, whose CDs have met with critical acclaim in several countries.

Jean-Michel VEILLON
Breton flute
(21 July, 2020) – 15:00 (3pm) EDT; (UTC -4)

Jean Michel has created a flute tradition in Brittany drawing his repertoire from the Breton and Gaelic traditions with inspiration from the traditions of oriental flutes of Turkey, Iran, India, China.

Tara DIAMOND
Irish flute
(08 August, 2020) – 15:00 (3pm) EDT; (UTC -4)

Tara comes from Co. Down, Ireland and is one of a group of accomplished flute players who emerged from the Belfast area renowned for the tone and smoothness of her playing.

Yann FALQUET
guitar, Quebecois song
(22 August, 2020) – 20:00 (8pm) EDT; (UTC -4)
Yann Falquet is a very active and creative acoustic guitar player and singer on the Québécois music scene. He has explored many styles of music and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz. Since then, he has developed a personal guitar style for Québec folk music, inspired by the playing of the accompanists of different cultures (Brittany, Scandinavia, Ireland, North America).

and many more to come; let us know who you’d like to see featured! You’ll have access to join these Zoom sessions in real time, or watch them later as archived videos. Our Huddles in July & August will take place at times that are ideal for folks in North America & Europe, and some future Huddles will be timed for those in Australia & New Zealand.  You can subscribe to these workshops at our Patreon page at the Perfect Fifth level.

This subscription includes a 10% discount* off all Boxwood Workshop events worldwide!

Discount is applied to full tuition registration only. Discount does not apply to a-la-carte, daily, work-study, or guest registration, lodging, meals or concert tickets. You must be a Patreon member at this level for the 12 month period prior to the festival to qualify.