Using natural dyes to add colour to the cloth and yarns that pioneer women made was an important aspect of 19th century life. Pre-registration required. Workshop is open to all ages.
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Qristina and Quinn Bachand share their views on Irish Session etiquette, tune choices and how to put sets of tunes together.
JP Cormier demonstrates and discusses various styles of guitar including flat picking and finger style, history of the music and the instrument.
This class, lead by Dwayne Côté, is tailored for beginner to early intermediate players and will focus on Cape Breton fiddle techniques and tunes.
Find out more about this year’s festival artists as they demonstrate their talents, and are interviewed for a live-to-tape recording of CBC Cape Breton’s popular show, Mainstreet.
This course instructed by Dwayne Côté offers an introduction to fiddle for folks who have never played before. Fiddles will be provided but please bring one if you have one.
Glenn Graham and Troy MacGillivray lead classes for intermediate to advanced players who wish to further their skills and learn the Cape Breton style of playing.
Bring your instrument! Professional luthier Johannes Sturm will tailor this workshop to participants’ interests, discussing violin making, repair, and maintenance including evaluation and minor adjustments.