March 6, 2021
2:00 pm – virtual concert from Lunenburg School of the Arts
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Join Musique Royale virtually for a Cookie Concert that highlights music deeply rooted in Maritime Canada’s folk music traditions. Flute, whistle, concertina, small pipes and voice bring to life dances, airs and songs from Canada’s East Coast and beyond with a focus on the music’s 18th c. roots and branches to new musical ideas.
Chris’ influential work as performer, composer, recording artist, teacher and flute maker has earned him worldwide recognition. His flute playing has appeared on more than 40 recordings and can be heard featured on numerous Hollywood soundtracks. He is the founder and director of Boxwood Festivals, which have inspired and delighted thousands of musicians and music lovers around the world for more than 25 years. He also makes world-class flutes for traditional & baroque music. Amy O’Neill is an active performer on concertina and flute based in Halifax with extensive musical theatre, orchestral and session experience. She’s a flute clinician at national music festivals, a member of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association and a flute specialist for the Halifax & South Shore Centres for Education. Before returning to the East Coast, Amy was a lecturer in Western University’s Faculty of Music.
Cookie Concerts are hour long presentations incorporating music with other artistic creativity, for the whole family to enjoy! Come out the first Saturday of each month from October-June, always 2 pm at the Lunenburg School of the Arts.
Musique Royale is a prolific, province-wide presenter of music in Nova Scotia. Since its founding in 1985, this non-for-profit has brought world class music to venues of architectural and historic significance across the province. Presenting Symphony Orchestras and Chorus’ in beautiful churches to salon-style events, and children-friendly shows encompassing jazz, world, classical, and more. Whatever your appetite for music is, Musique Royale has something for everyone!
Musique Royale gratefully acknowledges the Federal Department of Canadian Heritage, the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, Arts Nova Scotia, the Lunenburg School of the Arts, the Lloyd Carr Harris Foundation, the Craig Foundation, the Nova Scotia Health Board, anonymous contributors, corporate and individual sponsors, committed volunteers and all patrons for their kind and generous support of Musique Royale.