Band members and alumni offer festival workshops and private/group instruction on flute, tin whistle, fife, guitar, dulcimer, and voice. Please inquire how we can enrich your festival and support your teaching program.
Lynn Noel offers solo festival workshops in maritime music, harmony singing, English mumming and folk plays, Franco music, and more. A professional heritage interpreter, she leads training and professional-development workshops in first-person living history and in using music and storytelling in museum education.
Nancy Koch offers festival workshops in accordion styles and technique.
David "Doc" Rosen, band co-founder and percussionist, plays bodhran (Irish drum), bones, spoons, the pogocello and a French Canadian dancing horse. He can do workshops on playing and, in the case of the pogocello, also building, these instruments
See each alumni member's bio for more information.
Diane Taraz offers solo festival workshops in women's history, songwriting, choral arranging, and song leading with small children. She also takes commissions for original choral works and choral arrangements.
Diane and Lynn, Les Bostonnaises (the girls from Boston), offer a duo workshop in Songs of Old and New France, featuring traditional French and French-Canadian chansons à répondre and original songs of the Franco experience in New England.
John Berger offers festival workshops in finger style guitar, Celtic fiddle, and five-string banjo.
Andrea Mori teaches Irish flute, whistle, and fife.
Paul Harty offers workshops and teaching, both solo and with his many performing groups.