A range of workshops will be offered which focus on the expertise of our instructors. There will be nightly songwriting circles held in the Courthouse.Songwriting Instructors: Catherine MacLellan Jon Landry Thom Swift, and Nathan Rogers.
Grande Finale Concert: On Thursday evening we present a Gala Concert featuring the great music and talent of our instructors and pupils. Tickets for this evening’s concert will be open to the public and available at the door the evening of the concert. You may pre-order tickets available by calling the village office.Stay an extra night FREE! Stay over on Thursday night to make a fresh start on to Canso for the Stan Rogers Folk Festival on Friday Morning. Perform at Stanfest! Ten participants (chosen by their instructors & peers) will have the opportunity to perform on the “Wish You Were in Sherbrooke Now” stage during the Stan Rogers Folk Festival. Improve your abilities in the art, technique & craft of songwriting! Come to the shores of the beautiful St. Mary’s River for a songwriting experience. There will be sing-a-longs, songwriters’ circles and campfires by the river. A group session is scheduled for each morning with smaller classes throughout the day and are structured to meet a range of skills and levels of experience. Songwriters at all levels will have the opportunity to study the various styles of our instructors.