2019 NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

A selected list of news and public performances.
Private bookings not included.
Student performances are listed on the Teacher webpages.


Papilio's second album, "Sociable Butterflies", is now available.

For digital download visit CDBaby.

For CD format visit the Papilio website.



Feb. 1, 2019, 9:15pm-10pm: Papilio plays at the Halifax Celtic Music Festival. Excerpt from concert of tunes from Spain and Scandinavia here.

March 17, 2019, 12:30pm: The Wildwood Flute and Harp Duo plays St. Patrick’s Day at the Bicentennial Theatre, Musquodoboit Valley, NS.

March 30, 2019, 8:00pm (beginners' tutorials start 7:30pm):  Papilio is the house band for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nations' Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax NS.

April 1, 7:30pm: Playing in orchestra for the Dalhousie University Collegium Cantorum presentation of St. John Passion at St. Andrews United Church, Halifax.

April 7, 2019, 4:00pm: Playing Baroque flute in orchestra for the Paul Halley/King’s Chapel Choir production of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, All Saints’ Cathedral, Halifax.

May 11, 11:00am-1:00pm: Performing with the Tidewater Trio at the Mothers’ Day tea at Evergreen Historic House for the Dartmouth Museum Society.

May 25, 2019, 8:00pm (beginners' tutorials start 7:30pm):  Papilio is the house band for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nations' Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax NS.

June 19 - July 7, 2019: Folk music study trip to Sweden.

July 9-10, 2019: Papilio music video project with Kent Martin and John Adams at the Lunenburg Academy, Lunenburg NS: “Josefins Dopvals” by Roger Tallroth.

July 15-17, 2019: Panellist and performer in early music conference at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS entitled “Rethinking Enlightenment Music History”, with concert Tues. July 16, 6:30pm at the Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library. More TBA.

July 21-27, 2019: Boxwood Festival

Aug. 30, 2019: Launch of a new business venture, the Halifax Institute of Traditional and Early Music, venue at St. George’s Round Church.

Sept. 8, 11am-2pm: Playing in the Tidewater Trio for Artisans’ Day, Uniacke Estate Museum Park, Mount Uniacke NS.

Sept. 9, 2019: Flute studio re-starts. Flute lesson registration here.

Sept. 22, 2019, and thereafter: Ensemble programming at my new business, the Halifax Institute of Traditional and Early Music, starts for the fall. Ensemble registration here.

Nov. 8, 2019, 12:30pm - 3:00pm: Giving workshop for the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association on the journey as a modern player into historical practice and incorporating historical practices into one’s teaching studio.

Nov. 9, 2019, 7:30pm: Baroque flute instructor for “Never Too Late”, put on by the Early Music Society of Nova Scotia.

Nov. 10, 2019, 1:00pm - 4:00pm: Helping to organize a Baroque Dance workshop for instructor Anne-Marie Gardette, with some of my students from the Halifax Institute of Traditional and Early Music playing for the dancers, held at the school at Beth Israel Synagogue. Sponsored by the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association.

“Sociable Butterflies” (2018). Album cover art by Colin Dorgan of  Refinelines .

“Sociable Butterflies” (2018). Album cover art by Colin Dorgan of Refinelines.

Halifax Celtic Festival, Feb. 2019

Halifax Celtic Festival, Feb. 2019

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