Boxwood New Zealand


November 24-29, 2016
Waipu, New Zealand

Join us in beautiful & historic Waipu, New Zealand for five days of musical discovery and fun with David Greenberg (Cape Breton fiddle & baroque violin) and Chris Norman (flutes, small pipes), and Yann Falquet (DADGAD guitar and songs from Quebec). Boxwood New Zealand is a magical experience with very limited enrollment and small class sizes, so please register early.

We'll be coordinating rides from the Auckland Airport, and there are lots of lodging optons in the village of Waipu. For more on travel & lodging visit the Participant Info page. Students attend classes daily (Friday-Tuesday.) and are encouraged to spend time with each teacher during the course of the week with the aim of discovering connections between oral traditions, expanding musical vocabulary, learning new techniques, broadening their sense of the instrument, and enabling them to find their own musical voice. The evenings will be filled with social gatherings that include excellent meals, concerts, social dancing, informal gatherings and sessions of music-making with students and teachers alike. While the week in Waipu will obviously emphasize the fiddle, flutes, whistles & pipes. students and players of all instruments at all levels – novice and experienced are welcome. Non-players too!

2016 Faculty and Guest Artists:

Pricing Structure

Prices for the 2016 Festival and Workshop are in New Zealand (NZD) dollars. If you wish to pay in US (dollars), or another currency, please contact us.

Full Tuition

Includes 5 days of classes, public programs, activities, and great meals.
$585 NZD

Work study:

Work Study positions are presently available. See also the work study page for more details on this option.
$375 NZD

Guest Pass:

Includes admission to public programs, activities, and meals including 6 gourmet suppers. No classes included. The guest pass is reserved for guests and family of Boxwood participants.
$250 NZD

Day Rate:

We encourage you to come for a day, or two, three or four!:

Day rate including classes, meals & activities: $125 NZD /day (pay in person)

How to Register

Registration will start here in July of 2016

Venue & Lodging

Please see our Participant Info page for all the details.


Registration for Boxwood 2016 is limited and is filled on a first come first serve basis upon full payment of tuition. Places cannot be held with a deposit. No Refunds will be made after September 15, 2016. Refund requests made on or before September 15, 2016 will receive a refund within 30 days of receipt of the full amount paid minus a $50 administrative charge.

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