Festival & Training Workshops


Lynn is an experienced and dynamic workshop leader for festivals, folk weekends, conferences, and teaching workshops. A versatile performer and teacher with a vast repertoire and an easy manner onstage, she is often invited as a compère for round-robin workshops with multiple performers, to lead open mikes and circle sings, and to fill out a weekend as a "wild card" in the staff deck. She is also an active mentor of young singers, dancers, and mummers and leads workshops with and for children at all levels. Here are some of the typical topics Lynn can offer at folk festivals and dance/music camps.


Ballads & Broadsides • Power Harmonies • Good Ale and Single Malt • Bonnie Prince Charlie • Adventurous Women • Drop the Book: Learning Songs From Memory • A Cappella and the Naked Voice • Child Ballads for Children • Vocal Couple Dances • World Music • Ritual Songs for the Season


Newfoundland & Maritimes • Boston and New England • Connecticut Valley • Scotland and Ireland • Great Lakes • L'Acadie (New Brunswick) • The Voyageur Route • Canada's National Heritage • War of 1812: Trafalgar, Constitution, and the Fur Trade • Arctic Circle & the Northwest Passage


English Mumming • Fooling • Abbotts Bromley Horn Dance • Rhythm Dulcimer

* Lynn is currently retired from dance performance due to knee replacement. However, she is a lifetime dancer of morris, longsword, contra, English, Scandinavian, and international dance, and is still an active member of the traditional dance community.