Susan Butler, Director of the Miramichi Folksong Festival, Order of Canada

Susan Butler is a committed volunteer, gifted performer and custodian of traditional music. She has organized and performed in countless benefit concerts to raise funds for charitable initiatives at the local, provincial and national levels. As volunteer executive director of the Miramichi Folksong Festival Inc. for more than 20 years, she has expanded its scope and relevance, inviting celebrated musicians to join local talent in performing traditional and contemporary folk music. Over the years, she has amassed a great wealth of regional songs and folklore, which she hopes to publish in the near future to preserve the musical heritage of the Miramichi.

Susan Butler
c. 2006
New Brunswick, CANADA
© 2007, Susan Butler Collection. All Rights Reserved.

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