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David Surette  (folk coordinator, folk ensembles, mandolin, folk guitar) holds a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire. As part of a duo with his wife, singer Susie Burke, they have performed and recorded several albums, building a reputation as one of New England’s top folk duos. David was a founding member of the Airdance band with fiddler Rodney Miller, with whom he recorded four albums and toured nationally. He has also released five critically-acclaimed solo CDs. His recent solo release, Sun Dog, is a collection of original guitar solos; his forthcoming release will feature the Burke Surette Family Band with their two daughters.

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Liz Faiella (folk, jazz, & popular music department chair, fiddle, folk ensembles) received her B.A. summa cum laude from Dartmouth College. A Music School alumna, she performs Celtic and New England music with her brother, guitarist Dan Faiella, at premier New England folk venues including Club Passim, the Boston Celtic Music Festival, the New England Folk Festival, and the Acadia Trad Festival. Liz has shared the stage with celebrated New England folk musicians including David Surette, Dudley and Jacqueline Laufman, Matt and Shannon Heaton, and Grammy winner Dan Zanes, among others. In 2015, the NH State Council on the Arts selected her to conduct fieldwork on New Hampshire’s contradancing history.