Michelle Demers Shaevitz
Position: Artistic Director/ Festival Producer
Company: Mission Music Festival - Mission, BC, Canada
Michelle has worked with MFMF since 1991 and is currently the festival’s Artistic Director and Festival Producer. Now in its 35th year, the Mission Folk Music Festival welcomes musicians, dancers and storytellers from across Canada and around the world to the small town of Mission, BC on the unceded traditional territory of the Leq'a:mel First Nation, among the Stó:lō peoples. Featuring talent from the folk, Indigenous, Celtic, World, blues, Canadiana, French Canadian, bluegrass, and roots music communities, Mission Folk Music is the little festival that shines on the bank of the Fraser River within Fraser River Heritage Park.