Village Harmony

David Oliver

DavidOliverA former high school principal, David Oliver was also for many years the education director of Folkworks.   A wonderful accordionist, band leader and singing leader, his pub sessions are immensely popular and his ceilidh band, The Hedgehog’s Skin, is in regular demand. David lectures on folk music education at the Universities of Newcastle and Durham, and he has authored a collection of choir arrangements of English traditional and political songs. Over the years he has hosted and organized a number of Village Harmony and Northern Harmony visits to the Hexham-Newcastle area, including collaborations with his community choir.