The Big Sampie Award – 2012, Maxim Cormier

Maxim Cormier is a young guitarist from Cheticamp, Cape Breton. He started playing guitar at age 11, and has toured with other celtic guitar greats such as Scott MacMillan and Brian Doyle. He  plays celtic tunes, fingerstyle guitar music and some of his father’s compositions, which range from folk to gypsy jazz and beyond.

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Gerardette June 17, 2012 at 3:25 pm

The presentation was made at Lakewind Sound Studios’s to Maxim Cormier, for our 2012 “Big Sampie” on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Maxim finished recording 2 day’s under-schedule. Fred & Sheppy were very impressed. We heard a few tracks and This CD is going to be amazing folks! Available at the 2012 Celtic Colours International Festival. Watch for the CD Launch then.

Gerardette Brown
Secretary, FVDA

gaston aucoin September 22, 2012 at 7:57 pm

all the best Maxim….I was proud to play a small part in seeing you in the studio…..good luck in the future with your music and other endeavours.

Priscilla Lotherington September 25, 2012 at 12:43 pm

Hey Maxim! Can’t wait to get a copy of your new CD! We really enjoyed the sneek peek. You have so much talent and passion for what you do and it comes out in every note. All the best to you in the future! Cheers, Priscilla

gaston aucoin November 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm

I attended Maxim’s cd release in Cheticamp. Beautiful show put on by Maxim and his dad and Cyril MacPhee and Kenneth MacKenzie. Maxim made me proud to have played a small part as one of the drivers to get him in the studio to record. All the best Maxim. Great cd. Great listen indeed.

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