Phil Garland taught guitar at Chisnallwood from 1997 - 2013. His funeral will be tomorrow in Christchurch.Phil Garland taught guitar at Chisnallwood from 1997 - 2013.
Phil is often referred to as the grandfather of NZ Folk music. His contribution and dedication to researching, performing and writing songs and stories from NZ national folk heritage is unparalleled and we have been privileged to know him and work along him.
Read about his life and work on these links:
His funeral is tomorrow at 1pm at Knox Church and there is also a function at the Folk Club at 7pm where memories will be shared.
By Judith Bell