Beverly Woods has been in love with music since early childhood, and studied piano from the age of 5. Beverly has been performing professionally since 1972, with an eclectic and ever-growing collection of acoustic instruments.
Beverly sings and plays hammered dulcimer, tsimbl, piano, organ and other keyboards, piano and chromatic button accordions, 6- and 7-string guitars, autoharp, mandolin, bouzouki, hand percussion, fretted dulcimer, folk harp, concertina, nyckelharpa, tenor banjo, and hurdy-gurdy. Besides solo performances, Beverly is part of the String Equinox duo/band with Shana Aisenberg.
Beverly has been a well-known street performer for many years in Boston and across New England. Beverly also provides music for film and multimedia presentations, festivals and events of all kinds. Beverly and Shana call square dances and contradances, and play for international folk dances. Beverly has released a number of recordings, including Balance On Air with fellow hammered dulcimer player David Neiman.