Junior North Shore Celtic Ensemble

If you are a committed young musician who loves exploring different genres, we welcome you to our Junior Ensemble. Players perform arrangements with harmonies and grooves that are fun to play. Performances include a feature role in our Community Concert Series.

About the Class

Age: 12+

Instruments: violin and other bowed strings; flute/whistle*; piano*, guitar*, bass guitar* mandolin*, and accordion*; percussion*

Pre-requisite: 3+ years playing experience

Co-requisite: weekly private lessons

Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, September - June

Performances Include:

We are continuously assessing our safe return to stage opportunities and are excited to get back performing! In a “normal” year, the Junior group has:

  • Community Concert Series (6 - 12 performances at seniors residences, hospice, community festivals and events, etc.)
  • Spring Community Ceili Dance 
  • Theatre Shows: 1-2 shows as guests of the Senior Ensemble 
  • (Optional) Attendance at a summer fiddle camp 

Faculty: Gabriel Dubreuil and Serena Eades

Tuition: 2022-2023 NSCE Fee and Program Schedule

How to join: Students must audition to join the Junior Ensemble. Please contact gabriel@nsce.ca to arrange an audition. View Audition Package

*Limited places available. Please inquire.


The North Shore Celtic Ensemble has a dual mandate: To inspire youth to do more and go further with music, and to use music to build and strengthen community connections. We are a non-profit society and registered charity.



For general inquiries or further information on our youth programs, please contact us at info@nsce.ca.

If your child is interested in joining our program, please fill out our application form.

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