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.

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)
  • Performance at Vancouver Int'l Mountain Film Festival
  • Spring Community Ceili Dance
  • Theatre Shows: 1-2 shows as guests of the Senior Ensemble
  • Lynn Valley Days parade (weather permitting)
  • (Optional) Attendance at a summer fiddle camp

Faculty: Gabriel Dubreuil and Claude Giguère
Tuition:  2021-22 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. 

*Limited places available. Please inquire.

 

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  • Testimonials
    "One of your outstanding qualities is that you are so authentic. How refreshing to see sparkling talent presented by genuine musicians who are lovely just being themselves. I have been to countless live performances in North America and I can assure you that your group ranks with the best. The mood you create, the happiness, the positive energy you generate stayed with me long after you left the stage."
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    - Bill Cosgrave,
    Kelowna, BC