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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    “Don’t let anyone tell you that youth is wasted on the young; the North Shore Celtic Ensemble features incredible talents during their vital years.”
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    - Patricia Fraser,
    Celtic Connection