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 learn tunes by ear and with sheet music, and they 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: Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, September - June
Performances Include:
  • 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: Claude Giguère, Phil Graves
Tuition:  $925

How to join: Fill out an application form to arrange an audition and Meet & Greet

Audition Requirements:

*Limited spaces available. Please inquire.

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  • Testimonials
    “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