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, Annie Therrien Boulos, Phil Graves
Tuition:  $925
Audition Requirements:

*Limited spaces available. Please inquire.

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    "It is not often that I am totally captivated from start to finish, but this was the case that night. In fact, I was totally blown away by the group ... their eclectic program was full of energy and joy ... it was a total entertainment package. The founders are to be commended for their vision and their creativiity."
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    - Marvin Dickau,
    Executive Director
    Kiwanis Music Festival
    Kelowna, BC