Videos

  • North Shore Celtic Ensemble | Vancouver's Premier Youth Folk Group

    With a repertoire ranging from Celtic to jazz and beyond, the North Shore Celtic Ensemble has built a strong reputation as dynamic and engaging performers. Past performances include Seattle's Northwest Folklife Festival, Drummondville's Mondial des Cultures, Coquitlam's Festival du Bois, the Aberdeen International Youth Festival, and many more.
  • "Sunny Side Up" | Galiano Island Tour 2018

    Hop on the ferry to Galiano Island and enjoy some West Coast vibes with the North Shore Celtic Ensemble! Playing at the island's community hall has been a beloved tradition of the ensemble for nearly 10 years.
  • Shijiazhuang Grand Theater | China Tour 2018

    In 2018, the Senior NSCE traveled to China with Touch of Class and the Vancouver Island Choir. We visited some of China's most famous heritage sites, met and exchanged performances with the students of The National Art School in Shijiazhuang, and played in some of China's finest theatres. Here is a feature of our performance at the Shijiazhuang Grand Theater that was broadcasted on local news viewed by nearly 10 million people!
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  • “… this music that reaches out to each and every tired body in a concert hall is miraculous in its ability to strip away all modern day distractions and give the gift of spiritual renewal. From toddler to wizened fiddler, the children of the North Shore Celtic Ensemble entrance them, lead them and me into motion, physically vibrating with each rollicking and melancholy tune, and send us out into the evening air with a shared confidence that life is good ... from humble beginnings to gala events…the North Shore Celtic Ensemble ... can give much more than it takes.”
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    - Caroline Canfield Cole,
    Professional Violinist