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Sat. February 16th 2013 - Sat. February 16th 2013 Larsen School Of Music (All Ages)
1pm - 2:30pm doors at 1pm
Join folk fiddler Nellie Quinn for an intermediate to advanced workshop learning about the history of British Isles music and how it has influenced Canadian Folk Fiddling.

This workshop will focus on learning a traditional tune or two from across the pond so you can fit into any Celtic session. Celtic ornamentation gives life and soul to any tune, this workshop will explain how to master any ornamentation and work them into any tune. Please bring along your instrument, and audio recorder.

Fiddler Nellie Quinn has based herself as a working musician in Newcastle, UK for the past three years. Newcastle has one of the most active folk scenes in the British Isles offering a Celtic session just about every night of the week.

When: Saturday, Feb 16th, 2013 1-2:30pm | $20 | Minimum 4 Participants. Where: Larsen School of Music

Registration is easy! Call us at 250-389-1988 Ext. 3201


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Nellie Quinn (Canadian Folk Fiddler)

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Canadian fiddler Nellie Quinn is quickly gaining attention as an outstanding musician, captivating performer and versatile interpreter of Canadian traditional musics. At the age of 24, Nellie belies her young years through the depth and maturity of her music, no doubt a result of touring across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Bo... more info