2020 Instructors

Fiddle
Calvin Vollrath Got his 1st fiddle at the age of 8 on Christmas day and by evening, was playing 2 tunes. 2011 inductee into the North American Fiddler’s Hall of Fame. 65 Albums. Composer of about 700 tunes being played by fiddlers everywhere. www.calvinvollrath.com

Here's a video of Calvin doing a medley of things

 

 


Mark Sullivan We are extremely pleased to welcome Mark back after a couple years away. Mark is a 3-time Canadian Grand Master Fiddling Champion so he's up there with the best of them. When not playing fiddle, Mark is an educator in the Vancouver area. www.marksullivan.ca

Here's a video of Mark in action at Camp Calvin

 


 

Patti Kusturok from Winnipeg MB,  is a 3x Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Champion. She has taught hundreds of fiddlers across North America & beyond and what a great opportunity for us all to get to hang with her at Camp Calvin 2020.  www.pattikusturok.com

Here's a video of Patti & Calvin from her 365 days of fiddle.

 

 

 


 

Daniel Koulack We are excited to welcome Daniel back to Camp Calvin after a few years away. Daniel hails from Winnipeg Manitoba and heavily involved in teaching the fiddle in Manitoba. He also excels on banjo & bass fiddle.

Here's a video of Daniel with his novice class at Camp Calvin a few years ago.

 

 

 

Daniel Gervais  Daniel is a regular at Camp Calvin and we couldn't be happier. Daniel holds a Masters degree in Music from the U of A and makes music his life. Dan is also a 2x Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Champion. www.danielgervais.ca

Here's the video of Dan's final round at the Canadian Grand Masters 2016 in which he won

 

 

 

 

Guitar

Craig McGregor Guitarist extraordinaire from Vancouver BC. He knows and uses all 4 chords as well as anyone and is a wonderful teacher and a great accompanist to fiddlers. www.facebook.com/craig.mcgregor

Here's a video of Craig with Mark on fiddle doing a new arrangement to an old fiddle tune

 

 

 

 

Piano

Jeremy Rusu  We are pleased to welcome Jeremy to the roster this year who will be instructing piano. He hails from Winnipeg. Blind since birth but has been given the gift of music. What a treat for the piano students to get to learn from this incredible talent and a treat for the rest of us to listen to him play. www.jeremyrusu.com

Here's a video of Jeremy playing with Calvin on a medley of fiddle tunes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Additional instructors will be added as required)