2019 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 over 600 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

 


 

Kimberley Holmes What a piano player.... and instructor but also a great fiddler and so this year, Kimberley will switch up to fiddle students. As a great piano player, Kimberley has toured with the likes of Graham Townsend, Calvin Vollrath and most recently Phil Cunningham of Scotland, just to name a few. When not teaching from her home in Nova Scotia, Kimberley tours with her trio 'Tipsy 3' with Jocelyne Bourque & Susie Lemay.  www.facebook.com/kimberley.holmes

Here's a video of Kimberley along with Mark Sullivan

 

 



 

Brian Hebert We are excited to welcome Brian back for a second year. Brian is a retired educator from the Ottawa Valley, being instrumental in bringing a fiddle program to the schools in the Pembroke area. He is the composer of the popular 'Ramona's Waltz' among many others.

Here's a video of Brian playing a nice waltz he recently composed

 

 

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

Troy MacGillivray We are pleased to welcome Troy to the roster this year who will take on the piano students. Troy hails from Cape Breton, and as most Cape Bretoners do, he also excels as a fiddler and stepdancer. Piano students are in for a treat. www.troymacgillivray.com.

Here's a video of Troy playing piano along with Kimberley Fraser on fiddle

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Additional instructors will be added as required)