January 2023 'Winter' 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. 72 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
 

April Verch April is an accomplished fiddler & step dancer hailing from the Ottawa Valley but now makes her home and a thriving career in the USA. We are thrilled to have this busy artist part of the winter camp.

www.aprilverch.com

Here's a video of April playing with her husband Cody Waters.
 

Brian Hebert hails from Pembroke ON and is a retired educator and a camp favorite so we're excited to have him back for the third time for the online version of Camp Calvin. Brian is not short on words so you'll be entertained as well as learning from this experienced fiddler.

Here's a video of Brian playing for the onine 2018 Advent Calendar.

 

Daniel Gervais  Daniel is a regular instructor at Camp Calvin, having been a part of the faculty since the inception in 2007, so doing camp without him just wouldn't feel right anymore. 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


Piano

Kimberley Holmes  A staple of Camp Calvin, we just can't do it without her. Her bubbly personality, her infectious smile but mostly her extensive musical knowledge and willingness to share makes her own of Canada's favorite accompanist instructor. We're always happy to have Kimberley as part of the team and you will be too.

www.facebook.com/kimberleyholmes