BC Fiddle Orchestra

Program Outline

The BC Fiddle Orchestra began with a small group of talented and enthusiastic young violinists from Daniel Lapp’s studio. The first performance, in 1994, was at the Opening Ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games. Dozens of young fiddlers, many of whom are now professional musicians, learned the art of fiddling during their apprenticeship with the BCFO which exposes students to styles and genres from around the world.

Program Details

Intro to Fiddle
Ages 5 - 7
Term 1: Sep 8 - Dec 15 • $300
Term 2: Jan 12 - Jun 22 • $440
(2 week break in Mar)

Ages 8 - 12
Requires 1 to 2 years experience.
Term 1: Sep 8 - Dec 15 • $379.80
Term 2: Jan 12 - Jun 22 • $599.60
 (2 week break in Mar)
Thu • 4:00 - 5:00pm • Downtown

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Old-Time Dance Orchestra (ages 8 - 13)
Term 1: Sep 8 - Dec 15
Band $269.80 • Fiddle $379.80

Term 2: Jan 12 - Jun 22 (2 week break in Mar)
Band $379.60 • Fiddle $599.60
Thu • 5:00 - 6:15pm • Downtown

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BCFO (ages 12 - 19)
Term 1: Sep 8 - Dec 15
Band $269.80 • Fiddle $379.80

Term 2: Jan 12 - Jun 22 (2 week break in Mar)
Band $379.60 • Fiddle $599.60
Thu • 6:15 - 7:45pm • Downtown

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Instructor

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Daniel Lapp

Daniel Lapp is a world-renowned singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, teacher, archivist, band leader, sideman, producer, promoter and – no kidding – the list goes on. And like the true-blue Canadian he is, Daniel does it all with trademark energy and warmth. As a fiddler, jazz trumpeter and singer/songwriter, Daniel Lapp has played on over 100 albums and performed across Canada, United States, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Finland and Germany with some of the world’s most renowned Folk and Jazz musicians. Daniel is the winner of the B.C. Fiddle Championship and has appeared as a soloist with the CBC Chamber Orchestra as well as (…)