Saturday, 12 March 2011

Calvin Vollrath is In the House, Thursday April 28, 2011, 8pm

Calvin Vollrath is in the House! Calvin is a world-class fiddler and performer, and is a pleasure to watch. "If you can't dance to that, you better check your pulse".

Calvin is a musical prodigy. To date, he has composed just over 400 tunes, including 5 tunes for the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 Opening Ceremonies! He has to his credit, over 50 of his own albums, numerous music books of his original tunes and an instructional DVD. Calvin was commissioned to compose the tunes for the!

Calvin represents Alberta and Canada internationally. Since his participation at the 2000 World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Berlin Germany, Calvin has toured several European countries. Calvin was selected as one of 10 performers to represent Alberta at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC.

Calvin has recorded with Ian Tyson, Colleen Peterson & Laura Vinson to name a few and is in demand as a studio musician for various Canadian artists and film and television productions. His works can be heard on the documentary "Alberta, Wild Rose Country" and APTN's "Hank William's First Nations". Calvin has appeared on many television shows including CTV's "Sun Country", CTV's "Number I West" and was music director for CBC's "Native Nashville North." CBC's "Adrienne Clarkson Presents" aired a documentary on M├ętis fiddle music featuring Calvin and John Arcand.
www.calvinvollrath.com

$20 donation -- Seating is limited – All proceeds go directly to Calvin
To reserve you seats, email Graham at gcrate@rogers.com
Light refreshment will be available during intermission.

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