Kiérah is a multi-award winning violinist and Celtic fiddler who completed her A.R.C.T. in classical violin with 1st Class Honors of Distinction. However, Kiérah's passion is learning, composing, teaching and performing Celtic fiddle music. As an entertainer, she is an inspiration to young people that with hard work and determination you can accomplish anything! By age 17, Kiérah had her classical teaching certification, three fiddle albums, a Canadian Folk Music Award and a book of original fiddle tunes.
A high level of professionalism and poise while maintaining an open and relaxed rapport with the audience. David Mann, BC Music Presenter
Kierah is an outstanding fiddle player and entertainer. She encouraged students by her own example as to the importance of setting goals and working hard to achieve them. Bob Cocking, Buchanan School, Calgary, AB
Our staff and students were overwhelmed with the degree of Kiérah's professionalism. In more than 30 years as a teacher and administrator, Kierah stands out as one of the best performers that I have had visit my schools. Glen Hilder, Principal, Green Timbers Elementary, Surrey
Grade Suitability: K - 7
Duration: 45 mins. + Q&A
Capacity: 700 students
Tech Requirements: 1 hand mic and 2 chairs
Fee Range: $590 - $830 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
Kiérah's interactive performance , Celtic Traditions Across Canada, will give students an opportunity to learn about and to hear the different styles of traditional music brought to Canada by the early settlers and still found flourishing in four main regions across Canada today. Each region has developed their own unique style of playing - Cape Breton, French Canadian, Metis and West Coast.The students and staff will be surprised to hear how fun, rhythmic and current the music is, even though many of the tunes are over 200 years old.