Regions Available: Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley &, Howe Sound, Vancouver Island Lower, Vancouver Island Mid, Vancouver Island North, Interior, North, Remote, Kootenays, Virtual
Grant Eligibility: Eligible for 70% AIE;Eligible to apply for AIC
Kiérah is a multi-award winning violinist and Celtic fiddler who completed her A.R.C.T. in classical violin with First Class Honours with Distinction. However, Kiérah's passion is 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 with the Royal Conservatory of Music, three fiddle albums, a Canadian Folk Music Award and a published book of original fiddle tunes.
See a preview of Kierah's show by registering for 'ArtStarts Presents'!
School Year: 22-23
Offered Languages: English
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 40 mins. + Q&A
Tech Requirements: n/a
Available Formats: In Person, Virtual
Celtic Traditions Across Canada is an interactive and educational performance of traditional and contemporary Celtic music found across Canada. Throughout the performance KiÃ©rah plays 8 very diverse styles of Celtic fiddle music and explains the history behind each of them. Along with telling the students about the importance of goals and hard work, KiÃ©rah demonstrates by her own example the results of setting goals as a young person and working hard in order to achieve them.
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