Arts & Culture

CGMFA picks its winners

Daniel Gervais (right) of Edmonton placed 1st in the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition held Saturday at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The Edmonton fiddler received a trophy and $3500. Gervais also won the People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Calvin Vollrath. […]

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Arts & Culture

Fiddling veteran returns

by Ashley Janes

Locally raised fiddling champion Calvin Vollrath will return to the Morinville Community Culture Centre for a weekend of performances starting Friday, May 23. Vollrath, who last played here last spring, will be celebrating the release of two new CDs.

Recognized for his performing, teaching and composing abilities, Vollrath has twice been crowned the Grand North American Old Tyme Fiddle Champion. He has composed more than 475 songs, a number of original music books, and an instructional DVD… […]