Rosalie CarverRosalie Carver is a violin and fiddle teacher in Vancouver, BC. She is the founder and director of the West Coast Fiddleheads and performs with the Celtic folk group, Blackthorn. With over 30 years experience in teaching and performing, Rosalie offers private or group lessons as well as workshops for beginners to advanced.

With a positive approach, the lessons focus on posture, intonation, timing, dynamics, dexterity and a beautiful tone. Rosalie believes that with proper training and musical awareness you can venture into classical, contemporary, fiddle or other styles.

Rosalie currently offers violin lessons and fiddle lessons at her studio located in East Vancouver and at Place des Arts in Coquitlam.  Zoom lessons are also available.

Workshops are held throughout the lower mainland upon request.

For more information on lessons, workshops or West Coast Fiddleheads contact Rosalie:
Tel: 604.876.0019

Online Lessons Now Available


Have you always wanted to learn to play the fiddle or violin?


Did your favourite Uncle bequeath you his fiddle and it's been gathering dust in the closet?...

Do you have lots of time on your hands and looking to do something productive during this quarantine period?!

Do you need to occupy other members of your household in an activity to get them out of your hair for a while!


Call, Text 604-876-0019 or Email me TODAY to book your ONLINE FIDDLE/VIOLIN LESSON!


I will happily guide you through the simple process of setting up your computer as a video communication device for your online classroom to learn to play the fiddle or violin in the comfort of your own home.

Cat Nap Music Camp 2021

Cat Nap Music Camp 2020

Cat Nap Music Camp, August 27 - 29, 2021

Join Rosie & Michael for the 2nd Annual Cat Nap Music Camp. The adventure begins at Porteau Cove for a scenic ocean ride to a weekend full of musical activities and outdoor fun!


Online registration is now open:
Cat Nap Music Camp 2021

Promo Video 2020 Camp

When: Friday, August 27 - Sunday, August 29
Meet at Porteau Cove: Friday, 4pm
Return to Porteau Cove: Sunday, 7:00pm (estimate)

Where: Camp Latona, Gambier Island
- return transportation provided from Porteau Cove, includes Free parking!
Camp Latona has COVID protocols in place for their staff including proper handling of food, and cleaning of cabins and common areas.

Accommodations: Rustic cabins – bring your own pillow, sleeping bag or other bedding. Depending on number of participants, you might be placed with 1 or 2 other people in a spacious 12-person cabin.
In the spirit of the camp, please consider sharing a cabin!

There are a few single occupancy rooms available on a first come basis for an additional cost.

All Meals Included:
Friday: dinner
Saturday: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Sunday: breakfast, lunch, dinner
You’re welcome to BYOB and snacks.

  • Tune and music workshops
  • Self-directed tune workshops (à la Roche Harbor)
  • Guitar, bodhran & spoon workshops
  • Lots of session/jam time!
  • Hiking
  • Paddling - canoes, kayaks, SUPs!
  • Swimming
  • Crafts - bring a white t-shirt. pillowcase or other cotton item for Tie Dyeing
  • Campfires with songs, tunes n s’mores!

We’ll follow up with a Packing List and Car-pooling information closer to the date.

We are excited about our 2nd Annual Cat Nap Music Camp and look forward to seeing you there!


West Coast Fiddleheads Photo - December 2019

West Coast Fiddleheads Christmas 2019 photo

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West Coast Fiddleheads Photo - May 2018

West Coast Fiddleheads in Concert May 2018

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West Coast Fiddleheads Video - May 2018