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.

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 2020

Cat Nap Music Camp 2020

Online registration is now open!

Cat Nap Music Camp, September 25 - 27, 2020

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.
Please bring face masks and personal hand sanitizer.
Accommodations: rustic cabins, bring your own pillow, sleeping bag or other bedding.
There are potentially 22 separate sleeping quarters available for us. Those that are already sharing a “social bubble” can share a cabin.
Meals: provided by Chef Ali and staff
Friday: dinner
Saturday: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Sunday: breakfast, lunch
You’re welcome to BYOB and snacks.
Activities we are planning:
Tune workshops with Rosie
Self-directed tune workshops (à la Roche Harbor)
Guitar, bodhran & spoon workshops with Michael
Lots of session/jam time!
Paddling (canoes, kayaks, SUPs)
Campfires with sing songs and s’mores
- depending on weather, there’s a lovely oceanfront campfire or a fireplace in the big lodge.


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