Rosalie CarverRosalie Carver is a violin and fiddle teacher in Vancouver, BC. She is the associate director for the Vancouver Corelli Strings, founder and director of the West Coast Fiddleheads and a performer with the Celtic folk group, Blackthorn. With over 25 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, baroque, romantic, contemporary, fiddle, gospel, jazz or whichever style you choose.

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: 604.323.1712  Cell: 604.876.0019

Fiddle Course in Coquitlam

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GROUP CLASSES - From Sept. through June 2017-2018

(Register in May for Sept. 2018 through 2019. Class Description will be updated in Sept. 2018 on the Place des Arts website.  Level 1 will be for beginners only)


  1. Level 1 Fiddle Group for students that already know the basics. Students should have at least one year of private or group lessons before joining this class.
    Age: 7 to 11.
  2. Level 2 Fiddle Group: Take the next step and continue to build and refine your fiddling skills while having fun playing some great tunes. Age: 9 to 13.
  3. Level 3 Fiddle Group: Rosin up your bow and have some fun learning some great fiddle tunes! Special fiddle technique, harmonizing & developing a better sound. This group always has lots of fun & enjoys making beautiful music together.  There are opportunities for performing. Age: 12 to 18 (approx. age) Requirements: Level 2 - 5 RCM

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Upcoming Performances

Cambrian Hall - May 6, 2018
TIME: 2:30pm

Other concerts in May or June TBA

West Coast Fiddleheads Video - Christmas 2017

West Coast Fiddleheads Photo - Christmas 2017

West Coast Fiddleheads in Concert December 2017

More information on the Westcoast Fiddleheads


West Coast Fiddleheads Audio

Here are some recordings from past concerts. Included in the selections are my originals: Rosie's Slip Jig and John's Prune Pudding. CDs of past concerts are available.