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

Registration at Place des Arts:  Now accepting students for Sept. 2019 through June 2020. Class Description is on the Place des Arts website.

  1. Level 1 Fiddle Group for beginners.  Learn the basics on how to hold a violin and bow, how to read music and learn a few simple tunes.
    Age: 7 to 11.
  2. Level 2 Fiddle Group: Take the next step and continue to build and refine your skills while learning great, new tunes and reviewing old, fun tunes. Age: 9 to 13.
  3. Level 3 Fiddle Group: Rosin up your bow and have fun learning some great fiddle tunes! Learn special fiddle technique, harmonizing with others & developing a better sound. There are opportunities for performing at seniors' centres and recitals at PDA. Age: 12 to 18 (approx. age) Requirements: Level 2 - 5 RCM

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Upcoming Performances

SUMMER SOUNDS at Alexandra Park
1755 Beach Avenue, Vancouver BC
June 8, 2019
12:00 to 1pm

Trout Lake Outdoor Concert
3360 Victoria Drive, Vancouver BC
July 24, 2019
6pm to 6:20pm - Opening for Blackthorn (

For rehearsal dates please click on the West Coast Fiddleheads page


West Coast Fiddleheads Video - May 2018

West Coast Fiddleheads Photo - December 2018

West Coast Fiddleheads Christmas Concert 2018