- 2023 Louis Riel Day
Born in Saskatchewan, raised in a musical family.
Moved to B.C. in 1965.
Began entering Old Time Fiddle Contests in 1983.
Competed in contests in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
During this time was introduced to metis style fiddling.
Twice, won B.C. Old Time Fiddle Provincial Championship.
Taught beginner fiddle class at the 108 Mile Bluegrass Camp.
Played backup guitar for well known Canadian fiddle artists for their Guest Show Performances;
Graham Townsend, Calvin Vollrath, John Arcand, Patti Lamoreux, Ivan Hicks, Al Cherney, Peter Dawson.
Played guitar on two recordings with the late Frankie Rogers.
Guitar instructor at Fiddle Camps in Saskatchewan and B.C.
Have been playing at Métis events for the past four years.