Preserving Traditional Canadian Fiddling since 1989
Préserver le violon traditionnel canadien depuis 1989
The Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition is heading to Nova Scotia for the very first time! The 2023 CGMFC will be held from August 25-26, 2023 in Truro, NS.
Visit the website below for more information, as it becomes available:
2023 Junior Showcase Applications now open!
The CGMFA is now accepting applications for this year's Junior Showcase Performances, which will take place as part of the 2023 CGMFC in Truro, NS on August 26, 2023.
Deadline for entry is April 1, 2023. Apply to be a Junior Showcase Participant at the link below:
Online Fiddle Workshop: Paul Lemelin
Sunday, March 19 2023
8am PST / 11am EST
Join us for an online fiddle workshop with a 2-time CGM Champion!
2022 Competition Results
Host City: Winnipeg, MB
1. Ethan Harty - AB
(now a two-time CGM Champion!)
2. Kyle Burghout - MB
3. Alex Kusturok - AB
4. Alanna Jenish - ON
5. Michael Burnyeat - BC
6. Paul Lemelin - ON
7. Max Francis - BC
8. Ryan Rene Joshua D'Aoust - MB
9. Emily Yarascavitch - ON
10. Braden Troy Gates - AB
The Ward Allen Memorial Trophy for “Best Old Time Waltz” - Anna Smilek - ON (Aretha’s Waltz)
Calvin Vollrath’s People’s Choice Award - Malacai Hiebert - MB (voted by the audience)
The 2022 Canadian Fiddle Hall of Honour Inductees: Larry Martineau, Frontier School Division (Blaine Klippenstein & Cameron Baggins), Anne Lederman, Mel Bedard, Garry Lepine, Patti Kusturok.
CGMFA Board of Directors
Carroll's Corner, NS