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Become a Violin Maestro with Our Violin Lessons in Calgary

Learning to play the violin not only comes with the benefit of learning it, but it also assists in developing other areas crucial to playing a range of musical instruments. These areas include rhythmic skills, finger dexterity, pitch recognition, and ear training. If you’re looking for an experienced and skilled violin teacher, we are the right choice for you! Our talented teacher, Natalia Arroyo, offers professional violin lessons in Calgary. With our lessons, you will learn the correct instrument and bow positioning, as well as reading and playing violin sheet music. Talk to us for more information.

GILLIAN BIBBY - VIOLIN, FIDDLE & THEORY

Gillian started playing the violin at the age of 5 and grew up performing for family, neighbours and at school talent shows. She went on to become a member of the Mount Royal Conservatory Junior Orchestra Program, the Bow Valley Fiddlers, Bishop Carroll High School Virtuosi Strings, and the prestigious Calgary Fiddlers. Gillian participated in the Calgary Performing Arts Festival and completed her Royal Conservatory of Music Level 8 exam in 2017. She is now preparing for Level 10. Gillian has performed internationally and been adjudicated by professionals worldwide, helping her develop technique and grow as a confident musician. Gillian is now pursuing a degree in Arts (majoring in Music) alongside an Engineering degree.


Gillian believes in providing strong foundations in Classical music, and that exposure to other kinds of music is crucial to becoming a well-rounded musician. Her mission as a teacher is to cultivate a lifelong love for music!

LIANA SEIDLE - VIOLIN & FIDDLE

Liana Seidle is experienced in working with a variety of students from beginner to advanced playing levels and enjoys teaching all ages. Are you a violin/fiddle student with an interest in gaining experience in the art of fiddling or looking to connect with other music lovers in a group setting? Liana offers fiddling classes covering many different styles of fiddle music, from Celtic, Bluegrass to Folk and everything in between. Students will learn many skills, including how to play fiddle music and how to play with others as an ensemble in a supportive and fun environment.


Calgary-born Liana Seidle is a versatile fiddle player who has enjoyed performing all around the world with many groups and artists such as the Calgary Fiddlers, Barrage, the Celtic Ireland Show, Disney Epcot Canadian Pavilion, Natalie MacMaster and Leahy. She comes from a background of both classical violin and fiddle music with a passion for the art of fiddling.


Liana has been privileged to study under many great fiddlers including Dean Marshall, the Director of the popular touring group Barrage, and Natalie MacMaster. As well, she completed a teacher training course in fiddle music from Mark O’Connor, a world-renowned fiddle player and teacher, at Berklee Boston. She loves playing around Calgary as part of many local musicians’ groups and projects showcasing her skills in a variety of different musical styles.

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