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OLIVIA BARRETT

Olivia Barrett is an innovative fiddler, violinist, educator, and composer based in Victoria, BC. She holds a Bachelor of Music (Memorial University of Newfoundland), a Bachelor of Music Education (UBC), and an M.A. in Irish Traditional Music Performance (University of Limerick). Trained in both classical and traditional music, Olivia performs, records, and teaches in a variety of music genres. Olivia's strong roots in traditional Irish, Scandinavian, and Canadian styles are showcased in both her playing and her compositional approaches. While at home, Olivia teaches fiddlers of all ages in the Victoria area.

Photographs by Jay Delaney and Maurice Gunning.