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Artists in Conversation: April Verch Ottawa Valley’s Triple Threat Sensation

Start Date: April 23, 2024

From 20:00 to 22:00


Sanderson Centre, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford, ON


The April Verch Band has performed in 15 different countries over twenty years. She was the first Canadian woman to win both the Canadian Grand Masters and Canadian Open Fiddling Championships. She’s released instructional fiddle and step-dance books and DVDS, along with 16 albums, and many awards including two JUNO Award nominations. In 2010 she performed in the Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. She’s toured with John McDermott, Tommy Hunter, and a private performance with super group “Bowfire” for Sean Connery’s 80th Birthday party. Great conversations plus fiddling, step dancing and more!

About Artists in Conversation

Welcome to the Artist in Conversation speaker series where renowned Canadian artists discuss their craft with series host Cameron Smillie. Each event is like a perfectly mixed cocktail. Two parts conversation, one part show and tell, one part question and answer and always splashed with a dash of the unexpected. Each speaker event includes two 45-minute sets. Each artist will bring their journey to life. And, everyone comes away with the true story behind the artist. Get ready for on-stage conversations interspersed with music surprises. Oh, and always a post-show meet and greet!

Contact for more information

Email Address: sandersoncentre@brantford.ca

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