Mark Sullivan, a six-time Canadian Fiddle Champion who released his seventh CD in June, will join fiddle legend Calvin Vollrath in concert at Thompson Rivers University Saturday evening.
Trent Freeman, will complete the trio of entertainment in this fundraising concert for TRU.
Sullivan has been awarded the title of Canadian Grand Master on three occasions and is viewed by many as an ambassador of Canadian fiddling.
He has toured extensively throughout the world and has performed alongside some of the finest names in his field, including The Chieftains, a PBS-TV feature with John McDermott, and Leahy.
A leader in Canadian fiddling, Sullivan is in demand as a spirited performer, sideman, recording artist, guitarist, and teacher.
He is a regular instructor at prominent music camps in Canada and the U.S.
He is considered an ambassador of the Canadian Old-Time Style and has performed throughout the Canada, U.S., Japan, Ireland and Scotland as a soloist, sideman, session musician, and guitar accompanist for many musicians.
He received rave reviews for his solo performance in a two-month run at The American Music Theatre in Lancaster, PA.
He a masters degree in education and is currently living in Vancouver as a teacher and active as a musician.
Tickets are $20 and available at the TRU main office 250-392-8020 and at Cariboo GM at 250-392-7185. Children under 12 accompanied by an adult get in free.
The Cariboo Chilcotin Metis Association will also be hosting a free community dinner at St. Andrew’s United Church from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to kick off the concert.