The Fiddleheads provide a first experience for many young Yukon musicians to develop their talents and expand their skills. Through the years, the group has performed everywhere from the Canada Winter Games to the Commissioner's Christmas Party. Recent shows include Northern Fiddle storm Fiddle History of Canada and a Fiddle History of Yukon Transportation.
2017: The Fiddleheads release their first album, A Yukon Fiddle Celebration, featuring tunes from the repertoires of traditional fiddlers from across the territory.
2018: The Fiddleheads combine Cape Breton fiddle music with Bhangra dancing and create a fusion video with Gurdeep Pandher that reaches over 73,000 views on youtube.
2019: A Francophone Fiddle Celebration theme featuring collaborations with Nanaimo's Fiddelium, and the Youth Valley Fiddlers from Smithers, BC. Advanced Fiddleheads also traveled to Nanaimo to represent the Yukon at the West Coast Fiddle Summit.
2020: Music and Migration theme featuring local migration stories and fiddle tunes from around the world
2021: Fiddling South of the Border will introduce and fiddleheads to rich fiddle traditions from the United States of America including Appalachian, Midwestern, Cajun, Bluegrass, and Swing fiddle styles.
The Fiddleheads are newly under the direction of Sarah Hamilton.
Interested in joining the Fiddleheads? Visit our Member Resources section for more information.
Fiddleheads in the Media:
February 2019: Article in the Nanaimo Bulletin on collaboration with Nanaimo's Fiddelium
May 2019: Yukon News Article on Northern Fiddlestorm Show
May 2017: CBC Story on Yukon Fiddle Celebration CD Release
January 2017: CBC Story on Recycled Orchestra Fundraiser
March 2017: What's Up Yukon Article on Yukon Fiddle Celebration Recording
May 2016: What's Up Yukon story on Fiddle History of Yukon Transportation Show