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Board of Directors

The Calgary Fiddlers Association is a non-profit society whose mandate is to Preserve, Promote and Perform all types of fiddling, with particular emphasis on Canadian styles.

The Association goals are to:

  • Preserve and Promote the heritage of folk fiddling;
  • Promote all styles of fiddling in the Calgary area and, when ever possible, in other areas of Alberta, Canada and the world;
  • Provide a performance format for the art of folk fiddling
  • Provide specialized training in the repertoire of folk fiddling;
  • Provide a special format for students interested in the art of folk fiddling.

This Volunteer Board of Directors is comprised of people who have a love of fiddle music and offer their individual talents to help make the organization run effectively.  

Beverley J. Kissinger, CA President,
Chair, Audit & Finance Committee
vacant Vice President
Sheldon Nadler Director & Mount Royal University Respresentative
Craig Hoskins Director, Chair, Risk Committee
Kim Leong Calgary Fiddlers Parent Representative
Vacant Director & Law Advisor
Rod Walsh Director, Secretary/Treasurer
Kayla Brodie Director, Alumni
Wendy Chui Director at large
Nolana Baillargeon Executive Director,
Calgary Fiddlers Artistic Director
Donna Turk Bow Valley Fiddlers Artistic Director
Joanne Birce Promotions and Grant Writing
Judy Aitken Bow Valley Fiddlers Parent Representative
Allan Birce Volunteer Bookkeeper
Charlene Bearden   Member Support & Operations Manager



An làmb a bheir, ‘s i a gheibh.
The hand that gives
is the hand that gets.
~Gaelic Proverb

The Calgary Fiddlers are grateful for the wonderful volunteers that assist the organization and staff in so many ways. From Group Reps, Parent Reps, Event Chairs and Staff; Costume Committee, Photo Committee, Promotions, Graphics, and more.