Hailing from the West Coast of British Columbia, Jocelyn Pettit is a vibrant fiddle player, stepdancer, singer and composer.
With grace and passion, Jocelyn delivers an engaging and uplifting performance of original and traditional music inspired from the Canadian and Celtic cultures of - Cape Breton, Québec, Ireland, Scotland, Brittany (FRA), and Galicia (ESP). When not performing, Jocelyn enjoys composing and arranging dynamic and expressive new music from her home studio in the Coastal Mountains, and teaching fiddle lessons and workshops.
“An incredible fiddle player, who blew away the audience with her expertise.”
~ The Celtic Connection, Canada
With a love to travel and share the joy of music, Jocelyn has performed on stages across Canada, the U.S., Scotland, France, and Malaysia. She performed at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, to a packed BC Place Stadium, for the Victory Medals Ceremony; shared the stage with Scottish legends, The Battlefield Band; and performed with Irish supergroup, The Chieftains, as part of their 50th Anniversary World Tour.
Festival performance highlights include:
» Vancouver CelticFest - Western Canada's largest Celtic celebration
» Vancouver International Children's Festival
» Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival
» Festival du Bois - Western Canada's largest francophone festival
» BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival - BC's oldest Games (est. 1932)
» Mission Folk Festival - International folk-roots celebration
» Ottawa Canada Day Celebration - Canada's Birthday in the Nation's Capital
» Owen Sound Summerfolk Festival
» Festival d'Été - 400e Anniversaire de Québec - Canada's largest outdoor music festival
» Mondial des Cultures Drummondville - International fête of dance & music
» Aberdeen Int'l Youth Festival (Scotland) - International celebration of youth arts