The Coast String Fiddlers Association (CSFA) is a registered non-profit society in British Columbia.
The purposes of the Society are:
- to promote the learning, understanding and appreciation of traditional fiddle music;
- to give group instruction on the fiddle with particular emphasis on learning by ear;
- to raise funds in support of the activities and development of the Coast String Fiddlers Association.
The Coast String Fiddlers performance group was founded in 1993 by Michelle Bruce. In 2000 the Coast String Fiddlers Association was registered as an official non-profit society in British Columbia. In 2007 Bad to the Bow emerged as a separate performing group from the Coast String Fiddlers under the musical direction of Chelsea Sleep.
CSFA Membership: All group musicians are required to become members of the CSFA. Youth performers pay a one-time membership fee ($10) which is valid until they turn 19. At least one legal guardian per minor participant must hold a CSFA annual adult membership which provides voting privileges ($10 annually); more memberships are welcome!
Photo: Linda Sabiston – First Impression Photos
We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.