Who are we?

Sherryl Fitzpatrick – Founder/Event Manager

A native of Ottawa, ON, Sherryl is an educator, musician, recording artist and composer. She has owned and operated her music school for the past 36 years and was the director of her own music camp for 14 years. She received an East Coast Music Award nomination for Roots Traditional Group of the Year in 2012 with the Bb Sisters. She is passionate about using music to cultivate relationships, bring joy to people’s lives and to give back to her community. For more information, visit www.sherrylfitzpatrick.com

Anna Ludlow – Entertainment Chair

Anna is from Antigonish, Nova Scotia and has played her fiddle to captivated audiences throughout North America and Europe for over twenty-five years.  She became the principal fiddler for the Juno nominated critically acclaimed production, DRUM! And has just finished a 15-month run with the hit and award-winning show “Come From Away”, the Toronto production.  This multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, recording artist and song writer uses her dynamic performances to give listeners a modern taste of history and culture.  She was awarded the 2020 Capital Music Award for Solo/Duo Artist of the year as well as multiple East Coast Award nominations.  For more information about Anna, visit www.annaludlow.com

Graham Lindsey – Website Design, Media, Organizer

Graham is no stranger to the music world. He is a composer, musician, organizer, media and website design expert. In addition, in his spare time, he makes his own unique paddles! Graham serves on many festival and music boards in Ottawa. He has been nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award for Solo Instrumental Artist of the Year. His original compositions can often be heard on the Carillon in the Peace Tower of Parliament Hill in Ottawa. He is a member of the band, “From Away” and can often be seen on festival stages as a sideman. For more information, visit www.grahamlindsey.com

Chad Wolfe – Planning Committee

Chad Wolfe is a Canadian open stepdance champion, dance choreographer and award-winning fiddler who has performed across Canada and abroad.  He was a principal dancer in the Mirvish production, The Needfire and toured with Memories of a Don Messer Jubilee.  He has performed with Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy, Ashley MacIsaac, and The Great Canadian Fiddle Show. Chad has dedicated his career to preserving these time-honoured Canadian traditions not only through performing, but also teaching.  The Chad Wolfe Studio of Fiddle & Stepdance has been in operation since 1996. For more information, visit: www.chadwolfestudio.com