Matthew Contois (youtube)
Matthew Contois is a young aboriginal fiddler from Grand Rapids, Manitoba. He learnt to play in the very successful Frontier Fiddling program. Matthew competes regularly in fiddling competitions, plays square dances and teaches as well.
Along the way, he's played for the queen and has taught himself to play metis and aboriginal fiddle styles, French Canadian Fiddle style, Western Swing, and Bluegrass fiddle styles.
Catch Matthew live in concert at the Millenium Library , Thursday, November 17 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
He's considered one of the best and here's a taste of what he can do with a fiddle and a bow.