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Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira

From Canada and the US, Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira are a dynamic fiddle and cello duo. First meeting in Scotland in 2018, they joined their musical forces, and have since been gracing stages and captivating audiences in both North America and the UK.

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Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira
Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira

Time & Location

Sep 25, 2022, 3:00 PM

Germantown, 12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown, MD 20874, USA

About the Event

Fusing together traditional and contemporary influences, Jocelyn & Ellen create powerfully uplifting and soulful music.  Their instruments weave a rhythmically driving and textured sound, with nuanced fiddle-cello interplay through delicate and fortissimo arrangements. They bring life and fire into their own original melodies, and high-energy tunes from Scotland, Ireland, North America, and Scandinavia - complimented by richly interwoven vocal harmonies, and lively Canadian stepdancing.

Performance highlights include Celtic Connections (UK), Niel Gow Festival (UK), Edinburgh Castle (UK), Northwest Folklife Festival (USA), and Folk Alliance International (USA). They have also performed for HRH Prince Charles, and live broadcasts on BBC Radio 3. Their debut duo album, All It Brings, will be released in Summer 2022.

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