LIVE in Your Living Room: Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres [VIRTUAL]
Friday, November 27 at 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.Free
This concert is made possible thanks to a generous bequest in support of music at the Library from the estate of Robert Leslie Welsh, through the West Vancouver Memorial Library Foundation. We’re so excited to continue sharing music virtually, for all ages —LIVE in your living room!
Concert Update! We are excited to announce that guitarist Adam Dobres will be joining Pierre Schryer for our upcoming concert.
This Canadian duo is a tour de force of versatility, fine musicianship and technical dexterity. Together they represent two diverse and successful music careers laden with awards and nominations including JUNO Awards, Canadian Folk Music Awards, Western Canadian Music Awards and Grammy Awards.
Pierre Schryer is one of Canada’s leading traditional fiddlers. A recipient of numerous titles and awards including Canadian Open Fiddle Champion, Grand Masters Champion, Violoneux Championnat, and North American Irish Fiddle Champion, Pierre truly captivates an audience with his energy and genuine warmth. His ability knows no bounds, covering styles from Irish, Scottish, Québecois, and Cape Breton to Canadian Old Time, American Swing and more. An accomplished luthier and artist, he currently performs on one of his own violins and creates the cover art and design for his recordings. Pierre was the Artistic Director of the “Canadian Celtic Celebration,” a festival presented in Thunder Bay, Ontario for 16 years.
Adam Dobres is a highly accomplished guitarist with a natural ability to embody any style of music. He is equally at home with Bluegrass, Celtic, Jazz, Gypsy, Country, Folk, Old Time, Rock, Blues, and more. His love of the electric and acoustic guitar has taken him around the globe, performing throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Listen to a track from their newest album Mandorla below.
TUNE IN LIVE: This concert will be streamed live from the Library’s Main Hall straight to our YouTube channel. Links will be posted to our homepage a half hour before the concert (you don’t need a YouTube account to watch).
Sign up below for an email reminder and receive the YouTube link straight to your inbox two days before the event. You will also be entered to a prize draw for a chance to win the Pierre’s newest CD titled Mandorla.