With natural presence and enthusiastic energy on stage, Jocelyn loves to perform, and has various projects on the go. In addition to the descriptions below, Jocelyn has performed with The British Columbia All-Star Fiddlers (2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics), and The North Shore Celtic Ensemble (Concert Tours of 2004 - 2009).

"An incredible fiddle player, who blew away the audience with her expertise."
~ The Celtic Connection

"Delightful, and extremely talented!"
~ Brackendale Art Gallery

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The Jocelyn Pettit Band

Dynamic and lively, traditional and contemporary, upbeat and brilliantly fun music. From Celtic to Québécois and beyond, Jocelyn leads The Jocelyn Pettit Band, with her beloved fiddle, Canadian stepdance, podorythmie foot rhythms, and vocals

Accompaniment is provided by Siew Wan Khoo (piano, fiddle, vocals),
Joel Pettit (bodhrán, cajon, vocals), and a guest guitarist.

With a goal to lift spirits and provide enjoyment for people of all ages, The Jocelyn Pettit Band has been performing since 2004, at many community festivals, special events and celebrations, concerts, and private functions.

"On behalf of the Victoria Folk Music Society, I would like to thank you for the excellent show that you played for us! It was a perfect mix of traditional and contemporary; instrumental and vocal music. You connect well with the audience and a couple of folks commented on your smile and the way your eyes light up as you play! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We would love to have you back again."
~ Patty Castle, Feature Coordinator, Victoria Folk Music Society

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Wedding Performances and Special Events

From lyrical, romantic waltzes and airs, to high-spirited jigs and reels, Jocelyn can provide uplifting music for weddings and special events.

Instrumentation options include a duet, for lighter sound (fiddle, piano); a trio, for richer textured sound (fiddle, piano, and bodhran or guitar); or quartet, for a fuller danceable energy (fiddle, piano, bodhran, guitar).

Special requests are happily accepted, if there is a particular piece you wish to be played.

For more information and to discuss details, please contact info@jocelynpettit.com.

"Thank you for making beautiful music for us on our wedding day - you are awesome!!"
~ Tina and Dan

"Thank you so much for performing at our wedding. Everyone loved the
music and it made for a wonderful day."
~ Scott and Leslie

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Teaching

Musicians Without Borders Workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

From workshops to private lessons, Jocelyn offers fun and inspiring, personalized fiddle instruction, guided by the student's learning style and creative goals. With a love for sharing the joy of music and helping learners of all ages, Jocelyn teaches by ear and notation, helps develop repertoire incorporating technique and stylistic devices, and encourages students to learn the music pieces they want to play.

"Jocelyn is a perfect teacher with infinite patience and a way of communicating
that puts a student at ease."
~ Helene B. (Arizona, USA)

 


 



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