Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira are a dynamic North American fiddle & cello duo with celtic connections. Catch them on tour for an evening of high-energy tunes and soulful songs, with nuanced fiddle-cello interplay, vocal harmonies, lively stepdancing, and French Canadian foot percussion.
“Wonderful, captivating… the most joyous and uplifting album in the entire galaxy.” – FolkWales Magazine
Their new album, All It Brings, is hailed as “dazzling” (FolkWorld), and “simply exquisite” (Folk London).
From the West Coast of Canada, Jocelyn Pettit is a vibrant fiddle player, stepdancer, and singer. As a 4-time Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee (including 2023 “Solo Artist of the Year”), and Western Canadian Music Award Nominee, Jocelyn has released three albums, including her latest, Wind Rose. She has toured across Canada and internationally, appeared on national television and radio, and performed with The Chieftains.
From the East Coast of the USA, Ellen Gira is establishing herself as one of the most versatile cellists in the Scottish and American Traditional music scenes. Currently based in Glasgow, she has performed throughout North America and the UK, collaborated and recorded with numerous acclaimed traditional musicians, and is undertaking doctoral studies in Trad Cello Pedagogy at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
www.jocelynpettit.com / www.ellengira.com