Sandra Fiddes - Violin
Sandra Fiddes, violin, is a graduate of UBC in violin performance. As a freelance musician she has performed with countless orchestras, ballets, Broadway shows, touring pop stars and is a member of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. She is a founding member of the “Little Chamber Music Series That Could” and has been band leader and contractor for various groups since 1986. She is also a member of “Mariachi Del Sol”, a group that participated in the “International Congress of Mariachi” multiple times to represent Canada in Guadalajara, Mexico, performed as headliners for the Victoria and Vancouver Symphonies, and has played at all types of government functions, including the Canada-Mexico Summit (2004) with former P.M. Paul Martin and Mexican President Vicente Fox, also the opening of the Olympic Village 2010 for Prince Charles and Lady Camilla. Sandra is also an accomplished arranger. Her string quartet arrangements are in demand in North America and Europe and have been performed worldwide. One arrangement aired on CBC as part of ‘Cantata for the King’ with the Hard Rubber Orchestra.