Canadian Fiddler will perform for Live On Stage April 21

2015 April 9
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The highly-gifted fiddler known as Karrnnel will appear with his trio for Live On Stage April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryan Arts and Education Auditorium. Season memberships for 2015-2016 are available until April 21 at a reduced price.

Karrnnel, a leading Canadian instrumentalist, will present his entertaining program,

“The Fiddle: Past, Present and Future” at the Bryan Arts and Education Auditorium on

Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets for this performance will be available at

the door for $25 (adult) and $5 (student).

Admission to all five performances in the upcoming 2015-2016 Live On Stage series for Williams County is by season membership. The membership  campaign is currently underway through April 21. (Click on 2015-2016 series above.) Those new to the series who purchase a season ticket for $60 (adult) and $15 (student) will receive a complimentary ticket to the Karrnnel performance. For information, call 419-636- 3550, or view videos of the new 2015-2016 series at After April 21, membership increases  to $75 (adult) and $20 (student).


Karrnnel consistently amazes audiences with his passion and expertise on the fiddle. As a spirited performer and composer, he plays in styles ranging from Ukrainian to Scottish, Bluegrass to Jazz, and American and Canadian folk tunes. His program will include jigs, waltzes, swing and songs from around the world. His energetic rendition of “Orange Blossom Special” is riveting. Karrnnel Sawitsky grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, in a musical family who toured as the Sawitsky Family Fiddlers. He has won numerous musical awards and fiddle contests, particularly in Canada.   Karrnnel has released three award-nominated albums and written over 200 songs.


Karrnnel will appear in Bryan with his trio which includes Daniel Koulack on bass and also a banjo player. As part of their commitment to support arts and education, the local Live On Stage will also sponsor a student outreach performance by Karrnnel for local youth on the day of the concert.