Debbie Miles is an engaging violinist known for her warm sound.
As a violin teacher she brings an enthusiastic approach along with a passion for music.
She holds a Master of Arts in Classical String Performance from University of Limerick in Ireland
and over 30 years of teaching and performing experience.
Debbie is a versatile performer of classical violin, fiddle, folk and pop music.
She toured as a back up violinist across Canada for artists such as Anne Murray and Sons of Maxwell
(playing on a festival stage to 30,000 opening for Keith Urban).
Debbie has recorded a variety of studio sessions from a Barry’s Tea commercial in Ireland
to playing for solo artist Dave Carroll.
She has performed with orchestras including Symphony Nova Scotia and Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra
and with string quartets across Ireland and Scotland.
Debbie has an affinity for the North. She began her early career as concertmaster of the Timmins Symphony Orchestra in Northern Ontario. For over 19 years she has taught fiddle groups at the Iqaluit Music Camp in the Arctic where she has also led school workshops through National Arts Centre ‘Arts Alive’.
Debbie is a freelance violinist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia
where she teaches violin lessons and lively group classes using her own innovative music arrangements.