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Our Bio - Celebrating 30 Years

Based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, are a vibrant group of 7 young professional musicians, ages 20-30. This unique group consists of fiddles, mandolin, bodhran, cajone, accordion, banjo, bouzouki, bass, voice, guitar and drums. They have gained an outstanding reputation for their eclectic style and presentation.

Under the direction of Korona Brophy, musician, arranger and teacher, the Celtic Fiddlers, formed in 1993, perform at a wide milieu of international, national and provincial conventions and festivals, local folk festivals and events, celebrations and weddings. Their travels have taken to New York, Ireland, Isle of Man, Ottawa, and throughout Newfoundland.

This year marks the 30 th anniversary of their sharing of music, culture and history. We are proud ambassadors of our province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Their music is of Irish/Newfoundland genre, with a wide repertoire of vocal and instrumental music.

The Celtic Fiddlers are members of the Music Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MusicNL), St. John’s Folk Arts Society, ArtsNL, Destination St. John’s, and the East Coast Music Association. The Celtic Fiddlers were awarded the Instrumental Artist of the Year for MUSICNL in 2006. Korona was awarded Music Educator of the Year MusicNL 2019.

The Celtic Fiddlers & Co. is a not-for-profit organization that relies on grants and CD production/sales as well as honoraria from performances to assist in travel and further CD production.


Our Timeline


To celebrate their 30th anniversary, The Celtic Fiddlers are thrilled to announce that they have been invited to Ireland for two international festivals, as well as touring the province during the summer months.


The Celtic Fiddlers had the honour of performing for the Royal couple; Prince Charles and Lady Camilla during their visit to the province on May 14th

The group also took on festivals in and around the Avalon area, as well as shows in Dildo, Heart's Content, Placentia, and Marystown


Performed at varius locations around the province, such as:

Twillingate, George Street Festival, and much more.

They also welcomed back Newfoundland, a band from Ireland who were visiting the province for their second time.


Due to Covid, performances were limited


Performed at George Street Festival, Garrick Theatre in Buenavista; communities of Petty Harbour, Holyrood and Fogo Island, at local churches, pubs and halls


The Celtic Fiddlers celebrate their 25th anniversary.

They release thier sixth album, Ready For The Storm, with in Portugal where they began their cd launch.


The Fiddlers travelled to Ireland for their fifth tour. They were invited to festivals in Dublin, Galway, Tralee, Ennis, New Ross and Waterford, and performed for audiences worldwide.


The Celtic Fiddlers toured Grates Cove and The Gathering with Shaun Majumder. These were fantastic performances and well received by local and tourists from all over the world.


The Celtic Fiddlers toured New York through invitations from the Canadian Consulate, Ellis Island, Irish Christian Brothers and CanadaNYC as part of the Canada Day festivities.


The Celtic Fiddlers release their fifth album, Tides & Times.


The Celtic Fiddlers release their fourth album, The Salt In Our Eyes.


The Celtic Fiddlers were awarded the Instrumental Artist of the Year for MusicNL.


The Celtic Fiddlers release their third album, A Time For Christmas.


The Celtic Fiddlers release their second album, Salt Of The Earth.


The Celtic Fiddlers release their first album, Passage.


The Celtic Fiddlers were formed under the direction of Korona Brophy.

Latest Album

Ready For The Storm

Ready For The Storm

Release Year: 2019 Total Songs: 8 1. Loneseome Boatman
2. Caledonia
3. Sailor’s Wife
4. Ready For The Storm
5. Last Great Love Song
6. Maid On The Shore
7. Hard Times
8. Rakes Of Kildare Set


Salt Of The Earth
A Time For Christmas
The Salt In Our Eyes
Album One

Band Members

Korona Brophy

Korona Brophy

Erin O'Brien

Erin O'Brien

Tiana Parker

Tiana Parker

Jaime Moran

Jamie Moran

Janis Campbell

Janis Campbell

Rachel Thistle

Rachel Thistle

Riley LeDrew

Riley LeDrew


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