Darcy Stamp violinist

Darcy Stamp violinist

 Calgary, Alberta, CAN
BandFolk

Biography

Darcy Stamp has established himself as one of Canada's most versatile sidemen. His training has included, classical violin studies at Mount Royal College Academy program with Joan Barrett and Nick Pulos, and three years of private violin study at the University of Toronto with David Zafer. Darcy has also been a violinist for the Calgary Youth Orchestra, Toronto Youth Symphony, and the University of Toronto Opera Orchestra. For 8 years he was a member of the Calgary Fiddlers, followed by two years as founding member of Fiddlers GF, that included extensive touring of Canada, U.S. and the U.K. Some of those shows included engagements for Disney and double bill with fiddler Mark O’connor, as well as opening for Charlie Daniels, the Statler Brothers and Patricia Conroy. Currently Darcy is working in Calgary as a freelance violinist/fiddler playing Celtic, Pop, Country, Folk, and theatre shows. Recent highlights included violin section for Josh Groban, fiddle for George Canyon, Dave Gunning, Johnny Reid, Jully Black, Andrea Menard, and John Wort Hannam, including performances at Kennedy Center, and Smithsonian in Washington. As well shows with traditional Celtic group Third Reel, and Tim Tamashiro's Bonanza Little Big Band. Darcy also does extensive studio work, including albums, commercials, Broadway touring shows, and Nashville demos. Theatre credits include fiddler in A Closer Walk with Patsy (Vancouver), and fiddler in The Best Little Whore house in Texas (Calgary). Darcy's Self Titled solo album was released in 2007. It's a diverse album of violin/fiddle instrumentals, showcasing a variety of styles.

Discography

Darcy Stamp Darcy Stamp 2007

Set List

Set list is made appropriate to the venue and funciton. Styles can include Classical, Celtic, Bluegrass, Pop, and Swing.