Kalissa Hernandez

Kalissa Hernandez

BandCountryCeltic

Kalissa is Canada's hottest young fiddler. With her amazing vocals and electrifying step dancing, this championship fiddler will be sure to dazzle you and leave you wanting more!

Biography

At 20 years old, Victoria BC’s Kalissa Hernandez has received much recognition for her hard work both performing and competing. When she was 12 years old, she made fiddle history by being the youngest person ever to win the title of BC Provincial Fiddle Champion where all her fellow competitors were adults. Kalissa has been invited four times to represent BC at the Canadian Grand Masters (National Fiddle Competition), in Ottawa. She has toured extensively throughout North America, and performed at various Folk Festivals across Canada, both fiddling and stepdancing. She has just released her solo debut album, Later Than Last, and will be touring with it locally and internationally (to the UK). She plays a variety of fiddle styles including Irish, Old Time Canadian, Texas Swing, Celtic, and Metis. Kalissa is a sought after fiddle instructor for camps and workshops. Her performances bring audiences to their feed dancing, for an unforgettable show that you won’t want to miss!

Discography

Later Than Last - Debut Solo Album (2009)
Sisters - Ivonne and Kalissa Hernandez (2009)

Set List

Traditional and original fiddle tunes and songs.