Bio

Native of Shawville, QC Ursula Schultz is steeped in the Ottawa Valley fiddling tradition. Well-versed in Celtic rock, Irish, Folk, French Canadian and Crossover music Ursula puts her own spin on traditional and modern tunes as well as creating original compositions. After starting piano and step dancing lessons at the age of 7, she switched to fiddle at 12. Ursula’s main musical influences have come from her family, other Influences range from Alison Krauss, Máiréad Nesbitt, Shania Twain, David Garret as well as many other inspirational people who have greatly impacted her passion and strengthened her goal to pursue a music career. With a unique and captivating stage presence and a wide repertoire of music Ursula's style varies from deep and sorrowful laments to dancing and spirited reels. She has shared the stage with a variety of notable members of the Canadian music scene, including Grammy nominated group Northern Cree, Keith Glass, former member of Canadian Hall Of Fame band, Prairie Oyster, Juno Award nominee Craig Cardiff and The Jerry Cans. Ursula has played at multiple music venues in Canada’s Capital for Canada Day at Parliament Hill,  Bluesfest, Cityfolk Festival, Jazz Festival, National Arts Centre aswell as performing with her own group and doing session work for Canadian artists she is currently the fiddle player for Multi Award Winning Indigenous Folk Group,  Twin Flames. She's performed at festivals and concert halls throughout North America playing for politicians, celebrities and avid music lovers alike. Ursula was a special guest on Rogers TV for a series called Ear To The Ground as well as appearing on CTV. There's new material on the horizon with an anticipated release date of October 2018. It's something you won’t want to miss. This young star is on her way to big things! With a fire inside her that glows as red as the hair on her head.

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