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URSULA SCHULTZ ~ SHORT BIO
Ursula Schultz Ottawa fiddle player/violinist/vocalist versatile and charismatic with a free spirit for improvisation being well-versed in celtic and folk Ursula puts her own spin on traditional and modern tunes as well as creating original compositions. Ursula has performed in every shape and colour you could imagine - the Arctic to the warm beaches in the south. Performing with Keith Glass, Northern Cree, Craig Cardiff, Twin Flames and the Jerry Cans.
URSULA SCHULTZ ~ BIOGRAPHY
Ursula Schultz charismatic and versatile with a free spirit for improvisation being well-versed in celtic and folk Ursula puts her own spin on traditional and modern tunes as well as creating original compositions. After starting piano and step dancing lessons at a young age she got introduced to the fiddle at twelve. Her main Influences range from Alison Krauss, Máiréad Nesbitt, David Garret and Mark O'Conner who have greatly impacted her passion and helped her carve a career as a soloist and a backup artist which has taken her to the Arctic, East and West Coast as well Southern states. With a unique, 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 opening for seven time Grammy Nominated Group Northern Cree, Keith Glass, former member of Canadian Hall Of Fame band and Juno award winning band, Prairie Oyster, Juno Award nominee Craig Cardiff and The Jerry Cans as well toured for three years with a multi award winning band, Twin Flames. 2019 has brought her to work with an international acclaimed group, The American Rogues. She has played at multiple music venues in Canada’s Capital including Canada Day at Parliament Hill, Bluesfest, City-folk Festival, Jazz Festival, National Arts Centre, Fairmont Château Laurier , Algonquin Commons Theatre , Shenkman Arts Centre, Centrepoint Theatre , Bronson Centre, Hilton Lac Leamy, and The Grand Hall. Ursula performed at the Canadian Folk Music Awards as well, appeared on Much Music with a project she worked with, was a special guest on Rogers TV for a series called "Ear To The Ground" as well appearing on CBC and CTV, She's performed at festivals and concert halls throughout North America as well private events for politicians, celebrities and avid music lovers alike.
2018 - Awarded: Native American Music Awards - Folk Album of the year- Twin Flames
2018 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards - Record of the Year-Twin Flames
2018 -Nominated: Native American Music Awards - Song of the Year (Rise Up)- Twin Flames
2018 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards - Best Americana Recording-Twin Flames
2018 - Nominated: Native American Music Awards - Best Music Video Recording Performance “Broke Down Ski’Tuuq- Twin Flames
2017 - Nominated: Canadian Folk Music Awards, World Group of the Year-Twin Flames
2017 - Nominated: Teweikan Music Awards, Best Folk Band-Twin Flames