Mark Morrisseau

Portrait of Mark Morrisseau

Mark Morisseau is one of the finest fiddlers around today. At the early age of 7 his family’s musical heritage inspired his interest in music. A multi-instrumentalist, Mark has had the opportunity to perform with many well-respected artists across the country. 


Ancestries: Metis
Genre: Fiddle

Albums

Album Cover
Favorites [nominated: 2011]
mp3 clipWalker Street/Winding Stream (962.7K, 1:00s)
mp3 clipPearl's Swing (962.7K, 1:00s)
mp3 clipApple Cider Polka (962.7K, 1:00s)

Awards, Nominations & Submissions

2011Best Fiddle CDFavoritesWinner

Biography

Mark Morisseau is one of the finest fiddlers around today. At the early age of 7 his family’s musical heritage inspired his interest in music. A multi-instrumentalist, Mark has had the opportunity to perform with many well-respected artists across the country. Presently Mark enjoys teaching traditional fiddle music to over 150 students in his home province of Manitoba. Many of his students have been recognized across the country receiving numerous invitations to record and perform their music. His students have received special honours for preserving a part of Canada’s heritage. Mark received an invite to the Grand Masters in Ottawa after numerous accolades in and out of his province. Mark has appeared on the TV series “The Sharing Circle” and “The Mix” and has three traditional fiddle recordings to his name. His music was featured on Ray St. Germain’s nationally aired “Rhythm of the Metis” series. Mark’s love of music was also showcased in the award-winning television documentary “How the Fiddle Flows”.
Recently completing his third recording effort called "Favorites", Mark continues to spread around the music, which is what he enjoys the most.