Christina Smith

Christina Smith (cello, fiddle, viola da gamba, vocals) is recognised in North America and Britain as one of the foremost exponents of traditional Newfoundland fiddling. Since 1982 she has been collecting, researching, performing, teaching, and publishing on Newfoundland traditional music. She teaches both in the community and at Memorial University School of Music. Christina tours internationally and records with the award winning groups Jean Hewson and Christina Smith and Frank Maher and the Mahers Bahers. She is the founder and director of the STEP Fiddlers, a group of young musicians who have been performing and recording Newfoundland tunes since 1983.