A multi-instrumentalist by trade (percussions, guitar, vocals, etc), Craig Girardin hones a vaste repertoire of traditional musique styles across the globe. With a long-running expertise in American Pop music styles (Blue, Gospel, Pop, Reggea), Girardin further expanded his expertise across continents, mastering styles found in North and West Africa, Australia, and Western, Eastern and Central Euope, touring within Canada with band Ümanz.
His passion for classic percussions taking shape during his most formative years, Girardin is self-taught and continues to absorb and master new repertoires of traditional styles of music, playing on a multitude of different percussion instruments. His passion is greatly felt in his teaching, inspiring his students one beat at a time.
All are welcome at his percussion workshops. Whether trying djembe, dounoun or conga for the first time (or bringing your own instrument), Girardin will surely get you in the groove with bright, colourful songs that are all-level friendly!