Mitchell Howanyk – Violin, Fiddle, Mandolin, Theory, Beginner Cello
Qualifications: BA of Mus.
$30/ Half hour lesson (private)
Available Tues, Wed, Fri
Mitchell Howanyk studied Music Performance at Brandon University and holds his Grade 10 Royal Conservatory of Violin as well as a teacher certificate from the province of British Columbia. He received numerous awards, including the Okanagan Teen Honour in the Arts, the Kadac/Scorpion award for best young male performer in BC, the highest mark in the Kiwanis Music Festival in 2006, and at the request of M.P Werner Schmit and the Mayor of Kelowna, Mitchell had the honour of being one of the few select musicians chosen to represent Kelowna & Canada at the World Expo 2004 in Japan. Mitchell performed at countless events, most notably Kelowna’s Centennial with the Okanagan Symphony as well as independently before headliner Alan Jackson, the Merritt Mountain Music Festival, Keloha Music Festival, Centre of Gravity and opened forFred Penner at the BC Children’s Festival. His Band Wild Son has toured across Canada, Bermuda and Alaska and has been voted top 3 in best of Kelowna 4 years in a row winning Gold in 2016. Mitchell believes that music is a performing art, and one to be shared. Balancing a successful performing career as well as sharing the legacy of music has been the greatest joy for him.