Project Description

Ariko Trio

Folklore en fête – In-Person Performance

Get ready to be recharged with Ariko’s unique arrangements of traditional French songs, fiddle tunes, original songs and stepdance in a trio format. Audiences of all ages are invited to participate in interactive activities which include call and response songs, dance and rhythms (spoons, bonhomme gigueurs) and maybe even a little bit of howling!
Recipient of the « Coup de foudre Salut! » award at Contact Ontarios in 2018 and an APCM nominee for Best Roots Artist (solo or group) in 2019, Ariko’s passionate voice will entice you to participate in its musical heritage.

Check out Ariko’s virtual performance!

For information about their Virtual workshop click here!

In-Person Booking Inquiry

Curriculum Connections

Cross Curricular Connections

French Education

Booking Details

School Fee: $854.00 + HST
Audience Size: 300
Grades: K-8
Language: Bilingual
Availability: Limited Year-Round

Teacher Resources

Downloads coming soon

About Ariko Trio

Recipient of the “Coup de foudre Salut!” award for their concert Portrait de famille at Contact Ontarois in 2018, Ariko was selected to tour their dynamic show through elementary and secondary schools and community centres across the province during the 2018-2019 season. Concerts include unique arrangements of traditional French-Canadian songs, originals, fiddle tunes and stepdance!

Ariko’s performances and workshop offerings are well suited to diverse audiences and events. These have ranged from leading a variety of workshops (fiddle, stepdance and French call and response songs) for school groups, festivals and special events to performing on the main stage at the Mariposa Folk Festival, the Pan Am Games, Metis celebrations and the Goderich Celtic Roots Festival. In January 2019 L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM) nominated Ariko for the category “Artiste solo or group – Roots” for a Trille Or award.