Alex George is a violin and mandolin musician from Almonte Ontario. He has been playing violin for 12 years and has a wide repertoire of music from jazz to country, classical to contemporary. He enjoys performing to all ages in all settings – intimate gatherings to festival stages. Alex has performed in the Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy television special A Celtic Family Christmas in 2018, as well as an auxiliary string player with them at Casino Rama in 2019. He is the recipient of the Danny O’Connell Memorial Award, recognized for his role in advancing Ottawa Valley fiddle tradition. Alex was honoured to be a witness at a Parliamentary committee passing legislation to establish Canada’s National Fiddling Day. He is currently studying his Bachelor of Music at Humber College in Toronto.