Roy MacLaren

Music & Sound

Contact Info

Resides in
Eastern Townships

Social Media

Experience working with

  • Early childhood
  • Cycle 1 Elementary
  • Cycle 2 Elementary
  • Cycle 3 Elementary
  • Secondary 1 & 2
  • Secondary 3 & 4
  • Secondary 5
  • Senior Citizens

Lifelong Learners

  • Adult Learners

I regularly explore the following Broad Areas of Learning/Themes in my work

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Personal and Career Planning
  • Environmental Awareness and Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Citizenship and Community Life (Identity & Belonging)

Listed in the Quebec Culture in the Schools Repertoire

  • Yes

I have experience working with

  • Quebec Culture in Schools

I can facilitate virtual creative experiences

  • Yes


  • I am available for travel within the same day
  • I am available for travel overnight
  • An extended residency is an option
Eastern Townships native Roy MacLaren plays traditional music on the highland bagpipes, tenor banjo and tin whistle. An experienced performer and educator, he believes a good tune makes its own friends whether it comes from Quebec, Scotland, Ireland or elsewhere. When not performing with his band the Narrows, Roy is a licensed carpenter and teaches part time in the wood shop at a high school in the Eastern Townships.

Creative Approach and Experiences Offered

I offer an introduction to traditional music workshop that exposes students to Celtic and Quebec dance music.

I also teach woodworking courses than can be tailored to the age group and skill level of the students.


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