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Ernst Birss is a classical guitarist and guitar teacher based in Edmonton, Alberta.

He performs as a soloist and in a duo with
singer Merrill Tanner. He is available for performance in concerts, at weddings, receptions and other special occasions, and as an accompanist.


Phone: 780-482-3741

Upcoming Events

1/ I'll be playing at the Cafe Amore Bistro, 10807 106 Avenue, on five Thursdays in May. A complete schedule appears below.
There is more information on this fine restaurant at

Thursday, May 2, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Thursday, May 9, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Thursday, May 16, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Thursday, May 23, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Thursday, May 30, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

2/ In June singer Merrill Tanner and I will be performing twice at the Water Valley Celtic Festival in Water Valley, Alberta -

Water Valley Celtic Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
1st performance - 10:30 am at the Upper Level Schoolhouse
2nd performance - 3:00 pm at Papa Luigi’s Café

For more information see

  New! Two videos with singer Merrill Tanner recorded at a Music Wednesdays at Noon concert on February 1, 2017:

Enrique Granados, El Tra la la y el punteado

Loreena McKennitt, Never-Ending Road

Last updated in May, 2019