Michael Burnyeat is a fiddler and multi-instrumentalist from Vancouver, BC, who plays with numerous Celtic, Folk, and Country bands in Vancouver and across the lower mainland. He is the founder of the UBC Fiddle Club, and is a two-time BC fiddle champion (2017-2018). In 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022 he was a finalist in the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Competition.
He has released two albums of fiddle music, A Sense of Tradition (2018) and On The Edge (2022).
He is an in demand music instructor in Vancouver, currently teaching at Open Door Music School, as well as co-founding and co-leading The Open Door Fiddlers, a youth fiddle group.