• The word Armadillo is Spanish for “little armoured one”
• Armadillos have terrific hearing but awful eyesight
• Peaceful and sleepy during the day, Armadillos stay up all night, banging into things and causing a disturbance
• Any similarity to present members of the Armadillo Strings is strictly coincidental
Founded in 1989, The Armadillos are talented, highly trained professionals who have performed at concerts, festivals, weddings, and receptions. Personal backgrounds of present Armadillos include performing with the Vancouver Symphony, Vancouver Opera, Victoria Symphony, numerous musical theatre productions in addition to such stars as Natalie Cole, Ray Charles and others.
The Armadillo String Ensemble takes pride in their varied and extensive repertoire. With a base in Classical and Baroque music, they also perform Broadway tunes, Pop and Big Band selections, plus Opera, Latin, Gypsy music and Waltzes. This talented ensemble can be a trio or a quartet. Whether the setting is formal or casual, they add an irresistible ambiance to all occasions.