Kelvin Enns was born in Calgary but grew up in Winnipeg.
He began playing the violin at the age of four, switching
to viola at 14. Enns began viola studies with Joanne Martin
and, while still a teenager won the Aikins Memorial Sr. Trophy
at the Winnipeg Music Festival, played at the Winnipeg Folk
Festival, and appeared occasionally with the Winnipeg Symphony.
Enns received his Bachelor of Music from Brandon University,
where he studied with Dr. Francis Chaplin, Gwen Hoebig and
Nandor Szederkenyi. After graduation, he spent five years
in Toronto as principal viola with the Oshawa Symphony Orchestra
and the Toronto Philharmonic. He has also worked with the
Canadian Opera Company, Mississauga Philharmonic and a variety
of recording artists. Kelvin joined Orchestra London as Principal
Violist in 2003. He teaches both viola and violin, and he
and his wife now call London home.