Mac Morin is a dancer and piano player from Troy, Cape Breton. Starting out as a talented dancer, Mac became interested in piano as a teenager. He has gone on to tour around the world with Natalie MacMaster and Beòlach while continuing to travel widely to teach Cape Breton step dancing. Mac has appeared on numerous artists’ recordings including Buddy MacMaster, Glenn Graham and Troy MacGillivray. He released a solo album in 2003 and is currently working on a new record. As Artist in Residence this year, he will be directing a special concert that traces the evolution of the Cape Breton piano style. He will also perform with Beòlach, Natalie MacMaster, Mairi Rankin and Dannsa as well as show off his steps along with Nic Gareiss.