Allan Dionne has been an active part of the Vancouver music scene for many years. His ﬁrst instrument was the accordion, but he went on to obtain a BMus in Percussion from UBC. Since then Allan has performed with many notables in Celtic music, such as Ashley MacIsaac and the Celtic-funk band Mad Pudding. He also plays accordion and percussion in the Francophone group Pastiche. Allan is a ﬁxture within the Celtic, Francophone and Brazilian music communities in Vancouver, where he plays accordion, drum set and percussion.