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 – Robbie Shepherd, BBC Radio Scotland


"Rebecca has proved herself to be an accomplished and gifted interpreter, composer, and champion of Scottish fiddling." 

 – Fiddler Magazine


"Technically masterful, wonderfully melodic."  

 – Dirty Linen

"Rebecca’s passionate and informed approach to performance and scholarship bodes well for the future of Scottish music."

 – Fiddler Magazine

"World class talent."

 – 67 Music 


Originally from Corvallis, Oregon, Rebecca Lomnicky began playing classical violin at age five, discovering Scottish fiddle music shortly thereafter. Rebecca has been the recipient of many performance awards throughout her career, the most prestigious being in 2009 when she won the invitation-only Glenfiddich International Scottish Fiddle Championship held at Blair Castle in Scotland. Rebecca has performed in Scotland, Ireland, Italy, China, and across the USA, and is a founding member of California-based Scottish band, The Fire. She has recorded nine albums, been featured on BBC Radio on multiple occasions, and was recently interviewed by Fiddler Magazine which described her as “an accomplished and gifted interpreter, composer, and champion of Scottish fiddling.” In addition to her performance accolades, Rebecca holds a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology and two masters degrees specializing in Scottish traditional music from the University of California, Berkeley. 


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