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"Excellent." 

 – 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 

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Originally from Corvallis Oregon, Rebecca Lomnicky began playing classical violin and piano at age five, discovering Scottish fiddle music only a few years later. Rebecca has been the recipient of many fiddle awards throughout her career, the most prestigious being in 2009 when she won the invitation-only 20th Annual Glenfiddich International Scottish Fiddle Championship held at Blair Castle in Scotland. Rebecca has performed in Scotland, Ireland, Italy, China, and across the USA, and currently tours with her Scottish band, The Fire. She has been featured on BBC Radio on multiple occasions, and was recently interviewed by Fiddler Magazine which stated “Rebecca has proved herself to be an accomplished and gifted interpreter, composer, and champion of Scottish fiddling.” In addition to her performance accolades, Rebecca holds two masters degrees, one in Folklore and one in Ethnomusicology specializing in Scottish traditional music, and is currently teaching and pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. 

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