ROSS, fiddle (Gaithersburg, MD) was classically trained on violin
during her schooldays but was drawn to begin playing again in 1991
after discovering Celtic fiddle music. She plays regularly for
Scottish and English Country dancing. Becky is known for her rich tone
and sensitive emotional connection to the music, whether that is a
sorrowful Scottish lament, a majestic march or a driving reel.
Becky performs with Liz Donaldson and Colleen
Reed as the dance band Elegant Echoes and they have released two CDs;
"English Echoes, English Country Dance Favorites" and
“English Echoes II, More English Country Dance Favorites”. She
has released two CDs of Celtic music on fiddle and hammered dulcimer
with her late husband Bill Mitchell; "On The Brink" (2002) and
"Silver Lining" (2007). She joined Karin Loya (cello)
and Julie Gorka (piano) on the CD "A Sheep at the Wheel" and she was
part of the 18th century music trio Tasker's Chance on the
CD “On the Map”.
Becky is a founding Board member and
current President of the Potomac Valley Scottish Fiddle Club, a
non-profit group promoting Scottish fiddle music. Buy Becky's CDs at the Potomac Valley Scottish Fiddle Club webstore.