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Elegant Echoes

Elegant Echoes

Becky Ross (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano),and Colleen Reed (flute) comprise the trio Elegant Echoes and play a rich repertoire of traditional folk music from the British Isles and Ireland with engaging energy and sparkling sophistication. They have found an easy chemistry as a trio, weaving together sweet harmonies and melodies with lively rhythmic punctuation. Each member of this trio brings a wealth of experience and style to the music. Elegant Echoes has recorded two English Country Dance CDs - English Echoes and English Echoes II. These CDs as well as their other offerings can be found at the Potomac Valley Scottish Fiddle Club Webstore.

Liz Donaldson's distinctive piano style captures the mood of each dance through textures, harmony lines and exciting rhythms. She is a sought-after pianist for English, Scottish, and American Contra and Square Dances.

Colleen Reed (flute) is recognized for her natural feel for dance music, whether the tune needs smooth handling or driving pulses. She has been playing for English and Scottish Country Dancing since 1997 and also plays for American Contra Dances.

Becky Ross was classically trained on violin as a child and resumed playing in 1991 after discovering Celtic fiddle music. She is known for the rich tone of her playing and sensitive emotional connection to the music. She has played regularly for Scottish and English Country Dancing since 1999.