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     Knowles, Liz

    She is a violinist born in Kentucky whose mother was a bagpipe player and grandmother also a violinist.  She specialises in Celtic fiddle playing and has worked with artists such as the Sirius String Quartet, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, the Ensemble Galilei, Steve Reich, Paula Cole and the Riverdance ensemble.  Married to the uilleann pipe player Kieran O;Hare, she has appeared on the soundtrack of Michael Collins and as a soloist she has released the album The Celtic Fiddle of Liz Knowles.

     

    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra recordings

     

    Thomas Moore & Sir John Stevenson

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Telarc CD-80571 (CD: A Celtic Spectacular)

    Conductor - Erich Kunzel

    Arranger - Leroy Anderson

    Tenor - John McDermott

    Fiddle - Liz Knowles

    Silver Arm Celtic Band

    Pipes - Kieran O'Hare

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.fiddlechicks.com/players/knowles.htm
    2. http://www.rambles.net/knowles_fiddle.html

     

    Here she is with the String Sisters performing "Rumble Thy Bellyfull".  She is centre stage....

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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