Elke Baker, 1995 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle
Champion, combines lyrical melodies with driving dance rhythms in her energetic
fiddling. Elke plays Scottish, Celtic, and American fiddle music for concerts,
festivals, dances, and parties across America and abroad. Click the
"Biography" link to learn more.
Elke frequently plays
solo at concerts and festivals and occasionally for dances. She also plays in a
number of bands.
Click the "Performance" link to learn more about her bands
As a soloist, she has played at a great range of venues including the Kennedy
Center, Hawaii Academy of Arts, Institute of Musical Traditions, Maryland Early
Music Festival, Cambridge Concert Series, and the legendary Eagle Tavern in New
York. Elke also plays with a wide range of talented collaborators and
accompanists for concerts, festivals, and private events. Elke has played with
Robin Bullock, Alasdair Fraser, Hesperus, Muriel Johnstone, Seamus Kennedy, Ken
Kolodner, Zan MacLeod, Chris Norman, Sue Richards, Terry Traub, Larry Unger, and