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This profile was last updated on 7/9/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Pianist

Company Description: Instrumental, contemporary and traditional folk music with New England, celtic, and southern influences.
Background

Employment History

  • Scottish Dance Music Workshops Teacher
    Scottish , English
  • Pianist

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    The New Hip Trio
  • Member
    Terpsichore
  • Member
    Waverley Station
  • Member
    FINDHORN
72 Total References
Web References
Gypsy Meltdown - Biographies
www.gypsymeltdown.com, 9 July 2015 [cached]
With help from some wonderful musicians, namely pianist Liz Donaldson, she was introduced to the concepts of playing for folk dances − improvising on simple tunes while playing in small ensembles. What an amazing 180 degree change from the music she had grown up playing − no conductor, learning tunes by ear, playing rhythmically and improvising off the page.
Liz ...
www.rmfiddle.com, 9 July 2014 [cached]
Liz Donaldson
Piano
LizDonaldson Liz is the first Bruce Patterson piano fellow* at RMFC. A full-time musician and dance caller, she has been playing piano for dancing for many years. She is known for her innovative back-up style incorporating exciting rhythms, textures, and harmony lines in her music. In addition to playing for Scottish, English and American contra and square dances, Liz teaches all these styles, and dances, too! She is a member of Terpsichore, Waverley Station, and The New Hip Trio. Liz's latest recording is "English Echoes: English Country Dance Favorites. Liz has taught and played at numerous dance weekends and music workshops across the US as well as abroad. Liz also teaches "BandAids", ensemble-playing workshops, and enjoys composing tunes, especially waltzes. Visit Liz' website.
Scottish Country Dance Groups in Canada and the United States - The Inter-city Scot
www.intercityscot.org [cached]
Maryland (MD) - Liz Donaldson [Jan 2014] note: Liz Donaldson (Bethesda, MD) is a full-time musician, plays piano and accordion and has been playing for dancing for many years. She is known for her innovative back-up style incorporating exciting rhythms, textures, and harmony lines in her music. In addition to playing for Scottish, English and American contra and square dances, Liz teaches all these styles, and dances, too! She is a member of FINDHORN, Terpsichore, Folk Remedy, Dance du Jour, and Waverley Station. website: www.LizDonaldson.com
Takoma Park Folk Festival
www.tpff.org, 6 Mar 2006 [cached]
Terpsichore consists of fiddler Elke Baker and pianist Liz Donaldson. They perform for Scottish, contra, and English dances, festivals, and musical events all over the world. Their vast repertoire includes Scottish, Irish, Welsh, English, Shetland, Cape Breton, American, and original compositions. Elke, the 1995 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion, is a faculty member of the Washington Conservatory of Music. Liz is well known in the greater Washington area and beyond for her exciting innovative piano playing, which provides great rhythmic drive to strathspeys, reels, and jigs. She teaches Scottish Dance music workshops and teaches and calls for Scottish, English, and American dances. http://members.aol.com/bakerez1/
The RSCDS Central Iowa Branch ...
rscds-twincities.org, 20 Jan 2015 [cached]
The RSCDS Central Iowa Branch will host its Annual Ball at theCollegiate Methodist Church Annex in Ames, IA on May 2nd, featuring music by pianist Liz Donaldson and fiddler Catherine Miller.
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