Liz Donaldson, piano and accordion.
(Bethesda, MD) plays piano and accordion.
is known for her
innovative back-up style incorporating exciting rhythms, textures, and harmony lines in her
In addition to playing for Scottish, English and American contra dances, Liz teaches all these styles, and dances, too!
She is a member of Terpsichore, Waverley Station, and The New Hip Trio.
recordings include: Caledonian Muse
, Scottish Dance Music
, Waverley Station
: First Stop!
Memories of Scottish Weekend
('98) and More Memories of Scottish Weekend ('02), as well as English Echoes: English Country Dance Favorites.
has two books of Scottish tune medleys and collections of her
own compositions: Rain in the Desert and Moon over Inverness.
has taught and played at numerous dance weekends and music workshops including Scottish Weekend, Pinewoods, and Asilomar.
travels have taken her
to Great Britain, Canada, France and Japan.