Currently a PhD student at
the RSAMD, Lori grew up in the Scottish Borders playing
traditional music from a young age. A BBC Scotland Young
Traditional Musician of the Year 2002 and 2003 Finalist,
Lori has performed extensively throughout Britain and Europe
. She has broadcast on radio, television and the internet
throughout Europe and in the USA . Performing with artists
such as Brian McNeill, Aly Bain, Cathal McConnell, Dick
Gaughan, Duncan Chisholm, Karine Polwart, The Unusual Suspects
and Scottish Women has solidified Lori's reputation as a
leading traditional musician of her generation.
Lori's own compositions are both true
to the tradition and contemporary. Her singing and fiddle
playing deliver a stunning performance rich in personality.
Here you have a unique, individual voice creating sounds
of beauty in fiddle and song.
Lori also enjoys the freedom
to release her music independently on family label ISLE
Music Scotland and directed and produced the Borders Young
Fiddles album released in 2004.