Amy Gilliam Carwile of Lexington, Kentucky, has been playing the fiddle since age eight. Amy’s championships include the NorthWest Regional, Washington State, Colorado Open, Pend O-Reille International, and the Rocky Mountain Young Adult Championships. She has served as a judge at the Alabama, Oregon, Idaho Open, Indiana, and Wyoming State Contests, as well as the Colorado, NorthWest Regional, and the National Old-Time Fiddler’s Contest, in Weiser, Idaho.
In tandem with her private music instruction, Amy travels the U.S. and internationally, conducting fiddle workshops and master classes, as well as teaching at summer music camps, including the International Fiddle School at Vanderbilt University. Amy currently performs as a duo with her husband Daniel adding fiddle, piano, and vocals to their fusion of musical styles. Together, they own and operate the Carwile String Studio. Visit her website for more information.