Tony Ludiker is a five-time National Grand Champion fiddler, originally from Spokane, Washington. He started his musical training at the age of ten, and began competing in fiddle contests in 1974. Tony has earned the title of Washington State Open Fiddle Champion thirteen times, unbeaten between 1982 and 2000. He has toured South Korea with his fiddle/violin, backed up entertainers Ray Price and Rod Stewart, and was the concertmaster for the Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra in Idaho. Tony was recruited from that position to join the Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he currently resides.