Three deeply attained woman of acoustic folk music. Each has played and sung for over 30 years in old-time, country, Balkan, Irish, and bluegrass genres.
Sue Thompson is one of a small number of highly-accomplished women flatpickers, well as a teacher who has taught at the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, California Coast Music Camp, British Columbia Bluegrass Workshop, and Port Townsend's renowned Festival of American Fiddletunes.
Laurie Riley is a world renowned harpist trained in many styles, has played with The Chieftains, and is a widely loved educator: https://laurierileymusic.com/video-clips/
Laura Smith is also widely-beloved as a teacher in the greater Puget Sound region, and for her exquisite touch on the claw hammer banjo.