Keri Lynn Zwicker is Cowboy Celtic’s ‘Celtic harpist’ and is from Edmonton, Alberta. A talented and versatile player, Keri Lynn graduated from the University of Alberta in 1997 with a Bachelor of Music degree with distinction. She joined Cowboy Celtic in October 1998, and has travelled with the group to festivals and concert halls all across the western United States and to Scotland. A consummate professional, she is a favourite feature at Cowboy Celtic performances.
Keri Lynn’s musical schedule also includes classical and Celtic performances. She has played principal harp several times with the Edmonton, Regina and Saskatoon symphony orchestras, and has performed full-length chamber music concerts with a flautist. She is also an accomplished Gaelic-style singer who accompanies herself on the Celtic harp. Her solo CD, independently released and entitled The Devil’s Mill, showcases well her exceptional playing and singing. Keri’s harp playing is also prominently featured on Cowboy Celtic’s Drover Road CD.
Keri Lynn recently completed her Masters of Arts in Music at the University of Alberta, with a focus in Ethnomusicology. When not playing classical or Celtic music, or touring with Cowboy Celtic, she instructs harp at Alberta College’s Conservatory of Music.