Liz Carroll was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Irish immigrant parents from Limerick and Offaly Counties. She first picked up the fiddle as a young child. Inspired by her family and community, Liz honed her skills at the local Traditional Musicians Association. Since she was 18, when she astounded the Celtic music world by winning the Senior All-Ireland Championship, Liz Carroll and her fiddle have been amazing audiences around the globe. Her recordings and appearances on concert stages, television, and radio have established Liz as one of traditional music's most sought after performers.