Deborah Nuse is an American Celtic instruments musician. She played violin as a girl, but was unsure whether music would become her vocation. Other choices she considered were veterinarian and artist.
She decided to study art and attended Ohio Wesleyan University obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing. She then worked as a graphic artist, portrait painter, and calligrapher as well as being a nursery school teacher and pet-sitter.
A turning point came in 1990 when she heard Celtic fiddle music. This led her to seek out more Celtic music. When she heard the great piper Hamish Moore she began playing the Scottish small pipes.
She joined the contradance band Spontaneous Combustion and then another named Absence of Mallards, of which she is still a member. She joined the duo Farther Shore, a folk group, where she plays instruments and ... Read Full Biography