Katie MacLeod has been step dancing and playing the fiddle since almost twenty years. Born and raised in Dunvegan, Inverness County, and a member of the Broad Cove Parish, Katie played at her first Broad Cove Scottish Concert at the age of ten with her cousin Marion MacLeod on piano. Growing up, Katie attended summer and spring break sessions at The Gaelic College/Colaisde na Gàidhlig. Throughout high school and university she has performed at many ceilidhs and venues throughout Cape Breton, in addition to traveling with the Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association to Victoria, BC and Scotland. Katie is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University and is has recently graduated from the Industrial Engineering program at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS.