With music from Scotland and Ireland, Celtic Shadow will have you swaying to the beautiful and haunting ballads and wanting to dance lively to a jig or reel. Nyk and Diane have reached back to their heritage to provide you this genre here in the Mountain West. Performing as a duo Celtic Shadow can add instruments and other musicians to meet your needs. Would you like a whistle, bag pipes, bodhran, concertina, or other traditional instruments?
Diane Koller, originally from Northern California, now calls Idaho home. She started her musical career at the age of two, playing fiddle and eventually mandolin in a family bluegrass band. She has since enjoyed playing in various groups in Jackson, Wyoming and Idaho. She loves to spend her free time outside with her two boys, cutie little girl, and wonderful husband.
Nykolus Vail, from Rexburg, Idaho began playing banjo when he was six years old. His desire to play and sing came from watching and performing folk and western music with his father. Nyk loves playing anything with strings but mandolin and guitar are his favorites. He enjoys the great outdoors and loves spending time with his wonderful wife, son, and two beautiful daughters.