Rob Ricks has fiddled professionally for over 20 years as a member of several groups and as a freelance live and studio musician. He was a founding member of the groups String Fever and Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband. Rob has won a number of competitions including the Telluride Fiddle Contest and the Telluride Band Contest – both at the age of 16. During the day, Rob works as a portfolio manager for a local institutional asset management firm. He currently lives in Salt Lake with his wife Cortney and son William.