Originally from the Chicago area Yolanda (Sue) moved to Ogden, Utah in 1998.  She studied classical violin at the Joliet Conservatory of Music (Joliet, Illinois), and has an eclectic musical background that includes participation as a member of a vocal quartet, pit musician for theater productions, section leader for a local symphony, violinist with a Mariachi band, fiddler with "The Wailing O'Sheas", (an Irish rock band), and fiddler/mandolinist with various Irish music groups.  In addition to her work in "The Dunmore Lasses", Yolanda is also a founding member of "Los Spanglos", a World-music band.