Emma Jane Pendleton Emma Pendleton Marina PendletonEmma Jane PendletonEmma PendletonMarina Pendleton
THE   PENDLETON   FAMILY   FIDDLERS

"You all are awesome!"
Garth Brooks
"The girls sounded great, and the audience loved them.
It was the high point of our show.
I'm honored to be associated with such talented young ladies!"
Lyle Lovett
"I really enjoyed hearing you girls play! I can tell how much work you put into that. You all sounded really good!"
Vince Gill
"These girls are truly amazing talents!"
Jana Jae
"Boy, those Pendleton sisters! Whew!
What prizes you have here in Tulsa!"
Johnny Gimble, after their performance at the
2nd annual National Fiddler Hall of Fame Gala
"The girls played magnificently and showed the crowd
why they have a standing gig
at the Spotlight Theatre every month."
Tulsa World
"The girls knocked it out of the park during Tuesday evening’s entertainment! People LOVED IT!!! They were so darn cute and soooooooo talented."
Karen Penner, Executive Director
National Oldtime Fiddlers' Contest
"The Pendleton Family Fiddlers showcase musicianship at its best."
Grove Observer
"The Pendleton Family Fiddlers...a delightful family affair...a string power group..."
Urban Tulsa Weekly, Editor's Choice
"We've had the privilege of knowing the Pendletons for a few years now and continue to be impressed not only by their talent but by their generosity in encouraging other musicians and performers."
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Emma Jane -- State and National Championships and Scholarships
  2013 1st, Oklahoma State Fiddle Championship
  2012 "Exceptional Student Artist" 4-Year Full-Tuition Scholarship -- University of Tulsa School of Music
  2012 Zula A. Burkhart $4000 Strings Scholarship -- Hyechka Music Club
  2012 TAMTA $800 Strings Scholarship -- Tulsa Area Music Teachers Association
  2011 2nd, Oklahoma State Picking & Fiddling Championships -- String Band Contest
  2011 3rd, Arkansas State Fiddle Championship
  2011 2nd, Walnut Valley (Winfield) Old Time Fiddle Championship
  2011 1st, Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest Twin-Fiddle Championship
  2011 1st, Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest Band Championship
  2011 2nd, Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest Hot-Fiddle Championship
  2010 2nd, Oklahoma State Twin-Fiddle Championship
  2010 3rd, Oklahoma State Open Fiddle Championship
  2010 1st, Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Fiddle Championship
  2009 2nd, Arkansas/Oklahoma State Fair Talent Contest
  2009 1st, Branson Mid-American Junior Fiddlers Championship
  2009 1st, Colorado State Twin-Fiddling Championship
  2008 Finalist, Nashville Grand Master Fiddler Championship
  2008 1st, Kansas State Fiddle Championship
  2008 1st, Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest Junior Championship
  2008 1st, Patsy Montana National Yodeling Championship
  2007 1st, Oklahoma State Junior Fiddle Championship

Marina -- State and National Championships and Scholarships
  2012 $6000/Year Music Scholarship -- Oklahoma Christian University Department of Music
  2012 $6000/Year Music Scholarship -- University of Tulsa School of Music
  2012 Jane Heard Clinton $6000 Instrumental Scholarship -- Hyechka Music Club
  2012 TAMTA Laven Sowell Instrumental Award $700 -- Tulsa Area Music Teachers Association
  2011 2nd, Oklahoma State Picking & Fiddling Championships -- String Band Contest
  2010 2nd, Oklahoma State Twin-Fiddle Championship
  2009 2nd, Arkansas/Oklahoma State Fair Talent Contest
  2009 1st, Colorado State Twin-Fiddling Championship
  2008 1st, Oklahoma State Junior Fiddle Championship
  2008 2nd, Walnut Valley (Winfield) Old Time Fiddle Championship
  2008 1st, Kansas State Junior Fiddle Championship
  2008 2nd, Patsy Montana National Yodeling Championship
  2007 3rd, Oklahoma State Junior Fiddle Championship
  2007 2nd, Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest Mandolin Championship


     Band Members:
  • Emma Jane (age 24) - Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals
  • Marina (age 23) - Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals
  • Scott (Dad) - Rhythm Guitar
  • Virginia (Mom) - Backup Fiddle, Mandolin
  • David McNamee (Uncle) - Upright Bass
     Recent Venues:
  • Entertained at gala honoring Garth Brooks
  • Entertained at gala honoring Toby Keith
  • Entertained at gala honoring Vince Gill
  • In concert with Lyle Lovett at the Brady Theatre
  • Sold-out CD Release Party, Spotlight Theatre
  • Co-star on "Marshal Tom's Safety Station" TV show (Cox Channel 20)
  • Performed at Hughes American Family Theatre, Branson, MO
  • Finalists on CBS TV's national talent contest
  • Regular performers at Tulsa's historic Spotlight Theatre