Becky grew up studying classical piano and french horn. After moving to southwest Virginia in 1980, her interests turned to traditional Appalachian and Celtic music and dance. Becky is a contest winning hammer dulcimer player and her 1992 recording, "Sounds of Change" showcases her dynamic hammered dulcimer playing. Becky also teaches and performs traditional dancing and her clogging and singing are popular parts of Celtibillies performances.