Aspen Music Festival And School

Hire A Musician

The Hire A Musician Office will begin booking for the 2018 Festival Season on May 1, 2018. If you would like to hire AMFS Musicians for your event occurring between June 25 – Aug 19, 2018, please familiarize yourself with the Client FAQ and gather the information needed below.  You may submit your request to sbeske@aspenmusic.org on or after May 1, 2018. Thank you for supporting students of the Aspen Music Festival and School!

WHEN:
TIME:
LOCATION:
ENSEMBLE: (String Quartet, Brass Quintet, soloist, etc.)
NOTES: If you have any specific dress requirements or musical requests
CONTACT PERSON: The name of a person for day-of contact at the event

If you would like to hire a musical service outside of the Festival dates, below is a courtesy listing of local musicians who frequently work with the AMFS and have our highest recommendation. Best wishes in planning your event!

 

Violin

Audrey Kwong akwong@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5023
Katherine Stookesberry kstookesberry@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011

 

Viola

Dan Furth aspendan@sophisticated.net 970-948-2332
Daniel Jacobs daniel.jacobs@artistyear.org  

 

Cello

Sarah Beske sbeske@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Lorraine Curry currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Betsy Furth thebets52@gmail.com 970-274-0118
Sarah Graf sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Wendy Larson wendyleelarson@gmail.com 970-927-2224

 

Bass

Lindsay Bobyak lindsaybobyak@gmail.com 612-991-3683

 

Guitar

Will Brobston will.brobston@gmail.com 256-684-4164
Nick Lenio nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue sam.j.lobue@gmail.com 803-984-8332

 

Piano

David Dyer ddzg@aol.com 970-274-4232
Jonathan Gorst mostlyphantom@aol.com 917-553-1357
Kyle Jones kjones@aspenk12.net 720-205-6151
Kevin Kaukl kevinkaukl@gmail.com 970-343-2022
Adley Kent adley.r.kent@gmail.com 636-887-6785
Marcia Kuhlman kuhlman.marcia@gmail.com 248-892-5752
David Parker dpark20001@gmail.com 603-721-9003

 

Jazz

Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252
Chris Harrison saxophone carbondalechris@gmail.com 970-379-9685
Sam LoBue trombone, guitar sam.j.lobue@gmail.com 803-9848332

 

Misc. Genres and Instruments

Lorraine Curry bluegrass ensemble:
Leonard Curry Trio
currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Darla Dixon Strait flute, saxophone, clarinet, vocalist (alto) darladixon@aol.com 970-618-4138
David Dyer organ, religious services ddzg@aol.com 970-274-4232
Kyle Jones ukelele, piano kjones@aspenk12.net 720-205-6151
Kevin Kaukl organ, religious services kevinkaukl@gmail.com 970-343-2022
Marcia Kuhlman voice, bassoon kuhlman.marcia@gmail.com 248-892-5752
Wendy Larson string quartet wendyleelarson@gmail.com 970-927-2224
Nick Lenio trombone, banjo, bass guitar nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue trombone, bass trombone, tuba,
euphonium, guitar
sam.j.lobue@gmail.com 803-984-8332
Colby Parker elevation brass quintet colby_parker@comcast.net 912-481-5014
Emily Schoendorf bassoon emily.schoendorf@artistyear.org 301-356-3092
Tami Suby flute, mandolin:
folk / contemporary / classical
tsuby@rfschools.com 970-456-5275
Sue Wasienko flute, vocalist (mezzo-soprano) wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076

 

Teaching Private Lessons

Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar
- all ages/abilities
cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252
Sarah Beske cello - all ages / abilities sbeske@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Lindsay Bobyak double Bass / violin lindsaybobyak@gmail.com 612-991-3683
Will Brobston guitar will.brobston@gmail.com 256-684-4164
Lorraine Curry* violin, cello, bass
- all ages / abilities
currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Darla Dixon Strait flute - all ages / abilities:
aspenflutestudio.com
darladixon@aol.com 970-618-4138
Betsy Furth cello - all ages / abilities thebets52@gmail.com 970-274-0118
Jonathan Gorst* piano, voice
- all ages / abilities / genres
mostlyphantom@aol.com 917-553-1357
Sarah Graf cello - all ages / abilities sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Chris Harrison* saxophone, bassoon, clarinet, flute
- all ages/abilities
carbondalechris@gmail.com 970-379-9685
Daniel Jacobs violin, viola, piano all ages / abilities daniel.jacobs@artistyear.org
Kevin Kaukl*
(Aspen, Carbondale)
piano / organ - all ages / abilities kevinkaukl@gmail.com 970-343-2022
Marcia Kuhlman voice, piano, bassoon - all ages / abilities kuhlman.marcia@gmail.com 248-892-5752
Nick Lenio guitar, bass guitar, banjo, trombone nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue trombone, bass trombone, tuba,
euphonium, guitar
- middle school to professional
sam.j.lobue@gmail.com 803-984-8332
Emily Schoendorf bassoon emily.schoendorf@artistyear.org 301-356-3092
Katie Stookesberry violin - all ages / abilities kstookesberry@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011
Tami Suby* beginning wind instruments,
beginning-intermediate piano,
flute of all ages / abilities
tsuby@rfschools.com 970-456-5275
Sue Wasienko flute, voice, piano - all ages / abilities wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076

 

*indicates a teacher available in Glenwood Springs or Carbondale

 


To learn more, please contact:
Sarah Beske
Education and Community Coordinator
970 205 5057
sbeske@aspenmusic.org

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO