Aspen Music Festival And School

Hire A Musician

The Hire A Musician Office will accept new booking requests for the 2019 summer season (dates 6/20/19 through 8/18/19), beginning on March 18, 2019. If your event is on or between these dates and you would like to book AMFS smusicians, please familiarize yourself with the Client FAQ and gather the information needed below. You may submit your request to hireamusician@aspenmusic.org. 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 musician for performance or for private lessons outside of the above mentioned 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! 

 

Musicians for Hire for Performance

If you are interested in hiring a musician for private lessons, please click here. 

 

Violin 

 

Heather Kendrick hkendrick@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Kate Northfield Lanich knorthfieldlanich@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5022
Jalen Lee jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-4719470
Megan McDevitt mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052
Cathy Millis Drcathymillis@gmail.com 303-818-7868
Katie Stookesberry kstookesberry@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011

 

Viola 

 

Jalen Lee jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-4719470
Megan McDevitt mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052

 

Cello

 

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 970-340-4080

 

Guitar

 

Harris Jackson harrisjmusic@gmail.com 970-404-0859
Nick Lenio nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue slobue@aspenmusic.org 803-984-8332

 

Piano

 

David Dyer ddzg@aol.com 970-274-4232
Kevin Kaukl kevin@stmaryaspen.org 970-343-2022
Cathy Millis Drcathymillis@gmail.com 303-818-7868

 

Jazz

 

Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar      cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252       
Sam LoBue trombone, guitar sam.j.lobue@gmail.com 803-984-8332
Breana Meyers       drumset breanameyerspercussion@gmail.com      970-699-8757

 

Miscellaneous Instruments and Genres

 

Lorraine Curry bluegrass ensemble: Leonard Curry Trio        currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803        
Sarah Graf String Ensembles (quartet, trio, duo) sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Maureen Hinkle vocalist (soprano) moejaho@gmail.com 970-319-1033
Wendy Larson String Ensembles (quartet, trio, duo) wendyleelarson@gmail.com 970-927-2224
Nick Lenio trombone, banjo, bass guitar nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue tuitar, Trombone, Bass (electric only) slobue@aspenmusic.org 803-984-8332
Breana Meyers Percussion, Drumset                                         breanameyerspercussion@gmail.com             970-699-8757
Cathy Millis Guitar, Violin, String Ensembles Drcathymillis@gmail.com 303-818-7868
Kathy Pelowski vocalist zgkathrynp@gmail.com 970-948-8959
Bonnie Shappell       Horn bshappell@aspenmusic.org 865-905-8308
Sue Wasienko flute, vocalist (mezzo-soprano) wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076      

 

Private Lesson Teachers for Hire

String Instruments

Chris Bank guitar, bass, saxophone, vocals cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252                                 
Lorraine Curry violin, cello, bass currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Betsy Furth cello thebets52@gmail.com 970-274-0118
Sarah Graf cello sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Harris Jackson Guitar harrisjmusic@gmail.com 970-404-0859
Heather Kendrick violin hkendrick@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Jalen Lee violin, viola jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-471-9470
Nick Lenio guitar, electric bass, trombone nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue guitar, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, euphonium
- middle school to professional
slobue@aspenmusic.org 803-984-8332
Megan McDevitt violin, viola mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052
Cathy Millis violin, viola, piano Drcathymillis@gmail.com 303-818-7868
Kate Northfield Lanich             violin, beginner viola knorthfieldlanich@aspenmusic.org    970-205-5022
Katie Stookesberry violin kstookesberry@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011

 

Other

Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252                                      
Maureen Hinkle voice (ages 12+) moejaho@gmail.com 970-319-1033
Brandon Joseph piano (beginning to intermediate), voice brandon.j.g.joseph@gmail.com  
Kevin Kaukl piano, organ kevinkaukl@gmail.com 970-343-2022
Nick Lenio trombone, electric bass, guitar nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue guitar, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, euphonium
- middle school to professional
slobue@aspenmusic.org 803-984-8332
Andrew Medina trumpet, beginning brass andrew.medina@artistyear.org 626-498-9908
Breana Meyers percussion, drumset breanameyerspercussion@gmail.com 970-699-8757
Cathy Millis piano, violin, viola Drcathymillis@gmail.com 303-818-7868
Kathy Pelowski voice, piano (beginning to intermediate) zgkathrynp@gmail.com 970-948-8959
Emily Schoendorf basoon, music theory/reading erschoendorf@gmail.com  
Bonnie Shappell              french horn, beginning brass bshappell@aspenmusic.org 856-905-8308
Sue Wasienko flute, voice, piano wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076
Stacey Weiss piano ("Aspen Piano Academy"), specializing in children  stacey@aspenpianoacademy.net 970-309-9836

 

 

 


To learn more, please contact:
Katie Stookesberry
Education and Community Administrator
970 205 5011
kstookesberry@aspenmusic.org


Heather Kendrick
Education and Community Coordinator
970 205 5057
hkendrick@aspenmusic.org

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO