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 musicians, 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 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

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
Maren Quanbeck mquanbeck@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5031

 

Guitar

Harris Jackson harrisjmusic@gmail.com 970-404-0859
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
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                  

 

Misc. Genres and Instruments

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
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
Bonnie Shappell     Horn bshappell@aspenmusic.org 865-905-8308
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        
Lorraine Curry* violin, cello, bass
- all ages / abilities
currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Betsy Furth cello - all ages / abilities thebets52@gmail.com 970-274-0118
Sarah Graf cello - all ages / abilities sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Harris Jackson Guitar harrisjmusic@gmail.com 970-404-0859
Kevin Kaukl
 
piano / organ - all ages / abilities kevinkaukl@gmail.com 970-343-2022
Heather Kendrick violin - all ages / abilities hkendrick@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Jalen Lee violin, viola - all ages / abilities jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-471-9470
Nick Lenio guitar, electric bass, trombone nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue trombone, bass trombone, tuba,
euphonium, guitar
- middle school to professional
slobue@aspenmusic.org 803-984-8332
Megan McDevitt violin, viola - all ages / abilities mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052
Andrew Medina Beginning Brass, Trumpet andrew.medina@artistyear.org 626-498-9908
Breana Meyers Percussion, Drum Set breanameyerspercussion@gmail.com     970-699-8757
Cathy Millis  Piano, Violin, and Viola - all ages / abilisties  Drcathymillis@gmail.com 303-818-7868
Kate Northfield Lanich     Violin, Beginner Viola knorthfieldlanich@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5022
Maren Quanbeck cello - all ages / abilities mquanbeck@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5031
Bonniee Shappell French Horn, Beginning Brass bshappell@aspenmusic.org 856-905-8308
Katie Stookesberry violin - all ages / abilities kstookesberry@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011
Sue Wasienko flute, voice, piano - all ages / abilities     wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076

 


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