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 Thank you for supporting students of the Aspen Music Festival and School!

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!



Heather Kendrick 970-205-5057
Kate Northfield Lanich 970-205-5022
Jalen Lee 502-4719470
Megan McDevitt 970-205-5052
Cathy Millis 303-818-7868
Katie Stookesberry 970-205-5011



Jalen Lee 502-4719470
Megan McDevitt 970-205-5052



Lorraine Curry 970-379-3803
Betsy Furth 970-274-0118
Sarah Graf 970-306-1235
Wendy Larson 970-340-4080
Maren Quanbeck 970-205-5031



Harris Jackson 970-404-0859
Nick Lenio 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue 803-984-8332



David Dyer 970-274-4232
Kevin Kaukl 970-343-2022
Cathy Millis 303-818-7868



Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar     970-704-0252    
Sam LoBue     trombone, guitar 803-984-8332
Breana Meyers       Drumset     970-699-8757                  


Misc. Genres and Instruments

Lorraine Curry bluegrass ensemble:
Leonard Curry Trio 970-379-3803
Sarah Graf String Ensembles (quartet, trio, duo) 970-306-1235
Wendy Larson String Ensembles (quartet, trio, duo) 970-927-2224
Nick Lenio trombone, banjo, bass guitar 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue tuitar, Trombone, Bass (electric only) 803-984-8332
Breana Meyers Percussion, Drumset     970-699-8757    
Cathy Millis Guitar, Violin, String Ensembles 303-818-7868
Bonnie Shappell     Horn 865-905-8308
Sue Wasienko flute, vocalist (mezzo-soprano) 970-319-4076


Teaching Private Lessons

Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar
- all ages/abilities 970-704-0252        
Lorraine Curry* violin, cello, bass
- all ages / abilities 970-379-3803
Betsy Furth cello - all ages / abilities 970-274-0118
Sarah Graf cello - all ages / abilities 970-306-1235
Harris Jackson Guitar 970-404-0859
Kevin Kaukl
piano / organ - all ages / abilities 970-343-2022
Heather Kendrick violin - all ages / abilities 970-205-5057
Jalen Lee violin, viola - all ages / abilities 502-471-9470
Nick Lenio guitar, electric bass, trombone 570-772-4626
Sam LoBue trombone, bass trombone, tuba,
euphonium, guitar
- middle school to professional 803-984-8332
Megan McDevitt violin, viola - all ages / abilities 970-205-5052
Andrew Medina Beginning Brass, Trumpet 626-498-9908
Breana Meyers Percussion, Drum Set     970-699-8757
Cathy Millis  Piano, Violin, and Viola - all ages / abilities 303-818-7868
Kate Northfield Lanich     Violin, Beginner Viola 970-205-5022
Maren Quanbeck cello - all ages / abilities 970-205-5031
Bonniee Shappell French Horn, Beginning Brass 856-905-8308
Katie Stookesberry violin - all ages / abilities 970-205-5011
Sue Wasienko flute, voice, piano - all ages / abilities 970-319-4076


To learn more, please contact:
Katie Stookesberry
Education and Community Administrator
970 205 5011

Heather Kendrick
Education and Community Coordinator
970 205 5057

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO