Aspen Music Festival And School

Hire A Musician

The Hire A Musician Office will not be accepting bookings for the 2021 summer season. If you would like to hire a musician for performance or for private lessons, a courtesy listing is provided below of local musicians who frequently work with the AMFS and come highly recommended. Best wishes in planning your event! 

 

 

Musicians for Hire for Performance

 

Violin

Emily Acri acriemilym@gmail.com 847-477-2361
Heidi Curatolo suzukihc@gmail.com 970-948-0887
Abigail Dreher asdrehe@gmail.com 309-712-9243
Julia Foran julforan@gmail.com 970-456-8386
Erin Gallagher erin.anna135@gmail.com 773-332-2808
Heather Kendrick hkendrick@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Delaney Meyers delaney.a.meyers@gmail.com 614-735-8542
Kate Northfield Lanich knorthfieldlanich@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5022
Jalen Lee jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-471-9470
Chandler Martin cmartin@aspenmusic.org 502-500-7357
Megan McDevitt mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052
Katie Ralston kralston@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011

 

Viola

Abigail Dreher asdrehe@gmail.com 309-712-9243
Julia Foran julforan@gmail.com 970-456-8386
Erin Gallagher erin.anna135@gmail.com 773-332-2808
Jalen Lee jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-471-9470
Megan McDevitt mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052
Delaney Meyers delaney.a.meyers@gmail.com 614-735-8542

 

Cello

Roberto Arundale roberto.arundale@gmail.com 734-834-0884
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

 

Double Bass

Jeanette Adams adamsjeanette7@gmail.com 906-280-2091
Lindsay Bobyak lindsaybobyak@gmail.com 612-991-3683
Catelyn Cohen catelyn.cohen@gmail.com 845-625-8611
Lorraine Curry currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Ashton Taufer aftaufer@gmail.com 970-379-5704

 

Guitar

Rodrigo Arreguin rodarreg@gmail.com 619-560-7345
Chris Bank cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252
Nick Lenio nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
John Ramo johnramo@aol.com 970-948-7062
Ashton Taufer aftaufer@gmail.com 970-379-5704

 

Piano

Heidi Curatolo suzukihc@gmail.com 970-948-0887
David Dyer ddzg@aol.com 970-274-4232
Kyle Jones knjonesco@gmail.com 720-205-6151
Kevin Kaukl kevin@stmaryaspen.org 970-343-2022
Tamela Kenning tamelakenning@gmail.com  

 

Jazz

Chris Bank saxophone, bass, vocals, guitar cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252
Chris Harrison saxophone, bass, guitar, Devachan jazz quartet carbondalechris@gmail.com 970-379-9685
Wes Lanich piano, guitar wlanich@aspenmusic.org  
Ashton Taufer small jazz combo, 4-piece acoustic band aftaufer@gmail.com 970-379-5704

 

Miscellaneous Instruments and Genres

Hayden Arp songwriting, electronic music, composition  haydenarpmusic@gmail.com 703-342-2882
Eric Baumheier hand drums / world percussion  ebaumheier@gmail.com 303-717-1310
Lorraine Curry The Colorado Currys (folk, swing, bluegrass) currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803 
Darla Dixon Strait flute/piccolo, clarinet, saxophone darladixon@aol.com 970-618-4138
Sarah Graf string ensembles (quartet, trio, duo) sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Chris Harrison saxophone, bassoon,
Electric Circus (rock band)
carbondalechris@gmail.com 970-379-9685
Maureen Hinkle vocalist (soprano) moejaho@gmail.com 970-319-1033
Tamela Kenning vocalist (soprano and mezzo) tamelakenning@gmail.com      
Wendy Larson string ensembles (quartet, trio, duo) wendyleelarson@gmail.com 970-340-4080
Nick Lenio solo acoustic guitar and hand drum,
trombone, banjo
nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Erica Nottingham vocalist (soprano) enottingham@aspenk12.net 303-579-5851
Kathy Pelowski vocalist zgkathrynp@gmail.com 970-948-8959
John Ramo guitar, Valle Musico Quartet johnramo@aol.com 970-948-7062
Michael Schoepe vocalist michamercury-voicecare@yahoo.com 970-309-4025
Bonnie Shappell  horn bonnieshappell@gmail.com 856-905-8308
Damian Smith guitar, vocals damiansmith@q.com 970-309-9789
Ashton Taufer small jazz combo, 4-piece band aftaufer@gmail.com 970-379-5704
Sue Wasienko flute, vocalist (mezzo-soprano) wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076 

 

 

Private Lesson Teachers for Hire

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Emily Acri violin acriemilym@gmail.com 847-477-2361
Jeanette Adams violin, viola, cello, double bass adamsjeanette7@gmail.com  906-280-2091
Roberto Arundale cello  roberto.arundale@gmail.com 734-834-0884
Lindsay Bobyak violin, viola, cello, double bass lindsaybobyak@gmail.com 612-991-3683
Catelyn Cohen double bass catelyn.cohen@gmail.com 845-625-8611
Heidi Curatolo violin, piano suzukihc@gmail.com 970-948-0887
Lorraine Curry violin, cello, bass currymusic2@gmail.com 970-379-3803
Abigail Dreher violin, viola asdrehe@gmail.com 309-712-9243
Julia Foran violin, viola julforan@gmail.com 970-456-8386
Betsy Furth cello thebets52@gmail.com 970-274-0118
Erin Gallagher viola, violin erin.anna135@gmail.com 773-332-2808
Sarah Graf cello sarah.cello1@gmail.com 970-306-1235
Heather Kendrick violin hkendrick@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5057
Jalen Lee violin, viola jlee@aspenmusic.org 502-471-9470
Chandler Martin violin cmartin@aspenmusic.org 502-500-7357
Megan McDevitt violin, viola mmcdevitt@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5052
Delaney Meyers violin, viola delaney.a.meyers@gmail.com 614-735-8542
Kate Northfield Lanich violin, beginner viola knorthfieldlanich@aspenmusic.org    970-205-5022
Katie Ralston violin kralston@aspenmusic.org 970-205-5011

 

Guitar and Bass Guitar

Jeanette Adams bass guitar adamsjeanette7@gmail.com 906-280-2091
Rodrigo Arreguin guitar rodarreg@gmail.com 619-560-7345
Hayden Arp guitar haydenarpmusic@gmail.com  
Chris Bank         guitar, bass guitar  cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252
Lindsay Bobyak bass guitar lindsaybobyak@gmail.com 612-991-3683
Wes Lanich guitar wlanich@aspenmusic.org  
Nick Lenio guitar, electric bass nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
John Ramo classical guitar (all ages)  johnramo@aol.com  970-948-7062
Ashton Taufer     bass guitar, guitar  aftaufer@gmail.com 970-379-5704

 

Piano and Organ

Hayden Arp piano haydenarpmusic@gmail.com 703-342-2882
Heidi Curatolo piano suzukihc@gmail.com 970-948-0887
Julia Foran contemporary/pop piano julforan@gmail.com 970-456-8386
Erin Gallagher piano erin.anna135@gmail.com 773-332-2808
Amanda Gessler piano amandagessler@gmail.com  
Kyle Jones piano knjonesco@gmail.com 720-205-6151
Kevin Kaukl  piano, organ kevin@stmaryaspen.org 970-343-2022
Tamela Kenning piano tamelakenning@gmail.com  
Adley Kent piano, accordion adley.r.kent@gmail.com 636-887-6785
Marcia Kuhlman piano kuhlman.marcia@gmail.com 248-892-5752
Wes Lanich piano, Hammond Organ wlanich@aspenmusic.org  
Kathy Pelowski  piano (beginning to intermediate) zgkathrynp@gmail.com 970-948-8959
Sue Wasienko piano wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076
Stacey Weiss  piano ("Aspen Piano Academy"),
specializing in children
stacey@aspenpianoacademy.net 970-309-9836

 

Voice and Other Instruments

Jeanette Adams mandolin adamsjeanette7@gmail.com 906-280-2091
Hayden Arp songwriting, electronic music, composition haydenarpmusic@gmail.com  
Chris Bank saxophone, vocals cbank1274@gmail.com 970-704-0252
Alexandra Braeger clarinet alexandralynn12@gmail.com 303-928-0793
Darla Dixon Strait flute/piccolo, clarinet, saxophone darladixon@aol.com 970-618-4138
Chris Harrison saxophone, clarinet, flute, bassoon carbondalechris@gmail.com  970-379-9685
Maureen Hinkle voice (ages 12+)  moejaho@gmail.com 970-319-1033
Brandon Joseph voice brandon.j.g.joseph@gmail.com  
Kevin Kaukl music theory  kevin@stmaryaspen.org 970-343-2022
Tamela Kenning voice tamelakenning@gmail.com  
Marcia Kuhlman voice, music theory, conducting, bassoon kuhlman.marcia@gmail.com  248-892-5752
Wes Lanich Dobro, blues, jazz, rock, gospel,
funk, bluegrass
wlanich@aspenmusic.org  
Nick Lenio trombone nicklenio@gmail.com 570-772-4626
Kathy Pelowski voice zgkathrynp@gmail.com 970-948-8959
Michael Schoepe voice  michamercury-voicecare@yahoo.com 970-309-4025
Bonnie Shappell French horn, beginning brass bonnieshappell@gmail.com 856-905-8308
Sue Wasienko  flute, voice wasienkomusic@gmail.com 970-319-4076

 

 

 


To learn more, please contact:
Heather Kendrick
Manager of Education and Community Programming
970 205 5057
hkendrick@aspenmusic.org

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO