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Yuval “UV” Golibroda

Yuval “UV” Golibroda

Piano & Voice

How old were you when you first started playing? At one year old my dad sat me at the piano to “play” and I even have the picture to prove it! Seriously

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Stefan Anderson

Stefan Anderson

Piano

How old were you when you first started playing? My family had a small upright piano where I made my first musical creations when I was 9 years old. I remember constantly

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Sofia Widya Kezia

Sofia Widya Kezia

Piano

How old were you when you first started playing? I began playing the piano at age five upon first seeing a piano at my uncle’s house. Even at that young age I

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Juliana Lopez Davis

Juliana Lopez Davis

Piano & Voice

How old were you when you first started playing? My mother says I started singing before I could speak. Music has always been my first language. I started showing interest in the

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Zayde Buti

Zayde Buti

Guitar

How old were you when you first started playing? I started playing guitar at age 14 when a family friend let me try out his electric Ibanez. He taught me how to

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Elias Cottle

Elias Cottle

Guitar

How old were you when you first started playing? I began studying formally at age 15 with my father. I was fortunate enough to be born into a household of musicians. My

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Matt Zajac

Matt Zajac

Drums

How old were you when you first started playing? I grew up in a household where music was revered. My father is a working musician, a teacher and performer. I have pictures

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Jim Giaquinto

Jim Giaquinto

Piano

How old were you when you first started playing? When I was five years old my older sister Joan started taking piano lessons. Shortly thereafter I began to play by ear some

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Ellen Rice

Ellen Rice

Program Director

Originally from Springfield, Missouri, Ellen Rice made stops in Recife, Brazil, Washington, D.C., and Urbana, IL before making Colorado home in 2019. Ellen earned degrees from American University (B.A. in Music, 2013)

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