Our Staff

Dana Vachharajani

Dana Vachharajani

Founder, Voice

Dana Vachharajani (formerly Dana Bhatnagar) holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University (BFA’97) and The Juilliard School (MM ’01). She has had a career defined by singing at top venues, public education, and

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Chelsea Kyle

Chelsea Kyle

Program Director

Chelsea Kyle, a native of a small farm town in Illinois called Stillman Valley, holds a B.A. in Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. After living in the bustling downtown area of

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Alex Vittal

Alex Vittal

Theory, Viola, Violin

Alex Vittal grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, and began studying viola in third grade. He earned his B.M. in Viola Performance, graduating summa cum laude from Arizona State University where he studied

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Andrew Giordano

Andrew Giordano

Viola, Violin

A native of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Andrew Giordano began playing the violin at the age of five. He is currently a violinist and founding member of the award-winning Altius Quartet. As a member

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Audrey Kaltenbach

Audrey Kaltenbach

Piano

Audrey Kaltenbach is an Oregon native and has been playing the piano for over 15 years. She graduated from Willamette University receiving her Bachelor of Music with honors in Piano Performance in

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Bjorn Arvidsson

Bjorn Arvidsson

Voice

Bjorn Arvidsson has been a professional singer/stage performer for over 25 years, performing all over Europe and the United States. He has sung over 65 roles in almost as many operas, operettas,

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Brad Haag

Brad Haag

Piano

Brad Haag is a teacher, collaborative pianist, soloist, and lecturer with a lifelong mission to create outstanding musical experiences for listeners, students, and colleagues. His academic career includes teaching positions on the

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Christine Honein

Christine Honein

Voice

Praised for her vocal clarity, crystalline coloratura, and abundant musicality, Lebanese-American soprano Christine Honein has been featured on the stages of the United States and the Middle East.  In December 2019, Christine

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David Goodheim

David Goodheim

Guitar, Ukulele

David Goodheim is an American performer, composer, recording artist, and improvisor. His performances and recordings have been heard all over the world live (US and Europe), on radio, and on recordings for

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Jennifer Burks

Jennifer Burks

Voice

Soprano Jennifer Burks has been performing in the Boulder area since 2015 and has been a part of the Boulder Symphony Chorus, Cantabile Singers, and the Colorado Masterworks Chorale and has been

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John Boggs

John Boggs

Piano & Voice

John Boggs is a pianist, composer and vocalist based currently in Lafayette, Colorado. He holds an M.M. in Composition from the University of Michigan and a B.F.A. from Bard College. Previous piano

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Katie McClave

Katie McClave

Piano & Voice

Soprano and San Diego native Katie Fillius McClave holds a M.M in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a B.A. in Vocal Performance from Gustavus Adolphus College

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Keirsten Schwanbeck

Keirsten Schwanbeck

Cello

Born in Williamsport, PA, Keirsten Schwanbeck began studying the cello at the age of eight. She attended Hope College in Holland, MI on full scholarship, graduating Magna cum laude in 2006 with

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Kellan Toohey

Kellan Toohey

Clarinet

Clarinetist Kellan Toohey is an avid performer whose varied career includes recitals and solo appearances, chamber music, teaching, and orchestral playing. He holds a DMA from the University of Colorado and his teachers

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Luisa Rodriguez

Luisa Rodriguez

Voice

Luisa Marie Rodriguez is a performer, a teacher, a conductor, and a very passionate vocal pedagogue. Always interested in growing and refining her teaching skills, Luisa has recently attended the Acoustic Vocal

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Max Wolpert

Max Wolpert

Fiddle, Viola & Violin

Fiddler, composer, and storyteller Max Wolpert conjures up monsters and myth where the traditional, classical, and theatrical meet. Drawing from tradition both musical and mythological, Max Wolpert makes music inspired by stories

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Miguel Espinoza

Miguel Espinoza

Guitar & Ukulele

Maestro Miguel Espinoza is an award-winning virtuoso flamenco guitarist/composer described by Guitar Player magazine as “mesmerizing.” Gracefully balancing tradition and innovation, he blends flamenco with Northern Indian percussion, Latin jazz and classical

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Paige Sentianin

Paige Sentianin

Voice

Paige Sentianin, soprano, is a professional classical singer and voice teacher. In her performance career, she has been praised for her clear sound and “coquettish vivacity both in her acting and singing.”

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Robert Hjelmstad

Robert Hjelmstad

Piano

Robert Hjelmstad is a pianist whose musicianship has brought him around the world as a performer and teacher. A musician of many interests, he is equally adept in his various roles as

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