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Kalia Bethany

Piano, Violin & Vocals

Kalia Bethany began her journey as a music teacher in 1999 in her hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Blessed with musical parents, Helen and Geo, Kalia grew up immersed in music. Her mother sang passionately and played the piano, while her father was a skilled flutist, accompanied by his mother on the piano. Kalia’s musical talent […]

Kaitlyn Williams

Piano, Vocals & Guitar

Kaitlyn Williams is an award winning singer and songwriter based out of Denver, CO. She is a classically trained musician having graduated from the highly renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (under the direction of Dr. David Baker). Kaitlyn was a Jazz Studies major with a concentration in voice and was previously under the […]

Tenia Nelson

Piano & Percussion

I live, eat and breathe music!! I am a pianist, percussionist and educator that lives in Denver, Co! I have 15 years plus teaching experience in ALL levels(Early Childhood Education through University). I received my Bachelors of Music Education Degree from Metro State University of Denver in 2004 and my Masters of Music Degree( Jazz […]

Rita Brockway

Flute, Piano & Vocals

Rita Brockway earned a Bachelor of Music Flute Performance from Duquesne University. At Duquesne, Rita had extensive wind ensemble experience with Dr. Robert Cameron, orchestral with Robin Fountain, and chamber music training. Rita also performed as part of the Washington Chorus under the direction of Robert Shaffer, the National Symphony Orchestra’s summer youth ensemble, the […]

Rebecca Moritzky

Harp & Piano

Heart Strings Harps, has played the harp for 20 years and actively performed for 15 of those years. She has played with several youth orchestras, including 10 years as a member of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra and toured to Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, France, and Spain. She is a graduate of the Lamont […]

Sunny Wen

Flute & Piano

Sunny Wen studied flute and piano at Alethera University in Taiwan, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Applicable Music. While at Alethera University, she performed with a woodwind ensemble, culminating in a performance for the president of Taiwan in 2009. From 2014 to 2019 Sunny performed internationally for public, private and commercial venues with […]

I have a B.S. Degree in Music from the University of Colorado @ Denver. I am classically trained but I mostly focus on Jazz and Blues improvisation. I also have a jazz and blues Quintet and we have been performing together for about 30 years at several local venues and private parties. I have performed […]

Austin Kinard

Piano & Brass

Originally from Ocala, Florida, Austin holds a B.A in Music and Certificate in Jazz Studies from Missouri Southern State University. Currently, he is pursuing an M.M. in Music Performance from the University of Denver with trumpet as his main instrument, though he continues to play piano in ensembles as he can. He began as a […]

Drew Packard

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Voice, Mandolin, Banjo & Songwriting

Drew is a multi-instrumentalist/composer/producer currently based in Denver, CO. He studied jazz/classical guitar and composition as well as upright and electric bass at the University of Arkansas where he received a B.A. in Music. Throughout his career, Drew has sought to become highly versatile by becoming proficient on multiple instruments and fluent in as many […]

Ian Skaronea

Saxophone / Flute / Clarinet / Piano

Ian Skaronea began playing the saxophone at a young age, with more than twenty years of experience in this instrument. As a Denver native he attended both middle and high school at the Denver School of the Arts before studying Jazz saxophone performance at SUNY Purchase in New York State. During his time as a […]

Vic Stauffenberg

Drum Kit, Percussion & School Contracts

Vic Stauffenberg has been playing drums since 1994 when he got his start in middle school band. Growing up in the musically fertile Dallas Fort Worth area, his instructors were alumni of the prestigious University of North Texas. Vic earned his undergraduate degree at University of Texas at Arlington, where he studied concert, marching, and […]

Lauren Podjun

Voice, Ukulele, Beginner Piano & Songwriting

Lauren Podjun is a 22-year-old Singer-songwriter, composer, and vocalist. She has earned two associate degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Casper College located in Casper, Wyoming. She is now pursuing a Singer-songwriter bachelor’s degree at the University of Colorado, Denver. Lauren teaches ukulele, piano, voice and is involved in theatre. Lauren has been […]