Ryan M. Smith is a Colorado musician, composer, teacher, and
producer. He received his Bachelor of Music degree with a
Concentration in Composition from Metropolitan State University
of Denver in May of 2013 and graduated with Honors. Ryan
plays in local music groups, teaches privately and with local...
Taylor is a 2013 Music Industry graduate of The State University of New
York at Oneonta, and has since relocated to Colorado's thriving music
scene. He brings together a plethora of multi-genre capabilities, and
musical prowess on multiple instruments including guitar, bass,
drums/percussion, and voice.
Since moving to Colorado Taylor...
My name is Brock Settlemier. I began taking piano lessons when I was 7 years old, and now I have started teaching piano myself. Along the way, I also managed to teach myself new instruments like guitar, ukulele, drums, harmonica, and choir singing. I have performed in...
Ben Slavich is a passionate guitar teacher based out of Denver, CO. He started his musical journey in band percussion throughout grade school. Eventually, he set aside the xylophone for guitar in 2001. He then studied under the tutelage of Jeff Laquatre and Alex Commodore at Metropolitan State University. His...
Katie Sanders, MT-BC, is a board-certified music therapist who attained her bachelors degree in music at DePauw University, and her music therapy degree at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. She completed her Neurologic Music Therapy certification in March of 2019. Katie plays and teaches several instruments, including clarinet and saxophone, piano, voice,...
Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Colin grew up in a very
musical household. His parents, both professional musicians,
instilled in him a love for music at a young age. Well versed in all
genres of music, Colin's true passion is in Blues and Rock. He has
First picking up the guitar in 1998, Ryan developed a love for all genres of music throughout the course of his career. Starting with rock, punk, and metal, he was eventually drawn to bluegrass, jazz, and more progressive music as well. Ryan has now been teaching professionally for over 10...
Kevin's love for music began at a very young age, being shown traditional blues and classic rock music by his parents. Once given the opportunity, he joined the middle school orchestra as a trumpet player , where he became classically trained. After quickly excelling in the middle school band, going...
Since picking up his oldest sister's guitar at the age of 11, Andrés Diaz has immersed himself in mastering various styles of guitar. Drawing from an early love of classical guitar, he studied privately for several years before branching out to embrace folk, rock and pop styles of guitar as...
Matthew is a local performing artist and has been teaching guitar for several years. Matthew specializes in improvisational studies, and he has playing experience in a wide variety of venues, from churches to bars.
Matthew teaches according the music taste of the student, and equips students with the tools to...
Steve Foltz plays mandolin, guitar, sings lead and harmony vocals, plays harmonica, and writes songs in the Denver-based touring band, Trout Steak Revival. The band plays more than 80 shows each year, allowing Steve to practice and experiment with various styles on each instrument.
On the guitar,...
Hello! I'm Ethan, a graduate of the Florida State University College of Music. I hold a B.A. in Commercial Music, and plan to return to school for a Masters degree in Music Therapy in the future. In the mean time, I am loving the thriving music scene that Denver has...