Understanding how artists write original songs, Jonathan Alaniz began learning piano and guitar at the age of 5. As a teenager, Jonathan started playing in different bands. Jonathan soon devoted his life to music completely and quickly established himself as an artist. Jonathan has been featured in many songs…Read More
Enmanuel Alexander is a multi-instrumentalist, performer and producer based out of Aurora, CO. At the age of 7, he began taking piano lessons, and by the time he had reached high school, he was playing guitar, alto saxophone, drums and bass. In 2012, he was awarded the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award for drums whi…Read More
Cali Alexander started playing flute at the age of twelve in a small school band, and soon after began performing in youth orchestra by fifteen. She began teaching lessons while in high school to other students and has regularly taught since then for a total of fourteen years. She played alto saxophone in her…Read More
Ian has been teaching music lessons to students of all ages and skill levels for 20 years. He earned a M.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas and a B.S. in Music from the University of Colorado Denver.
An accomplished performer, Ian has had the privilege of performing internationally, on …
Jake Aschenbrenner has spent much of his life pursuing the craft and love of music. He initially learned music theory from his Emmy-nominated father, composer John Aschenbrenner, beginning in his teenage years. Taking this knowledge, Jake turned his interests towards the genres of folk, rock and bluegrass, pl…Read More
Music makes the world go around, and for Santa Fe Sam the saxophone man, it has led him around the world. A professional player since his teens, Sam has played in many different types of bands throughout his life. From big band jazz to reggae, rock and hip hop, he has entertained audiences around the world an…Read More
Evan Ballinger is a professional keyboardist and teacher based in Denver. He frequently performs around the Denver Metro front range area with various musical groups encompassing many different styles, including reggae, afrobeat, blues, jazz, and funk.
While Evan’s day to day musical engagements involve…
Joe Barnard has been training vocally since he was 13 years old. He is originally from Brownsville, Texas and moved to Colorado Springs in 7th grade. Joe started singing in middle school simply because it was a required credit, but it quickly became one of his biggest passions. During his time at Pine Creek H…Read More
Colleen Murphy Beatty is an adventurous explorer in the world of music and arts and an avid creator. From her current project, as the singer and founder of eclectic bluegrass/folk/jam-jazz project, BottleRocket Hurricane, to her book/cd ‘s “Fairytale Endings” & “Soul Songs”, Colleen always tries to keep the m…Read More
Robert Berg began his journey as a musician the day he was born. He performed in his first talent competition at the age of 5 and has since performed on many stages. He has found a real love for teaching others of all ages and helping them to put their talents in front of others. Robert studied at the Univers…Read More