Meaghan Salton - Cello
Meaghan has a Masters in Music, Suzuki Cello Performance from the University of Denver, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Cleveland State University. She has a strong background in teaching, as well as an abundance of experience performing in numerous orchestras.
Joe Engel - Cello and Guitar
Over the past five years, Joe has studied, in depth, the aesthetics and performance of various non-Western musics, including Tuvan throatsinging, South and North Indian classical music, and recently spent an extended stay in Indonesia studying Balinese classical music (gamelan). His experience with a variety of non-western musics and teaching philosophies lend to his well-rounded experience and teaching approach.
Adam Riggs - Cello
Adam Riggs has over 10 years of teaching experience, and enjoys working with students ages 4 and up. Adam holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in cello performance from University of Colorado and has certification from the Suzuki Association of the Americas for Suzuki Books 1-10. He is principal cello of Stratus Chamber Orchestra, performs frequently with the Boulder Philharmonic and is a member of Green Room Artists, a new music group in Boulder. Adam is the founder and director of the Colorado Cello Summit, a yearly summit designed to strengthen and connect Colorado's cello community. Visit: adamriggscello.com or coloradocellosummit.com for more info.
Kimberly Bird - Electric/Upright Bass
Kim has over a decade of experience teaching bass and guitar from the beginner level through more advanced students. From rock to pop to jazz to classical, her musical background and training is extremely versatile which is reflected in her approach to teaching. She holds a Master's Degree in Double Bass Jazz Performance from the Lamont School of Music, and maintains an active performing schedule.
Josh Loun - Electric/Upright Bass
Josh teaches electric and upright bass and has 23 years of experience playing and performing. Josh is fluent in classical, bluegrass, funk, groove and more. Teaches all age ranges and skill levels.