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Ms. Twitty is an Adjunct Instructor of Voice at the University of Denver Lamont School of Music and at the Arapahoe Community College Department of Music. She teaches private vocal performance instruction, audition preparation and beginner piano at the Katrina Twitty Voice Studio. A teacher for over ten years, she is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Ms. Twitty holds a Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Denver Lamont School of Music.
Her singing and stage performance experience spans over two decades, both regionally and internationally. She has performed in well-known operas such as Cosi fan tutte, Candide, Die Zauberflöte, and La Boheme. Ms. Twitty has performed with the Passaggio Opera Company of Denver, Opera of the Ozarks, Utah Festival Opera, Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Mountain Chamber Music Society of Denver and the International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy.
Ms. Twitty’s honors include Finalist in the 2004 and 2007 Rocky Mountain Region Metropolitan Opera Auditions and Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition.
Ms. Schulkind is the Founder and Executive Director of Mountain Chamber Music Society. She currently performs with the Core Ensemble and Duo Belo. An elementary school teacher, she is also adjunct faculty at Red Rocks Community College and maintains a private flute studio.
Ms. Schulkind holds the Master of Music degree in flute performance from University of Northern Colorado, and the Master of Arts in Education degree from University of Colorado at Boulder.
Ms. Schulkind has performed at the Aspen Music Festival and at the inaugural concert for Harris Recital Hall, and participated in the Red Cedar Chamber Music Festival, where she was an invited performer and presenter.
This past summer, Duo Belo performed in Maceio, Brazil, where the music was described as ‘delicious.’ A soloist for the Evergreen Chamber Orchestra’s 20th and 25th Anniversary Seasons, she was also principal flute with the Orion Winds and performed on piccolo with the Evergreen Chamber Orchestra.
Miss Chun-ya Janelle Wu began her violin study at three, and entered a Taiwanese government sponsored music conservatory at age nine. In 1996, she joined Colburn Conservatory of Music. In 1999, she moved her violin study to CU Boulder and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Miss Wu has performed as a soloist with several orchestras, including the University Symphony Orchestra at CU Boulder, Denver Pops Orchestra, and the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Throughout Miss Wu’s music career, she has received numerous prestigious awards which include the Winner of the PYSO Concerto Competition in both 1994 and 1995; Winner of the Southwestern Youth Musical Festival in 1995; Winner of the Denver Pops Orchestra Concerto Competition in 1999; Winner of both the State and Regional Music Teacher’s National Association Music Competition in 2001; and Winner of the CU College of Music’s Concerto Competition in 2002.
Miss Wu has studied with Ed Dusinberre, first violinist of the Takacs Quartet; the famed Suzuki Pedagogue Dr. William Starr; Roberto Cani, the winner of Paganini International Competition; and Alice Schoenfield of the University of Southern California.
Ms. Rhodes has been on the faculty of the Utah Music Festival and has performed in the Banff Centre Chamber Music Festival, the Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, the Telluride Jazz Festival in Colorado, the Brevard and Eastern Music Festivals in North Carolina, and the Chautauqua Music Festival in New York.
Ms. Rhodes received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Tulsa. She received a Master of Music Performance degree from the University of Colorado, where she studied with Erika Eckert. While at the University of Colorado, she was fortunate to both study as well as share the stage with the Takacs String Quartet as a member of the graduate string quartet.
As a member of Virtuosi Chicago, Ms. Rhodes performed at the prestigious Music in the Loft concert series and recorded for the Naxos label. As a member of the Vita Pacifica chamber ensemble, she traveled and performed throughout Brazil.
Ms. Rhodes continues to perform in the Denver area where she lives with her husband and young daughter.
Dr. Moulton-Gertig is principal harpist for the Denver Philharmonic and Evergreen Chamber Orchestras. She has served as harpist for the Blossom Festival School in conjunction with the Cleveland Orchestra and has been a participant in the Salzedo Harp Colony.
Dr. Moulton-Gertig is also a full professor, teaching in both the conservatory division (Studio Harp and Chamber Music) and academic division (Introduction to Graduate Studies) of the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. She also serves as head of the Bonfils Stanton Music Library.
Dr. Moulton-Gertig is currently on the national board of the American Harp Society and the Music Library Association. She has given invited papers and presentations both nationally and internationally in areas of harp, music library research, and musicology, including an invited paper at the Ninth World Harp Congress in Dublin, Ireland.
Dr. Moulton-Gertig has served as editor of The American Harp Journal and Ars Musica Denver, and has published peer-reviewed articles and chapters in harp, musicology, and library journals. Her research interests include Western art music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, history and literature of the pedal harp, and women in music.
Mr. Waechter has concertized throughout the United States since 1974, and since 2001 in Brazil. He has served as guitar professor for Metropolitan State College and the University of Northern Colorado. He also was an artist-in-residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He maintains a private teaching studio in Greeley, Colorado.
Mr. Waechter earned performance degrees from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Wheaton, IL, and the University of Denver. His principal collegiate teachers included John Mavreas and composer Harold Best. As a professional, he has been coached extensively by Ricardo Iznaola and Jonathan Leathwood. He had the privilege of performing for the Andres Segovia Masterclass in Madrid, Spain in 1973, and has performed in many master classes with well known guitarists over the past 35 years.
Mr. Waechter’s latest recording was released in the fall of 2009. Entitled “Alma Apaixonada,” it is a collection of works that represent “The Passionate Soul” including pieces by Dilermando Reis, Ivo Pereira, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Jose Luis Merlin, Stephen Waechter, and Agustin Barrios. Previous recordings include “Stephen Waechter Plays American,” “The Angel of Shavano” with guitarist composer Jim Bosse, and “French and Italian Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries” with the Ambrosian Consort.
In recent years, he has composed several works for solo guitar which have been warmly received by the concert public. He continues to collaborate with chamber musicians and ensembles.