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Lessons start at $25.00 per half hour.
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“Music expresses that which cannot be said,
 and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ~Victor Hugo~




Linda Emmerman
Ukulele and Flutes.
(970) 690-0872
Linda is a former Colorado K-5 Public School Music Educator with over 25 years experience.
Now offering Ukulele lessons for Beginner-Intermediate students of all ages.
Beginners will learn skills that cover everything you need to get started including tuning, basic chords and strumming patterns. Songs will be chosen based on individuals interests and abilities. Other skills taught as students progress to include singing, finger picking and improvisation. Also offering instruction on silver flute and Native American Style flute for beginners-advanced players. Students can choose to study band repertoire, classical, pop and jazz styles. Linda enjoys sharing her love of music and strives to offer music instruction based on students interests and skills

Billy Bower
Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Country Guitar.
970-305-0811 

Billy originally hails from Chicago, IL where he studied under Jazz great guitarist Peter Hix at Waubonsee College. He played professionally for many years with Chicago-based show group, "A Touch of Brass," and with many different bands here in the Northern Colorado area.Upon moving to Colorado in1980, he branched out into different music genres, including Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Country with an emphasis on proper technique, alternate picking, and jazz chording. Billy has a classic rock band called "Power Factor" that performs in Colorado and also is called upon for studio work throughout Colorado. Student range from 10 through adult. His students value his relaxed, fun, and respectful environment!

Anneke Toome
Piano
- Classical, Jazz, Contemporary.
970-481-2683
Anneke has decades of experience working with student musicians in various capacities. Throughout her career, she has been influenced by a diverse range of teachers and mentors in classical, jazz, and contemporary music genres. She has a friendly and supportive approach to teaching, drawing on her wide range of musical experience to help her students overcome challenges and take joy in the process of learning to play. She is also fluent in Spanish and is happy to teach music lessons to Spanish speakers.

Since 2012, Anneke has been based in Colorado. She is the pianist and
choir conductor at Rinn United Methodist Church in Frederick, and is the keyboard player with the singer-songwriter Steve Manshel and his band. She is an experienced accompanist for vocalists, instrumentalists, and ensembles, and led six high school musicals in-state as the pianist and pit band conductor. She has worked at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, the Thompson and Poudre School Districts, the Eagle Rock School in Estes Park, the Loveland Academy of Music, and KUNC Radio. As a performer, she has backed Liz Barnez, Dave Beegle, and Ryan Millard, played with the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra and the Boulder Big Band, and done tribute acts for John Denver, Prince, and War, among others.

Anneke holds dual degrees in Classical Piano Performance and Spanish with highest honors from the University of North Florida, where she studied under notable figures such as Gary Lee Smart and Cara Tasher. Anneke is a GigSalad top performer in 2023 and 2024. She also teaches at Mojo’s Music Academy in Longmont



Shawn Cunnane - Longmont Only
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, and Mandolin.
267-205-4477

After completing a Jazz performance degree from Temple University in Philadelphia where he studied arranging with Grammy award winning pianist Bill Cunliffe, Shawn Cunnane relocated and settled in Los Angeles where he worked as a musician, instructor, and recording artist for 13 years. He taught for National Music Workshop in four different cities and has over 17 years of teaching experience with all ages and skill levels including group ensembles. He has recorded for Disney and Ubisoft as well as countless private clients. His most recent project Sheldon & Cunnane performed close to 1000 times in 4 years. The duo was easily found entertaining on a weekly basis in wineries, restaurants, and music venues throughout Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange counties in addition to yearly trips to the Eastern Sierras and the Gulf Coast of Florida. An avid member of the Grateful Dead community in Southern California, Shawn performed with Cubensis on over 20 occasions in place of Nate Lapointe (Bobby Womack). As a solo performer and songwriter, Shawn’s diverse style ranges from travis picking ballads with jazzy overtones to bluegrassy foot stompers. The unique textures he creates in his originals and interpretations are intimate and alluring. Shawn’s songs have been recorded and performed by many artists including David Grisman and Matt Doherty. He has been fortunate to share the stage with so many fantastic musicians including bassist Gerald Veasley and saxophonist Knoel Scott (Sun Ra Arkestra). Cunnane recently landed in Boulder County Colorado in the spring of 2018 where he has begun work on his first solo recording of original compositions. Shawn is well versed in all modern styles and enjoys sharing his connection to music with audiences and students of all ages.



Sammy Dee Morton
Electric and Acoustic Blues, Rock and Country.
720-652-0283
Sammy Dee Morton has played Louisiana and Texas style Blues for 25 years. His smooth, soulful and energetic way of playing has captured many an ear. Sammy Dee developed his chops playing alongside Blues and Cajun performers such as Kenny Neal, Debbie Davies, Tab Benoit, and Doug Kershaw. https://sammydeemorton.com/

Elijah Donovan

Banjo.
303-248-6816


Elijah Donovan has been playing banjo since 2017. Since then, he’s trained with some of the greater banjo players in the Colorado area including Pete Wernick, Jayme Stone, Ricky Meir, and more. He’s well developed in traditional Scruggs style and melodic banjo, with ability in progressive stylings as well. This won him 3rd place at the Rockygrass banjo competition in 2022, and respect from his peers. Elijah specializes in traditional bluegrass and country, with respect to old time music as well.
Beryl Durazo
928-210-1181
Vocal Instruction

Beryl has over 10 years experience in the performing arts including performances in Italy, France, Belgium and Holland with her Community College Choir Yuma Youth Choir. Prior to these tours she received vocal training from Dr.Elizabeth Tibbs at Arizona Western College. While there she also received training in performing arts through the theatre with Dr. Chip Straley.
"I began teaching lessons in 2015 to Jordynn Lee of Longmont, Colorado as she began her journey in Longmont Idol. Since this start, I now teach 5+ students between the ages of 7 and 18. I enjoy teaching these lessons and helping students prepare for recitals and performances. From building basic singing skills to training a well-oiled performer, I am up for the task and look forward to learning with my students."

Steve Mullins
Flamenco, Classical Guitar and Mandolin.
303-772-3743
 
Steve Mullins has a bachelor’s degree in American Folk Music, a master’s in musicology, and a doctorate in ethno-musicology from the University of Colorado. He's taught Latin America music, World Music, World Music Theories, and American Indian Music at CU, and currently teaches World Guitar at Front Range Community College. His doctoral dissertation's entitled Flamenco Gestures: Musica Meaning in Motion. http://stevemullinsmusic.com/bio/

Geoffrey Nicosia
longmont_bagpiper@outlook.com
720-676-2947

Geoffrey has been playing the Great Highland Bagpipe since 2013. Throughout that time, he has acquired experience playing professionally in band, competition, and hired settings. He predominantly plays and teaches in Boulder County but is not restricted to the Front Range.

He teaches in the regimental and traditional ceilidh (kay-lee) style of piping. He also sings traditional celtic tunes in addition to playing various other types of Bagpipes, various Celtic Flutes and Whistles, Bodhran, Cahone and Cello.

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