Our Staff

Conductors
Music Director and Conductor of the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony
Gary Nicholson

Music Director and Conductor of the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony

Conductor of Ascent Big Band
Dan Bell

Conductor of Ascent Big Band

Conductor of Amadeus String Orchestra
Michael Sabatka

Conductor of Amadeus String Orchestra

Conductor of Pikes Peak Wind Symphony
Debbie Baker

Conductor of Pikes Peak Wind Symphony

Conductor of Vivace String Orchestra
Jennifer Boylan

Conductor of Vivace String Orchestra

Conductor of Wolfgang String Orchestra
Daryl Counsell

Conductor of Wolfgang String Orchestra

Conductor of Bravo! Winds
Brian Margrave

Conductor of Bravo! Winds

Conductor of Allegro String Orchestra
Jesse Maurer

Conductor of Allegro String Orchestra

Coaching Staff
Jeri Jorgensen

Chamber Music Program Director and Violin Coach

Hilda Bernard

Viola Coach

Paul Nagem

Woodwind Coach

Andrew Kolb

Cello Coach

Aaron Turner

Percussion Coach

Melissa Shank

Woodwind Coach

Jennifer West

String Bass Coach

Martha Muehleisen

Violin/Viola Coach

Staci Toma

Percussion Coach

James Bader

Cello Coach

Linda Johnson

String Bass Coach

Karine Garibova

Violin Coach

Jack Yonce

Brass Coach

Kevin Whitelaw

Brass Coach

David Artley

Brass Coach

Andrea Artley

Woodwind Coach

Shannon Weber

Woodwind Coach

Danny Moore

Percussion Coach

Marc Neihof

String Bass Coach

Karl Aston

Viola Coach

Mozart Strings Project Teachers
Renee Botton

Mozart String Project Director and Teacher at The Church at Briargate (TCA)

Linda Tennies

Teacher at The Vanguard School

Daryl Counsell

Teacher at The Church at Briargate (TCA)

Annemarie Dawson

Teacher at Inspiration View Elementary School

Hilda Bernard

Teacher at Banning Lewis Ranch

Administrative Staff
Keven Stewart

Executive Director

Kathryn Vickous

Rehearsal Receptionist

Bethany Davis

Office Manager

Kaitlin Privara

Office Assistant