FRONT RANGE CHAMBER PLAYERS
Erik Peterson, violin
As Artistic Director, Peterson brings a fresh approach to our mission and 31-year tradition of providing outstanding chamber music to Northern Colorado audiences as Front Range Chamber Players becomes more accessible to children and families, and increases our outreach to young Read more ...
Rachel Ellins, violin
Rachel Starr Ellins is a professional harpist, teacher and arranger. She is the first call substitute/second harpist with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and principal harpist with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra. Ellins was the instructor of harp at Colorado State University from 1996 to2016.
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Lydia Hynson, cello
Cellist Hynson, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She participated in the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra and youth chamber ensembles until she graduated high school. She attended Lawrence University and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Cello Performance. Read more ...
Theodor Lichtmann, piano
Born and educated in Switzerland, Lichtmann received his Gymnasium degree in Classical languages. For his formative training as a pianist, he studied with Irma Schaichet (a student of Busoni and Bartok) in Switzerland and later with Leonard Shure (an Artur Schnabel student) in New York Read more ...
Hsing-ay Hsu, piano
Since making her stage debut at age 4, Chinese pianist Hsing-ay Hsu (“Sing-I Shoo”) has performed as concerto soloist and chamber player at such notable venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and abroad in Asia and Europe. She received recognition in many piano compositions and was named a
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Heidi Mausbach, cello
Cellist Mausbach, a graduate of the Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, has enjoyed a fulfilling and diverse orchestral career throughout the US. She has played with the Naples Philharmonic, the Florida Orchestra, and the Minnesota Opera before moving to Fort Collins in 2000. Read more ...
Margaret Miller, violin
Miller is Special Assistant Professor of Viola and coordinator of the Graduate Quartet Program at CSU. She teaches viola, chamber music literature and coaches both undergraduate and graduate ensembles. Miller is also on the faculty of the LEAP Institute for the Arts at CSU, a multi-disciplinary program that gives students tools Read more ...
Frank Oden, narrator
Oden's performance style is a long-seasoned blend of professional skills gained through a 40 year career as comic actor, musician, lyricist and entertainer. He has written and directed several award winning musical comedies for long running productions and received regular commissions. Read more ...
Felix Petit, violin
Petit began his violin studies at the age of 9 at the Latin American Violin Academy of “El Sistema” in Caracas, Venezuela with maestro Jose Francisco Del Castillo. He has participated in the Latin American Violin Academy Summer Festival, Weathersfield Music Festival, Reina Sofia Music Festival in Spain
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Phillip Stevens, viola
Phillip Stevens, violist, is currently a member of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and is Affiliate Professor of Viola at Metropolitan State University of Denver. In addition to joining the Colorado Symphony in 1996, Phillip has performed with the Rochester Read more ...
Paul Mullikin, percussionist
Multi-instrumentalist and award-winning composer Mullikin is a graduate of Denver School of the Arts and Lamont School of Music at Denver University. He has been a veritable chameleon on the Denver music scene for over a decade. On any given evening he can be found
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Catherine Peterson, flute
Peterson is acting principal flutist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and was principal flutist with the Central City Opera. Currently, she is performing regularly with the Baltimore Symphony Orchetra. She is a regular performer with the Chintimini Chamber Music Festival and Read more ...
Barbara Thiem, cello
An internationally acclaimed cellist, Thiem combines teaching cello and chamber music with her active schedule of performances in Europe and the United States, playing solo recitals with orchestra, and chamber music. Thiem is a member of the Mendelssohn Trio and in the summers administers the International Summer Academy of Schloss Ort, Read more ...