Magnolia Music Studio offers highly-trained, experienced artist faculty who teach a variety of instruments. Select the faculty member's bio to learn more.
Instruments: Master Voice Teacher & Director
Aimee Woods, Director-Magnolia Music Old Town, was recently named a Magnolia Master Teacher. She joined the faculty in 2009 and brings a wealth of teaching and performing experience, more than 12 years of teaching, performing and directing. Aimee participates in educational clinics and masterclasses and is Vice President of the Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of National Association of Teachers of singing.
Rebekah Gray Ooms, soprano, earned a Master of Music Degrees in Vocal Performance and a Bachelor of Music-Vocal Performance from Colorado State University, where she recently studied with Dr. Tiffany Blake. Rebekah performed as soprano soloist for major choral and orchestral works and performed leading roles with CSU Opera Theater.
Alaina Bongers joined the faculty of Magnolia Music Studio in 2009 and was recently named a Magnolia Master Teacher. Alaina is well-respected as a perfomer, teacher and arranger and is one of the region's premiere concert harpists. She received a Master of Music degree in Harp Performance from Colorado State University with Rachel Starr Ellins, where she previously earned her Bachelor of Music and a Certificate of Liturgical Studies.
Kristen Smith, soprano, earned her Masters of Music in Voice Performance from Colorado State University, where she received the Charles and Reta Ralph Opera Scholarship. She has performed with regional companies throughout Northern Colorado, including Opera Colorado, Denver Art Song Project, and many others. Currently, she is studying Speech and Language Pathology at the University of Northern Colorado and brings aspects of voice therapy into her teaching.
Tessa Espinosa, soprano, earned her Masters in Voice Performance in 2015 from the University of Northern Colorado, her Bachelors in Vocal Music Education in 2013 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and returns to UNC Greeley in the Fall to begin her Doctor of the Arts in Voice Performance with a secondary emphasis in music theory.
Instruments: Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano
My name is Colin and I am a Fort Collins native. Graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors in Classical Voice. I moved to New York City and received my Masters Degree in Classical Voice from the Manhattan School of MusicCurrently, I teach and perform in operas throughout northern Colorado. I love opera and will talk to you about it for hours on end! I also love musical theatre, jazz, and rock - specifically punk rock. I play guitar, ukulele, piano, trumpet, and of course, sing! I'm excited to meet you and share my passion for music with you!