Faculty

Magnolia Music Studio offers highly-trained, experienced artist faculty who teach a variety of instruments. Select the faculty member's bio to learn more.

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Aimee Woods

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 Ooms

Instruments: Voice

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.

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Alaina Bongers

Instruments: Harp       

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.                                  

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Kristen Smith

Instruments: Voice

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.  


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Tessa Espinosa

Instruments: Voice

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.