Artists

http://www.katfritzmusic.com/biography
Kat Fritz began to play music at the age of eleven when she was offered a viola from the public school collection. It was love at first sight, and she has enjoyed three decades of playing since that time. She began teaching strings in 1994 and discovered the Suzuki method in 1998.  
She is currently the board president of the Suzuki Association of Colorado, and co-founder of Old Town Suzuki Teacher Association in East Boulder County.  Kat studied viola performance at Lawrence University Music Conservatory, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and pursued a Masters of Viola performance degree at Southeastern Louisiana University.  She enjoys studying and performing many different styles of music in addition to classical music including Argentine tango, American Old Time fiddle music, Scottish music, Mexican Tierra Caliente music and Brazilian percussion. She is currently a Boulder-area freelance musician and plays in the Boulder-based samba percussion group, Bateria Alegria.

http://scottmartinmusic.com/home.html
Scott Martin 
has performed professionally in a wide variety of musical styles and roles. He began his career as a studio musician in New York City working with artists including Carly Simon, Mariah Carey, Philip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire, and Robert Lamm of Chicago.  He co-wrote and produced the title track to the album Magnetic by Steps Ahead, featuring Dianne Reeves and Michael Brecker.  As a jazz pianist, he has played with Mike Stern, Bill Watrous, Miroslav Vitous, Billy Hart, Mike Mainieri, Joe Lovano, Victor Lewis, Javon Jackson, Harry Allen, Ron Miles, Carl Fontana, Pete Condoli, Red Holloway, Hiram Bullock, Tia Fuller, and many others. He currently leads the jazz band Devoted to the Standard and produces music for Songdrops, a kids' songs site with over 300 million YouTube views.  He has performed in two national tours of of the Broadway hit musical Jersey Boys.

http://www.emmashubin.com/about.html
Emma Shubin 
has been joyfully making music since the age of six.  She is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy where she studied music, creative writing, and photography.  A proponent of integrative education, Emma is the co-founder and director of the Colorado based non-profit Integral Steps. Emma received her MM in flute performance and her Licensure and Certificate in Dalcroze.  She completed her BM in flute performance at CU Boulder. Emma received her BA in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in 2012, and continues to be active in research around mammals and the effects of climate change on the Rocky Mountain Region. She is the founder and director of the concert series Meet the Composer, and Among Friends.  She is currently touring as the flutist and serving as the co-director of the Musical Arts Program with the Sounds of Lyons and performs with both Arts Evolution and BenFeng Music Festival throughout Taiwan. 

http://andyreiner.nfshost.com/andyreiner/about/bio.html
Andy Reiner 
began playing at age five with the Reiner Family Band.  Earning a BM in Violin Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston launched Andy into a flurry of touring and teaching around the globe - including Heavy Metal with Devil in the Kitchen, Folk/Hip-Hop with FiddleFoxx, Swedish/Appalachian with Blue Moose and the Unbuttoned Zippers, Electronic/Celtic with Firecloud, and Bluegrass with The Earth Stringband, which toured Southeast Asia on the 2011 American Music Abroad tour for the State Department and Jazz at Lincoln Center.  Also known as the "Skiing Fiddler," Andy skis every month of the year and many of his compositions are influenced by mountains and nature.  Andy currently tours both as a solo artist and with groups Half Pelican and Whitewater Ramble, and composes fiddle tunes, songs, new works, and arrangements for string orchestra.  He teaches improvisation, composition and fiddle styles privately and at music camps across the US. 

Erin Robertson teaches outdoor nature writing classes for homeschoolers in Boulder:  BoCo Wild Writers. Erin earned a B.S. in Biology from Bates College and an M.S. in Museum and Field Studies from the University of Colorado, and worked as a biologist for the conservation nonprofit Rocky Mountain Wild for 9 years before focusing on her writing life.  She loves finding new ways to express her devotion to the natural world, and 2018 also finds her as an Artist-in-Residence at Caribou Ranch Open Space.  Past honors include: a Voices of the Wilderness artist's residency at Koyukuk National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, Michael Adams Poetry Prize awards, and performances of her poems by Boulder-based Ars Nova Singers.  Find more of her work in Poet Lore, SageGreenJournal.org, FUNGI Magazine, and the anthology MycoEpithalamia:  Mushroom Wedding Poems.  

Laurie Amodeo writes and performs songs across genres of music including jazz, pop, R&B and electronica. For several years she sang original and composed music across New York City. She is currently based in Boulder, CO where she can be found vocalizing and producing music in her recording studio and sitting in with some of the Front Range's most talented jazz musicians.



Honora Wolfe is a watercolor artist in Lafayette, Colorado. A graphic designer, writer, and teacher during her career, she now has the privilege of donating over 50 paintings per year to various non-profits. Animal rights and animal protection organizations have been a major focus of her donations, so a lot of her work consists of paintings of animals. She is pleased and enthusiastic to be working on this project to support the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.