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Tintabulations Handbell Ensemble

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Musician
Specialization: Handbell Ensemble

In 1996, seven of Barb Walsh's former students decided they wanted to continue ringing. They formed a group called "B Sharps" and rang two octaves of bells.

Vozolo Dance Company - African Dance and African Drum Group

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Musician
Specialization: African Dance & African Drum

Vozolo Dance Company (http://vozolo.weebly.com/) is a Las Vegas-based professional African Dance and African Drum troupe founded by Master Dancer and Choreographer, Atito Gohi. The Company is co-directed by Atito Gohi and Master Drummer, Eric Bli Bi Gore, both originally from Ivory Coast, West Africa. Atito and Eric each have over 25 years of professional African drum, African dance, performance and theatrical production experience in venues spanning across the globe.

Harold Akyeampong

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Folk Artist, Musician, Teaching Artist
Specialization: African Music and Dance

Harold Akyeampong is the president of the Ghana chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.

Larry Aynesmith

Location: Incline Village, Nevada
Category: Musician
Specialization: Classical Guitar

Larry Aynesmith is an honoree of the Nevada Artist Fellowship Program. He has appeared on ABC Television and National Public Radio. He performs as a solo artist, in ensembles, and in symphony performances and concertos.

Liz Broscoe

Location: South Lake Tahoe, California
Category: Musician
Specialization: Music, Percussion

With a professional drumming career spanning 30 years, Liz’s diverse rhythmic adventures began at the early age of ten. By age 18 she began her professional career as a drum set player and singer.

Elinor Bugli

Location: Carson City, Nevada
Category: Musician
Specialization: Violinist

Elinor Bugli, violin, plays in the Carson City Symphony, Carson Valley Pops Orchestra, Ruby Mountain Symphony, and Silver Strings chamber ensembles.

Stephen Caplan

Location: Henderson, Nevada
Category: Musician, Teaching Artist
Specialization: Classical musician

Why would a classically trained oboe player make Nevada his home? Because good music is at home everywhere. And for nearly three decades Nevada has enthusiastically welcomed Stephen Caplan's music.

Singh Chakrapani

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Composer, Musician, Teaching Artist
Specialization: Indian Classical Guitar ( Kachappi Veena)

The passionate and sensitive Guitarist Chakrapani Singh and his journeys as an individual through a whole gamut of emotions reveals Truth, Beauty and Perfection towards Music. The Veena in his hand produces the sweetest and most sensuous emotions that transcend one to the nether world.

Maureen Conlin

Location: Genoa, Nevada
Category: Musician, Teaching Artist

Maureen Colin is a composer/lyricist and children’s music entertainer/educator providing musical education/entertainment and interactive fun for young children through community and business events, preschool, daycare and elementary school visits, classes and educational workshops.

Gypsy Cowbelle

Location: Thermopolis, Wyoming
Category: Folk Artist, Musician, Teaching Artist

Music serves as the common thread that binds all of Gypsy Cowbelle’s life experiences. A professional performing artist for 13 years, Gypsy learned through the folk processes of oral transmission and example, rather than through formal or academic means.

DB Donovan

Location: Henderson, Nevada
Category: Designer, Musician, Visual Artist
Specialization: Illustrator/Designer/Cartoonist

DB Donovan is one of the top illustrator/designers in Nevada with nearly 30 years' experience in creating advertising and branding for entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, city governments, hotels, casinos, the vacation and theatre industries.

pete fairly

Location: Reno , Nevada
Category: Folk Artist, Musician, Teaching Artist
Specialization: World Music Percussioniat

Pete is a World Rhythms Percussionist!

Rodolfo Fernandez

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Musician
Specialization: Orchestra Conductor

A native of Chile, Rodolfo Fernandez graduated from the University of Santiago with a Master's in Music Performance. Winner of the 1960 National Student Competition in Music Performance, he was awarded a position with Orquesta Filarmonica de Chile.

Andrew Fusco

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Folk Artist, Musician, Teaching Artist
Specialization: Performing Arts

Andrew Fusco was raised in an Irish family near Albany, New York, where he attended Irish festivals, heard the local pipe bands play in parades each year, and began learning the pipes from members of the Albany Police Pipe Band.

Atito Gohi

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Choreographer, Dancer, Musician
Specialization: African Dance & African Drum

Atito Gohi, is a Master African Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, Producer, Musician, and African Drummer and Founder of Vozolo Dance Company www.vozolo.weebly.com. He is originally from Ivory Coast, West Africa and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada

Todd Green

Location: Minden, Nevada
Category: Musician

Educated at the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Todd Green has over 20 years of performing and lecturing experience. His educational programs have been presented to over 300,000 K-12 students and on over 100 college campuses across the USA.

Mick laBriola

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Category: Musician
Specialization: Music, Percussion, North/East European, South American, Jazz & World Music

Mick’s residency is called “Rhythm Roots Workshop” a study of traditional/cultural drumming techniques conducted in a tone of cultural sensitivity and respect.

Ray Li

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Musician, Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Virtual Reality DJ

Veserium is an electronic music duo that creates a live show like you've never experienced before. The duo uses Tone Sculptor technology to create sound from thin air using only motions and gestures.

Amy Lowe

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Category: Musician
Specialization: Music, Movement, Drawing and Literature

Amy Lowe believes that life is art.

Group: Mariachi Aguilas de America

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Category: Folk Artist, Musician, Teaching Artist

Mariachi Aguilas de America is dedicated to teaching mariachi music and the impact and influences of Hispanic culture in North America.

Jim Eaglesmith & Mark Vollmer

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Musician, Teaching Artist, Visual Artist
Specialization: Literary, Performing, and Visual Arts

A Nevada resident since 1988, Mark Vollmer explored the state first as a geologist then as an award-winning photographer, workshop instructor, and writer. He shares his love of photography via teaching, publishing images and articles, and presenting slide shows to community groups and schools.

Scot Marshall

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Musician, Storyteller, Teaching Artist
Specialization: Music

Led by professional bassist, vocalist, and storyteller Scot Marshall, “In-Tune Tales” also features jazz violinist Graham Marshall, Scot’s son, a student of the University of Nevada, Reno's Jazz and Improvisational Music program, and guitarist Drew Wesely, a recent graduate of the same progr

Andrew Martin

Location: Reno, Nevada
Category: Composer, Musician, Teaching Artist

Native Nevadan Andrew Martin is proud to have gone through the music programs offered in Northern Nevada and is an active private teacher in the area. He began playing and touring with local folk group Buster Blue.

Wilson and McKee

Location: La Veta, Colorado
Category: Musician
Specialization: Irish and Scottish Folklore, Traditional Dance, Traditional Music, Storytelling

Bringing 21 years of arts education programming to schools and communities of all sizes, and averaging 10,000 student contacts per year, Willson & McKee are passionate about their job!

Erika Paul

Location: Sparks, Nevada
Category: Musician, Singer, Teaching Artist
Specialization: Jazz Artist

As Erika Paul stops long enough to reflect, she realizes that she truly loves what she does and would not be doing anything else!

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