Bria Schecker, flute
Philadelphia native Bria Schecker began her flute studies at age 7 with renowned Russian flautist, Ilya Ovrutsky. From solo performances at the US Embassy in Paris, to an orchestral residency with West Chester University in Sicily, to woodwind quintets and symphony orchestras in the United States, Bria has enjoyed playing in diverse settings all over the world. She completed her bachelors degree at Boston University, where she played an active role in the all-campus music program, serving as principal flute for the orchestra. In Boston, Bria served on the Board of Directors and performed on several principal parts for the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra prior to relocating to Boulder.
Adrienne Short, violin
Adrienne Short is a freelance violinist in the Denver area. She currently performs as Assistant Concert master of the Arapahoe Philharmonic. She is also a member of the Fort Collins Symphony, and serves as a substitute violinist with the Boulder Philharmonic and the Cheyenne Sympnony. Adrienne graduated from Denver University's Lamont School of Music with a degree in Violin Performance and French. She also studied in France, where she gradutated from the French Conservatoire Henrie Duparc. Adrienne currently works as a private teacher in and around Denver, as well as a recording artist and orchestral player.
Brad Garone, guitar
Brad Garone is a Boston-born guitarist, composer, and arranger. He is a private music teacher by day and an active gigging musician at night. After years of self-taught practice, Brad attended the prestigious Sound Recording Technology program at UMass Lowell. At UMass, Brad studied under the renowned Jazz Guitarist, Jon Wheatley (UMass Lowell, Berklee School of Music). Brad has served as lead guitarist with several distinguished bands and artists including Mondo Gecko and the Ross Livermore Band, and has toured the country with his music. Most recently, Brad served as the lead guitarist for the Boston-based funk/soul cover band, Sugarfoot, before moving to Boulder.