Utah Music Teachers Association

Accompanist Resources

Karoun Arslanian
I live in Taylorsville, but don't mind traveling to accompany.

I graduated from Utah State University with BA in Music emphasizing Piano Pedagogy. I am currently teaching piano and love accompanying all types of musicians. I have traveled to many different counties to accompany. I enjoy collaborating with large ensembles and soloists, whether instrumentalists or vocalists. I have experience working in recording studios as well as live performances.

Andrea Bailey, NCTM
1862 N 1850 E North Logan UT 84341
M.Music in Piano Performance

Experienced Accompanist and chamber musician for competitions, recording sessions, recitals etc..
Located in Logan Utah, 2 miles NE of USU HFAC

Diane Bastian
Lives in Davis County. Will accompany from Logan to Provo

I've accompanied all instruments and vocal parts...beginning Suzuki levels to professional artists. Sightreading is easy for me, and I love learning new things. I'm especially proficient in flute and violin literature. I enjoy collaborating with everyone!

Colleen Bauman
Near University of Utah

I love to accompany for the joy of music and the accomplishment of those I collaborate with. I have accompanied all levels of flute and violin repertoire and am familiar with most major works for these instruments. Sight reading is my forte but I appreciate having time to learn larger works.

Margaret Campbell, NCTM

I have accompanied choirs, vocalists, and instrumentalists (violin, viola, cello, flute, horn, sax) for over 20 years. I am pursuing my degree in piano performance at UVU, graduating in Spring 2017. I have taken vocal and instrumental accompanying classes and have accompanied successful juries, festivals, competitions, and solo recitals. My passion is working with other musicians; I love to help them shine while on stage.

Alex Carre

I live in Utah County, but don't mind traveling for gigs if gas mileage is provided. I have played with many musicians (instrumental, singers) in various groups (trios, quartets, duets) and most recently have accompanied two of the lead singers from the San Francisco Opera, Maria Valdes and Efrain Solis, in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Diane J. Carter

As a collaborative pianist I have vast experience accompanying choirs, vocalists, instrumentalists and in musicals. I have performed recitals at BYU, UVU and the U of U, for NATS competitions, audition and performance CD's, and in Woodwind and Piano Quintets. I have performed with orchestras in Utah on Copland pieces, Gershwins Porgy & Bess, and Bernsteins Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. My degrees include a BM from BYU in piano performance/pedagogy and a MM from the U of U in piano performance/accompanying.

Kathryn A. Denos, NCTM

Nationally certified. 35+ yrs teaching, and accompanying experience. Accompanied U. of U. opera and vocal students, NATS students/winners, violin solo and concerto students, Federation Ensemble events. Accompanist for International Children's Choir, touring throughout Italy, Czech Republic, Germany.

Miho Everitt
435-764-2960 (text)
email : mihoeveritt@hotmail.com
Logan, Cache Valley area

I accompany various instruments (such as tuba, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, flute, violin, viola, cello) voice,choir, opera, orchestra and bands. If it will be a concert at the concert hall, I will come to SLC (weekend preferred). I may be able to come to Orem/Provo area, too, on the weekend...just contact me

Brienna Favero

I graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Weber State University, with a full tuition scholarship for accompanying. I have been accompanying for auditions, solo and ensemble, juries, studio recitals, junior and senior recitals for over 5 years. I would recommend contacting me with 2 months notice for large recitals or events, and 1 week notice for smaller events.

Natasha Fisher
705 Heritage Ct., SLC UT 84112

I am currently double majoring in Piano Performance and Composition at the University of Utah. I have been studying for 13 years, and accompanying for 4. I am comfortable with sight-reading, and I have accompanied musicals, juries, and junior/senior recitals. I have low rates and a flexible schedule!
I can serve anywhere from Salt Lake City to Sandy.

Lawrence Gee

Area of Expertise: Vocal music including art song and opera; Instrumental music of all kinds (strings, woodwinds, brass)
Credentials: Bachelor of Music in piano accompanying from Indiana University, Master of Music in piano performance from same, former assistant conductor at New York City Opera under Beverly Sills, on adjunct piano faculty at University of Utah
I am comfortable sight reading and learning quickly any kind of collaborative piano music.

Kaden Larson

I am currently majoring in Piano Performance at BYU. I have many years of experience accompanying choirs, ensembles, vocalists and instrumentalists. Confident sight-reader, able to accompany for anything you need - juries, recitals, lessons, you name it!

Ling-Yu Lee

I am currently a Senior at Weber State majoring in Piano Performance. I love collaborating with all kinds of musicians. I am willing to travel to accompany.

Dr. Stephanie Neeman
(347) 309-8808, (513) 813-8889
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103

Visiting Professor of Piano at the University of Utah
D.M.A. in Piano Performance from University of Cincinnati
M.M. and B.M. from Manhattan School of Music, New York.
As a collaborative pianist, I enjoy working with both vocalists and instrumentalists. Experienced in accompanying for recitals, juries, auditions, competitions, recording sessions, etc. I am comfortable sight-reading and can accompany at short notice.

Tricia West

I have a BM in Piano Performance/Pedagogy from the U of U. I also studied harpsichord and worked with the Collegium Musica at the U or U. I have accompanied choirs, vocal students, chamber groups, and instrumentalists at all levels. I sight read really well. I would prefer a few weeks’ notice for more advanced repertoire.