Abbie is a lifelong musician who plays french horn and piano, and is currently pursuing an MM in Horn Performance at University of Colorado Boulder. She studies with Michael Thornton, the principal horn in the Colorado Symphony, and plays in the top tier performing groups in the school. After graduating from Ball State University with a BA in Spanish, she moved to Boulder to be close to her sister, enjoy endless outdoor adventures, and continue her musical studies. Abbie comes from a family of music educators and believes that music should be an integral part of every child’s education. She strives to work with the interests, goals, and abilities of each student, and emphasizes that music is present in everyone’s lives regardless of occupation or background.