Maggie Barnes is a chamber, orchestral and solo performer based in Boulder, Colorado. A Colorado native, Maggie started playing piano and singing at age five, instantly falling in love with music. Throughout primary school, she sang with jazz and show choirs and played jazz piano at many reputable festivals. Maggie began her undergraduate education at the University of Colorado Boulder in the fall of 2016. She has been studying horn performance under the esteemed Michael Thornton, Principal of both the Colorado Symphony and LA Chamber Orchestra. Since beginning at CU, Maggie has had the immense pleasure of performing with the CU Wind Symphony, CU Symphony Orchestra, as well as with many fine chamber groups. In 2018, she was honored to play with the CU Horn Quartet in a performance with YoYo Ma.