Whitney Stuberg is the Executive Director of El Sistema Colorado. Whitney joined ESC as Development & Operations Manager in September 2019. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Music Education at Colorado State University and is pursuing her master’s degree in Arts Development and Program Management at the University of Denver. Whitney has spent her career creating unique opportunities to connect communities through collaborative learning experiences. As a public school choral director, she created a private lesson program for Title I schools, drawing on the skills and talent of local teaching artists. During her tenure she also directed musical productions entirely produced by middle school students. In 2017 Whitney transitioned into arts administration. Whitney realized her calling towards organizational leadership while working in development with Opera Colorado. El Sistema Colorado’s transformative mission perfectly blends her passion for providing music to all children and her commitment to bringing communities together through shared experiences.
Music Education Coordinator
Jamie Wolf currently serves as El Sistema Colorado’s Music Education Coordinator, and has led the organization in its work using music as a tool for social change with under-served youth since 2013. She is a seasoned educator, and has taught choral and general music at a variety of public schools in the Denver area as well as private lessons. Ms. Wolf graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in music education from Northwestern University. She was recently selected as one of 50 international musicians to participate in the 2020 cohort of the Global Leaders Program, a graduate program in executive leadership for change-makers in music.
Beth Remming was born and raised in Rochester, NY, is a recently retired string teacher, and moved to Denver to be with family. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music education, certificate in music in special education, and a master’s degree in music, all in New York. Beth is also a certified Suzuki teacher and taught for many year at the Hochstein School of Music. She has received a faculty service award from Hochstein School of Music and was also honored as Music Educator of the Year by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
Xadie James Antonio
Xadie James Antonio is an alumni of the Berklee College of Music. They perform with the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and tour with various national acts. At El Sistema they specialize in low strings, ear training, and conducting.