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  Our Staff throughout the years    

Every summer, the Earthbeat Choir employs over a dozen former campers as junior and senior counselors. In addition to these counselors, Earthbeat works with local musicians and educators to craft the best possible experience for each and every camper.
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Director and guitarist

KC Johnson returned as Director of the Summer Music Camp in 2019! As a founding member and Director for more than 20 years, KC is a favorite with camp attendees and parents. Please join us in welcoming his return to leadership.

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Guitar and violin

Ellen is a talented local singer and songwriter. From the Red Rocks Ampitheater in Morrison to castles on the Rhine, Ellen has performed solo and with artists such as John Denver, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and many more. Several of her original compositions have become Earthbeat classics, including "Taking Our Lives in Our Hands" and "Once Upon a Truth," a song co-written with past Earthbeat directors KC Johnson and Karen D'Attillo.

Ellen Stapenhorst
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Art Director

Charlotte started with Earthbeat Choir at the age of 3 and worked her way up from Jr. staff to senior staff and has been the Art Director for the last 4 years of camp.  She has been working with young children in a local preschool since she was 13 years old and has always been passionate about spending time with children and the Earthbeat Choir.   Charlotte graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in June 2019 and just graduated from at Oakland University in Michigan in Spring 2023.  She will continue to be involved in Earthbeat Summer Camps as much as possible! 

Charlotte Schweis
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