Guest Artist Program

In addition to our outstanding music staff at Cazadero, we also support a Guest Artist Program, where each session professional musicians bring their talents to Cazadero to share, perform and work with our students. Guest Artists who have performed at Cazadero include:

Air National Guard Band of the West Coast

Alexander String Quartet

Amici Brass Quintet

Shelly Berg, pianist and Dean, University of Miami Frost School of Music

Ken Bergmann, Percussion Discussion

Brass Magic


Ben Capps, Cello, Olympus Piano Trio, Master Class

Giulio Cetto, Bass

Jeremy Cohen, Violin

The Commanders Jazz Ensemble from Band of the Golden West

Diablo Valley Wind Symphony, Eric Hammer and Diane Maltester, Conductors

The Dixie Giants

Matt Eakle, Flute & Zach Spellman, Tuba

Barry Erlich, Shoreline Community College, Trombone Master Class

Chuck Fury, Pianist

Nolan Gasser, Piano, co-founder of Pandora

Golden Gate Brass

Barry Green, Inner Game of Music

Groove Work

Happy Hour Jazz Quintet

Frederick Hodges, a multi-talented pianist and singer

David Jones, Clarinet Master Class, New World Symphony, Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra

Los Angeles Tuba Quartet

Marcus Lovett, singer, Phantom of the Opera (NY and London), Les Miserables

Brenden Lowe, Piano

Patrick Martin, Illusionist

Joe Mazzaferro, Trumpet, Joe Mazzaferro Quintet


Mystic Journey

New Pacific Trio

New West Guitar Group

Rufus Oliver, Tony Striplin, James Matheson Woodwind Trio

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Page Turners
, Carolyn Kendrick, Violin & Jake Howard, Mandolin

Paradyme Brass Quintet

Steve Paulson, San Francisco Symphony

Quartet San Francisco

Real Vocal Quartet

Red Star Brass

Alex Reyes, Saxophone

Carlos Reyes, Paraguayan harpist

Perry Smith, Guitar; Seth Paris, Saxophone

Kay Stern, San Francisco Opera

Travis Air Force Band Woodwind Quintet

Mark Volkert, San Francisco Symphony

Geraldine Walther, San Francisco Symphony

Bob Ward, San Francisco Symphony

Dr. Wesley Watkins, Jazz and Democracy Project

Malachi Whitson, Drums

Doug Wilmot, professional bassist, Broadway NY

Ying-Ying Ten, Violinist, New Mexico Philharmonic

Mark Zaleski Band



Mark O'Connor, Violin

Maggie O'Connor, Violin

Forrest O'Connor, Mandolin

Kate Lee, Violin

Cazadero Music Camp