About Our Teachers
Lauren Leeds
Owner, Music Together     Center Director, & Private Piano Teacher


Lauren Leeds is a local Summit County mom who is passionate about making and teaching music.  As the owner of Blue Sky Music, her goal is to make music accessible to as many people as possible in Summit County, Colorado.  Lauren began teaching Music Together    in the Fall of 2018.  Prior to moving to Colorado, Lauren taught Elementary Music for six years in Virginia, and has over 13 years of experience teaching Private Piano Lessons in CO, NJ, and VA.  Lauren holds both a Virginia and Colorado Professional teaching license for Music K-12, and has a Bachelor of Music degree.


Erin Castillo
Private Guitar Teacher

Erin is passionate about creativity and adventure. She enjoys
exploring every art form including music, painting, sketching,
sculpting, photography, poetry, spoken word and more. Erin has been
drawn to music and musical instruments since she was a child, and she
had a flute studio in Texas. She has traveled to over 60 countries and
has discovered that music goes beyond languages and cultures; it has a
unique way of touching and opening human hearts. Erin teaches every
aspect of playing instruments including technique and music theory,
but she is most passionate about helping others connect with and find
joy in the music that they are playing and/or creating.

Teri Shope
Private Piano Teacher

Teri is a life long resident of Hugoton, in the very southwest corner of Kansas, and spent many summers and vacations in Colorado. She has 2 grown children and 5 grandsons who all reside in Summit County, where her son is employed with Blue River Horse Center and daughter in law is employed with Swan Mountain Women’s Center. She now resides in Dillon, Colorado. She has been a musician and artist since she was very young and plays piano for her church praise team. She looks forward to teaching piano with Blue Sky Music in Frisco.