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  • The Leitner Trio
    February 25, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Sunflower Theatre Presents:

The Leitner Trio

An Evening of Chamber Music

Music for violin , guitar and voice.

Featuring ~ Ellen Chavez- Leitner on Violin  ~ with daughters:

Genevieve Leitner on Guitar

Cecilia Leitner  Soprano

Saturday, February 25th at 7:00 pm.  Door opens 6:15

Tickets $23 advance • $25 at the door

The Evening’s  Program is Quite Varied and Will Appeal to a Wide Audience! 

Music selections from :  Atahualpa Yupanqui, Astor Piazzolla, 

Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod/Blanch • Paganini’s Cantabile • Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 – Heiter Villa- Lobos

Your Smile – Brazilian Modinha • Flower of My Service • Your Beautiful Eyes – Brazilian Modinha 


Ellen Chavez-Leitner has performed with many orchestras, chamber ensembles, and as a soloist. She performed in Austria  as member of several orchestras , and in New Mexico she has played with the Santa Fe Symphony , the Taos Chamber Orchestra and Chorus and numerous other orchestras and chamber ensembles. Ellen currently plays with the San Juan Symphony in Durango, CO  and Farmington , NM.   http://www.chavezdeleitner.com/home.html

Genevieve Leitner actively performs and teaches guitar throughout the US and Chile. She has also concertized in Germany, Austria and Argentina. She has performed in various ensembles with voice, flute, English horn, violin, harpsichord and more. Genevieve’s  musical work also includes collaboration on theatre and film music.


 Cecilia Leitner has performed as a soprano soloist in the United States, Spain, China and Korea. She holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Yale University.  Her performances include the Oregon Bach Festival, Seattle Academia d’ Amore, Yale Schola Cantorum and soloist with the American Bach Soloists Academy and Festival.

Listen: “Ave Maria”


Listen: Paganini’s “Cantabile”


Listen: “Your Beautiful Eyes”




8 E. Main St., Cortez, Colorado, 81321, United States


Located in the historic Basin Industrial Bank building adjacent to the KSJD radio studios in downtown Cortez, Colorado.