Becky Kutz Osterberg

Librarian/Principal Cello


Becky Kutz Osterberg is an active freelance musician throughout Northeast Colorado and Southern Wyoming. Her orchestral performing experience includes more than 15 professional orchestras throughout the United States and she is currently Principal of the Fort Collins Symphony, Principal of the Greeley Philharmonic and a member of the Cheyenne Symphony.

She received her B.M. in Cello Performance from the University of Southern California as a student of Ron Leonard, former principal of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and her M.M. in Cello Performance from the University of Akron, Ohio where she studied with Michael Haber.

Mrs. Kutz Osterberg is a founding member of Synesthesia, an eclectic mix of Flute, Clarinet, Electric Cello, Harp and Percussion. They perform at a variety of events throughout North East Colorado.

In addition to her classical experiences, over the years she has had the opportunity to perform with a wide variety of artists including Manheim Steamroller, Josh Groban, Guns and Roses, Sarah Brightman, Ten Tenors, Frank Sinatra Junior and a 60 city national tour with John Tesh. Mrs. Kutz Osterberg has recorded for independent studio producers in both Colorado and California.

Her instructional experience includes teaching and ensemble coaching for the past 20 years. Mrs. Kutz Osterberg has an established private cello studio in Fort Collins and has coached cello and chamber music at various summer festivals including Western State in Gunnison, CSU in Fort Collins and Arrowbear Music Camp in Southern California, where she has also co-conducted both Elementary and Intermediate Orchestra Sessions.

Mrs. Kutz Osterberg is also the Personnel Manager for the Greeley Philharmonic and the Orchestra Librarian for the Fort Collins Symphony.

When she is not performing or teaching she is often found enjoying the outdoors – some her favorite activities include hiking, biking, archery and enjoying time with her husband, friends and family.

To contact her, book an event, or inquire about lessons, please send messages to

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