Beth Wells

With the 2018-19 season, Beth Wells begins her 29th year as a member of the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra cello section. She is also a member of the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra and has held positions in the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, the String Quartet Con Brio, and the String Quartet Fantastique,

Since retiring from Poudre School District in 2012 where she taught orchestra in several secondary schools, Beth has maintained an active cello studio teaching lessons to elementary through high school students.  From 2013-18 Beth was director of the Northern Colorado Cello Choir. and chairperson for the Colorado Chapter of American String Teacher Orchestra Festival from 2015-2016.  She is a member of the Colorado Music Adjudication Association, and enjoys the opportunity to conduct, clinic, and adjudicate middle and high orchestra festivals around the state.  Currently, she is an active member of the Fort Collins Symphony Education Committee,

Beth is married to Tom Bittinger, principal bassoonist of the Fort Collins Symphony and Cheyenne Symphony. They enjoy attending the annual Telluride Film Festival, national and international travel (recently Hawaii!), attending performances of the finest orchestras, and spending time with their five children and three grandchildren.

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