Laura Tribby hails from Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she earned degrees in both trumpet and voice performance at Western Michigan University and lived in her father's violin shop. As a student at WMU, she participated in over a dozen music groups, sang lead roles in operas, premiered new works, placed in NATS competitions, and spent a summer in Austria at the American Institute of Musical Studies. She maintained a successful private studio of trumpet and voice students after graduating, and was the alto section leader for the Bach Festival Chorus of Kalamazoo and a Presbyterian church choir. Laura moved to Colorado in 2014 and has since then performed with the St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, Colorado Bach Ensemble, Colorado Opera Chorus, Colorado Symphony Chorus, Denver Pro Chorale, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Choir, Canto Deo, Wellshire Presbyterian Sanctuary Choir and Celebration Singers, Denver Jingle Singers, Vittoria Ensemble, Opera On Tap, Colorado State University Conducting Seminar choir, Temple Emmanuel choir, Voices of Light Chamber Choir, CSU Summer Masters Lab Choir, St. John’s Cathedral Choir, and the Anima Chamber Ensemble. Outside of her thrilling chorus life, she is an active freelance musician and teaches voice lessons. She is a Colorado Honor Band instructor, as well, and enjoys working with younger students. Laura is in her first year of teaching general music at two elementary schools in Jefferson County.