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Clarinetist Annaka Hogelin is the founder of Cairn Music. She is an active performer and music teacher. Her recent projections include: Training Groove, a collaboration of composers and performers to create and record music to help others run more efficiently

DMA, CU Boulder | MM, Bowling Green State University | BM, Florida State University

Emily Wangler is an active chamber and orchestral musician in the Boulder area. She holds the position of Associate Principal clarinet with the Longmont Symphony and also freelances in the area. Currently Emily teaches private woodwind lessons at the Colorado Music Institute.

MM, CU Boulder | BM, University of Michigan



A native Texan, Ellen Kennedy has lived in the Denver area since 2016. She has several years of clarinet playing and private teaching experience and performs regularly with her husband and French hornist, Jeffrey Kennedy.

MM, CU Boulder | BM, University of Texas


Having Cairn play at our holiday event greatly enhanced the festive ambiance of our gathering. Our guests kept gushing to us about how nice it was. We highly recommend having Cairn make your next event extra special! We plan to at Vert Coworking Estes Park!!!!​

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