Colleen Phelps is the host of Live in Studio C on 91Classical, found at 91.1FM in Nashville, TN. She also hosts and produces the podcast Classically Speaking.


Colleen is an active performer of solo percussion and vocal music, as well as chamber music. Her upcoming debut album, The Animal Ambassador Album, features new works for marimba dedicated to young zoo animals all over the USA. She was also a featured performer on composer Cristina Spinei's album Music for Dance, released by Toccata Classics.

Colleen is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, where she earned degrees in Music Performance, Music Education, and Conducting. She lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, conductor Matthew Phelps, and their son Noah.

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