Psyche Cassandra Dunkhase

Cello Teacher

Psyche Cassandra Dunkhase

SAA Member


Ward, CO
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A native of Iowa City, Iowa, Psyche Cassandra Dunkhase is a dynamic, dedicated and accomplished cellist and cello teacher. With over 15 years of experience performing and teaching, Ms. Dunkhase is committed to providing unique musical experiences that inspire creativity, nurture self-expression and spark imagination.

Ms. Dunkhase holds a Master of Music in cello performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she studied with Judith Glyde, and a Bachelor of Arts in music from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where she studied with Dr. Jason Duckles.

She has been on faculty at Boulder Suzuki Strings in Colorado since 2010 and is an active member of both the local and national Suzuki communities.

Ms. Dunkhase has performed in venues including Red Rocks Amphitheater and the Boulder Theater, and has opened for artists including the Punch Brothers, State Radio, and Paper Bird. Additionally, Ms. Dunkhase has performed with the Fort Collins Symphony and the Fort Collins Opera, and has performed and/or recorded with artists including Poppet and Esme Patterson.

In addition to teaching and performing, Psyche enjoys spending time in her mountain permaculture home, drinking earl grey cambrics, and playing electric bass in the band The Frets.