Tango!

With a violin, cello and piano, Trio Con Brio captures the spirit of tango. We're available for gigs in the Denver/Boulder area. Feel free to dance!


Violinist Benjamin Gauss plays both viola and violin, and has a Masters in Performance from the University of Oklahoma (as well as an undergraduate degree in music from CU Boulder). Before returning to Colorado, he played in the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. He now plays in various local symphonies and ensembles, and makes his home in Loveland.

Pianist Cynthia Tarkanian received a Bachelors in Performance at CU Boulder before pursuing her medical degree in ophthalmology. She won various competitions, and plays with a number of amateur ensembles.

Cellist Lisa Haney most recently played with the Longmont Symphony and the band 'Wadi Rum'. In New York, she was the cellist in various rock bands, ranging from Hall & Oates to Rasputina. She is currently learning to play the bandoneon.