Ken Trujillo plays piano and keyboards and has been active in the Music Industry for 26 years. Mr. Trujillo is a member in good standing of the National Association of Music Merchandisers (NAMM). Ken was an artist signed with Capitol Records as a member of the rock group Yellow Hand with a hit record entitled “Down To The Wire” in the 70’s and toured nationally. Ken was also a keyboard studio musician in Los Angeles with producer Glenn Pace. Mr. Pace produced artists such as Willie Nelson, David Cassidy and the Fireballs. Over many years, Ken has performed as a piano/organist on stage with various artists within the United States, Europe, and Canada.
Ken Trujillo wrote and produced an LP entitled “Wings of My Savior” which was released under MCA’s Contemporary Christian label Songbird in the 80’s. “Wings of My Savior” was air-played nationally and was highlighted in the music industry’s national acclaimed Rolling Stone Magazine. A song written by Ken on the Wing’s album entitled “He Gave His Life For Me” was sung as a “demo” by female country diva Barbara Mandrel considered for her country/gospel release. Trujillo’s song “We Were Made To Discover” was endorsed by Colorado’s astronaut James Irwin and was featured at NASA’s Children Space Museum in Texas and Colorado Springs, Colorado Ken wrote and produced three songs for Ray Charles’ daughter Sheila Robinson to help “jump-start” her career as a vocalist. Ken attended several music theory and music production classes at Denver’s Auraria Campus and has over 30 songs published of various styles and genres.
In 1992, Ken wrote and produced material for contestants competing for Nashville’s “Be A Star” talent search, and in 2000, Ken wrote and produced a contemporary patriotic CD entitled “Old Glory” under the Freedom Song Label featuring local vocalist Cecil Pearson. Mr. Trujillo was also selected as one of three judges for the Colorado Christian Songwriter’s Composition.
In January, 2004, Ken’s company co-sponsored a Piano Giveaway Event held at the King Center, downtown Denver, donating two brand new acoustic, and two brand new digital pianos for needy DPS music students.
“God has blessed me with a gift in music, I want to bless and enrich others by sharing it!” – Ken Trujillo
Our Board of Directors
Angela has played piano for over 30 years. Growing up in Salt Lake City, she won several ribbons playing piano and singing in music competitions through a network of Christian Academy’s. Her playing style shows mostly classical influences like Mozart, Bach, and her favorite, Beethoven. A few years back she also had been a member in a newly formed local band, helping in the creative process of writing bass lines to original rock pieces.
Angie has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Metropolitan State University of Denver, Colorado. In addition to developing a passion for music, she had the inspiration of her grandparents. Donald P. Olsen, her grandfather, a music major, from Brigham Young University, taught music at Jordan High School, Utah and was 1st Violinist for the Utah Symphony where he met Angie’s grandmother, Eloise Myrup, who was the pianist for the Symphony. She enjoys watching people accomplish their goals while learning to play a musical instrument.
Secretary / Teacher
Penny gives private piano instruction to children, teens and adults, and specializes in teaching young children, starting as young as 4 years. Penny is a very gifted teacher who really cares about the youth she teaches.
Penny has learned through long experience the benefit of music instruction to children and families, and wants to leverage her knowledge through Piano Pathways to benefit larger numbers of children and to expand her scope to encompass underprivileged children and the children of prisoners.
Damon became a member of the board in 2018. Damon retired from the Lockheed Martin Corporation in Denver after 37 years as an aerospace engineer, and has since worked part time at Pianos n’ Pianos, where he he is currently a Product Specialist, and where Damon became aware and supportive of the Ken’s vision for Piano Pathways.