About Us

Learn a little about Kolacny Music

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About Us

billkolacnyKolacny Music was started in 1930 by William J. Kolacny, as a musical instrument repair shop. It is currently run by William's son Richard, his wife Bettie, their daughter Donna, their son David and his wife Debbie. We sell, rent and repair band and orchestra instruments, working closely with school music programs.

The Harp Department was started by David Kolacny in 1980.

Kolacny Music is located two blocks North of Evans at the corner of Jewell and Broadway. We are 10 blocks South of 1-25 on Broadway. We maintain a full stock of music, recordings, accessories and instruments.


Address and Hours:

Kolacny Music
1900 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80210

Store Hours:
9am-6pm Monday - Friday
10am-5pm Saturday

The Owners:
richard bio pic Richard Kolacny - The majority owner of Kolacny Music, he now specializes in String Bass repair. Richard started working at Kolacny Music with his Dad, founder William Kolacny, when he was in school. He started honing in on his specialty while learning violin, cello and mandolin repair with Johannes Hornsteiner. Then he also worked with guitar and bass maker, Chris Mayne, for several years. You can call Richard at 303-722-6081
david bio pic David Kolacny - Part Owner of Kolacny Music, David started working here when he was 12 years old. David learned about the music business from his Grandfather and Father. David runs our harp department. He learned about the lever harp working along side Robert Bunker (legendary harp maker and creator of the "Loveland Sharping Lever"). David learned to regulate pedal harps from Ed Galchick when he was head of service at Lyon & Healy. Over the years, he received additional training and advice from Dale Barco and Peter Wiley. He is a member of the Harp Technicians Guild and works on every make of instrument. Kolacny Music has, on average, 200 lever harps on rent. Keeping these harps in shape and seeing common problems of students has given David some real insight into the needs of teachers and students. David is also the auther of "The Harps Nouveau Introduction to Harps" and "Trouble Shooting Your Lever Harp". David has served as National Treasurer and Chairman of the Board for the American Harp Society (AHS). Currently he is the National Exhibit Chairman for AHS Conferences and President of International Society of Folk Harpers and Craftsmen (ISFHC).  You can email Dave at harpdavidk@kolacnymusic.com.
debra bio pic

Debra Kolacny - With Kolacny Music since 1988, Debra, Dave Kolacny's wife, is part owner of Kolacny Music.  She specializes in office management and general management of the company.  You can email Debra at debk@kolacnymusic.com.

donna bio pic Donna Kolacny - With Kolacny Music since 1989, Donna is part owner of Kolacny Music.  She is the head of inventory and the Accounts Payable Department.  You can email Donna at donna@kolacnymusic.com.

Front Counter Sales Staff:
derek bio pic Derek Banach - With Kolacny Music since 1998, Derek specializes in brass instruments. Derek is a freelance performer and teacher of trumpet. You can call Derek at 303-722-6081.
naftari bio pic Naftari Burns - With Kolacny Music since 2004, Naftari specializes in string instruments. When not at Kolacny, Naftari plays cello with the Denver Philharmonic. You can call Naftari at 303-722-6081.
max bio pic Max Wagner - With Kolacny Music since 1995, Max specializes in woodwind instruments. Max is a highly sought-after performer on Tenor Sax. He also runs the Estes Park Jazz Festival. You can call Max at 303-722-6081.

Band & Orchestra Repair Staff:
rick bio pic Rick Benjamin - With Kolacny Music since 2000, Rick specializes in violin, viola and cello repair. You can call Rick at 303-722-6081.
matt bio pic Matt Curtis - With Kolacny Music since 1996, Matt specializes in woodwind instrument repair. Matt attended Western Iowa Tech to learn his trade. He has also attended many NAPBIRT conventions to further his expertise in the field of instrument repair. You can call Matt at 303-722-6081.
jeff bio pic Jeff Eisold - With Kolacny Music since 1994, Jeff works with brass and woodwind repair with a focus on brass. Jeff attended Allied Band Instrument Repair School where he went through a program to learn all phases of band instrument repair. He also attended NAPBIRT conventions to further his expertise in the field of instrument repair. You can email Jeff at jeffe@kolacnymusic.com.
terry bio pic Terry Sines - With Kolacny Music since 1993, Terry works with brass and woodwind repair with a focus on woodwinds. Terry attended Mansfield State College where he received his BA in Music. He then attended Allied Band Instrument Repair School where he went through a program to learn all phases of band instrument repair.  You can call Terry at 303-722-6081.

Harp Department:
katie bio pic Katie Kolacny - With Kolacny Music since 2008, Katie works in Sales in the Harp Department.  She also helps with minor repairs.  She has been playing the harp for more than 20 years. You can email Katie at katie@kolacnymusic.com.

Road Sales Staff:
bruce bio pic Bruce Peckham - With Kolacny Music since 2006, Bruce heads up our School Sales Program. He is our representative who travels to the Cherry Creek, Douglas County, Jefferson County, Littleton, Englewood and Elizabeth School Districts.  Bruce, a Tuba player, received his BA in Music Education from Colorado State University.   You can email Bruce at kingtuba@hotmail.com.

Office Staff:
rebecca bio pic Rebecca Jarrett - With Kolacny Music since 2000, Rebecca works with Accounts Receivable and Billing, Automatic Payments, Web Development and is our IT department. You can email Rebecca at becca@kolacnymusic.com.
jocelyn bio pic Jocelyn Regas - With Kolacny Music since 2002, Jocelyn works part-time in the office and specializes in School Accounts Receivable and Billing.  You can email her at jocelyn@kolacnymusic.com.
auggie walter bio pic Auggie & Walter - Auggie, on the left, and Walter work as our store Mascots and specialize in Boosting Morale. In their spare time they enjoy being petted, eating treats, chasing balls and chewing up cardboard tubes. You can visit Auggie and Walter at our store!!