Always looking for balance in his life, Dave DePeters spent his musical career performing with some of the nation’s finest orchestras while at the same time, searching for outlets that complimented a successful life in music.
Mr. DePeters has served as CEO of the National Repertory Orchestra since April of 2017. Prior to the NRO, Dave’s experiences included many positions with the Iris Orchestra in Germantown, TN including personnel manager, general manager and executive director. Read More>>>
Åsa Armstrong, Director of Development
Åsa Armstrong joined the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) on December 11, 2017, as the Director of Development. Born and raised in Sweden, Åsa has called Breckenridge home for the past 26 years, where she resides with her husband Olin, and their two children Heidi and Max.
Since graduating from the University of Wyoming with a B.A. in Communications, Åsa has dedicated her career as a development professional for nonprofit organizations such as The Summit Foundation, Bristlecone Foundation, and Keystone Science School. Read More>>>
Carrie Benefiel, Director of Marketing
Carrie Benefiel joined the National Repertory Orchestra as the Director of Marketing in April of 2019. Originally from Anderson, IN, Carrie attended Ball State University and has called Summit County, CO, home for nearly 20 years. Carrie shares, “I have been in love with music and the arts my whole life.”
Her work history includes an extensive background in marketing, public relations, and events with Vail Resorts, the Town of Dillon, and many other private contractors in Indiana and Colorado. Read More>>>
Debbie Higgs, Director of Finance
Debbie Higgs, Director of Finance, joined the National Repertory Orchestra in July of 2018 as Finance and Office Manager. Debbie was born and raised in England but has called Breckenridge, CO, and the United States home for the past 12 years.
Debbie gained her accounting qualifications while working for a busy bank in England, then relocated to Breckenridge while employed by a United Kingdom-owned vacation company in the Ski Industry.