Kelli Trujillo came to Wyoming for graduate school, and earned both MS and PhD degrees in geology and paleontology from the University of Wyoming. She loved Wyoming so much she decided to stay, and now works as a consulting paleontologist based in Laramie. She also teaches courses for the University of Pittsburgh and Laramie County Community College.
Kelli’s love of acoustic music covers many genres, and she plays several instruments including mandolin, guitar, and concertina. She has been a member of many Wyoming bands such as Trouble In The Yard, The Jalan Crossland Band, Black Crow-White Crow, The ‘Zarks, J Shogren Shanghai’d, and The Cluster Plucks. She is currently focusing on learning Irish traditional music on the concertina.