Patsy Guadnola in CO Italian Hall of Fame

Patsy Guadnola

The late Patsy Guadnola, a beloved music teacher for many decades in Glenwood Springs who died this past March at age 92, has been inducted into the Colorado Italian American Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2016.

She joins 111 other Italian Americans who made their mark in Colorado history and have been selected to the Hall of Fame over the past 12 years. Hank Bosco from Glenwood is also member, inducted in 2009.

“Patricia Guadnola was an accomplished musician who studied vocal performance at the world-renowned Julliard School in New York,” notes her entry in the Hall. “She also attended University of Northern Colorado where she received undergraduate and graduate degrees.”

Guadnola taught for 51 years in Glenwood Springs schools, and was also inducted into the Colorado Music Educators Association Hall of Fame.

Several other inductees have also been inducted honor after their passing.

The full list of inductees can be found at

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