Our People

Laurel Summerhays
Laurel Summerhays
President & CEO

Laurel joined Summerhays Music Center leaving the banking industry where she worked in the Professional Management and Bankcard areas. She earned a Master's of Business Administration degree from the University of Utah. She loves to visit her daughter who lives in Maui and enjoys golfing and snorkeling.

Cris Behrens
Cris Behrens
Sales Manager

Cris has worked for Summerhays Music Center since 1992. He earned a degree in band instrument repair from Red Wing Tech College, and spent the first 5 years with Summerhays repairing instruments. He now is our Sales Manager. Cris has attended UVSC for business and accounting classes, and enjoys watching and playing basketball, snorkeling, boogie boarding, and surfing in his spare time.

Katelyn Summerhays

Andrew Gnemi

Layton Store Manager


Andrew started out as a delivery driver for Summerhays Music in 2010. After showing a knack for sales and a willingness to learn anything thrown his way, he ultimately worked his way up to manager of our Layton location. Andrew has a wide variety of product knowledge and experience, having worked in virtually every department here at Summerhays. He is an avid photographer, backpacker, and fan of electro-swing. When he is not at work you can likely find him exploring the mountains and deserts of Utah.

Patrick Buie

Christian Rapp

String Technician & Renovator


Christian was born in Germany and began playing the violin at the age of 5,  continuing lessons until he was 15, then switching to classical guitar.  Years of High School Orchestra, Jazz Group, Blues Band and several performances gave him inspiration for what the musical world has to offer.

Dylan Wolfe

Brass & Woodwind Specialist


Dylan is graduating from Westminster College with a BA in Music Studies emphasizing Trombone Performance. He specializes in the Brass and Wind departments, but is also knowledgeable in Orchestral Strings, Acessories, Repair, and more. Come to him with any of your musical needs!

Patrick Buie

Tyler Whittaker

Buyer/Accessories Manager


Bio coming soon.