Blog

ACHIEVEMENT DAY 2021 | Recap

Back in April, we held our annual Achievement Day at Flourish. If you’re not already familiar with Achievement Day, it is a non-competitive event where students receive written feedback from experienced music educators. This is an extremely valuable experience; sometimes, when a different teacher gives feedback, a concept will “click” for the first time! This … Continue reading “ACHIEVEMENT DAY 2021 | Recap”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Paige Wideman

This month, we’re excited to feature voice and piano student Paige Wideman! Paige is a student of Ms. Joy Conners (piano) and Ms. Megan Mellenthien (voice). She will be in grade 11 at Ridgeview Classical Schools this fall. Last month, Paige played the role of Horton in Seussical Jr. at the Fort Collins Children’s Theatre. … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Paige Wideman”



STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Eduardo Alfaro Jimenez

  This month, we’re excited to feature voice and piano student Eduardo Alfaro Jimenez! Eduardo studies with Ms. Julie Koenig at Flourish. He just completed 8th grade at Chappelow Arts Magnet School, and will start at Greeley Central High School this fall. Eduardo is one of our longest-standing students, and was also featured in 2018! … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Eduardo Alfaro Jimenez”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sophie Anne Johnson

    This month, we’re excited to feature voice student Sophie Anne Johnson!   Sophie, a 5th grader in homeschool, is a student of Ms. Megan Mellenthien. She recently recorded a cover of “Naughty” from Matilda the Musical for our YouTube channel! Check out the video below, then keep reading for our interview with Sophie.   … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sophie Anne Johnson”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Bruce Gouker

    This month, we’re excited to feature one of our adult students: Bruce Gouker!   Bruce studies guitar with Mr. Thomas at Flourish. Thomas nominated him because he is doing a fantastic job in lessons, AND is currently building his own acoustic guitar. This is an extremely challenging task! Bruce shared some photos of … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Bruce Gouker”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Reymundo Ocampo Flores

  This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Reymundo Ocampo Flores! Rey is a 7th grader at Chappelow Arts Magnet School. He studies piano with Ms. Julie, who says that Rey is extremely motivated and creative. Rey is currently completing Level 2 in the Achievement Program, and is very close to the 2000 points … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Reymundo Ocampo Flores”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Joseph Noce

  This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Joseph Noce! Joseph is homeschooled and currently in 7th grade. He studies with Ms. Grace Ann at Flourish, where his two siblings Evelyn and Daniel also take lessons. (You might remember reading about Evelyn in our June 2020 Student Spotlight post!) Joseph is currently preparing to … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Joseph Noce”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Reilly Boyett

  This month, we’re excited to feature cello student Reilly Boyett! Reilly is a 3rd grader (homeschool) and studies with Ms. Romina at Flourish. Ms. Romina nominated Reilly because he is extremely bright and positive; he learns quickly, practices a lot, listens well, and NEVER complains! (Pictured left: Reilly in the strings room at Flourish.) Read … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Reilly Boyett”


RECAP: Holiday Recitals 2020

On Saturday, December 12, we held our annual holiday recitals – this time, on Zoom! The theme was “Christmas Cabaret”. Flourish teachers treated students to a pre-recorded performance of our version of “Cabaret” (the song), and we all dressed in fancy outfits to fit the theme! We loved seeing everyone’s holiday decorations and outfits! More … Continue reading “RECAP: Holiday Recitals 2020”