Fall Festival 2021 – Recap

On Saturday, October 23, we held our annual Fall Festival at First Congregational Church in Greeley. Our Fall Festival is one of our favorite events; in addition to music, we have a costume contest, cookie decorating and face painting. This is always a fun time for our K-12 students! This year, 60 students performed in … Continue reading “Fall Festival 2021 – Recap”


This month, we’re excited to feature adult voice student Josh Meesey! Josh has studied with both Megan Mellenthien and Julie Koenig at Flourish, working on styles ranging from musical theatre to jazz. He has performed at several of our Adult Soirées, accompanying himself on both guitar and piano! We are extremely proud of Josh for seeking out … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Josh Meesey”


This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Allison Guzman! Allison, a 5th grader at University Schools, studies piano with Ms. Grace Ann McCaulie. She recently participated in the rigorous RCM exams, and we’re happy to report that she received the highest score in the state for Prep A Piano! As a result, Allison has … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Allison Guzman”

Summer Recitals 2021

At the beginning of August, we held our annual Summer Recitals! This year, our location was Saint Patrick Presbyterian Church in downtown Greeley. We really enjoyed using this space! K-12 students performed in the sanctuary, and adult students performed in a smaller, more intimate room. Our Adult Performance Soirée was held on Friday, August 6th. … Continue reading “Summer Recitals 2021”


This month, we’re excited to feature cello student Caide Heiss! Caide is just 5 years old, making him the youngest student to be featured in a Flourish Student Spotlight! He most recently performed Suzuki’s “Lightly Row” for the Spring Recital (pictured right). Ms. Romina Monsanto, Caide’s cello teacher, nominated him because of his excellent practice … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Caide Heiss”


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”


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! If … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Eduardo Alfaro Jimenez”