This month, we’re excited to feature guitar student Dean Del Mar! Dean is currently a sixth grader at Union Colony Prep. He studies guitar with Mr. Thomas, who nominated him for this feature due to his recent progress in lessons. Pictured right: Dean performing at the 2019 Fall Festival.     Remarks from Mr. Thomas … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Dean Del Mar”

Flourish Students Participate in 2020 RCM Exams

This year, twelve Flourish students participated in the prestigious Royal Conservatory of Music exams. Exams were completed remotely this year, so it was a different experience for our students. We’re proud of them for adapting! We are also proud to announce that ALL twelve students passed with Honors, First Class Honors, or First Class Honors … Continue reading “Flourish Students Participate in 2020 RCM Exams”


This month, we’re excited to feature voice student Ainsley Haggin! Ainsley, a current 8th grader at Chappelow Arts Magnet School, studies with Miss Julie at Flourish. She is a former member of the Greeley Children’s Chorale, and is currently involved in advanced band. In addition, Ainsley has performed in musicals since 2nd grade! Those musicals … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Ainsley Haggin”


We’re proud to teach students of ALL ages and abilities at Flourish. That’s why we’re so excited to highlight one of our adult students, Jeffrey Olivas! Jeffrey studies with both Mr. Thomas (guitar) and Ms. Megan (voice). Fun fact: he lived in France for 14 years!  Read the interview below to learn more about Jeffrey. … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Jeffrey Olivas”

Summer Recitals 2020 – Recap

On August 1st, we held our summer recitals, both online and in person. This year has been full of unique challenges, but we’re proud to be working as hard as we can to provide quality instruction and performance opportunities for our students! Our online recital was held on Zoom and led by Mr. Thomas, Ms. … Continue reading “Summer Recitals 2020 – Recap”

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Letissia, Isabella and Fernanda Loma-Benavente

This month, we’re excited to feature not one, but three students – and they’re sisters! Letissia (piano), Isabella (violin) and Fernanda (piano) were recommended by their teachers, Ms. Grace Ann and Ms. Romina. All of the Flourish teachers agree that the Loma-Benaventes are a joy to be around! They each exhibit a true love of … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Letissia, Isabella and Fernanda Loma-Benavente”


This month, we’re excited to feature violin student Evelyn Noce! Evelyn is a student of Ms. Romina. She is homeschooled and will be in the fifth grade in the fall. Evelyn recently earned a “Mountain Climber” award in our Practice Challenge! She is currently preparing for the RCM exam. Read more about Evelyn in the … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Evelyn Noce”

In-Person Lesson Protocols

COVID-19 Update May 30, 2020 We are very excited to be opening the school for select in-person lessons starting June 8, 2020! Several teachers will continue online-only instruction. Other teachers will offer options for in-person or online instruction. The safety of our teachers and students is our top priority. We have been working hard as … Continue reading “In-Person Lesson Protocols”

Red Carpet Showcase 2020

On Saturday, May 16th, we held our annual Red Carpet Showcase recital. This year’s recital was held on Zoom – a first for Flourish! While it was certainly different from an in-person recital, we loved watching our students perform up close via video. This format also allowed audience members near AND far to watch! Our … Continue reading “Red Carpet Showcase 2020”


Miss Julie says that Carter has worked extremely hard in her online lessons! Despite the challenges of virtual learning, Carter is thriving during this time. Read more about Carter in the interview below. How long have you taken voice lessons? I have been taking voice lessons since winter. What do you love about singing? I … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Carter Anderson”