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”

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. Interview with Sophie Anne: … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sophie Anne Johnson”


  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 the process, … 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 required … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Reymundo Ocampo Flores”


  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”


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”


This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Pasco Scarpella! Pasco, a dentist by day, has been involved in music for decades. He studies piano with Ms. Joy, who says that he is a “hard worker and delightful person!” Pasco is also working on a degree in Music Composition through Berklee College of Music. (Pictured left: … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Pasco Scarpella”


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”


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”