Achievement Day 2022

On April 9, 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. Students perform two contrasting pieces of music, and complete “options” such as a creative project, scales, etc. We had 49 students participate this year! … Continue reading “Achievement Day 2022”

Adult Performance Soirée – April 2022

On Friday, April 8th, we held another Adult Performance Soirée! We held this soirée at a NEW location: Boomer House, a new business in Downtown Greeley (pictured right). From their website: “Built in 1895, “Boomer House” is named after its first resident, William M. Boomer, one of the pioneers of Greeley who was elected mayor … Continue reading “Adult Performance Soirée – April 2022”


This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Sam Goad! Sam is currently finishing up his sophomore year at Colorado Early Colleges in Fort Collins. He is one of our most advanced piano students, having recently advanced to Level 6 in the Achievement Program! He will also participate in the prestigious RCM exams this year. … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sam Goad”


This month, we’re excited to feature voice student Makena Cerullo! Makena is a 5th grader at Windsor Charter Academy. She studies voice with Ms. Julie at Flourish. Makena loves musical theatre, and she recently played Mrs. Mayor in A Dance Place’s production of Seussical Jr.! (See photos from the production below.) Here’s what Ms. Julie … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Makena Cerullo”


This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Jayden Zhang! Jayden is a 4th grader at Frontier Academy. In February, he wrote and performed an original composition for our 2022 Composition Festival! If you haven’t heard this year’s compositions yet, watch the video here. Jayden’s performance is first. Here’s what Jayden’s piano teacher, Yuan Li, had … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Jayden Zhang”

Composition Festival 2022

On Saturday, February 19, we held our annual Composition Festival. Each year, Flourish students have the opportunity to work with their teachers on original compositions. By writing their own songs, students develop and express their creativity, improve reading skills, and improve understanding of theory. In addition, students receive personalized written feedback from our Guest Composer. … Continue reading “Composition Festival 2022”


This month, we are excited to feature one of our longest-standing students, David Sanchez! David is a junior at Greeley Central High School. Outside of Flourish, he plays guitar in church and for his school’s jazz band. This is his second time being featured for Student Spotlight; his first interview was in 2018! We’ve loved … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – David Sanchez”

Recap: Holiday Recitals 2021

In December, we held two performance events: an Adult Performance Soirée on December 10th, and our K-12 Holiday Recital on December 11th. It was a wonderful weekend of holiday music and fun! The Adult Performance Soirée was held at Ms. Nicole’s house in Greeley. Teachers and students enjoyed wine, snacks, and a wide variety of … Continue reading “Recap: Holiday Recitals 2021”


This month, we’re excited to feature violin student Eva Furr! Sixth grader Eva Furr (homeschool/Sacred Heart Academy) is one of our newer violin students. She was nominated for Student Spotlight by her teacher, Ms. Annette. Here’s what Ms. Annette had to say about Eva:   “Eva Furr is such a joy to teach!  She is … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Eva Furr”


This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Jacob Wilkinson! Jacob, a junior at Platteville Baptist Academy, is one of our most advanced piano students! He’s performed at many Flourish recitals and events. Jacob was nominated for Student Spotlight by his teacher, Ms. Joy. Here’s what she had to say about Jacob: “Jacob is a … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Jacob Wilkinson”