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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Halie Merson

This month, we’re excited to feature piano student Halie Merson! Halie is homeschooled and is a Sophomore in High School. She is currently at a Level 2 in the Achievement Program and is about to Level up to 3! She studies with Ms. Yuan Li. Here’s what Ms. Yuan had to say about Halie: “Super … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Halie Merson”


Summer Jam and Adult Soirée Recitals

Summer Jam Performances at Garden Theatre! We held our K-12 Summer Jam on August 6th at the Garden Theatre at UNC. It was a wonderful location to hold an unconventional recital. We had students line up in the front and come to the stage to perform piano, violin, guitar, ukulele, and even some singing! The … Continue reading “Summer Jam and Adult Soirée Recitals”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sabine Mundt

This month, we’re excited to feature viola student Sabine Mundt! Sabine, a junior at Greeley West High School, studies with Ms. Annette Miller. Here’s what Ms. Annette had to say about Sabine: “Sabine‘s kind heart, dedication, and desire to make quality, beautiful music make her a pleasure to teach and be around.  She is always … Continue reading “STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sabine Mundt”


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”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Sam Goad

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”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Makena Cerullo

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”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Jayden Zhang

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”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – David Sanchez

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”