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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”


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”


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”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Allison Guzman

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”



STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Pasco Scarpella

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”


STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Jeffrey Olivas

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”