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2023-24 Concert Series

Aimed at connecting our community through music, our concert series celebrates an expansive mix of musical genres.

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A world-class community music school — and more!

Sure, we have exceptional faculty who can teach you or your child how to play violin, but we also believe in the value of all types of music, the inclusion of every student, and the power of community.

Individual Music Lessons

We offer lessons on all instruments (except for bagpipes and organ) and voice for all ages.

Your Child’s Musical Journey

Our music lessons and classes grow with your kiddo from birth to… forever!

Make Music With Us

Dust off your trumpet, sing with friends, play with jazz musicians, join a choir, and more. Play music with your community.

Music For the Young Ones

It’s proven: music education at any age provides numerous benefits — and it’s also tons of fun. We offer musical experiences for kids of all ages, even newborns! Just don’t blame us when you wake up to them practicing their violin early on Saturday morning.

Summer Camps and Classes for Kids

Summer should be all about fun in the sun, pool parties, and violin lessons. Slather up that sunscreen and see what musical hijinx we’re diving into this summer.

Music Lessons and Classes For Adults

Do you have a French horn gathering dust in your closet? Have you always felt drawn to the piano but have never tried a lesson? No matter your level of musical experience, you’re in the right place. Join a band, sing in a choir, or start those piano lessons today!

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Oct 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm $65

Crescendo is a fundraiser in support of the Center for Musical Arts and musical instruction and performance for people ...

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In a New Key: Stories from the Center 

Faculty Highlight: Brian Dubrow

Faculty Highlight: Brian Dubrow

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with guitar, ukulele, and piano instructor Bryan Dubrow about his cross-genre music projects, his love of the guitar, and his approach to teaching.

Faculty Highlight: Sarah Summar

Faculty Highlight: Sarah Summar

In this interview we spoke with violin, piano, and composition instructor Sarah Summar about her approach to teaching and the ways that even beginners can use composition and improvisation in their music studies.

Faculty Highlight: Michael Pordesimo

Faculty Highlight: Michael Pordesimo

In this interview we spoke with violin and viola instructor Michael Pordesimo about his approach to teaching and the importance of creativity and independence.

Be a Champion for Boulder’s Arts, Culture & Heritage

Be a Champion for Boulder’s Arts, Culture & Heritage

The Center for Musical Arts, along with our esteemed colleagues across Boulder, is supporting the campaign to place the Arts, Culture and Heritage Tax measure on the Fall 2023 ballot in the City of Boulder.

Keep the Music Playing

If you’re as passionate about music, community, and access as we are, we hope you will support the Center for Musical Arts with a gift today!