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Exploring Music: Preschool and Toddlers

These two early childhood classes lead students to discover singing, movement, classroom instruments, and making music with others. Saturdays at 9 am and 10 am

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Fill Your Summer With Music

Summer classes, ensembles, and mini-camps are now available!


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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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In a New Key: Stories from the Center 

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.

Class Highlight: Build a Ukulele Workshop

Class Highlight: Build a Ukulele Workshop

Instructor Jackson McLellan dives into his Workshop: Build a Ukulele for students of all ages. See the cigar boxes, ukulele kits, and more that students will use to create their own unique instrument.

Making Music Mesmerizing: Why Young Musicians Should Attend Live Concerts

Making Music Mesmerizing: Why Young Musicians Should Attend Live Concerts

Kathy Kucsan, Education Director When I was in sixth grade, they piled us into school buses and we drove all the way to New York City. We were going to hear “the symphony,” which we only knew was an orchestra led by a “maestro” and that they would be playing a concert...

Faculty Highlight: Larina Gray

Faculty Highlight: Larina Gray

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview, we spoke with violin instructor Larina Gray about her path to the violin, her love for Irish fiddling, and more. Center for Musical Arts: Good morning! My name is Erica Reid, I'm with...

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!