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6 Simple Reasons to Study Music at the Center

6 Simple Reasons to Study Music at the Center

Our Experienced Education Director Kathy Kucsan, PhD, is a co-founder of the Center for Musical Arts and our Education Director. She pioneered the Center’s belief in “Music for All for Life!” and keeps it at the heart of our mission. Explore just a few of Kathy’s...

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Practice Tips: Learning to Love Sight-Reading

Practice Tips: Learning to Love Sight-Reading

Lindsie Katz, Violinist  In my experience, sight-reading can carry a lot of weight for musicians. Before I delve into how to approach developing and mastering this skill, let’s discuss what “sight-reading” actually is: it is when musicians are presented with a new...

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Faculty Highlight: Raouf Zaidan

Faculty Highlight: Raouf Zaidan

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with piano and voice instructor Raouf Zaidan about his love of music, his history with opera (in many languages!), and more. Center for Musical Arts: Hello! My name is Erica...

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Faculty Highlight: Faye Nepon

Faculty Highlight: Faye Nepon

The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview we spoke with Faye Nepon, who teaches voice, piano, Jazz for Singers, Musical Theater, and more. This interview focuses on Faye's classes; learn more about Faye's background here....

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Your Support Makes a Difference

Your Support Makes a Difference

Dear friend of the Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts, First off, I would like to thank you for all the support you have given us during two of the most challenging years in our history. I write to you from a world I couldn’t have imagined in 2019....

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Colorado Gives Day 2021

Colorado Gives Day 2021

Support the Center for Musical Arts and the Heartstrings Program on Colorado Gives Day For over 20 years, the Center for Musical Arts’ Heartstrings program has been providing need-based tuition assistance and access to low- or no-cost musical instruments for students...

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Faculty Highlight: Mary Jungerman

Faculty Highlight: Mary Jungerman

(photo: Mary Jungerman, left; Devon Park, right) The Center for Musical Arts has a variety of talented teachers. In this interview with spoke with Mary Jungerman, who teaches clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, and Native American flute. Center for Musical Arts: Good...

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Spring 2022 Re-Enrollment Begins TODAY!

Student re-enrollment for our Spring 2022 term is now open. We’d like to make it as easy as possible for your lessons to continue. If you follow these simple steps, you’ll be able to keep your current day/time for lessons, request a change, or discontinue your...

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