Sounds Around You Scavenger Hunt

Music is as much about listening as it is about making sound. In this fun scavenger hunt, visit various locations across Lafayette to practice your listening and explore the music that's around you every day! Stretch your creative mind, have fun with your family, bond with your community, and explore the town you call home. […]

Community Concert: Acreage

Acreage by Stem Ciders 1380 Horizon Ave, Lafayette, CO

We're bringing music out into the community. Join us at Acreage by Stem Ciders for a brass quintet performance by members of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra. Eric Berlin, trumpet Derek Lockhart, trumpet Andrew Carr, horn Donna Parkes, trombone Adam Rainey, bass trombone To attend this concert, please make reservations for outdoor seating at Acreage.

Trivia Month: 1996

Online (Facebook)

The Center for Musical Arts, which turns 25 this year, opened its doors in 1996. In celebration, we are sharing trivia about the year 1996 every weekday in August! All you need to do is follow the Center for Musical Arts on Facebook to take part in the fun. Put on your butterfly clips, windbreakers, […]

Community Concert

Crystal Springs Brewing Taproom 604 Main Street, Louisville, CO

Sip a brew with friends while listening to Center faculty member Tina Gugeler (hammered dulcimer) performing at the Crystal Springs Brewing Company in Louisville.

Jazz Cabaret featuring Shirley Delta Blow

Center for Musical Arts 200 E Baseline Rd, Lafayette, CO

Celebrate the Center's 25th anniversary at our Jazz Cabaret! Details (subject to change)  Emceed by Shirley Delta Blow, as seen at Clocktower Cabaret, Milk Market Bingo Brunch, and Drag Queen Storytime The Center's Founders Hall becomes an intimate, swingin' jazz club Music by the Center's own jazz ensemble, the Steve Christopher Combo $25 cover charge, […]


Birthday Block Party

Center for Musical Arts 200 E Baseline Rd, Lafayette, CO

We're turning 25, and we're inviting our entire community to celebrate this landmark birthday! Guest musician Otis Taylor Details (subject to change) music! including performance by Otis Taylor, The Gatos Band, and Center jazz ensembles including Musical Theater (Broadway Boomers) and the Steve Christopher Combo drum circle fun activities for kids Eats & Sweets and Bee's Thai Kitchen food […]

Crescendo Gala

Lionsgate Event Center 1055 US Hwy 287, Lafayette, CO

Crescendo  Together Again is a fundraiser in support of musical instruction and performance for people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds and financial circumstances. All donations at Crescendo qualify for the State of Colorado Childcare Contribution Credit. Find more information at Registration is closed.