Vitalant Blood Drive

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

Center for Musical Arts & Vitalant Blood Drive  This blood drive takes place at the Center for Musical Arts. From our partners at Vitalant: Blood donation is a critical and necessary health care activity. It is vital we keep our blood supply strong. Blood has a short shelf life and must be continually replenished. Because […]

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.

Chamber Music Intensive

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

Colorado Music Festival Chamber Music Intensive (Advanced String Players)  This week-long intensive for serious string players provides a unique opportunity to spend a week immersed in chamber music. 20 selected students will have a rare chance to interact with Colorado Music Festival guest musicians and attend a Festival Orchestra rehearsal. Each daily session will include […]


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, […]

Jazz Ensemble at the Dickens Opera House

Dickens Opera House 300 Main Street, Longmont, CO

Center for Musical Arts Jazz Ensemble at the Dickens Opera House Directed by Steve Christopher Wednesday, August 11 | 7-9 pm | $10 Tickets: Purchase in advance at or in person at the Dickens Opera House Tavern: 300 Main Street, Longmont Join us for an evening of jazz at the Dickens Opera House! The […]


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 […]

[Canceled] Faculty & Friends Concert: Le Soir

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

This event has been canceled. Please visit our events page for all upcoming events, including future Faculty & Friends concerts. Thank you!


Enchanted Forest-Wild Bear Nature Center with Lisamarie Windwalker 88 Indian Peaks DriveNederland,

This event was submitted by faculty member Lisamarie Windwalker.   Saturday, September 25, 11am-6pm Wild Bear Nature Center will host its 20th annual “Enchanted Forest” on their property at Mud Lake! This is the Year of the Fox! Enjoy the magic of the fall season! Families and children of all ages take a tour […]

$10 – $12

Faculty & Friends Concert: Ivalas Quartet

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

A statement from the Ivalas Quartet: We are so excited to be presenting some of our favorite composers, most notably two young American composers that are going above and beyond in their craft: Carlos Simon and Jessie Montgomery. To celebrate the art of string quartet we have also curated the program to include a piece […]


World Singing Day with Faye Nepon

The Boulder Bandshell 1212 Canyon BlvdBoulder,

World Singing Day (WSD), created in Boulder, is an annual sing-along that brings people together in their communities all around the world through the simple act of singing together. It is a joyful experience for musicians and non-musicians alike, from shower singers to celebrities, as they gather in their communities and sing together without the […]