June 27th - July 1st, 2022
We invite students to join us in the Louisville Arboretum to create, play, and make some beautiful new memories in this community space that means so much to us. Let's rebuild this hive together and keep buzzing together in harmony!
Give your child a musical boost and joy in their instrumental journey!
This program will offer not only the joy of learning socially, but give individualized attention for the in depth growth of your child. Each day will explore music from a different part of the world including group warmups and movement for each instrument, small group masterclass and lesson sessions, as well as enrichment electives that include art, composition, improvisation, note reading, music theory, & jam sessions.
Instruments we are teaching this summer: violin, viola, cello, flute, piano, metallophone, pennywhistle
*Please note that we cannot accommodate nap requests and that afternoons are geared towards older learning and ensemble playing. As such, students must be 6 years or older to register for the full day option.
Call (720) 577-5441 or Register below!
Sibling Discount 10%
**Enrollment deadline: June 6.
Music will be sent out to all registered families on June 10th.**
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Our Fabulous Faculty!
Instructor and Scholarship Coordinator at Integral Steps
A dedicated flutist and music educator, Cora combines a foundation of professional performance with a flexible and creative approach to teaching and community building through musical experiences. Cora has worked with youth orchestras, coached chamber music ensembles, and taught privately for almost a decade with the goal of connection to music and to each other. Through her work with outreach programs such as the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s Very Young Composers and the Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra Outreach Program, Cora strives to use music as a jumping off point for exploration, conversation, and collaboration and believes that the importance of this work is to uplift and bring diverse communities together.
In addition to her teaching artist work, Cora performs frequently with such groups as the Colorado Symphony, the Colorado Ballet, and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. It is her lifelong dream to integrate music performance, music education, and community in a way that serves the community’s needs most effectively. Cora received her BM from Ithaca College and her MA in Flute Performance at the Royal Academy of Music.
Emily Anne Bowman
Artistic Director, Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras
Emily Anne Bowman is an award winning performer and educator who strives to create safe spaces for musicians to play, learn and grow. A dedicated teacher, Emily serves as Artistic Director of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras and is on the faculty of Shining Mountain Waldorf, Boulder Suzuki Strings and Bloom! Montessori® . An active performer, Emily plays principal viola with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. Emily is also the Artistic Coordinator for the Youth Musician Seminar, Colorado Music Festival and Center for Musical Arts
Emily enjoys fiddling and exploring music from around the world. A lover of the outdoors, she resides in Boulder with her husband and two cats.
MM, BM, BA, Dalcroze License & Certificate,
Executive Director & Co-Founder, Integral Steps
Flutist, Suzuki, & Dalcroze Educator
Passionate about music, holistic & integrative education, Emma has been joyfully making music all of her life. Both conservatory and life-trained, she has performed and taught internationally as a flutist and Dalcroze Eurhythmics instructor, an approach of teaching music through movement. Her love of ecology led her to a degree in the field and she seeks to make science not only accessible for her students, but to also deepen their awareness of the natural world around them. Emma strives to creatively combine and share her love of music, movement, improvisation, and biology with students of all ages. www.emmashubin.com
BA, Registered Suzuki Educator
Viola / Violin Instructor
As a longtime performer and educator, Kat weaves together classical and world music into her teaching, drawing from experiences studying, performing, and teaching in Europe, Russia, Mexico, and the Caribbean. She loves the process of working closely with her students and families, blending the Suzuki and traditional methods of string study. Each small gain is celebrated, knowing that through each accomplishment, a strong technical foundation, deep musical sense, and most importantly, a beautiful heart is developed.
Since moving to Boulder in 2011, Kat has worked with various local and national arts organizations including the Center for Music Arts, Suzuki Association of the Americas, Suzuki Association of Colorado, Boulder Suzuki Strings, and the Old Town Suzuki Teachers Association. She teaches individual and group classes in Louisville and Boulder, as the General Music teacher at Horizons K8 Charter School in Boulder, performs in the area, and loves to go on hikes with her dog, Rusty.
Psyche Cassandra Dunkhase
Director of Cellist for Change and Instructor at Integral Steps
A native of Iowa City, Iowa, Psyche is a dynamic, dedicated and accomplished cellist and cello teacher, with over 20 years of experience in performing and teaching, and committed to providing unique musical experiences that inspire creativity, spark imagination, and cultivate self-expression.
Psyche holds a Master of Music in cello performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Bachelor of Arts in music from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. As a registered Suzuki Cello Teacher, Psyche is an active member of both the local and national Suzuki communities and has been a faculty member of Boulder Suzuki Strings since 2010, teaching individual and group lessons in both Boulder and Lafayette. She has served as the cello representative on the Suzuki Association of Colorado Board of Directors and currently serves on the Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institute Board of Directors. She is also the Founder and Director of Cellists for Change, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth through music.
Psyche has performed in venues including Red Rocks Amphitheater and the Boulder Theater, has opened for artists including the Punch Brothers and State Radio, and has recorded with artists including The Lumineers and Esme Patterson.
Dalcroze Certificate, MM, BFA
Instructor and Director of Development at Integral Steps
Weronika believes the Arts have the power to build connection, relationships, and community. This idea is central to her work as a flutist and music educator. A co-founder of Marvento Duo, Weronika performs on modern and Baroque flutes and loves inviting audiences into the magic of music. She is passionate about building a joyful learning environment for her students based on the principles of Dalcroze and Integrative Education. In addition to teaching summer camps and workshops at Integral Steps, she teaches private flute and piano lessons in her studio, and general music at Epstein Hillel School on the North Shore of Boston. Born in Poland, Weronika brings a lifelong interest in science, history, and foreign languages. She is a graduate of the Integrative Education Fellowship program at Integral Steps.