Fall Group Classes and Workshops

Group Music Classes In Boulder

A variety of group music classes in Boulder are available at Parlando.

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Fall 2017 Brochure  (Updated 9/21/2017)  This file is updated as changes are made.  Please see our listings below for up-to-date offerings.

Our 2017 Fall Semester runs August 20, 2017 through December 22, 2017
Makeup Week: December 18th – 22nd, 2017
The Office will be closed:
Monday, September 4th, 2017 (no group classes on this day)
November 18th – 26th, 2017 (no group classes on these days)
You can schedule private lessons on the above “closed” dates by confirming with your instructor ahead of time. Neither November 18th – 26th or Makeup Week are included in full-semester tuition.


PRIVATE LESSON registration is always on-going.
-Receive our lowest priced tuition on PRIVATE LESSONS by registering before August 3rd.
GROUP CLASSES & WORKSHOPS not reaching minimum enrollment one week before the first scheduled meeting may be cancelled.
-Receive our lowest priced tuition on GROUP CLASSES & WORKSHOPS by registering before August 3rd.

Tuition Assistance Deadline: Friday, July 14th.


Advanced Piano Academy

Beginner: Grades 3-5 (one class/month – dates based on age/ability/availability) Intermediate: Grades 6-8 (one class/month – dates based on age/ability/availability) Advanced: Grades 9-12 (one class/month – dates based on age/ability/availability) $105 before 8/3, $120 after 8/3 Monthly 60’ classes during the entire school year (August 2017 through May 2018) and frequent masterclasses with guest artists.  Students […]

Audition Book Workshop (Grades 4-8)

(Grades 4-8) Saturday 10/7: 9-10:30am Saturday 10/14: 9am-12pm $90 In this 2-Saturday Intensive, we will discuss and work on all you need to know about upping your audition skills! Auditioning is really the skill we as actors need to develop; doing the show is the easy part (well, sort of)! We will discuss audition techniques, […]

BCD Youth Strings Ensemble (Grades K-2)

NOTE: This class takes place at Boulder Country Day School (4820 Nautilus Ct N, Boulder, CO 80301). Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm: 9/6 – 12/13 (no class on 11/22) Minimum Enrollment: 6 students Join Parlando’s BCD Youth Strings Ensemble for an introduction to playing the violin, viola or cello! It’s a fun, group approach for beginners to learn […]

Broadway Juniors Singers (Grades K-3)

(Grades K-3) Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm: 9/11 – 12/11 (no class 11/20) $220 before 8/3, $245 after 8/3 Join Parlando faculty member Courtney Bostwick for an exploration of group singing, solo work and acting in various musical theater styles. Geared towards elementary-aged students, this is a perfect way to introduce students into combined singing and acting through […]

Chamber Music/Quartet Class

Open to students who have taken lessons for at least 2 years Dates/Times TBD based on availability of participants $86 before 8/3, $96 after 8/3 If you would like to play chamber music with other students this fall, sign up for this activity! Students will be paired with other students of comparable ability and lessons […]

Flute Choir for Adults

Mondays 7:30-8:30 8/22 – 12/11 (no class 9/4 or 11/20) $330 This group performs symphonic arrangements as well as compositions originally scored for flute ensemble in a variety of musical styles from Renaissance to Ragtime. Emphasis is on blend, intonation, style and interpretation. Sharpen your ensemble skills while having a great time making music in […]

Holiday Ukulele Sing & Strum (Grades 4-8)

Saturday 11/11: 10:30am-12pm $30/participant Gather your family around the ukulele during the holidays with these season sing-a-long favorites. For those who are new to music or the ukulele, learn the different parts of the ukulele and how to tune your ukulele. Explore strumming techniques, basic chord shapes, reading tablature, and playing melody lines. We’ll even […]

Instrument Investigators

All Ages $95 Looking to start instrument lessons but not sure what instrument to try? Sign up for Instrument Investigators and schedule a 30′ private lesson on 3 instruments of your choice at any point during the semester!

Intro to Ukulele (Grades 4-8)

Saturday 10/7: 10:30am-12pm $30/participant Introduce Yourself to Your Ukulele! For those who are new to music and/or the ukulele, learn the different parts of the ukulele and how to tune your ukulele. Explore strumming techniques, basic chord shapes, reading tablature, and playing melody lines. We’ll even learn how to combine chords and melody so you’ll […]


Level 1 (Ages 5-7): Mondays 4:30-5:15  8/28-12/11 (no class 9/4, 11/20) Level 2 (Ages 6-8): Mondays 5:15-6:00 8/28-12/11 (no class 9/4, 11/20) ACCELERATED (Ages 8-10): Thursdays 4:30-5:15  8/31-12/14 (no class 11/23) $355 before 8/3, $380 after 8/3 Parlando’s popular group piano class for younger beginners provides children with a strong musical foundation in an exciting, […]

Parlando Ensemble Players: NEW WORKS SHOWCASE (Grades 8-12)

With Kristel Jelinek Brown (Grades 8-12) Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm 9/20/2017 – 1/24/2018 (no classes 9/27, 11/22, 12/27, 1/3) Performances: Late January OR early February, 2018, TBD Tuition: $480 (cast members split 60% of tickets from performances!) (Space is limited to 12 students) GROUP AUDITION, WEDNESDAY, 9/13, 5:30-8:30pm!! We are bringing back this high level performance class […]

Piano Band for Teens and Tweens

Grades 5-8: Wednesday 5:15-6:00pm; 9/6 – 11/8 Grades 9-12: Wednesday 6:00-6:45pm; 9/6 – 11/8 $220 before 8/3, $235 after 8/3 This 10-week session is open to all students who have had 1 year or more of private piano lessons.

Pre Kids-N-Keys

Ages 3-5 Mondays: 3:45-4:30pm 8/28-12/11 (no class 9/4 or 11/20) Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm 8/29-12/12 (no class 11/21) $355 before 8/3, $380 after 8/3 Learn foundational music skills such as singing in tune and moving with the beat while also exploring the piano! This class focuses on preparing children for success in their musical training as they […]