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Boulder Symphony Music Academy is Boulder’s premier music academy led by our great staff and, most importantly, our teachers! Register below to begin your music lessons today!

Our Mission

As an extension to the Boulder Symphony’s Education and Outreach Program, the Boulder Symphony Music Academy’s mission is to offer an environment in which students of diverse backgrounds and ages have the opportunity to explore their unique musical talents and bring the best of themselves, their creativity, and their intellectual skills to their music lessons.

Our Vision

We believe in a music program that…

Challenges and nurtures students of all ages and ability levels.

Promotes excellence in instruction, performance, and practice.

Gives students a solid musical foundation while encouraging their creativity.

Prepares students for continued music study, instilling in them respect and professionalism.

Advocates for the value of music in the community.

Music Lesson Testimonials

Our Music Lesson Instructors

Acoustic, Classical, & Electric Guitar

Violin & Viola

Andrew McNew


Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, & Ukulele

Ukulele, Acoustic Guitar, and Classical Guitar


Academy Administrative Staff

Executive Director

Bridget Ryan

Director of Education & Community Outreach

Now is your chance to learn the drums, voice, violin, viola, cello, piano, guitar, ukulele, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, bassoon, horn, trombone, composition, and even conducting.

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