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Statement of Purpose: The Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that inspires and connects community members of all ages by providing access to the best of the world's music through education and performance.


Address: 200 East Baseline Rd. Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone Number: (303) 665-0599
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 51
Full Time Volunteers: none
Part-Time Volunteers: 200


Major Fund-raisers: Crescendo!; Perform-a-Thon; Feast for the Senses; Festival of Dinners


Key Personnel: Catherine Underhill, Executive Director Brandi Numedahl, Marketing Director Michael Christie, Music Director


Founded: CMA - 1995; CMF - 1976; merged 2009
Community Served: Anyone who wants to study music or experience great live performances. RMCMA students come primarily from Lafayette (34%), Erie (20%), Louisville (14%), Broomfield (10%), Boulder (8%) and Superior (3%). Festival audiences come primarily from Boulder.
Associated Guilds: National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts


Ongoing Projects: Individual lessons on all instruments and voice; Suzuki instruction; community ensembles; Guest Artist Series Concerts; annual 6-week summer concert season; and associated summer education & outreach programs


Newsletter: Current Monthly eNews


Accomplishments: In October 2009 the CMF & RMCMA merged to form a one-of-a-kind organization that provides a spectrum of music education opportunities and world-class performances to the citizens throughout Boulder County and beyond. This formal linkage creates strong synergies and allows the combined organization to accomplish more and reach more people than either could do separately.


Previous Event Coverage:

March 02, 2013 Colorado Music Festival & Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts - Crescendo! Good Vibrations
March 05, 2011 CMF & RMCMA reach a Crescendo
March 06, 2010 RMCMA's Crescendo!
March 07, 2009 Another Thundering Crescendo
March 08, 2008 Crescendo! Increasing the Volume
February 24, 2007 Crescendo: The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music
February 25, 2006 RMCMA Pulls Heartstrings at Crescendo! Gala
November 12, 2004 Swing, Swing, Swing! for Rocky Mountain Musical Arts
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