Enriching Children’s Lives Through Skill and Musicianship

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Austin High-Schooler Wins International Competition

Aytahn Benavi, a student of Kevin Taylor, recently participated in the Ex Aeque Artist International online competition. Over 145 entries of professional guitarists of all ages participated with video entries. There were 24 semi-finalists and eventually 12 finalists...

3 Childbloom Alums Qualify for Prestigious National Competition

3 Childbloom teens have reached the semi-finals in the prestigious Stroud Competition in Cleveland. There were 41 applicants and 15 were chosen. Aytahn Benavi (17) is from Austin, Tx.. He is a student of Kevin Taylor. Kassandra Hughes (15) is from St. Charles, Mo. Her...

It’s never too late!

Giving your children the opportunity to develop life-long musical skill is a gift that can’t be broken, lost or outgrown. 

The Childbloom teachers consider it a privilege and honor to open the door to musicianship for young people.

Childbloom Christmas Choir Performs at the Texas State Capital Rotunda

Performing can be a scary thing. The Childbloom Program cultivates a habit of performance in the class, for family, in our outdoor, “sound oasis” teams, open mics, and eventually on the concert stage in recitals.

What Parents Say

My lesson involvement and The Childbloom Newsletter has increased my understanding of my daughter’s needs, abilities and development. She has progressed from never having played a guitar, to being an accomplished eager musician. This has been a dream come true for my 10 year old daughter and me. Thanks!

D. Starry

Austin, TX

At 3+ years in the Program I recently asked my daughter (11 yrs. old) why she likes guitar. Her response was, ”I like to be able to do something that not a lot of kids can do and I like to show that skill off”.

Steve Ortiz

Round Rock

Childbloom provides a positive learning experience in a low-pressure environment.

Dr. H. Grotevant

Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts - Amherst Department of Psychology