The original band at Colorado State was formed in 1901 with only 13 members. From this humble beginning, CSU is now home to the Wind Symphony, the Symphonic Band, the Concert Band, the CSU Marching Band, the Basketball Pep Band, and the Presidential Pep Band.
By: Madeline Bombardi, UCA Marketing Intern On a concert that nods to the festive May 5th date, the Symphonic Band’s pursuit of great wind literature, creating a transformative experience for the audience, and musical and artistic growth of its musicians lead Dr. Richard Frey, associate director of bands, to select David Maslanka’s Concerto for Clarinet […]
On the first of May, students from the Colorado State University Concert Orchestra and the Concert Band took the stage for an evening of Italian and water themes. The free performance was the final ensemble concert at the University Center for the Arts for the semester, and included students from almost every college at CSU. […]
The CSU Wind Symphony has been rolling through the southwest this week on our 2016 tour of Colorado and New Mexico! It’s been a terrific opportunity for us to share some amazing repertoire with a wider audience and show off the accomplishments and growth of the band program and CSU school of music as a […]
After a rousing concert at the University Center for the Arts on Tuesday, the Wind Symphony left early Wednesday morning on a bus bound for the Western Slope. Ahead lies concerts in Grand Junction, Albuquerque, N.M., and Monument, Colo. This first leg of the trip is incredibly scenic going over the Rockies. It’s many of […]