**This event has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled in the fall of 2017. For more information, please call (970) 491-2787** Saxophone Masterworks from Around the World With Tim Burns, Piano CSU faculty artists Peter Sommer and Tim Burns perform an evening of masterworks for saxophone from France, Japan, and the United States, including Henri [...]
Enjoy selections performed by all four choirs at CSU – Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus, and University Chorus. Over 200 voices join forces at the end for a culminating celebration! The Concert Choir is performing Mozart’s Regina Coeli K. 276 and two pieces by Jake Runestad. Men’s Chorus is performing a set of English [...]
Exhibitions With guest Barbara Thiem, cello The University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Wes Kenney, performs the great orchestra showpiece Pictures at an Exhibition by Modeste Mussorgsky, as transcribed by Maurice Ravel. Expressing his excitement about the concert’s guest soloist, the maestro welcomes CSU faculty artist Barbara Thiem on what many consider the greatest cello [...]
A recital featuring students from CSU’s voice studios, including the Freshman Voice Studio.
CSU’s world percussion ensembles perform a varied concert featuring the calypso music of Trinidad/Tobago performed by the steel pan bands, the ragtime era represented by the 1930s George Hamilton Green Rag Band, the Civil War Era Rope Drum Ensemble, and the frame drums of the Middle Eastern Ensemble. “This concert, with something for everyone, shows [...]
With guest Christopher Van Hof, Trombone The Concert Orchestra’s program titled Looking Back to Look Forward opens with Edvard Grieg's ‘Holberg’ Suite, Op. 40, conducted by Leslie Stewart. Professor Stewart articulates that, “although the Neo-Classical style is most often associated with 20th century composers such as Prokofiev and Stravinsky, Grieg anticipated this trend in 1884 [...]
What happens when CSU’s New Music Ensemble members combine their energy, talent, and vision? It Could Be Anything! Under the direction of Professor Andrew Jacobson, the group showcases growth and change in music by focusing on trends in the global arts world.
Violin students of Ron Francois perform works from the standard violin repertoire. “This is a great opportunity for our students to showcase their talents and gain performance experience, while applying all they have learned,” said Francois.
Exceptional students from the studios of Wesley Ferreira, Andrew Jacobson, Gary Moody, Peter Sommer, and Michelle Stanley join forces for a night of chamber music and outstanding solo repertoire.
Sanctuary Join the CSU Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Richard Frey, as they conclude the school year with a program titled "Sanctuary." “The idea of ‘sanctuary’ conveys a rich diversity of images of peace, solitude, strength, and protection,” explains Frey. The concert program explores each of these, including Roy Magnuson's "That Dear Land of Rest".
Tickets: lctix.com or (970) 221-6730. Public pricing may increase by $5-$10 based on inventory. The Borromeo String Quartet's visionary performances include both fresh interpretations of the classical music canon and works by 20th and 21st century composers. Favorites of the UCA spring seasons, the Borromeo performs J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations, transcribed by Nick Kitchen, the first violinist [...]
The aria workshop activities culminate in a performance of arias and original opera scenes created by students.
CSU Professors Caleb Hudson, trumpet, and Joel Bacon, organ, give a duo recital of combined and solo pieces from the Italian Baroque repertoire.
Annual Concert Features CSU Master’s Conducting Students For what has become a fun summer tradition, the CSU music program, in collaboration with Opera Fort Collins apprentice artists, presents the Summer Conducting Seminar Final Concert. The seminar, a Master’s program designed for secondary music educators in band, orchestra, and choir, presents its annual concert-staging of a [...]
A top medalist from the 2017 Van Cliburn Competition performs the opening concert after competing in one of the most distinguished, venerable and challenging competitions in the world.
After an electrifying concert at the 2016 Odyssiad & Festival, U.S.A., the Atlantis Piano Duo - Eduardo Ponce and Sophia Hase, from the University of Salamanca, Spain - returns by unanimous acclaim to the Griffin Concert Hall stage.
Performing worldwide from a vast repertoire, the Croatian pianist presents fascinating, uncompromising and ever-changing interpretations, always generating frenzied audience enthusiasm.
2016 Olga Kern International Winner, Scriabin Prize, Rome Prize The twenty-one-year-old pianist combines extraordinary technical capacity with a profound and mature musical sensibility and exceptional on-stage charisma.
2013 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Capturing the attention of juries, audiences, and critics alike for “mesmerizing and exhilarating” performances that [bring] the crowd to their feet, cheering him like a rock star.