Music Student Finds Her Voice, Opera World in Germany

German language class. Voice lessons. Rehearsal after rehearsal. Angela Lamar’s daily schedule was nearly dawn to dusk, but the rigorous agenda was worth it for the rare opportunity to perform in Germany for the summer. Alongside approximately 20 other American students, Lamar participated in a study abroad program in Freiberg, Germany focused on exposing students […]


Kenneth Broberg

Performances of a Lifetime at the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival

This summer, a one-of-a-kind, international piano competition and festival is in its sixth year at Colorado State University, giving the public a rare opportunity to hear gifted pianists from around the world. Performances of a Lifetime at the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. feature internationally-renowned pianists, including Van Cliburn medalists, in five riveting evening concerts, […]


The Color of Music

At CSU, the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is making it possible for more college students to continue making music after high school. As a land grant university, CSU’s mission has always been to engage students through quality education, and that is exactly the benefit being provided by non-auditioned instrumental and choral music ensembles […]


May 2017 Faculty Notes: Celebrate! CSU Milestones mark

May 2017 Faculty Notes

College of Liberal Arts Awards The May 2017 Faculty Notes highlights the annual College of Liberal Arts Awards. On April 11 in the Longs Peak Room, Dr. Dan Goble, director of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, received the Distinction in Advancement Award; Dr. Eric Hollenbeck, associate professor of percussion, received the Faculty Development Award; […]


Fifth Annual Organ Week Includes Fort Collins Symphony and Free Beer!

Wes Kenney and Joel Bacon collaborate for Colorado State University Organ Week, presented by the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. For the fifth consecutive year, Organ Week, a summer music camp and organ festival at Colorado State University, takes place the first week of June. Daily instruction for high school students and nightly performances […]


Life’s Best Gift

By Brooke Poulson, SMTD Publicity Intern Music is known as one of the most influential mediums.It has brought together people from diverse backgrounds, it has united enemies, ultimately is has shaped society into what it is today. From a historical perspective we have always created, enjoyed, and lived with music. So, when we try to […]



A Way of Playing with The Borromeo String Quartet

For 11 years, Borromeo has been in residency at Colorado State University and captivating its audiences with their contemporary take on classical music. “Only a few groups in the world can do what the Borromeo achieve; it’s an honor to be a part of that experience here at CSU,” said Ron Francois, coordinator of strings […]



2017 International Horn Competition of America Registration

Welcome! Welcome to the official registration page for the 2017 International Horn Competition of America! The 2017 Registration deadline has officially passed. If individuals wish to still participate in IHCA 2017, a $50 late fee will be assessed. Beginning Friday, August 25 at 12:01 a.m. MST, the fee will increase to $100. Special Note: The PayPal registration […]