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March 2017 Faculty Notes

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Wes Kenney, director of orchestras at CSU, had a rewarding start to 2017! It was announced by the Fort Collins Symphony Association’s board president Rhett B. Strom that Maestro Kenney signed a five-year contract extension as music director of the 67-year-old organization. Now in his fourteenth year with the symphony, the award-winning conductor will continue […]

CSU Symphonic Band performs dramatic ‘Made in Europe’

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March 2, 2017 By Emma Turner – reprinted with permission from the Collegian. Patrons of music gathered in the University Center for the Arts’ Griffin Concert Hall Tuesday night to hear the Colorado State University Symphonic Band. The performance was titled “Made in Europe” and featured four pieces from various European romantic and 20th century […]

Student Profile: Matt Brown, Percussion

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By Brooke Poulson, UCA Publicity Intern What do The Playboy Club, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and Mel Lewis all have in common? Matt Brown. Matt is a Colorado State University Senior double majoring in orchestral performance and jazz studies. He is a percussionist, playing the drums and mallet instruments, taking a special interest in jazz drumming. […]