Dan Goble, Director of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Welcome to the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Colorado State University. CSU Music's primary goal is to prepare students to become highly skilled music educators, music therapists, performers, composers, and conductors. Program goals inspire and develop high standards of teaching, scholarship, performance, and research in music. We are pleased to offer small academic classes, applied study with highly qualified faculty, and careful attention to advising; many degree programs and courses are offered online.

Work alongside dynamic faculty and dedicated students, developing knowledge and skills to excel in a variety of fields. Ensembles and courses in vibrant interest areas are open to all students, regardless of major.

At Colorado State University, your training takes place in one of the nation’s finest teaching and performance facilities, the exquisite University Center for the Arts, where a vibrant learning environment that fosters creativity and growth.

Colorado State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Our Mission

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance empowers students to create, collaborate, innovate, and inspire. Through teaching, creative artistry, research, advocacy, and service, we elevate arts education.

Faculty Mission Statement

Dedicated to its land-grant heritage, the music faculty at Colorado State University are committed to promoting music and pedagogy of the highest quality, serving music education through actions that benefit the students, teachers, and citizens of Colorado.

We know you'll "find your state" at Colorado State University, and be continually inspired along the way!