Events

Shilo Stroman promotional photo

Virtuoso Series Concert — Shilo Stroman, Vibraphone  

To celebrate the 100th birthday of the vibraphone, Shilo Stroman put together a quartet of fantastic musicians to perform a variety of music. From jazz standards to Shania Twain, Shilo demonstrates the versatility of this unique instrument.


University Symphony Orchestra — The Return of the Full Symphony!

This event will be presented in-person on Sept. 23 and 24, and via Livestream on Sept. 23 only. To kick-off our celebration of once again having a fully instrumented symphony orchestra, the CSU Symphony presents works never before played in Fort Collins. Michael Abels, a Los Angeles based composer who is perhaps best known for […]


Casavant Organ pictured in Organ Recital Hall

Virtuoso Series Concert — Barbara Thiem, Cello and Joel Bacon, Organ/Harpsichord 

This event will be presented in-person and via Livestream. Baroque Encounters: Cello and Keyboard  CSU’s faculty artists traverse Italian, German, and French Baroque compositions selected specifically for our Baroque organ, the beloved “Casavant” organ. 


Promotional Photo of Jazz Combos Ensemble Playing

Jazz Ensembles Concert 

This event will be presented in-person and via Livestream. Event description coming soon!


Tubas pictured

2021 OcTUBAfest

The CSU Tuba and Euphonium Studio, led by CSU faculty Stephen Dombrowski, presents OcTUBAfest 2021. Since 2013, this event has featured tuba and euphonium students with a special guest artist. The masterclass, guest solo recital, and student recital of solo and ensemble works are all free and open to public observation.


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2021 CSU Honor Band Festival

The annual CSU Honor Band Festival brings together the finest high school musicians Rocky Mountain Region, selected from hundreds of applicants throughout the western region; the three day festival takes place at the University Center for the Arts at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Guest clinicians and conductors enhance the student’s experience, providing invaluable insight and expertise. In addition to rehearsals, students enjoy several concerts given by CSU faculty and student ensembles. The experience is capped off with a performance by the Honor Wind Symphony and the Festival Concert Band in the beautiful, world-class Griffin Concert Hall.