Summer Kodály Certificate Program

Kids Do It All: Summer Music-Theatre Camp, Session 5

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim – Concert Version

Summer Conducting Seminar Final Concert, co-conducted by the seminar’s graduating class. 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 […]

Kids Do It All: Summer Music-Theatre Camp, Session 6

Children’s Singing Camp

A fun day-camp of singing games, choir, folk dancing, keyboard improvisation, and movement with sessions for K – 6th graders. Students attending the camp will be provided with quality instruction from graduate-level musicians and teachers specializing in Elementary Music Education.

Folk Dance Class at CSU

International Folk Dance Workshop for Teachers

Hosted by the Colorado Kodály Institute at Colorado State University Sanna Longden is a well-known world dance educator who presents at Kodály, Orff, and other education conferences and chapters throughout North America and beyond. She has taught at universities, in-services, and folklore festivals, and serves as artist-in-residence in U.S. schools. Sanna’s series of instructional DVDs […]

2018 Colorado Kodály Institute Choir Concert

As the finale to the Colorado Kodály Institute Summer Seminar, enjoy a performance by the graduate students, followed by a brief certificate ceremony celebrating levels students who have satifactorily completed their work. Alumni of the institute will be invited onstage to sing the final song.

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Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Vadym Kholodenko, Pianist

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. Presented by the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival.

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Ju-eun Lee, Pianist

After a brilliant performance of Beethoven’s “Emperor Concerto” with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra, this rising young star from Korea returns to dazzle audiences once again with her elegant and passionate playing. Presented by the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival.

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Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Olga Kern, Pianist

The international superstar from Russia is recognized as one of her generation’s great pianists. Kern’s jet-setter career has her performing in major concert halls around the world! Presented by the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival.

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Frederic Chiu, Pianist

The cerebral American pianist / philosopher / artist / chef offers richly colored, fiery interpretations in his performances. “Chiu is a stunningly virtuosic pianist with a dynamic range that almost defies the capabilities of modern recording techniques…” ~ BBC Music Magazine. Presented by the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival.

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Kemal Gekic, Pianist

Performing worldwide from a vast repertoire, the Croatian pianist presents fascinating, uncompromising and ever-changing interpretations, always generating frenzied audience enthusiasm. Presented by the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival.

Teens Do It All: Summer Music-Theatre Camp

CSU Marching Band: CSU vs. Hawaii

Guest Artist: Michael Grill, Organ

Michael Grill is director of music at the Erlöserkirche (Our Saviour’s Lutheran) in Munich, Germany. Frequently featured on German radio and television, the recitalist has played throughout Europe, Israel, South America, and the U.S. He founded the concert series “Neue Orgelmusik München,” dedicated to contemporary organ works, as well as “Fürstenrieder Bachtage,” a festival devoted […]

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Casavant Organ 50th Anniversary Concert: Joel Bacon

On the final concert of the 50th Anniversary of the Casavant Organ, CSU’s Professor of Organ Joel Bacon performs selected pieces from the organ’s 1968 opening concert program. “CSU’s Casavant organ is a remarkable instrument – a great point of pride for the university and the community, and a joy for me personally to play […]