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Joshua Bell

CLASSICAL CONVERGENCE CONCERT SERIES: Joshua Bell

With Alessio Bax, Piano With a career spanning more than thirty years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, conductor, and director, Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated violinists of his era. Bell has recorded more than 40 albums, garnering Grammy®, Mercury®, Gramophone, and ECHO Klassik awards. Bell is joined by renowned pianist […]


Middle School Outreach Ensemble band performs in Griffin Concert Hall

2020 MSOE — Middle School Outreach Ensemble


Boris Allakhvergyan

Guest Artist Concert, Boris Allakhverdyan, Clarinet / FREE

With Wesley Ferreira and Sergei Vassiliev, Clarinet Clarinetist Boris Allakhverdyan is principal clarinet at the Los Angeles Philharmonic; former positions include principal of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York and associate principal of the Kansas City Symphony. His playing has been described as “miraculous,” “superlative,” and “elegant and lyrical” by the New York Classical […]


GA Matthew Zalkind

Guest Artist Concert, Matthew Zalkind, Cello / FREE

Praised for his “impressive refinement, eloquent phrasing, and singing tone,” (The New York Times) American cellist Matthew Zalkind has performed world-wide as a recitalist, soloist, and chamber musician. The solo program includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, and Zoltán Kodály’s famous Sonata for Cello Solo op. 8. As a former […]


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2020 Music Audition Day

January 18, and February 1, 22, 29 Music Audition Days are for students wishing to pursue an undergraduate music major or minor degree at CSU. Auditions simultaneously function as admission consideration, as well as scholarship consideration, through the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Registration required: music.colostate.edu/admissions or contact SMTD@colostate.edu.


If and When

Guest Artist Concert, If + When / FREE

If + When is a modern performance ensemble based in Denver, Colorado. With a variety of musical experience and influence, Kevin Keith and Ben Yats’ programs feature visual theatrics, spoken word, improvisation, and world influences. The two hold degrees from Central Michigan University, Michigan State University, and the Lamont School of Music. The duo’s current […]


GA Kauffman

Guest Artist Concert, Mindy Kauffman, Flute/Piccolo / FREE

Mindy Kaufman joined the New York Philharmonic as flute and solo piccolo in 1979 after receiving a B.M. from the Eastman School of Music where she studied with James Galway. Ms. Kaufman gives masterclasses around the world, and has taught at Columbia University, Mannes Prep, and Juilliard Pre-College. She’s recorded with the Metropolis Ensemble, New […]


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University Symphony Orchestra Concert: Concerto Competition and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 5

Concerto Competition and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 5 Always a signature event, the University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Wes Kenney, becomes the accompaniment for three outstanding student soloists. In addition, Antonin Dvorak is best known for his later symphonies, but his earlier works show us the blossoming artist he was becoming. His fifth symphony still has […]


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Colorado Symphony at Colorado State: Beethoven 2020

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of iconic composer Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth, and your Colorado Symphony embarks on a year-long celebration, performing over two dozen concerts and events across the state of Colorado. Join us in Griffin Concert Hall as a small ensemble of musicians from the Colorado Symphony curate an intimate evening for their […]


John Carlo Pierce

Virtuoso Series Concert, John Carlo Pierce, Tenor

With Joel Bacon, Piano Faculty artists John Carlo Pierce and Joel Bacon present an eclectic program of works for voice and piano. Featured on the program are five songs by Wintter Watts, recently recorded by the duo and included on their forthcoming CD. The first half of the program is devoted to German composers Ludwig […]


Jason Vieaux

CLASSICAL CONVERGENCE CONCERT SERIES: Jason Vieaux

Grammy® winner Jason Vieaux is “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists.” (Gramophone) Going beyond the classical, Vieaux has earned a reputation for putting his expressiveness and virtuosity at the service of a remarkably wide range of music. Building on the foundation of the classical music tradition, but with a contemporary edge, the co-produced season […]


Wind Symphony: Graduate Conductor Concert #1

Members of the Wind Symphony perform chamber works by Michael Daugherty, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ned Rorem, Vincent d’Indy, and James M. David, conducted by Sheridan Monroe Loyd. The Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Rebecca Phillips, is the premier concert band, performing the finest literature of yesterday, today, and tomorrow with a flexible instrumentation that includes […]


Guest Artist Concert, Steven Cohen, Horn / FREE

Steven Cohen is an international orchestral, Broadway, and chamber musician. In 2019, Cohen’s internationally broadcast recital on WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase was the first horn recital on the program since the 1990s. He can be seen regularly with Mannheim Steamroller and is featured on their latest release, “Mannheim Steamroller Live.” From 2010-2012, Cohen was principal […]


CSU Center for the Arts

2020 Music Audition Day

January 18, and February 1, 22, 29 Music Audition Days are for students wishing to pursue an undergraduate music major or minor degree at CSU. Auditions simultaneously function as admission consideration, as well as scholarship consideration, through the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Registration required: music.colostate.edu/admissions or contact SMTD@colostate.edu.


Concert Orchestra

Concert Orchestra Concert: American Idols / FREE

American Idols With Jessica Warner, English Horn; and Stanley Curtis, Trumpet The Concert Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Stewart, performs the music of three “American Idols”—Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, and John Corigliano. Faculty artists Jessica Warner, English horn, and Stanley Curtis, trumpet, play Copland’s “Quiet City.” The program opens with “Voyage” by John Corigliano, and concludes […]


Stanley Curtis

Virtuoso Series Concert, Stanley Curtis, Trumpet

With Tim Burns, Piano; Bryan Wallick, Piano; Jessica Warner, Oboe; John McGuire, Horn; Drew Leslie, Trombone; and Michael Hamilton, Percussion Faculty artist Stanley Curtis presents a recital of new music that he composed, alongside works by recent graduate student Kevin Poelking, and CSU composition professor James David, as well as Aaron Copland’s “Quiet City,” and […]


Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band Concert: Traveler

Traveler Using music and the power of the imagination, the Symphonic Band, under the direction of T. André Feagin, explores contemporary works for wind band that capture culture and place them in a time in which they no longer exist. The ensemble presents the works of Ron Nelson, John Williams, Luis Serrano Alarcón, Dwyane Milburn, […]


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Sinfonia Concert: Beethoven at 250!

Beethoven at 250! With Tiffany Blake Oliver, Soprano; and Noah Racey, Narrator CSU begins its Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebration with the Sinfonia, CSU’s most intimate orchestra, conducted by Wes Kenney. The chamber ensemble performs the impishly frenetic Symphony No. 4, and the evening concludes with the incidental music from the play Egmont: the overture being […]


Concert Band

Concert Band Concert: Folkloric / FREE

Folkloric Join the Concert Band, conducted by Erik Johnson, for a celebration of folk music from around the world! At once deep and whimsical, the program features a tour-de-force of music from Scotland, France, the Czech Republic, Japan, and beyond. “We are all standing on the musical shoulders of the musical traditions passed down to […]


CSU Center for the Arts

2020 Music Audition Day

January 18, and February 1, 22, 29 Music Audition Days are for students wishing to pursue an undergraduate music major or minor degree at CSU. Auditions simultaneously function as admission consideration, as well as scholarship consideration, through the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Registration required: music.colostate.edu/admissions or contact SMTD@colostate.edu.


2020 Wind Symphony

Wind Symphony: Graduate Conductor Concert #2

The Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Rebecca Phillips, is the premier concert band, performing the finest literature of yesterday, today, and tomorrow with a flexible instrumentation that includes as few as eight or as many as seventy-five players. Membership, determined each semester by a blind audition, includes the most accomplished graduate and undergraduate music students […]


Mendelssohn Trio

Virtuoso Series Concert, Mendelssohn Trio

The Mendelssohn Trio with members Barbara Thiem on cello, Erik Peterson on violin, and Theodor Lichmann on piano, has been in residence at CSU for a number of years. In addition to coaching student chamber music ensembles, the trio presents a program each spring, this year playing Ludwig van Beethoven’s Trio op. 1, Antonin Dvorak’s […]


Jackie Glazier

Guest Artist Concert, Jackie Glazier, Clarinet / FREE

Hailed for her “robust playing and virtuosic performance,” (San Diego Tribune) and “beautiful and clear tone,” (The Clarinet Magazine) Jackie Glazier is an active soloist, chamber musician, orchestral clarinetist, pedagogue, and advocate of new music. She is assistant professor of clarinet at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music. Ms. Glazier has performed […]


Jazz Ensembles Concert

Jazz Ensembles Concert: Spotlight on Ernie Wilkins

Spotlight on Ernie Wilkins Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Wil Swindler, presents an evening featuring the utterly compelling romp that is the music of Ernie Wilkins. Wilkins may not be a household name, but he was truly one of the jazz greats, noteworthy for his exciting and varied arrangements and compositions. As a saxophonist, Wilkins […]


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Student Recital: Katie Bever, Voice / FREE


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Student Recital: Hailey Simmons, Viola / FREE


Chamber Concert Choir

Chamber and Concert Choir Concert

With CSU Sinfonia; and Jeff LaQuatra, Guitar The Chamber Choir, conducted by James Kim, presents J.S. Bach’s glorious Magnificat with the CSU Sinfonia. This festive and immensely popular work is written for five-part chorus, soloists, and orchestra. Although more concise than his other monumental works such as St. Matthew Passion or Mass in B minor, […]


Duo Francois

Virtuoso Series Concert, Duo Francois, Violin

The Duo Francois—comprised of faculty artist Ron Francois, violin; with Silvana Santinelli, piano—presents a few gems of the violin and piano repertoire. The program features the captivating Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45 by Edvard Grieg and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ hauntingly beautiful “The Lark Ascending.” “There’s something for everyone in this concert. Energetic, […]


GA Graham Winterreise

Guest Artist Concert, Graham Anduri, Baritone and Adam Kluck, Pianist / FREE

Schubert’s Winterreise: A Hero’s Winter Journey Graham Anduri and Adam Kluck perform a staged presentation of Franz Schubert’s masterpiece song cycle, “Winterreise.” Often depicted as the main character’s descent into depression, and eventually death, the two give a different portrayal. Subtitled “A Hero’s Winter Journey,” the Wanderer is representative of all humanity, and follows the […]


Guest Artist Concert, Duo Steiner-Hochwartner / FREE

Peter Steiner & Constanze Hochwartner USA Tour 2020 With his solo playing described as “beautifully controlled with a vocal sound,” Italian trombonist Peter Steiner is recognized as “a new trombone star within his generation,” who “plays with total control.” Together with Constanze Hochwartner (piano/organ), as Duo Steiner-Hochwartner, the pair have toured the world performing diverse […]


Bach and Coltrane

CLASSICAL CONVERGENCE CONCERT SERIES: Passion for Bach and Coltrane

Melding the poetry of A.B. Spellman with the sounds of the Imani Winds quintet, Harlem Quartet, and additional jazz artists, this performance explores the influence of spirituality on the art of musical masters J.S. Bach and John Coltrane. Building on the foundation of the classical music tradition, but with a contemporary edge, the co-produced season […]


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Student Recital: Maxwell Heavner, Trumpet / FREE


Jung Woo Kim

Guest Artist Concert, Jungwoo Kim, Baritone, and Mutsumi Moteki, Piano / FREE

Art Songs of East Asia Jungwoo Kim (Hope College) and Mutsumi Moteki (University of Colorado Boulder) perform a recital of rarely performed songs from the East Asian coastline. Lyric baritone JungWoo Kim is an active opera singer, concert soloist, and recitalist, performing throughout U.S., South America, and South Korea. His extensive repertoire includes opera and […]


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Student Recital: Mitchel Smith, Cello / FREE


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Student Recital: Amanda Scholz, Voice / FREE


Colorado AES Eurhythmics Workshop

This workshop is designed for all types of classroom teachers, and would also benefit students studying music education or dance education. On-Site Registration: $15. Register on-site between 8:30-9 a.m. Learn movement-based techniques you can use in your classroom music teaching! Members of the Colorado Chapter of the American Eurhythmics Society, who each hold a Eurhythmics […]


Harmony Outreach Competition and Concert

CSU’s Harmony Outreach Competition is a new way for music students to work together to create innovative programs aimed towards specific audiences in the community. This year, the competition will consist of multiple groups presenting music in an interactive presentation meant for children. At the competition, groups of CSU student musicians will audition for a […]


Drew Leslie

Virtuoso Series Concert, Drew Leslie, Trombone

Creating Imagery Through Music With Tim Burns, Piano; and Myron Peterson, Trombone Faculty artists Drew Leslie and Tim Burns, along with graduate student Myron Peterson, present an evening of trombone works from a variety of time periods and featuring a variety of styles. These pieces invoke strong imagery in the listener’s mind through the melodies […]


University Chorus Concert

University Chorus Concert / FREE

Join the University Chorus, conducted by Seth Pendergast, for an eclectic evening of choral music from classical to contemporary.


Pirates

The Pirates of Penzance, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert, Directed by Tiffany Blake; Conducted by Wes Kenney

Satire, melodrama, and crazy high jinx come to the Griffin Concert Hall stage as students from the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance collaborate on Gilbert and Sullivan’s gem The Pirates of Penzance.


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Student Recital: Garret Durie, Viola / FREE


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Student Recital: Kevin Rosenberger, Saxophone / FREE


Air Force Polaris Winds Reed Quintet

Guest Artist Concert, The U.S. Air Force Academy Band’s Polaris Winds Reed Quintet / FREE

For more than 60 years, the Academy Band has used the power of music to honor our nation’s heroes, inspire Air Force personnel and the nation they serve, produce innovative musical programs and products, and communicate Air Force excellence to millions around the world. The United States Air Force Academy Band from Colorado Springs presents […]


Air Force Polaris Winds Reed Quintet

Masterclass: The U.S. Air Force Academy Band’s Polaris Winds Reed Quintet

The U.S. Air Force Polaris Reed Quintet works with students in a masterclass and discuss working as a musician in the U.S. armed services. Room 158


Air Force Polaris Winds Reed Quintet

Masterclass: The U.S. Air Force Academy Band’s Polaris Winds Reed Quintet

The US Air Force Polaris Reed Quintet works with students in a masterclass and discuss working as a musician in the U.S. armed services. The class is free and open to public observation. Contact: Wesley.Ferreira@colostate.edu


Faculty Chamber Music

Virtuoso Series Concert, Faculty Chamber Music

With Tiffany Blake, Soprano; Michelle Stanley, Flute; Jeff LaQuatra, Guitar; Wesley Ferreira, Clarinet; Ron Francois, Violin; Bryan Wallick, Piano; Tim Burns, Piano; Stanley Curtis, Trumpet; Barbara Thiem, Cello; Zo Manfredi, Violin; and Margaret Miller, Viola The popular Faculty Chamber Music concerts are known in the community for tackling unusual music and instrument combinations. The program […]


Trumpet Studio Recital

Trumpet Studio Recital / FREE

A recital presented by brass area students from the studio of Dr. Stanley Curtis, with a portion of the works by guest resident composer, Douglas Hedwig.


Jennifer Montone

Guest Artist Concert, Jennifer Montone, Horn / FREE

Grammy Award winner Jennifer Montone was hailed by the New York Times for her “flawless horn solos… and warm and noble sound.” She is principal horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra and is on the brass faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School. She has been a guest artist with the Berlin […]


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Student Recital: Michael Hamilton, Percussion / FREE


Borromeo

CLASSICAL CONVERGENCE CONCERT SERIES: Borromeo String Quartet

This adventurous quartet pushes musical, intellectual, and technical boundaries with its inventive performances and insightful interpretations of both classical and contemporary musical repertoire. Building on the foundation of the classical music tradition, but with a contemporary edge, the co-produced season features world-class performers and ensembles, performing at the University Center for the Arts and The […]


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Student Recital: Danny Moore, Percussion / FREE


Christopher Creviston

2020 Rocky Mountain Saxophone Summit

With guest Christopher Creviston, Saxophone The all-ages event features clinics, performances, and masterclasses by professionals and professors from along the Front Range, and features guest artist Dr. Christopher Creviston, faculty at Arizona State University, as well as a performance by students from CSU, UNC, CU, DU, MSU, and UW. Bring your instrument for the opportunity […]


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Pre-College Chamber Music Festival Concert / FREE

The region’s best high school string quartets from the pre-college program perform after two days of intense sessions with the acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet.


Christopher Creviston

Rocky Mountain Saxophone Summit Potpourri Concert

With guest Christopher Creviston, Saxophone Our fourth time out in this biennial event celebrating Adolphe Sax’s great invention, the Rocky Mountain Saxophone Summit features special guests from along the Front Range, as well as Christopher Creviston, saxophone professor at Arizona State University, and CSU’s own Peter Sommer. Join us for this capstone concert to a […]


Strings

Graduate String Quartet Recital #1/ FREE

The Graduate Quartet Program, now in its eleventh year, has brought graduate students from around the country and Mexico to study at CSU. In the first of two concerts this spring, the students perform works from the chamber music repertoire. “It is always a great pleasure to see the growth of these ensembles in a […]


Woodwind Area Recital

Woodwind Area Recital / FREE

A recital presented by woodwind area student chamber ensembles, under the direction of woodwind and chamber music faculty, features classic and contemporary repertoire.


Trombone Isolated on Gold

Trombone Area Recital / FREE

A recital presented by trombone area students from the studio of Dr. Drew Leslie.


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Student Recital: Julia Kallis, Flute / FREE


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Student Recital: Alexis Martinez, Composition / FREE


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Student Recital: Cristian Gade, Viola / FREE


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Student Recital: Ty Huey, Piano / FREE


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Student Recital: Jack Clay, Saxophone / FREE


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Student Recital: Carmen Chavez, Flute / FREE


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Student Recital: Eric Paricio, Voice


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Student Recital: Ryan Foley, Violin / FREE


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Student Recital: Carson Nolting, Tuba / FREE


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Student Recital: Katie Knutson, Clarinet / FREE


Chamber Ensemble Recital

Chamber Ensemble Recital / FREE

Selected undergraduate ensembles from all areas present a concert of chamber music.


Ron Miles

Jazz Combos Concert

With guest Ron Miles, Trumpet and Composer The Jazz Combos, directed by Peter Sommer, are joined by master jazz trumpeter, cornetist, and composer Ron Miles for an evening of contemporary jazz and improvisation. Ron Miles has recorded with the Prolific, Capri, Gramavision, and Sterling Circle labels. One of the finest improvisers and composers of his […]


All-Choral Concert

All-Choral Concert

Enjoy selections performed by all three major choral ensembles at CSU—Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, and University Chorus. More than 200 voices join forces in the semester’s culminating choral celebration!


Brass Area Recital

Brass Area Recital / FREE

A recital presented by brass area students from the studios of Dr. Stanley Curtis, Dr. John McGuire, Dr. Drew Leslie, and Professor Stephen Dombrowski features repertoire for soloists, as well as brass chamber ensembles.


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Student Recital: Maria Gesicki, Voice / FREE


2020 Wind Symphony

Wind Symphony Concert: Codex Gigas

With James David, Composer; Peter Sommer, Saxophone; Sheridan Loyd, Graduate Student Conductor; and Myron Peterson, Graduate Student Conductor Codex Gigas is a famous medieval manuscript from the 13th century that is the central inspiration to James David’s newest composition, Symphony No. 1. The Wind Symphony, conducted by Rebecca Phillips, concludes their 2019-2020 season with a […]


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Student Recital: Krystian Salva, Violin / FREE


Andy Bliss Percussion Festival

2020 Percussion Ensemble Festival

The eighth annual festival features several Colorado high school ensembles, esteemed guest percussionist Andy Bliss, and the CSU Percussion Ensemble. Guest clinicians work with high school ensembles in master classes and clinics, followed by an evening concert.


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Student Recital: Jerry Su, Clarinet / FREE


Andy Bliss Percussion Festival

Percussion Ensemble Festival Concert / FREE

With guest Andy Bliss, and CSU Percussion Ensemble This traditional percussion concert caps off the eighth annual festival of high school percussion ensembles. Featuring special guest Andy Bliss, this will be a high energy presentation of contemporary percussion music. Andy Bliss is a solo artist, conductor, curator, and educator who maintains a dynamic, international career […]


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Student Recital: Mariah Baechle, Clarinet / FREE


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Student Recital: Zachary Franklin, Clarinet / FREE


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Student Recital: Peter McCarty, Trombone / FREE


Tiffany Blake

Virtuoso Series Concert, Tiffany Blake, Soprano

With Chris Crans, Piano A recital of art songs presented by faculty artists Dr. Tiffany Blake and Dr. Chris Crans.


The CSU Jazz Ensembles in rehearsal

Jazz Ensembles Concert: Jazz Ahead of its Time

Throughout the history and development of Jazz as an art form, there have been musicians and composers that were ahead of their time, creating music unlike any that had come before. Sometimes entire new genres sprang from these firebrands—sometimes their music laid subtle foreshadowing for something that wouldn’t be fully realized for decades. Jazz Ensemble […]


Voice Area Recital

Voice Area Recital / FREE

A recital of art songs and arias presented by the voice area students from the studios of Dr. Nicole Asel, Dr. Tiffany Blake, and Dr. John Pierce.


Guitar Area Recital

Guitar Studio Recital / FREE

CSU’s inaugural guitar studio presents a recital featuring chamber music and solo performances of contemporary works, as well as arrangements of standard classical repertoire.


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Student Recital: Samantha Brewer, Voice / FREE


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University Symphony Orchestra Concert: Stories from the Old Lands: Richard Strauss, Smetana, and Debussy

With Barbara Thiem, Cello; Margaret Miller, Viola; Women from Concert Choir (Nathan Payant, Director) Join the University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Wes Kenney, on the legendary adventures of Don Quixote, as envisioned by Richard Strauss. Faculty artists Barbara Thiem and Margaret Miller join the orchestra in the roles of the wayward knight and the faithful […]


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Student Recital: Haley Voss, Voice / FREE


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Student Recital: Bridget Perez, Voice / FREE


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Student Recital: Lauren Bumgarner, Voice / FREE


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Student Recital: Chelsea Lajoye, Voice / FREE


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Student Recital: Nancy Hernandez, Violin / FREE


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Student Recital: Shengyu Cao, Viola / FREE


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Student Recital: Sarah Foss, Percussion / FREE


Concert Band Concert: The Spirit of CSU / FREE

The Spirit of CSU The Concert Band, conducted by Erik Johnson, performs music representing each college in the University. The program is full of life and reflective of the many achievements of the past, and the stalwart commitment to visions for the future. The band has students representing every college and the music pays tribute […]


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Student Recital: Zachary Van Hook, Percussion / FREE


Graduate String Quartet Recital

Graduate String Quartet Recital #2 / FREE

In the second of two concerts this semester, the students perform works from the chamber music repertoire.


Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band Concert: Con*nec*tion

Con*nec*tion Robert Schumann once said that music owes as much to Johann Sebastian Bach as religion to its founder. It is in this idea that J.S. Bach serves as the nucleus for the Symphonic Band’s final concert of the academic year titled “Con•nec•tion.” The ensemble, under the direction of T. André Feagin, explores a program […]


Violin Studio Recital

Violin Studio Recital / FREE

A recital presented by students from the studios of Dr. Ron Francois features repertoire from the standard literature.


Concert Orchaestra

Concert Orchestra Concert: Flights of Fancy / FREE

Flights of Fancy With Ron Francois, Violin The Concert Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Stewart, performs music inspired by birds—whether in flight or flapping their wings around the barnyard! The program features faculty artist Ron Francois performing Vaughan Williams’ “The Lark Ascending.” The concert opens with “Of Glorious Plumage” by Richard Meyer, led by graduate conducting […]


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Student Recital: Derek Summers, Percussion / FREE


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Student Recital: Matt Hauser, Percussion / FREE


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Student Recital: Chanjing Noh, Choral


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Student Recital: Regan DeRossett, Viola / FREE


Percussion professor Eric Hollenbeck shows students how to hold mallets

2020 Percussion Camp

Instruction for high school students on mallets, timpani, snare drum, and drum set, and preparing/auditioning for acceptance as a collegiate music major. Contact: Eric.Hollenbeck@colostate.edu


2019 Drum Major and Leadership Institute students

2020 Drum Major and Leadership Institute

The Institute is designed to train high school drum majors and section leaders in the areas of peer mentorship, visual technique instruction, music performance techniques, conflict resolution, and conducting.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 1

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


The logo for the 2018 Jr. LIFT clarinet academy

2020 Jr. LIFT Clarinet Academy

Action-packed five-day journey designed for students ages 12-17 who are seeking to expand their clarinet study within a supportive and engaging musical environment.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 2

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


The logo for the 2018 LIFT clarinet academy

2020 LIFT Clarinet Academy

Unique focus on the musical, technical, and artistic goals of each adult participant. Through planning prior to the academy, individualized programs ensure a musical boost for each student.


2020 Eurhythmics for the School Music Classroom

Teaching the relationship between movement and music, the college-level course engages the entire being; facilitating the spirit of play in a discovery-based, imaginative fashion, analysis and theory follow practice. Contact: Bonnie.Jacobi@colostate.edu


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 3

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 4

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


2020 Colorado Kodály Institutue



2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 5

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


Conducting Seminar Final Concert

The seminar continues its fun tradition of presenting a delightful concert version of a popular operetta or Broadway musical. The project serves as the master’s thesis for working music educators from around the world who participate in the Summer Conducting Seminar for three consecutive summers.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 6

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


Kodaly Choir

Colorado Kodály Institute Choir Concert / FREE

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 satisfactorily completed their work. Alumni of the institute will be invited onstage to sing the final song.


Dalcroze skipping outside

2020 National American Eurhythmics Society Conference

The mission of the American Eurhythmics Society (AES) is to promote the use of eurhythmics among music and other arts educators. The AES provides education, outreach, and engagement on a national level. Please join us to learn skills that can enhance your teaching. Registration information coming soon.