Sign up for one of the most popular theatre classes: Singing for Actors

TH 153 SINGING FOR ACTORS is a fusion of acting technique and singing technique for credible performance in the musical genre. You do not have to be a theatre major to take this class with Broadway singer and actress, Professor Patty Goble. Class size is limited, so sign up today in Aries!


New Course: Self-care for Creative Arts Majors

Working in the arts is amazing—and sometimes difficult. Learn how to take care of yourself by understanding the challenges that are, more or less, common to all artists MU 180A2 Self-care for Creative Arts Majors, is designed to provide creative arts students with an increased understanding of mental, emotional, financial, physical, and social wellness against […]

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2020 Graduation Celebration for CSU Music

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance celebrates our 2020 music graduates! We are very proud of everything you’ve accomplished at Colorado State University! While the semester did not conclude in the traditional way, unique circumstances create unique individuals. We’re excited to see how EVERYTHING you’ve learned during your time at CSU will create a […]

Performing arts majors present research and creativity

Several School of Music, Theatre, and Dance students creative work was selected for Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC). This year, the annual event is being held online and is open for viewing. Presented in this gallery are more than 225 posters showcasing the fantastic work that CSU undergraduates from all eight colleges are doing […]

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Announcing Dr. Cayla Bellamy as CSU’s new assistant professor of bassoon

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is excited to announce Dr. Cayla Bellamy as our new assistant professor of bassoon, starting Fall 2020. Dr. Bellamy comes to Colorado State University following four highly successful years as the bassoon professor at the University of Northern Iowa, where she also taught courses in music education and […]

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Socioemotional Learning in the Music Classroom

Dr. Bonnie Jacobi will present a professional development session entitled “Socioemotional Learning in the Music Classroom” for K-12 Music Teachers in Forsythe County School District, in Georgia, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The session will be presented via live video-stream.

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K. Dawn Grapes receives Renaissance Society of America fellowship

In Dec., Dr. K. Dawn Grapes, associate professor of music history, was awarded the Claude V. Palisca Fellowship in Musicology by the 2020 Renaissance Society of America fellowships committee; the honor included a research stipend. The fellowship is specified for Dr. Grapes’ biography project “Patrons and Biography: John Dowland,” and funds will be used to […]

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Emeritus Professor Janet Landreth inducted into Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame

In Fall 2019, emeritus piano professor, Janet Landreth, was inducted into the inaugural Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame. With their names included on a commemorative display, 43 of North America’s most committed professionals were honored with a red carpet award ceremony and dinner during the two-day event hosted at the historic Steinway factory in […]

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CSU Offers Continuing Education Credit at CMEA

As a unique benefit to those attending the annual Colorado Music Educators Association conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado State University will once again offer Continuing Education Unit Credit during the 2020 event. The credit can be used for re-licensure, and salary step increment. 2020 Cost: Price $112: 1 credit hour (attendance/reflections on 13 units of CMEA […]