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British one-act operas bring varied emotions to the University Center for the Arts in April

We caught up with the director of CSU’s Ralph Opera Program, Tiffany Blake, to find out more about the upcoming presentation of two highly contrasting one-act operas by British composers, The Wandering Scholar by Gustav Holst and Riders to the Sea by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The composers were dear friends and both operas premiered in the 1930s. […]


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Fall 2019 student recital application request form is now open

To requisition your Fall 2019 student recital, please fill out this form: http://goo.gl/forms/Fj19Qe1koO   Information regarding this form is available in the student hnandbook or through your applied instructor All dates and times must be approved by your applied instructor and accompanist prior to filling out this form. Please do not request any dates or times that […]


Pep Band

Basketball Pep Band closes out the season

The season has come to a close for the Basketball Pep Band here in Las Vegas. Although the games did not end the way we wanted them to, we are still proud, still thankful, and still proud to be CSU Rams. Thank you to the outstanding students for their energy, spirit, and effort over the […]


Strike Up the Bands! American Bandmasters Association Free Concerts

The American Bandmasters Association is holding its 2019 national convention on March 6-10 at the Embassy Suites Loveland Hotel & Conference Center. This is the first time the annual convention has been held in Colorado since the inception of the American Bandmasters Association (ABA) in 1930. Rebecca Phillips, director of bands at Colorado State University […]


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Spring 2019 Class Notes

Marissa Rudd (B.M., ’16) made her symphonic debut at the Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver, Colorado where she was the featured vocalist with the Colorado Symphony for their annual Comic Con concert.


CSU Marching Band

Announcing the 2019-2020 Marching Band Leadership Team

The Colorado State University Marching Band (CSUMB) is pleased to welcome and announce the leadership team for 2019-2020 academic year. This diverse and talented group of young people will assist in the leadership and development of the band as we celebrate the 118th year of bands at Colorado State University. The 2019 CSUMB will be […]


Drum Majors

Announcing the Drum Majors for the CSU Marching Band 2019-2020 Season

The Colorado State University Marching Band looks toward the 2019-20 season with the announcement of the drum major team. Please join us in welcoming head drum major Andrew Dutch, and assistant drum majors John Andretsos, and Markus Fagerberg to the podium. These gentlemen were selected in consultation with a national panel from an extremely talented […]


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 2019 conference. The credit can be used for re-licensure, and salary step increment. Cost: $112 for 1 credit hour (attendance/reflections on 13 units of CMEA sessions) […]


Holiday Spectacular

Start the holiday season at the University Center for the Arts

—By Herman Chavez, UCA Publicity Intern Kick off the holiday season this week at the University Center for the Arts with the annual Holiday Spectacular and Parade of Lights Preview. The Holiday Spectacular returns on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. in Griffin Concert Hall. The cost of […]