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CSU Music Education faculty and students selected to present at national conference

Dr. Bonnie Jacobi, associate professor of Music Education, is co-presenting a session at the National Conference of the American Eurhythmics Society on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. The session will be co-presented with three senior-year B.M. Music Education students: John Andretsos, Cass Brandriff, and Jake Elam. The title of the session is: “Show Me the Music!” […]


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Alumni News: Angelo Sapienza receives 2021 Outstanding Young Music Educator Award

In January 2021, the Colorado Music Educators Association named Colorado State University alum Angelo Sapienza as the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Young Music Educator Award. Angelo Sapienza is the director of bands at Doherty High School where he conducts the Concert Band, Wind Symphony, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Pit Orchestra. He also teaches the […]


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CSU Welcomes Pablo Hernandez as Instructor of Oboe

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Colorado State University is thrilled to announce that Pablo Hernandez will join the faculty this fall as Instructor of Oboe. Mr. Hernandez brings a wealth of playing and teaching experience to CSU. He has served as the principal oboist of the OSPA Symphony Orchestra in Porto Alegre, […]


Dr. Jess Rushing is joining CSU Music Therapy this fall

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is pleased to announce that Dr. Jess Rushing is joining Colorado State University’s outstanding music therapy faculty. Dr. Rushing comes to CSU following three years at the University of Louisville as an assistant professor of Music Therapy, and receiving her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of […]


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Artist’s Guide to Wellness is back for Fall 2021

The popular course is back for Fall 2021. 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 Artist’s Guide to Wellness, is designed to provide creative arts students with an increased understanding […]


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CSU Marching Band announces drum majors for Fall 2021

Fall 2021 Drum Majors: Kathryn Kennedy from Fruita Monument High School, and Katie St. Gemme-Pate from Legend High School The Colorado State University Marching Band announces the drum majors for the 2021 season. In the coveted role, Fruita Monument High School alum Kathryn Kennedy and Legend High School alum Katie St. Gemme-Pate will conduct the 250-member […]



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Alumni Spotlight: Keyboard Area

Sicong “Frank” Zhou (B.M. 2019, CSU; M.M. 2021, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music) was offered a full fellowship to pursue his D.M.A. at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. While a CSU student, Frank won the CSU Concerto Competition, performing the Schumann Piano Concerto with the University Symphony Orchestra, and was an International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival (IKOF) silver […]



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Music faculty recognized for outstanding contributions in 2021

The College of Liberal Arts announced the 2021 college award winners where staff and faculty are recognized for their contributions to their units, the College, the university, and to their colleagues and their profession/discipline. Dr. Blythe LaGasse and Dr. Erik Johnson were recognized for outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and service in 2021. Ann Gill Faculty […]