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 […]


Student News: Sicong Zhou wins state piano competition

CSU senior piano performance major Sicong Zhou (Frank) took first place in the Young Artist Division of the 2018-2019 Colorado Music Teachers National Association Competitions held at the University of Colorado Boulder on Saturday, Oct. 20. “Frank played beautifully and the judges’ comments were wonderful,” said Zhou’s teacher, Music Professor Janet Landreth, Coordinator of Keyboard […]


13th Annual Halloween Organ Extravaganza

With the autumn season and Halloween rapidly approaching, the University Center for the Arts is preparing for the 13th Annual Halloween Organ Extravaganza. Dr. Joel Bacon, professor of organ, and his organ students will perform three shows on Halloween at 7 p.m., 9 p.m., and 11 p.m. in the Organ Recital Hall at the UCA. […]


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Opera takes a look: The continued relevancy of the Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice

Whether consciously recognized or not, the Greek myth of Orpheus has permeated visual and performing art forms across ancient and popular culture. From classical literature to Arcade Fire’s 2013 release, Reflektor, the story of Orpheus and Eurydice has been told and retold throughout the ages, including the presentation of the beautiful opera by the Ralph […]



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CSU music professors perform their first concert as a new duo

—By Emily Kaiser, UCA Publicity Intern Colorado State University music professors Michelle Stanley and Jeff LaQuatra, also known as the Quatra Duo, are debuting two new pieces at their upcoming Virtuosos Series Concert, Something New: Music for Flute – Stanley on flute, LaQuatra on guitar. The performance takes place on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 […]


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Joel Bacon Concert celebrates organ’s 50th anniversary

Organ Professor Joel Bacon is taking audiences back in time during his concert celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Casavant Organ, performing selected pieces from the organ’s 1968 debut concert. The anniversary concert is on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the University Center for the Arts. Event tickets are available at csuartstickets.com. “CSU’s Casavant […]


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University Symphony Orchestra Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of the UCA

Special guests include Bernard Scully, former horn player for The Canadian Brass The School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Colorado State University presents the fall University Symphony Orchestra Concert, conducted by Maestro Wes Kenney. The performance is taking place on Thursday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the University Center […]


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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the University Center for the Arts

2018 is a milestone for the visual and performing arts at Colorado State University, marking the tenth anniversary of the official opening of the University Center for the Arts. It was a classic Colorado fall day when the University Center for the Arts celebrated its grand opening a decade ago. Since then, the world-class facility, […]


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A Concert for Gary

Please join us for an afternoon concert in celebration and commemoration of the work and life of Dr. Gary Moody. This concert will be a time for the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and Colorado State University to honor all that Gary has given to the program over his 29-year career. The concert is on […]