Launch of the new Friends of the UCA initiative

Two weeks after launching our new Friends of the UCA program, the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance is proud to welcome its charter Friends of the UCA members. Friends of the UCA is an initiative launched by the Department of Music to sustain and enhance the quality of education and the performing arts at Colorado […]



Bringin’ it back to the ‘big band’

Article by Lianna Salva, The Rocky Mountain Collegian Things will be swinging at the University Center for the Arts tonight at the Duke Ellington jazz concert. The concert will be a tribute to the “big band” legend performed by CSU students of Jazz Ensemble I and II. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in […]


Music: Symphony starts semester with acclaimed cellist

From the Rocky Mountain Collegian 09.23.2010 by Anna Baldwin The Rocky Mountain Collegian One of the largest student string sections to ever perform at CSU will take the stage Thursday and Friday night at 7:30 p.m. For the first performance this semester, The University Symphony Orchestra will be accompanied by artist-in-residence and CSU teacher Barbara […]


Will Schwartz, emeritus of the Dept. of Music passed away Aug. 27, 2010

Update: A musical tribute to Wilfred Schwartz will take on Sunday, September 19, 2 p.m., Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center for the Arts. Tickets are FREE, but a ticket is required. Click here to make your reservations. Original Post: Colorado State University and the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance mourn the passing […]


Music: Liturgical Studies Professor Joel Bacon speaks at philosophy school in Rome

06.21.2010 – Joel Bacon, Colorado State University assistant professor of organ and harpsichord and Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair of Organ and Liturgical Studies, had a paper accepted for presentation at the Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977) Legacy Project conference. The conference takes place May 27-29, 2010 at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross School […]


Music: CSU Recognizes Music Students as 2010 Outstanding Graduates

05.25.10 – Two graduates of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance were selected as Colorado State University Outstanding Graduates for 2010. (See complete list.) Musician and chemist finds passion in both areas of study – Nancy Tao, originally from Xiamen, China, moved to Fort Collins at age 5 and will graduate with a double […]


Music: CSU Marching Band Wins “Advancement Award”

04.28.2010 – The Colorado State University Marching Band has been awarded the university’s Advancement Award, recognizing the band’s fall texting campaign, as well as their many special performances throughout the 2009 fall semester. The award was presented to band representatives by Ann Gill, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. The monetary award, along with […]


’79 Music Ed Alum David Goodman honored @ 2010 Distinguished Alumni Awards

04.19.2010 – Outstanding Colorado State University graduates and friends were honored at the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner on April 17, 2010. The Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Awards program recognizes CSU alumni and friends who have distinguished themselves professionally, brought honor to the University, and have made significant contributions of time and/or philanthropy to the […]


Music: Janet Pollack to speak @ American Musicological Society 2010 Conference

04.16.10 – Dr. Janet Pollack, Colorado State University assistant professor of musicology, has been invited to speak at the 2010 American Musicological Society National/International Conference, November 10 – 14 in Indianapolis, IN. Her research project on 19th-Century London Piano Forte School was selected from nearly 700 submissions by society members. “I am surprised and delighted […]