Music: Partnership with East China Normal University flourishes through music

01.15.10 – Colorado State University brings a musical focus to its partnership with East China Normal University, or ECNU. Located in Shanghai, ECNU has partnered with CSU on a number of important initiatives including remote sensing research and student exchange. The partnership between CSU and ECNU is now expanding in a new direction to include […]

Sarah Johnson Promotional Photo

Instructor of Music Therapy, Sarah Johnson, Wins AMTA Professional Practice Award

11.13.09 – Colorado State Univeristy Instructor of Music Therapy Sarah Johnson, was awarded the prestigious American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Professional Practice Award at the AMTA national Conference in San Diego on November 13, 2009. The Professional Practice Award recognizes “a significant contribution to the profession by utilizing special skills and/or knowledge in therapeutic practice, […]

Wes Kenney Outstanding Teacher Award Photo

Music: Maestro Kenney Receives 2009 Outstanding Teacher Award

The Colorado State University Department of Music is proud to announce that Wes Kenney, full professor of music and director of orchestras at CSU, received the 2009 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Colorado American String Teachers Association, Inc. The award was presented during the 26th Annual Western States Honor Orchestra Festival held at Monfort Concert […]

Miroslava Mintcheva winners picture, 12th Simone Belsky Piano Competition

Music: Department Alum wins 12th Simone Belsky Piano Competition

11.10.09 – Colorado State University piano alum, Miroslava Mintcheva won the 12th Simone Belsky Piano Competition in Hartford, Connecticut on November 8, 2009. The competition began with a preliminary round by recording, and culminated in four elite pianists traveling to Hartford for the finals. Following a performance of three flawless Scalatti sonatas, the tour-de-force final […]

2010 Brass Fanfares Competition

Composer, James David, Wins Dallas Wind Symphony 2009-2010 Brass Fanfares Competition

08.29.09 – Colorado State University assistant professor of composition and music theory, James David, won the Dallas Wind Symphony 2009-2010 Brass Fanfares Competition for his original composition, Pavillons en l’air. The fanfare was selected from 96 submissions to the  annual international competition from the United States, UK, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Brazil, Norway, Czech […]