“Fight on you stalwart Ram team, on to the goal!” These are the opening words of the Colorado State University fight song, played at all home games by the CSU pep band. When game time comes, these dyed in the wool Rams are on the scene to bring energy and excitement to Moby Arena, home […]
From the Coloradoan Newspaper on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 It would be easy to write off shamisen player Kevin Kmetz as a novelty act if all you knew were his YouTube covers of Led Zeppelin tunes and performances with his side project God of Shamisen. But hear him performing minyos (Japanese folk songs), and you’d […]
Vocal music majors at Colorado State University received a variety of awards, including the coveted “Singer of the Year,” at the annual competition that took place on Saturday, February 12, 2011, in the Organ Recital Hall at the University Center for the Arts. At the Singer of the Year Competition, undergraduate voice students compete for […]
Colorado State University and the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance mourn the passing of James McDonald who died Feb. 11, 2011 at his home in Loveland, Colo. “A mark of an excellent teacher is the ability to teach students how to teach themselves. James McDonald did just that. He was truly inspirational. He did […]
The Colorado State University Department of Music is proud to announce that Margaret Miller, special assistant professor of viola and chamber music, and coordinator of CSU’s Graduate String Quartet Program, received the 2010 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Colorado American String Teachers Association, Inc. The award was presented during the 2011 Colorado Music Educators Association […]
Jazz pianist, composer, arranger, teacher, and producer, Erik Deutsch performed a concert in the Organ Recital Hall at the UCA on Monday, January 31, 2011. Joining him was friend and CSU masters student John Gray on Trumpet.
Gotta check out CSU’s Dancing Band Man, Joe Spina, get his groove-thang on during a CSU Pep Band performance at a Rams basketball game. Joe is a graduate teaching assistant for the Colorado State University Marching Band and knows a thing or two about how to get a crowd pumped up!
Fort Collins, Colo –The Griffin Concert Hall, at Colorado State University’s University Center for the Arts, is pictured on the cover of the 2011 edition of School Band and Orchestra’s Music Students’ College Search and Career Guide. This special edition features profiles of music schools across the nation, as well as tips for incoming music freshmen. […]
This holiday season, Colorado State University music students will perform for shoppers at the Cherry Creek Mall. The weekend performances will set up between Tiffany’s and Starbucks. Enjoy the following ensembles at the Cherry Creek Mall: Saturday, Nov. 27, 2 p.m. – Woodwind Quintet (Lindsey Noble, Thomas Chen, Kira Putenney, Elena Von Reisen) Sunday, Nov. […]
On Friday, November 19, 2010 over 50 bassoon players and enthusiasts came together from across the state for the biennial Bassoon-a-RAMa at Colorado State University. The guest for 2010 was Kathleen McLean, associate professor of bassoon at Indiana University and former associate principal bassoon with the Toronto Symphony. The day included a lecture and masterclass […]