No prior dance experience needed for the drop-in dance class for CSU faculty and staff. Classes are centered on Ballet, Modern, and Jazz techniques and accommodations are made for beginning through advanced dancers as needed. Hope to see you soon! The class is FREE, but please sign up! On the following Fridays from 4-5 p.m. […]
The Jazz Combos, conducted by Peter Sommer, are joined by the great pianist, composer, and bandleader, Myra Melford, an artist who has pursued a creative vision that is both wholly distinctive and all-embracing. Composition and improvisation interact seamlessly and ingeniously in her work, one side strengthening the other. Guided by that same compelling spirit, divergent […]
Performances of art songs and arias from undergraduate and graduate voice majors.
Spring Choral Showcase Join the University Chorus, conducted by Seth Pendergast; Concert Choir, conducted by Nathan Payant; and Chamber Choir, conducted by James Kim, for an eclectic evening of choral music, from classical to contemporary.
A recital presented by brass area students from the studios of Dr. John McGuire, Stanley Curtis, Dr. Terry Leahy, and Stephen Dombrowski features repertoire for chamber groups and soloists.
The 2019 Clarinet Composers Festival, titled “Solar Flair” is a two-day celebration of the clarinet compositions of composer Theresa Martin. All varied and unique, Dr. Wesley Ferreira and the Colorado State University Clarinet Studio will perform selected works from Martin’s repertoire. The festival begins on Friday, April 26 with an afternoon composer discussion open to the […]
Described as a “true musical talent and professional” Eric Willie has a varied career as a percussion soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player, and teacher. Having performed on three continents, Eric has presented solo performances throughout the United States, Russia, Brasil, and Colombia. In the summer of 2018, Eric performed as soloist with the Tamborimba Ensamble […]
Directed by Noah Racey April 26, 27, May 2, 3, 4, 7:30 p.m.; matinees on April 28, May 5, 2 p.m. This tender story of family, friendship and acceptance teaches us that it really is a wonderful thing to “love who you love.” Winner of the 2003 Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, A […]
Innovation is alive at CSU dance! This diverse concert features new works by faculty, guest, and student choreographers. Come be inspired by the versatility, athleticism, and expressiveness of our performers.
With Guests Wesley and Copper Ferreira, Clarinet; Carter Pann, Composer; Kevin Poelking, Graduate Composer; Andrew Blomfelt, Undergraduate Composer; and Kevin Poelking, Sheridan Monroe, and Shannon Weber, Graduate Conductors The 2018-2019 Wind Symphony season explores civilization and how humans develop a creative, moral, spiritual, and intellectual understanding of the world. Colorado State University is committed to […]
The region’s best high school string quartets from the pre-college program perform after two days of intense sessions with the acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet.
With fresh interpretations of the classical music canon mixed with works by 20th and 21st century composers, Borromeo delivers visionary performances. On the program are works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Charles Ives. The CSU string faculty joins the ensemble for an octet arrangement of Johanne Sebastian Bach’s motet “Sing to the Lord a New […]
This is the rescheduled recital date.
A recital of art song performed by CSU faculty artist Tiffany Blake.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. The members of Dr. Terry Leahy’s trombone studio present a recital with a variety of solos and chamber ensembles.
For the first time in many years, the University Symphony Orchestra and orchestra alumni, conducted by Wes Kenney, takes on the magnificent music of Gustav Mahler with a performance of his Symphony No. 7. This unique piece left a deep impression on a young Arnold Schoenberg, who became fully devoted to Mahler’s music, declaring, “After […]
Last fall, CSU Theatre presented FREE, week-day matinees staged specially for high school students and we are continuing this activity this spring: A Man of No Importance, a musical by Terrence McNally on Friday, May 3, 10 a.m. PLEASE RSVP by April 26 If you’d like to bring a group to either (or both) free […]
This concert features CSU’s Steel Drum Bands, Rag Band, and Afro-Cuban Ensemble.
Nature Portrayed in Music: The Concert Orchestra, conducted by Robert Kreutz, performs Paul Lewis’ English Suite for String Orchestra, and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 83 in G minor, “La Poule,” the second of the composer’s six ‘Paris Symphonies. The program includes an original composition being selected from submissions by students of Dr. James David. The 120-member Concert […]
The trio performs works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Zoltán Kodály, and Bohuslav Martinů.
Violin students of Dr. Ron Francois perform a variety of pieces from the standard repertoire.
The Symphonic Band’s final concert of the year is an audio representation of the visual characteristics found while looking through a kaleidoscope. Repertoire presented on the Kaleidoscopic Listening program represent the finest in compositional craftsmanship for wind band. Under the direction of T. André Feagin, the ensemble performs works by Peter Mennin, Johann Sebastian Bach, […]
Chamber groups from the woodwind area perform classic and modern repertoire for woodwind quintets, saxophone quartets, flute choir, oboe and bassoon quartets and trios, and other chamber groups featuring students from the studios of Dr. Wesley Ferreira, Dr. Dan Goble, Dr. Brian Jack, Andrew Jacobson, Dr. Megan Lanz, Peter Sommer, Dr. Michelle Stanley, and Sergei […]
A concert of chamber string music.
The spotlight shines on dance majors Mary Rogers, Avery Jones, and Taylor Woolums as they exhibit creativity and artistry through their capstone choreography creations.
Join the TH264 Lighting Design 1 class and professor Price Johnston as they showcase a unique approach to teaching lighting, sound, and projection design by utilizing Harmonix’s video game, Rock Band. See how the article “How I Did That: Rock and Load with Rock Band” — Live Design Magazine, has spawned scores of universities across […]
Join us for an evening of masterworks including Bach’s charming “Coffee Cantata,” a miniature comic opera, which demonstrates the composer’s tongue-in-cheek wit. The delightful “Wedding Cantata” was likely composed for Bach’s own wedding in 1721. We will also thrilled to feature the winners and runner-up of our Inaugural Violin Concerto Competition performing their violin concerti […]
Join us for a dance film and discussion about the embodiment of emotional availability and relationships during pregnancy. Collaborators Dr. Zeynep Biringen, Marjo Flykt, Brian Buss, and Madeline Harvey share their process for an interdisciplinary creative research project.
Percussion Camp for high school students includes instruction on how to prepare and audition successfully toward acceptance as a collegiate music major. The workshop focuses on the four primary percussion instruments: Mallets (2 and 4 mallet), Timpani, Snare Drum, and Drum Set, as well as insight on applications, scholarships, equipment, and student skills.
We welcome the world-famous Canadian Brass to campus for a fun and intensive masterclass just ahead of their evening concert with Joel Bacon (organ) as part of CSU Organ Week. Canadian Brass will share their ideas and perspectives on performance, air and sound production, listening and communicating with one another and the audience, and connecting […]
In a very special appearance, the Canadian Brass, along with Joel Bacon and Ken Cowan perform works for organ and brass. Half of the concert will feature the organ with the Canadian Brass performing the remainder of the program. Tickets will go on sale later in the semester.
Wes Kenney, Musical Director; Brian Luedloff, Stage Director The seminar continues its fun tradition of presenting a delightful concert version of a popular operetta or Broadway musical. The project serves as the master’s thesis for working music educators from around the world who participate in the Summer Conducting Seminar for three consecutive summers. The comic […]
Vadym Kholodenko captures the attention of juries, audiences, and critics alike for “mesmerizing and exhilarating” performances that [bring] the crowd to their feet, cheering him like a rock star.
Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century.
Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva is “the possessor of a comprehensive technique who brings an inner glow to every bar…poetic and pianistic command could hardly go further.” – Gramophone
“Elegant yet natural,” “Passionate yet deliberate,” “Chiseled yet expressive,” describe this brilliant Korean pianist. Now a favorite with Fort Collins audiences, Ju-eun Lee returns to dazzle once again with her elegant and passionate playing.
Performing worldwide from a vast repertoire, the Croatian pianist presents fascinating, uncompromising and ever-changing interpretations, always generating frenzied audience enthusiasm.