Events

Marching Band

2020 Marching Band Brass & Woodwind Audition


Pirates of Penzance promotional poster

POSTPONED: The Pirates of Penzance, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert, Directed by Tiffany Blake; Conducted by Wes Kenney

POSTPONED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities originally scheduled through May 15, 2020 are either cancelled or postponed. Please check back on the music.colostate.edu website for rescheduling information. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, […]


Air Force Polaris Winds Reed Quintet promotional photo

CANCELLED: Guest Artist Concert, The U.S. Air Force Academy Band’s Polaris Winds Reed Quintet / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Chase the Music

CANCELLED: CSU Music Therapy Songwriting Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Air Force Polaris Winds Reed Quintet promotional photo

CANCELLED Masterclass: The U.S. Air Force Academy Band’s Polaris Winds Reed Quintet

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


CSU Faculty Chamber Music Group

CANCELLED: Virtuoso Series Concert, Faculty Chamber Music

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo Brass Trumpets

CANCELLED: Trumpet Studio Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Jennifer Montone headshot - pictured with a French Horn

CANCELLED: Guest Artist Concert, Jennifer Montone, Horn / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Borromeo

CANCELLED: CLASSICAL CONVERGENCE CONCERT SERIES: Borromeo String Quartet

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


CANCELLED: Drop-in Dance Class for CSU Faculty and Staff

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Hubbard Street Dance promotional photo

CANCELLED: Masterclass: Hubbard Street Dance

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Christopher Creviston

CANCELLED: 2020 Rocky Mountain Saxophone Summit

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Borromeo String Quartet

CANCELLED: Masterclass- Borromeo String Quartet / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


CANCELLED: Pre-College Chamber Music Festival Concert / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Christopher Creviston

CANCELLED: Rocky Mountain Saxophone Summit Potpourri Concert

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo Closeup of Old Violin

CANCELLED: Graduate String Quartet Recital #1/ FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo of Woodwinds Clarinet, Flute, and Saxophone

CANCELLED: Woodwind Area Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo of Trombone

CANCELLED:Trombone Area Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


2019 Spring Dance Concert promotional poster

CANCELLED: 2020 Spring Dance Concert

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Ron Miles promotional photo

CANCELLED: Jazz Combos Concert

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo of Strings

CANCELLED: Chamber Ensemble Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Ensemble Chamber Choir Promotional Photo

CANCELLED: All-Choral Concert

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo Brass Trumpets

CANCELLED: Brass Area Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


She Kills Monsters promotional poster

POSTPONED: She Kills Monsters, by Qui Nguyen, Directed by Garrett Ayers

POSTPONED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities originally scheduled through May 15, 2020 are either cancelled or postponed. Please check back on the theatre.colostate.edu website for rescheduling information when it becomes available. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students […]


Promotional Photo of Wind Symphony playing

CANCELLED: Wind Symphony Concert: Codex Gigas

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Andy Bliss Percussion Festival

CANCELLED: 2020 Percussion Ensemble Festival

The eighth annual festival features several Colorado high school ensembles, esteemed guest percussionist Andy Bliss, and the CSU Percussion Ensemble. Guest clinicians work with high school ensembles in master classes and clinics, followed by an evening concert.


Andy Bliss Percussion Festival

CANCELLED: Percussion Ensemble Festival Concert / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Tiffany Blake Promotional Photo

CANCELLED: Virtuoso Series Concert, Tiffany Blake, Soprano

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


The CSU Jazz Ensembles in rehearsal

CANCELLED: Jazz Ensembles Concert: Jazz Ahead of its Time

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Promotional Photo of Voice Recital

CANCELLED: Voice Area Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo Guitar

CANCELLED: Guitar Studio Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Theatre student Sydney Fleischman in The Laramie Project

CANCELLED: 2020 Visit Night

In conjunction with the spring presentation of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, CSU Theatre invites high school students and transfer students to attend the play along with a pre-performance information session and backstage tour with theatre faculty and staff.


CANCELLED: University Symphony Orchestra Concert: Stories from the Old Lands: Richard Strauss, Smetana, and Debussy

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


group of students singing

CANCELLED: 2020 Voice Intensive for Students and Teachers

Join us on the CSU campus for a day of masterclasses, presentations, and recitals designed for private voice students and their teachers! Following an opening faculty recital and introductions, teachers from the CSU voice area will conduct clinics covering a broad range of topics for students who are considering studying voice at the college level, including classical and music theater technique, body alignment and usage, and acting. Additionally, sessions designed specifically for private teachers include repertoire selection and tools for the private studio.


CANCELLED: 76 Trombones Needed!

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Promotional Photo Concert Band Playing

CANCELLED: Concert Band Concert: The Spirit of CSU / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Instrument Photo of Strings

CANCELLED: Graduate String Quartet Recital #2 / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


CANCELLED: Violin Studio Recital / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Group Photo of Symphonic Band with T. Andre Feagin

CANCELLED: Symphonic Band Concert: Con*nec*tion

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Promotional Photo of Concert Orchestra Playing

CANCELLED: Concert Orchestra Concert: Flights of Fancy / FREE

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


CSU Dance students

CANCELLED: 2020 Spring Dance Capstone Concert

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


CANCELLED: Rock Band Performance

CANCELLED Per Colorado State University policies regarding COVID-19, all School of Music, Theatre, and Dance events and related activities are cancelled through May 15th. CSU has no greater responsibility than the health of our students and broader community; therefore, these decisions have been made out of an abundance of caution due to the rapidly changing […]


Percussion professor Eric Hollenbeck shows students how to hold mallets

2020 Percussion Camp

Instruction for high school students on mallets, timpani, snare drum, and drum set, and preparing/auditioning for acceptance as a collegiate music major. Contact: Eric.Hollenbeck@colostate.edu


Marching Band drummer

2020 Percussion & Color Guard Audition


Education in motion class

CSU Dance EDUCATION IN MOTION: Professional Development Seminar for preK-12 Educators

With guest Stephanie Milling, Interim Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, Head of Dance Education, University of South Carolina. Join leading Dance/Movement Educators and Education Specialists to explore strategies and tools to integrate movement at all levels of learning in preK-12 classrooms. Registration required. Contact: Lisa.Morgan@colostate.edu


The logo for the 2018 Jr. LIFT clarinet academy

2020 Jr. LIFT Clarinet Academy

Action-packed five-day journey designed for students ages 12-17 who are seeking to expand their clarinet study within a supportive and engaging musical environment.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 1

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


students stand by the organ

2020 Organ Week


The logo for the 2018 LIFT clarinet academy

2020 LIFT Clarinet Academy

Unique focus on the musical, technical, and artistic goals of each adult participant. Through planning prior to the academy, individualized programs ensure a musical boost for each student.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 2

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


2020 Eurhythmics for the School Music Classroom

Teaching the relationship between movement and music, the college-level course engages the entire being; facilitating the spirit of play in a discovery-based, imaginative fashion, analysis and theory follow practice.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 3

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 4

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


2020 Colorado Kodály Institutue



2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 5

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


Conducting Seminar Final Concert

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.


2020 Kids Do It All: Music-Theatre Camp — Session 6

6 one-week sessions for 2020: June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25 Day camp leads youth (ages 7-12) through the entire theatre process resulting in original plays created and performed by the students. Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu


Kodaly Choir on Griffin Concert Hall stage

Colorado Kodály Institute Choir Concert / FREE

As the finale to the Colorado Kodály Institute Summer Seminar, enjoy a performance by the graduate students, followed by a brief certificate ceremony celebrating levels students who have satisfactorily completed their work. Alumni of the institute will be invited onstage to sing the final song.


International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival U.S.A.

2020 International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival: Piano Competition


Antonio Pompa Baldi headshot

International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. — Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Piano

Brilliant Italian pianist, Van Cliburn Silver Medalist, and Professor of Piano at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Antonio Pompa-Baldi highlights his international career with frequent performances around the world in the concert halls and festivals of Europe, Asia, and the U.S.A.


Valery Kuleshov headshot

International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. — Valery Kuleshov, Piano

Named “Honored Artist of the Russian Federation” by Boris Yeltsin (Russian President, 1997), Van Cliburn Silver Medalist Valery Kuleshov (Russia/USA) returns to IKOF by popular demand after recent tours in Russia and Mexico. PROGRAM JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 arranged by Igor Zhukov FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN Ballade No. 1 in […]


Eva Gevorgyan and Tetiana Shafran promo photo

International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. — Eva Gevorgyan and Tetiana Shafran, Piano

A new “Prodigy & Protégé Series” features the young Eva Gevorgyan (Armenia), Silver Medalist in the 2019 Van Cliburn International Youth Competition and Tetiana Shafran (Ukraine), Gold Medalist in the 2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition. These young international stars will steal your hearts with their musicality and blow your minds with their technical prowess.


Zlata Chochieva promotional photo

International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. — Zlata Chochieva, Piano

Exquisite artistry and poetry grace the stage of Griffin Concert Hall with beauty and sublime musicianship as Zlata Chochieva (Russia) presents a spellbinding concert of rarities and all-time favorites. BACH-FRIEDMAN: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: I. Vivo Flute Sonata in E Flat BWV 1031: II. Siciliano “Bouree” from the 1st violin […]


Kemal Gekic playing the piano

International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. — Kemal Gekic, Piano

Croatian superstar, Kemal Gekic, mesmerizes and provokes with his consummate artistry and technical wizardry, sending audiences into frenzied levels of excitement. “Flamboyant, daring, provocative, exciting, seductive, and sensitive” are some of the words used to describe one of today’s most formidable pianists. “Gekic rides the charismatic edge of genius” (R. Dyer, Boston Globe).


Female dance student leaping

Dance Lab: Pre-College Summer Program

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance invites dancers ages 15-20 to apply for Dance Lab, a college preparatory program taking place in August 2020 on the CSU campus, located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Spend two weeks in an immersive college dance curriculum where you’ll receive individualized attention from CSU Dance faculty, […]


Dalcroze skipping outside

2020 National American Eurhythmics Society Conference

The mission of the American Eurhythmics Society (AES) is to promote the use of eurhythmics among music and other arts educators. The AES provides education, outreach, and engagement on a national level. Please join us to learn skills that can enhance your teaching. Registration information coming soon.