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CSU Theatre announces new Assistant Technical Director and Master Electrician

CSU Theatre welcomes Joe Shelly and Wes Halloran to the Ramily! Joe Shelly, Assistant Technical Director. Joe Shelly has both academic and professional theatre experience. He has worked as an assistant technical director for Central City Opera, a carpenter for Pacific Coast Conservatory, Berkshire Theatre Group, and Nebraska Repertory Theatre, as well as numerous union and […]


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CSU Alum Robert Pippin awarded endowed professorship at Northwest Missouri State University

Colorado State University Alum, Robert Pippin, has been awarded an appointment as the Northwest Missouri State University Dennis C. Dau Professor of Instrumental Music for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years. Dr. Pippin is a two-time graduate of Colorado State University, earning a B.M. in Music in 2000 and an M.M. in Music in 2003. […]


‘Hope Arises’ on the wings of the premiere of James David composition, ‘Flying Jewels’

The internationally recognized composer and CSU professor of music composition had the piece, “Flying Jewels,” commissioned for The United States Air Force Band project “Hope Arises.” The composition recently premiered at the New Jersey Music Educator’s Association conference.


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‘Hope Arises’ on the wings of the premiere of James David composition, ‘Flying Jewels’

Dr. James M. David, an internationally recognized composer who currently serves as professor of music composition at Colorado State University, is dedicated to creating dynamic and thoughtful music for all. His work is regularly inspired by moving words, images, and ideas from the past and present. Dr. David’s composition, “Flying Jewels,” was inspirited by Brian […]


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CSU voice student, Lauren Bumgarner, wins first place at the Denver Lyric Opera Guild annual competition

On Saturday, March 19th, twenty-eight talented vocalists competed for top prizes in the annual Denver Lyric Opera Guild competition. Colorado State University graduate student, Lauren Bumgarner, won first place. About the winner: Lauren Bumgarner, soprano, received her B.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of California – Santa Cruz and is working on her M.M. […]


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2022 Milestone Years of Service

Every year, Colorado State University celebrates employees achieving a decade of service of more. Congratulations to all who have reached a Milestone year of service this academic year, and thank you for your commitment to Colorado State University. 10 years Copper Ferreira, Senior Instructor; Music Theory; Ensemble Coordinator Wesley Ferreira ,Associate Professor of Music; Clarinet […]