In mid-October, Ferreira is traveling with his group, Jâca Duo, to Ecuador to perform at the Festival International de Musica, a trip that was postponed due to COVID. While there, he will fulfill a promise to donate funds to a local musical community in need, funds gathered through his guitar and clarinet duo’s philanthropic mission to create “Music with Meaning.”
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Proceeds will go to the Youth Programs in Arts and Education fund at CSU, which supports programs that provide youth in underserved areas of Northern Colorado opportunities to explore creativity through music, art and theater.
Christian Kuhlman is recognized as an outstanding graduate for his percussion talent and incredible perseverance to earn his graduate degree during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Her tenacity in spite of the pandemic, general optimism, and ability to perform with great talent have made Abby a true leader in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at CSU.
Sean Brennan graduates with his Master of Music and is being recognized for his leadership and mentorship of CSU undergraduate students.
CSU music education master’s student Maddy Cort focused her graduate research on contemporary music courses that music teachers are often requested to teach as a part of their course load in Colorado secondary schools, including guitar, piano, and electronic music.
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Colorado State University is thrilled to announce that Pablo Hernandez will join the faculty this fall as Instructor of Oboe. Mr. Hernandez brings a wealth of playing and teaching experience to CSU. He has served as the principal oboist of the OSPA Symphony Orchestra in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and has performed in numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles in Brazil, Colorado, Texas, Mississippi, and Wyoming.
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is pleased to announce that Dr. Jess Rushing is joining Colorado State University’s outstanding music therapy faculty. Dr. Rushing comes to CSU following three years at the University of Louisville as an assistant professor of Music Therapy, and receiving her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Music Therapy from Florida State University.
In March, the board of The Dance Archive announced that Professor Chung-Fu Chang was named a 2021 Legends of Dance. The board received nine nominations reflecting the thriving Colorado dance community.
Colorado State University undergraduate music major, Annie Koppes, has been selected to present her paper at this year’s Regional American Musicological Society Conference. The conference will take place virtually, April 9-10, 2021.