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.
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While so many performing arts opportunities have been halted due to the global pandemic, the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Colorado State University is thrilled to offer dance majors a virtual residency with Dwight Rhoden, co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, located in New York City, New York.
A Colorado State University music alum and trumpet player, Staff Sgt. Robert Bonner, performed in the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremony in “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band.
Colorado State University voice professor, tenor John Carlo Pierce, has released “Songs of Wintter Watts” on Centaur Records. Dr. Pierce is accompanied on piano by Dr. Joel Bacon, Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical Studies at CSU.
The CSU community is invited to watch CSU Theatre’s first-ever full-length film — Concord Floral by Jordan Tannahill, directed by acting professor Saffron Henke, Dec. 16-19.
CSU dance instructor Judy Bejarano has received the 2020 Legends of Dance in Colorado award, which honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance in the state. She was presented with the award during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Harvey brought the idea for a cost-effective portable PVC ballet barre to Workman who said it was “a no-brainer” for the University Center for the Arts’ scene shop to produce the kits. “Whenever there is an opportunity to help the education of our students, it is all hands-on deck,” he said, explaining how work study and practicum students rolled up their sleeves to help their fellow students.
uatra Duo, comprised of CSU music faculty, Michelle Stanley, flute, and Jeff LaQuatra, guitar, has released their first solo CD, PAINTED MUSIC on Navona Records.
Dr. Bellamy comes to Colorado State University following four highly successful years as the bassoon professor at the University of Northern Iowa, where she also taught courses in music education and chamber music, as well as music courses in the liberal arts core. She is an active professional bassoonist, performing nationally and internationally, and is also active in the commissioning and premiering of new works for the bassoon, including works by Theresa Martin, John Steinmetz, and Rebecca Burkhardt. Dr. Bellamy received her D.M. from Indiana University, where she was awarded the Jacobs School of Music Fellowship for Artistic Excellence.
Sgt. Adam Smith with the CSU Police Department faced a significant need when Governor Jared Polis urged Coloradans to wear masks in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. Thanks to the efforts of CSU Theatre’s costume shop, within a week of the announcement every essential member of CSUPD had two cloth masks.
Rams take care of rams: the well-known motto is being demonstrated by CSU Theatre students and staff. They have diligently created face masks for more than 1,000 essential employees across the CSU campus, starting with the police department.