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.
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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.
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.
Colorado State University clarinet professor, Wesley Ferreira, has released an album featuring selections of clarinet music by composer James M. David; Dr. David is the composition professor for the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
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.