Music News

ASU Faculty Collage Concert is September 29

After the concert, there will be a reception welcoming new and renewing Friends of Music members in the lobby of the Music Building. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin September 20

Valley Community Chorus is available to all adults in the San Luis Valley including high school students, in ninth through twelfth grades. Continue Reading…

Donations help ASU Music Dept. dance to a different drum

"We have been incredibly fortunate to have such a beautiful relationship with Valerie Naranjo. Not only is she a world-renowned percussionist, but a wonderful educator and mentor to my students." Continue Reading…

Adams State will host the Mt. Blanca Summer Music Conservatory

The Mt. Blanca Summer Music Conservatory is a week-long program designed for strings and piano students. Continue Reading…

Concert proceeds will benefit ASU music students

Choice will perform music from his recent CD, Tempest/Timberline. Continue Reading…

SLV Symphony Spring Concert is May 7

The program will conclude with an audience favorite, Johann Strauss Jr.'s "Thunder and Lightning Polka.” Continue Reading…

No Holds Barred: An Evening of Performance Art is May 3 and 4

Featuring performances by art, music, and theatre students, audiences should expect entertainment that is engaging, controversial, whimsical, personal, political, and more. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus presents “Pop Goes the Music”

Pop Goes the Music, will feature popular songs from stage, screen, radio, and television. Continue Reading…

Tracy Doyle honored by National Flute Association

“I am very honored and excited to have been selected for this special performance,” Doyle said. Continue Reading…

ASU Band Concert is May 1

“The pieces the Wind Ensemble are performing are all original works or arrangements done by our very own students.” Continue Reading…

ASU Spring Choir Concert is April 29

The concert will include Renaissance works by William Byrd and Pierre Passereau, and more. Continue Reading…

ASU Jazz Concert is April 21

68 West will be performing pieces by Stevie Wonder, Randy Newman, ABBA, Queen and Michael Jackson. Continue Reading…

ASU Opera Workshop in concert on April 15

“I am extremely grateful to have worked with this very talented group of young singers. They have worked very hard to get to this particular performance." Continue Reading…

Internships give Adams State music students the business

Music business students literally get into the business through internships. Internships help students build their resumes with experience in music, promotion, event planning, and social media. Continue Reading…

Opera Colorado comes to Adams State on March 16 and March 17

Opera Colorado’s Young Artists are post-graduate emerging professional opera singers in an eight-month residency with Opera Colorado. Continue Reading…

ASU Music Department will offer Music 4 Kids class

This service learning project will provide observation and teaching opportunities for ASU music education majors and will provide a creative and musical experience for children in the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

ASU vocal professor will perform on March 3

Beeman, a lyric soprano, will perform classical selections and popular, Broadway tunes. Continue Reading…

ASU alumna receives Outstanding Young Music Educator Award

“To have other music educators nominate me was a true honor..." Continue Reading…

Honor Festival Showcase Concert is February 18

This special concert is part of the Adams State Top of the Nation Honor Festival, an annual event that brings over 200 talented high school singers and instrumentalists to campus. Continue Reading…

Air Force Academy Band’s Academy Winds will present free concert at Adams State

Academy Winds, a six-member woodwind and percussion group, superbly supports the Air Force Academy Band’s missions of community relations, educational outreach, and Air Force recruiting. Continue Reading…

Tracy Doyle will perform with Japanese clarinetist Sugo on February 9

Tracy Doyle, professor of music, teaches applied flute, chamber music, and courses in music education. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin February 16

This semester the theme will be “Pop Goes the Music,” celebrating popular music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus presents “A Light in the Darkness”

“Join us and find the joy and meaning of this season,” said VCC director David Schneider. Continue Reading…

ASU Voice Recital is December 10

The Voice Area Recital is the culmination of the students’ progress for the semester. Continue Reading…

ASU Wind Ensemble Concert is December 1

“We have some exciting standards to help ring in the holiday session and a special treat at the end for our last piece,” said Dr. Angela Winter, band director. Continue Reading…

Celebrate the season with the Adams State Celtic Christmas concert

Come and enjoy traditional holiday classics - alongside whirling jigs and reels, all with a Celtic flair. Continue Reading…

ASU Percussion Extravaganza is November 23

From Ghana to Guatemala, Prokofiev to Reich, the concert will include music of the Americas and beyond. Continue Reading…

ASU alumnus shares Fulbright experience

“Saxophonists and traditional instrumental musicians thought it was impossible.” Continue Reading…

ASU Choir Concert recognizes anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination

In addition, the choirs will be performing early American hymns, folk songs and spirituals, as well as works based on texts by the Civil War poet, Walt Whitman. Continue Reading…

ASU Wind Ensemble is October 25

The Adams State University Department of Music Wind Ensemble Concert begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, in Richardson Hall Auditorium. Continue Reading…