CSU Vocalists, Instrumentalists Perform in Upcoming Concerts

CSU Wind Symphony and Annual Singer of the Year Competition

Fort Collins– The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Colorado State University presents two upcoming music performances. On Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m., the CSU Wind Symphony will continue their Find Your State concert series in the Griffin Concert Hall. On Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m., CSU student vocalists will compete for scholarships in the annual Singer of the Year competition in the Organ Recital Hall. Both venues are located within the University Center for the Arts at 1400 Remington Street.

Wind Symphony: State of Impressionism

with guests Michelle Stanley, Flute; and John McGuire, Horn

 The 2017-2018 Wind Symphony season highlights CSU’s commitment to collaboration, community, innovation, and inspiration. All of these ideals clearly connect to music and the arts, and the ensemble, conducted by Rebecca Phillips, continues its season by highlighting works of Impressionism. Each piece was originally written for winds during a historical period that highlighted the collaboration of visual art, literature, and music. The French movement, known as Impressionism (art) and Symbolism (literature) created timbres from which composers created some of our most colorful music in history. Join us and “Find Your State!”

Singer of the Year / FREE

Singers line up for the Singer of the Year competition.

This popular annual competition features CSU’s top undergraduate vocal students competing for over $50,000 in scholarship monies including the top Singer of the Year Award and the Most Improved Award. The awards are based on the students’ vocal performance and on progress toward their degree.

Continuing this spring, venue seating is reserved. Tickets are no charge for CSU students, $3 for youth (under 18), $12 for seniors (62+), and $14 for the public. Tickets are available at the University Center for the Arts (UCA) ticket office in the UCA lobby Monday through Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 60 minutes prior to performances, by phone at (970) 491-ARTS (2787), or online at www.CSUArtsTickets.com. Youth tickets must be purchased in person at the Ticket Office. All tickets are subject to a $1 ticket fee for both online and at-the-door purchases. Advance ticket purchase is recommended to avoid lines and further at-the-door fees.

 For a full event calendar, more information, and to sign up for a free event e-newsletter, visit UCA.Colostate.eduFor an in-depth look behind the scenes of everything happening at the University Center for the Arts, read The Green Room digital magazine. Sign up for FREE at issuu.com/coloradostateuniversity_uca.

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