Spring Concert
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Concert

Join us for our Spring Concert, with special guest Dr. Nathaniel Wickham performing “COLORS” by Bert Appermont.

Our concerts are now ticketed, but still free. Tickets will be available 10 days before the concert. This is a change from previous concerts. Ticket reservation goes live on May 1st, 2019, at 3:30 PM.

Notes about our special guest, Dr. Nathaniel Wickham:

“Nat Wickham is Professor of Music, Trombone and Euphonium at the University of Northern Colorado. A versatile performer and experienced teacher, his work as a classical and jazz soloist, recording artist, clinician, and adjudicator, has led to performances throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Currently, he is principal trombonist with the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra and lead trombonist in the Colorado Jazz Orchestra. For six years he was lead trombonist and soloist in the Bob Curnow Big Band and has performed with the Woody Herman Orchestra, Natalie Cole, the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, and countless jazz artists. Prior to his appointment at UNC, Wickham taught at the Eastman School of Music, Eastern Washington University, Central Michigan University, and the University of Wisconsin at River Falls.”

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Winter Concert
Mar
2
7:30 PM19:30

Winter Concert

Join us for our Winter Concert, with special guest Shilo Strohman performing James M. David’s “Scala Enigmatica”.

Our concerts are now ticketed, but still free. Tickets will be available 10 days before the concert. This is a change from previous concerts. Ticket reservation goes live on February 20th, 2019, at 3:30 PM.

To reserve your tickets online, use this link to the UCA Tickets website: CSU Arts Tickets.

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Spring Concert - 2018
May
12
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Concert - 2018

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Join us on May 12, 2018, at 7:30 pm in Griffin Concert Hall at University Center for the Arts for our final performance of the 2017-2018 season!

Featuring:

Rhapsody in Blue with special guest Lei Weng, piano – George Gershwin, scored for band by Ferde Grofe

Steinway Artist Dr. Lei Weng enjoys a successful international career as an accomplished pianist, a dedicated teacher, and a sought-after adjudicator and clinician. Hailed as “a colorist of exemplary control” by the New York Concert Review for his sold-out Carnegie Hall debut, he has performed at many prestigious venues around the world including Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and Steinway Hall in New York. A dedicated educator, Dr. Weng is the Keyboard Area Head at the University of Northern Colorado, where he was the recipient of the “2015 College of Performing and Visual Arts Scholar of the Year”. He has been frequently invited as guest professor by major conservatories in Asia, such as China Central Conservatory, Shanghai Conservatory, Singapore National University, and Taiwan National Normal University. Dr. Weng holds degrees of BM from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, MM and DMA from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His primary teachers have included Frank Weinstock, William Black, Zhou Guangren, Guo Zhihong, Xie Yuan and Claude Frank. Learn more about Dr. Weng here.

Tulsa, A Symphonic Portrait in Oil – Don Gillis, transcribed by Maurice Ford

Country Gardens – Percy Grainger/Sousa

Overture in 5 Flat – Julie Giroux

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