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Jazz Small Groups: Mervine and Abbott's Duet Workshop

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream, Program, Lamont small groups explore the canon of jazz and/or American popular music, as well as original student compositions and arrangements. Typically consisting of 4-7 players, small groups perform public concerts each quarter.  Gabriel Mervine has performed with people such as Natalie Cole, Christian McBride, The Clayton/Hamilton Orchestra, The Colorado Symphony, The Temptations, Terence Blanchard, Lettuce, Karl Denson, John Scofield, Hugh Jackman, Lonnie Smith, Russell Malone, The Who, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Wycliff Gordon, Sean Jones, Roberta Gambarini, the Motet, and Houston Person while also building a strong freelance career playing everything from Mariachi to Mahler. Mike Abbott has performed and/or recorded with The Rolling Stones' horn section, Randy Brecker, Maria Schneider, Jeff Hamilton, John Clayton, Chie Imaizumi, Sammy Davis Jr. Burt Bacharach, Paul Shaffer, Joey Calderazzo, and Marc Copland. After earning his Music Degree in… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Groups: Mervine and Abbott's. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXH. Friday, February 23, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Student recital: Xavier Goines, composition

Xavier Goines is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Composition. He studies with Annie Booth. Program, Livestream, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Xavier Goines, composit. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRGN. Saturday, February 24, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

DAMTA’s 4th Annual Musicale Celebrating Black History Month

Free admission, no ticket required, Reception to follow, Denver Area Music Teacher Association (DAMTA) is excited to partner with the Lamont Piano Preparatory Program to host Leah Claiborne for a student recital, Q&A session with the students, and a presentation in celebration of Black History Month and Leah's new book series, which is a compilation of music from black composers for beginning and intermediate piano students.  This gathering will be a unique educational opportunity for students and teachers alike to learn from each other as participants perform music of Black Composers. Similarly, DAMTA would like to challenge Denver’s music community to examine its own teaching of repertoire. Participating teachers are asked to reflect on what it means to teach this repertoire and why it’s important to model this work. Teachers will be welcome to share their personal experience of expanding their repertoire with intentions to inspire an open dialogue in the Denver community about what it means to be an… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: DAMTA’s 4th Annual Musicale Celebrating. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWLJA. Sunday, February 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Masterclass: Leah Claiborne, piano

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Denver Area Music Teacher Association (DAMTA) has partnered with the Lamont Piano Preparatory Program to host Leah Claiborne for masterclass.  Leah Claiborne, D.M.A. promotes diversity in the arts by championing piano music by Black composers in her performances, research, and teaching. She was the first pianist at the University of Michigan to be awarded the Rackham Predoc fellowship which is the most prestigious fellowship awarded by the graduate school. This fellowship allowed her to further research, compile, and edit piano music by Black composers. Learn more.    For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Leah Claiborne, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWLJD. Sunday, February 25, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Junior Recital: Caroline D'Ambra & Rachel Regalado, voice

Caroline D'Ambra and Rachel Regalado are both juniors pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Performance. They study with Matthew Plenk and Catherine Kasch, respectively. They will be joined on the program by pianist Beth Nielsen and guitarist Marcos Cano. Program, Livestream, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Junior Recital: Caroline D'Ambra and Rac. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWQMF. Sunday, February 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Jazz Orchestra

Purchase tickets: $5 for reserved parterre, or general admission, Program, Livestream, Complimentary parking, Featuring 21st-century works on this performance! The Lamont Jazz Orchestra (LJO) is the University of Denver's premier large jazz ensemble. Made up of five saxes, four trombones, four trumpets, piano, bass, guitar and drums, the LJO performs the standard canon of jazz literature as well as original music by students and faculty. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Jazz Orchestra. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNVS. Monday, February 26, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Senior Recital: Leigha Wyche, piano

Leigha Wyche is a senior pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Performance. She studies with Steven Mayer and will be joined on the program by clarinetist Rachel Clausing. Program, Livestream, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Senior Recital: Leigha Wyche, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWQMH. Monday, February 26, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Masterclass: Christian Stene, clarinet

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Christian Stene is a Ph.D. Artistic Research Fellow and previously the associate professor of clarinet at The Grieg Academy. He is also the National Chairperson (Norway) for the International Clarinet Association (ICA) and a Buffet Crampon and Vandoren performing artist. Christian was the principal clarinetist of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra from 2010 to 2022 and the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra from 2007 to 2010.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Christian Stene, clarinet. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWHWG. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 100 - Vocal Rehearsal Room.

Percussion Ensemble

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream, Program, The Lamont Percussion Ensemble performs traditional percussion ensemble music as well as music from today's important composers, which includes commissions specifically written for our group. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Percussion Ensemble. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXJ. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Student recital: Anastasia Arango, harp

Anastasia Arango is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Performance. She studies with Courtney Hershey-Bress and will be joined on the program by pianist Mio Yamauchi and violinist Yudai Leonzon. Program, Livestream, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Anastasia Arango, harp. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRFH. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Masterclass: Sasha Berliner

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Sasha Berliner is a musician, composer, producer, and band leader from San Francisco, CA. A rock drummer turned vibraphonist, Sasha was first introduced to the instrument through her high school Oakland School for the Arts as part of the jazz program. While she had multi-faceted interests throughout her adolescence that spanned academia and the arts, the vibraphone swept the lead in becoming her life passion.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Sasha Berliner. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWFGX. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Jazz Small Group: The End All

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream, Program, Lamont small groups explore the canon of jazz and/or American popular music, as well as original student compositions and arrangements. Typically consisting of 4-7 players, small groups perform public concerts each quarter.  Peter John Stoltzman has performed and recorded with jazz luminaries such as Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Allison Miller, Tia Fuller, and many more. He has worked at the highest levels of the industry in virtually every style, from recording contemporary classical music to headlining jazz festivals, making Hip Hop tracks at Warner Bros. and accompanying songwriters. In 2020, Peter founded Colorado Music Bridge, a nonprofit dedicated to modern music education and mentorship. He has a doctorate in Music and Human Learning from UT Austin, and has been teaching in Colorado since 2012.  For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Group: The End All. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXK. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Masterclass: Joshua Redman, jazz saxophone

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz artists to have emerged in the 1990’s. Born in Berkeley, California he is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff. In 1991 Redman graduated from Harvard College summa cum laude and had already been accepted by Yale Law School, but deferred entrance for what he believed was only going to be one year. Instead, he moved to New York City and immediately found himself immersed in the city’s burgeoning jazz scene. Five months later Redman was named winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition. Since then, Redman has worked and played with a vast array of jazz luminaries, released over twenty albums (Warner & Nonesuch), and has garnered top honors in critics and readers polls of DownBeat, Jazz Times, The Village Voice and Rolling Stone.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Joshua Redman, jazz saxopho. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRNJ. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Bow Art Ensemble

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream, Program link to come, Bow Art is a conductorless, student-run ensemble. Basil Vendryes is the group's coach. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Bow Art Ensemble. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXN. Thursday, February 29, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Winter Convocation #3

Free admission, no ticket required, Program link to come, For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Winter Convocation #3. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXP. Friday, March 1, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Graduate Recital: Stuart Young, bassoon

Stuart Young is a student of Martin Kuuskmann and is pursuing the Master of Music in Performance. He will be joined by <span data-sheets-root="1" data-sheets-value="{" data-sheets-userformat="{">pianist Damien Krzyzek.  Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Graduate Recital: Stuart Young, bassoon. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWMAQ. Friday, March 1, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Student recital: Eunbi Song, organ

Eunbi Song is pursuing the Master of Music in Performance. She studies with Joseph Galema. Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Eunbi Song, organ. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRFM. Saturday, March 2, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Junior Recital: Mio Yamauchi, bassoon

Mio Yamauchi is a junior pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Performance. She studies with Martin Kuuskmann and will be joined on the program by pianist Damien Krzyzek and cellist Sean Kelliher. Program to come, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Junior Recital: Mio Yamauchi, bassoon. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWQMK. Saturday, March 2, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Student recital: Luca Dovalina, bassoon

Luca Dovalina is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Performance. He studies with Martin Kuuskmann and will be joined on the program by pianist Damien Krzyzek. Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Luca Dovalina, bassoon. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRFV. Saturday, March 2, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Student recital: Timothy Sachtleben, cello

Timothy Sachtleben is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Performance. He studies with Matthew Zalkind. He will be joined on the program by pianist Damien Krzyzek. Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Timothy Sachtleben, cel. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRGR. Saturday, March 2, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Student recital: Erik McCready, jazz drums

Erik McCready is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Recording and Production. He studies with Mike Marlier. He will be joined on the program by Adon Biggs, Kevin Ostrowski, Kori Jones, and Evan Farrenkopf.  Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Erik McCready, jazz dru. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRGS. Sunday, March 3, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

The Spirituals Project Winter Concert featuring Denver Children’s Choir

Purchase tickets: $5 for reserved parterre, or general admission, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Working and Praying for Freedom, This season The Spirituals Project will be focusing on the theme of prayer. Our music in the choir’s performances this year will highlight the ways in which Spirituals convey thoughts about prayer and how prayer factored into the daily lives of the enslaved African community. While prayer was a vehicle to express their faith in a God who they believed would deliver them out of their predicament just as the God of Israel had done for the Hebrews, it in no way made them complacent and content to wait for this God to bring an end to slavery. They took an active role in attaining their own freedom and saw themselves as partnering with God in this work. Our special guest for this concert event is the Denver Children’s Choir under the direction of Lisa Cameron. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: The Spirituals Project Winter Concert. Event Locator: 2023-ADSQGG. Sunday, March 3, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Modern Music Ensemble

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, In the Modern Music Ensemble, participants explore recently-written repertoire while developing entrepreneurship skills required of the 21st-century musician. Group sizes can range from duos to larger chamber ensembles. Repertoire varies from the 20th century to today, including electronic and electro-acoustic music. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Modern Music Ensemble. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXQ. Sunday, March 3, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Bassoon Studio Recital

Free admission, no ticket required, Program link to come, The bassoon students of Martin Kuuskmann present what they've been working on so far this quarter.  For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Bassoon Studio Recital. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXA. Sunday, March 3, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

The Vocal Syndicate and Resonance at Dazzle

Tickets: $10; $5 for Students when they use code STUDENT on Dazzle Website (link to come), This is an off-campus event occurring at Dazzle Denver, 1080 14th Street, Denver, CO, 80202.  Vocal Jazz and Popular Music Ensembles are under the direction of Tatiana Mayfield Brown.  Vocal Syndicate is an elite group of three to four vocalists backed by a rhythm section who write and arrange all of their own music.  Resonance group focuses on repertoire from the rhythm & blues genre.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: The Vocal Syndicate and Resonance at Daz. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWXGK. Monday, March 4, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Graduate recital: Jiawei Lyu, piano

Jiawei Lyu is pursuing the Artist Diploma in performance and studies with Steven Mayer.  Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Graduate recital: Jiawei Lyu, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWZFR. Monday, March 4, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Jazz Collective on KUVO

Lamont's top jazz ensemble, the Lamont Jazz Collective, will perform live on KUVO. Listen on 89.3 FM, stream audio online, or stream video on YouTube.  For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Lamont Jazz Collective on KUVO. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWJTJ. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Student recital: Maggie Cole, composition

Maggie Colie is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Composition. She studies with Leanna Kirchoff. Program to come, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student recital: Maggie Cole, compositio. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRGT. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Symphony Orchestra & Choirs

Purchase tickets: $5 for reserved parterre, or general admission, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, This concert, titled “Darkness to Light,” features the following program: William Grant Still: In memoriam; The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy , Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead , Franz Liszt: Hunnenschlacht (Battle of the Huns) , Ralph Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Symphony Orchestra & Choirs. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNVW. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Wind Chamber Ensembles

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Woodwind students at Lamont present the chamber music they have been working on this quarter.  For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Wind Chamber Ensembles. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXS. Thursday, March 7, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Winter Lamont Colloquium

Free admission, no ticket required, Lamont Colloquium is a forum for Lamont students and faculty to present scholarly projects they have developed in the course of their studies, and share them with the broader Lamont community. It is designed to simulate the experience of presenting at an academic conference. The format for each speaker is a 20-minute scripted presentation, followed by ten minutes for questions. Topics may be anything connected with music: past presentations have been on topics as diverse as ethnography of the Denver punk scene, political subtexts of Filipino love songs, and metric disruption in Renaissance vihuela music. Students often use this experience as a stepping-stone to presenting at a regional chapter conference like SMT/AMS/SEM. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Winter Lamont Colloquium. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWAKB. Friday, March 8, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 229 - Classroom.

North Indian Classical Ensemble

Reserve tickets: Free general admission, ticket required, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, In the North Indian Classical Ensemble, students practice the ornate and highly refined forms of Hindustani music and Kathak dance. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: North Indian Classical Ensemble. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNVX. Friday, March 8, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Junior Recital: Annabella Brotherston, jazz trumpet & voice

Annabella Brotherston is a junior pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. She studies with Gabe Mervine and will be joined on the program by Gavin Worland, Augie Falborn, Tyler Mcintosh, Zach Regin, Ava Bross, Will Wilding, Jonny Sterling, Jason Crowe, and Elijah Patchen. Program to come, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Junior Recital: Annabella Brotherston, j. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWQMN. Saturday, March 9, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Bluegrass Ensemble

Reserve tickets: Free general admission, ticket required, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, The Bluegrass Ensemble brings some of the finest in Americana music right to our recital hall. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Bluegrass Ensemble. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNVZ. Saturday, March 9, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

String Chamber Ensembles

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Hear what our string players have been up to so far this quarter! The string chamber ensembles are coached by Igor Pikayzen, Alice Yoo, Basil Vendryes, and Steven Mayer. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: String Chamber Ensembles. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXT. Saturday, March 9, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Junior recital: Kaitlyn Nohara, clarinet

Kaitlyn Nohara is pursuing the Bachelor of Music in performance and studies with Jeremy Reynolds. She will be joined on this recital by pianist Christopher Thompson and cellist Vincent Perez.  Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Junior recital: Kaitlyn Nohara, clarinet. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWZFS. Sunday, March 10, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Composers Concert Series

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, The Lamont Composers Concert Series (LCCS) is a quarterly concert featuring new compositions by graduate and undergraduate students. All composition majors are invited to submit acoustic, electronic or electro-acoustic works for the LCCS each quarter. As all LCCS concerts are recorded, our compositions students are able to develop their craft while they build their portfolio. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Lamont Composers Concert Series. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXV. Sunday, March 10, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Senior Recital: Bryan Boretz, jazz piano & guitar

Bryan Boretz is pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music. He studies with Peter Stoltzman. Program, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Senior Recital: Bryan Boretz, jazz piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWVQL. Sunday, March 10, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Steel Drum Ensemble

Reserve tickets: Free general admission, ticket required, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, The Steel Drum Ensemble, under the direction of Tom Miller, performs Afro-Caribbean, Brazilian, jazz, pop and contemporary styles. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Steel Drum Ensemble. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNWA. Monday, March 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Liederabend

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Lamont voice students present works from the German and French art song repertoire. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Liederabend. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXX. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Vocal Jazz Ensembles

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Vocal Jazz and Popular Music Ensembles are under the direction of Tatiana Mayfield Brown.  Vocal Spectrum is comprised of several solo vocal soloists with a rhythm section. Vocal Syndicate is an elite group of three to four vocalists backed by a rhythm section who write and arrange all of their own music.  Resonance group focuses on repertoire from the rhythm & blues genre. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Vocal Jazz Ensembles. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXW. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Lamont Wind Ensemble

Purchase tickets: $5 for reserved parterre, or general admission, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Directed by Joseph Martin, the Lamont Wind Ensemble is thrilled to continue the 2023-2024 season with works by some of the most prominent traditional and contemporary composers. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Wind Ensemble. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNWC. Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Classical Guitar Ensembles

Free admission, no ticket required, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Ensembles vary in size from duos to octets, and we especially emphasize collaboration with singers and other instrumentalists. The course covers music from the Renaissance to the present day. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Classical Guitar Ensembles. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNXZ. Thursday, March 14, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Oboe Masterclass: Emily Tsai

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Emily Tsai leads a multi-faceted career as the Assistant Principal Oboe in the Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the oboist of the prize-winning WindSync wind quintet, and the full-time Lecturer of Oboe at the University of Maryland School of Music. She has given classes at many renowned institutions, including the Eastman School of Music, Northwestern University, Orchestra of the Americas and New World Symphony. She has been featured as a soloist with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Alba Festival Orchestra, Amadeus Orchestra, Washington Asian Philharmonic and the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and has several solo appearances coming up this season.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Oboe Masterclass: Emily Tsai. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWFGZ. Friday, March 15, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 209 - Classroom.

Chamber Music Masterclass: Emily Tsai

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Emily Tsai leads a multi-faceted career as the Assistant Principal Oboe in the Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the oboist of the prize-winning WindSync wind quintet, and the full-time Lecturer of Oboe at the University of Maryland School of Music. She has given classes at many renowned institutions, including the Eastman School of Music, Northwestern University, Orchestra of the Americas and New World Symphony. She has been featured as a soloist with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Alba Festival Orchestra, Amadeus Orchestra, Washington Asian Philharmonic and the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and has several solo appearances coming up this season.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Chamber Music Masterclass: Emily Tsai. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWFHA. Friday, March 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Student Carillon Concert

Come hear what our carillon students have been working on this year!  Program to come, Ritchie Center Lawn, Free admission. No weather cancellations. The Ritchie Center is near the corner of Buchtel and University,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Student Carillon Concert. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Event Locator: 2024-ADWZPM. Sunday, March 17, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

Graduate recital: Rachel Clausing, clarinet

Rachel Clausing is pursuing the Master of Music in performance and studies with Jeremy Reynolds. She will be joined on this recital by pianists Leigha Wyche and Damien Krzyzek and bassoonist Mio Yamauchi.  Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Free admission, no ticket required, , For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Graduate recital: Rachel Clausing, clari. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWZFV. Sunday, March 17, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Chamber Music Masterclass: Schmuel Ashkenazi

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Shmuel Ashkenasi attended the Musical Academy of Tel Aviv and gave his first public performance at the age of eight. After studying with Ilona Feher, he came to the United States to study with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute of Music. He won the Merriweather Post Competition, was a finalist in Belgium’s Queen Elisabeth competition, and received second prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In 1969, he formed the famed Vermeer Quartet and remained its first violinist throughout the quartet’s 39-year career, gaining a reputation as one of the world’s outstanding chamber musicians. Mr. Ashkenasi has toured the former Soviet Union twice and concertized extensively in Europe, Israel, the Far East, and the United States; and he has collaborated with Rudolf Serkin, Thomas Hampson, Murray Perahia, Peter Serkin, and Menahem Pressler. He has performed as soloist with many leading orchestras, including those… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Chamber Music Masterclass: Schmuel Ashke. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWFHC. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 214 - Classroom.

Masterclass: Thomas Rosenkranz, piano

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Thomas Rosenkranz has charted a career that breaks through the conventional notion of what a classical pianist is. Equally at home with the standard repertoire to the most recent developments in contemporary music and improvisation, he has established himself as one of the most forward looking pianists of his generation. He currently serves as Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Coordinator at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and as Visiting Professor of Piano at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China. Since being named a recipient of the Classical Fellowship Award from the American Pianists Association, he has performed throughout the world. He has twice served as a Cultural Ambassador on behalf of the United States Department of State traveling to the Middle East and North Africa promoting diplomacy through artistic collaboration. In 2022, He was named a Senior Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan where he served as artist-in-residence at Tunghai… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Thomas Rosenkranz, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVCDW. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Guest recital: Thomas Rosenkranz, piano

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Reception to follow, Thomas Rosenkranz has charted a career that breaks through the conventional notion of what a classical pianist is. Equally at home with the standard repertoire to the most recent developments in contemporary music and improvisation, he has established himself as one of the most forward looking pianists of his generation. He currently serves as Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Coordinator at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and as Visiting Professor of Piano at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China. Since being named a recipient of the Classical Fellowship Award from the American Pianists Association, he has performed throughout the world. He has twice served as a Cultural Ambassador on behalf of the United States Department of State traveling to the Middle East and North Africa promoting diplomacy through artistic collaboration. In 2022, He was named a Senior Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan where he served as… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Guest recital: Thomas Rosenkranz, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2023-ADVCDZ. Thursday, April 4, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Violin Masterclass: Schmuel Ashkenazi

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Shmuel Ashkenasi attended the Musical Academy of Tel Aviv and gave his first public performance at the age of eight. After studying with Ilona Feher, he came to the United States to study with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute of Music. He won the Merriweather Post Competition, was a finalist in Belgium’s Queen Elisabeth competition, and received second prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In 1969, he formed the famed Vermeer Quartet and remained its first violinist throughout the quartet’s 39-year career, gaining a reputation as one of the world’s outstanding chamber musicians. Mr. Ashkenasi has toured the former Soviet Union twice and concertized extensively in Europe, Israel, the Far East, and the United States; and he has collaborated with Rudolf Serkin, Thomas Hampson, Murray Perahia, Peter Serkin, and Menahem Pressler. He has performed as soloist with many leading orchestras, including those… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Violin Masterclass: Schmuel Ashkenazi. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWFHG. Friday, April 5, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Convocation featuring winners of Chamber Music Competition

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Convocation featuring winners of Chamber. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRPA. Friday, April 5, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Masterclass: AnnMarie Liss, harp

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Harpist Ann Marie Liss is lauded for her colorful musical palette and inspirational tone as a solo artist and chamber musician.  A Colorado native, she has performed as a soloist and principal harpist with orchestras throughout the United States and Europe including the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Breckenridge Music Festival and National Repertory Orchestra, and has recorded television and radio productions with Radio France, the Théâtre Français de la Musique,  Opéra du Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne, and the United States Air Force Academy Band.  She has concertized with the Off The Hook chamber music festival, and in 2017 she joins the Crested Butte Music Festival as principal harpist. Learn more.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: AnnMarie Liss, harp. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADXAFL. Sunday, April 7, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 100 - Vocal Rehearsal Room.

Faculty Artists Recital Series: Heidi Melton, soprano & Sahar Nouri, piano

Livestream link to come, Tickets: $12 - box office link to come, Program link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, generously provided by La Belle Rosette, Grammy Award winning American dramatic soprano Heidi Melton has been called “the Wagnerian voice we have been waiting for since Flagstad and Nilsson” (La Presse), with a voice that is “big, gleaming and tonally resplendent” (San Francisco Chronicle).  Sahar Nouri has performed concerts across the nation with international stars including tenor Matthew Polenzani and soprano Mane Galoyan. She has also been on the music staff at numerous companies including San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and Dallas Opera. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Faculty Artists Recital Series: Heidi Me. Event Locator: 2023-ADVNVG. Sunday, April 7, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Ragtime Ensemble

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Lamont Ragtime Ensemble. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRPC. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts Joy Burns Plaza.

Trombone Studio Recital

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Trombone Studio Recital. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRPH. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Guest recital: Niklas Sivelöv, piano

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, As one of the leading Scandinavian pianists, the award-winning pianist and composer Niklas Sivelöv has taken his career to new international heights with an extensive catalogue of recordings for such labels as BIS, Caprice, Dacapo, Naxos, Toccata Classics and AMC Classical, some of which have been awarded the Diapason d’or, CHOK and the Penguin Rosette. His concert career spans four continents, including venues such as the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Barbican, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Tivoli Copenhagen and the Atheneum in Bucharest. He has won critical acclaim and enchanted audiences for his artistic temperament, impeccable technique and spellbinding stage presence. Learn more.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Guest recital: Niklas Sivelöv, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRPQ. Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Masterclass: Niklas Sivelöv, piano

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, As one of the leading Scandinavian pianists, the award-winning pianist and composer Niklas Sivelöv has taken his career to new international heights with an extensive catalogue of recordings for such labels as BIS, Caprice, Dacapo, Naxos, Toccata Classics and AMC Classical, some of which have been awarded the Diapason d’or, CHOK and the Penguin Rosette. His concert career spans four continents, including venues such as the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Barbican, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Tivoli Copenhagen and the Atheneum in Bucharest. He has won critical acclaim and enchanted audiences for his artistic temperament, impeccable technique and spellbinding stage presence. Learn more.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Niklas Sivelöv, piano. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRPT. Thursday, April 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Faculty Artists Recital Series: Igor Pikayzen, violin

$12, free for students & faculty (ticketing link to come), Program to come, Livestream link to come, Reception to follow, generously provided by La Belle Rosette, Award-winning Russian-American violinist Igor Pikayzen is confidently establishing himself as one of the most prodigious and in-demand soloists of his generation. Praised on four continents by critics and audiences alike for his “astounding technical ability and a majestically lush tone...the stylish Igor Pikayzen” (Strad) is “surely at the forefront of a major musical career” (Moscow Times). 2022 saw the release of Igor Pikayzen’s recording of the Glazunov Violin Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra for Warner Music, as well as a CD of violin-piano fantasies with longtime collaborator, Tatyana Pikayzen. Upcoming and recent appearances include debuts and re-engagements with Sinfonia Toronto, Filarmonica de Boca del Rio, Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, Istanbul Symphony, Sinfonica Nacional de Chile, Eastern Connecticut… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Faculty Artists Recital Series: Igor Pik. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRPZ. Friday, April 12, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Faculty Artists Recital Series: Alice Yoo, cello & Hsiao-Ling Lin, piano

Ticketing link to come, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, generously provided by La Belle Rosette, Join us for this program that includes works by Bach and Prokofiev! Cellist Alice Yoo has been warmly hailed for her sensitive musicianship, expressive nuance, and passionate commitment to teaching. She has performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.  Hsiao-Ling Lin's active performing career has take her to Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Isabella Stewart Garden Museum and Jordan Hall in Boston, the Chicago Symphony Hall and Chicago Cultural Center, Sendai Cultural Center in Japan, and the Rachmaninoff Hall in Russia.  Her summer festival appearances include the Meadowmount School for Strings in New York, Caramoor Festival and the International Festival-Institute at Round Top.  For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other… Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Faculty Artists Recital Series: Alice Yo. Event Locator: 2024-ADWAJZ. Sunday, April 14, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Carillon Recital Series: Ellen Dickinson

Ritchie Center Lawn, 5:00pm, No matter the weather, Free admission, no ticket required, Ellen Dickinson is Director of Bell Programs at Yale University, and College Carillonneur at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Known for her ability to articulate how to use playing technique to result in the most musically expressive sound, Ellen brings out the best in her students. Over twenty of her students have completed the exam process to become Carillonneur members of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America (GCNA), the highest professional certification offered by the GCNA. She has served the GCNA in many capacities, including as vice president. Ellen is known throughout the carillon world as a champion of new music.  In 2016, Ellen conceived and executed the largest new music project in the history of the carillon art, commissioning “50 for the 50th,” 50 new works in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Yale Memorial Carillon. The 50 commissions consisted of 47 pieces of concert music for… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Carillon Recital Series: Ellen Dickinson. Event Locator: 2023-ADTWGK. Sunday, April 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Purchase tickets, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, Deep in the forest, Oberon and Tytania, the fairy king and queen, are quarrelling. Oberon enlists his henchman Puck to find a magic plant and cast a spell on Tytania. Meanwhile, four Athenian lovers run away to the forest, and they are quickly entwined in Puck’s trickery.  Join Lamont Opera Theatre and Lamont Symphony Orchestra performers for magic, mischief, romance, and sheer enchantment in Benjamin Britten’s setting of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. For this new production, Matthew Plenk is the artistic and stage director. Sahar Nouri is the music director and conductor. Scenic design by Matthew S. Crane, with construction by the DU Theater Scene Shop. Costumes are designed by Delcinea Lutes and Myrna Schulte. Lighting design is by Henry Award winner Emily Maddox. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call… Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsumm. Event Locator: 2024-ADWJCZ. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Masterclass: Astrid Schween, cello

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Cellist Astrid Schween has gained a rich following and enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber artist and teacher. Since joining the Juilliard String Quartet in 2016, she has appeared at many of the world’s great concert halls including Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Vienna Musikverein, Berlin Konzerthaus, Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center, The 92nd Street Y, Ravinia, Tanglewood, The Kennedy Center, and on tour throughout China, Japan, Singapore, Europe, Canada and the US. At the age of 16, Astrid Schween made her concerto debut with the New York Philharmonic and conductor, Zubin Mehta, who also arranged a special invitation for her to study privately in London with the legendary cellist, Jacqueline DuPré. With degrees from the Juilliard School, Schween received her primary training under the guidance of Leonard Rose, Harvey Shapiro, Channing Robbins, Ardyth Alton and Dr. H.T. Ma, with additional studies under Bernard Greenhouse and Eugene… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Astrid Schween, cello. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWFHN. Friday, April 26, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Jazz Small Groups

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Groups. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQA. Friday, April 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Purchase tickets, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, Deep in the forest, Oberon and Tytania, the fairy king and queen, are quarreling. Oberon enlists his henchman Puck to find a magic plant and cast a spell on Tytania. Meanwhile, four Athenian lovers run away to the forest, and they are quickly entwined in Puck’s trickery.  Join Lamont Opera Theatre and Lamont Symphony Orchestra performers for magic, mischief, romance, and sheer enchantment in Benjamin Britten’s setting of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. For this new production, Matthew Plenk is the artistic and stage director. Sahar Nouri is the music director and conductor. Scenic design by Matthew S. Crane, with construction by the DU Theater Scene Shop. Costumes are designed by Delcinea Lutes and Myrna Schulte. Lighting design is by Henry Award winner Emily Maddox. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call… Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsumm. Event Locator: 2024-ADWJDC. Friday, April 26, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Purchase tickets, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, Deep in the forest, Oberon and Tytania, the fairy king and queen, are quarreling. Oberon enlists his henchman Puck to find a magic plant and cast a spell on Tytania. Meanwhile, four Athenian lovers run away to the forest, and they are quickly entwined in Puck’s trickery.  Join Lamont Opera Theatre and Lamont Symphony Orchestra performers for magic, mischief, romance, and sheer enchantment in Benjamin Britten’s setting of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. For this new production, Matthew Plenk is the artistic and stage director. Sahar Nouri is the music director and conductor. Scenic design by Matthew S. Crane, with construction by the DU Theater Scene Shop. Costumes are designed by Delcinea Lutes and Myrna Schulte. Lighting design is by Henry Award winner Emily Maddox. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call… Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsumm. Event Locator: 2024-ADWJDG. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Purchase tickets, Program link to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, Deep in the forest, Oberon and Tytania, the fairy king and queen, are quarreling. Oberon enlists his henchman Puck to find a magic plant and cast a spell on Tytania. Meanwhile, four Athenian lovers run away to the forest, and they are quickly entwined in Puck’s trickery.  Join Lamont Opera Theatre and Lamont Symphony Orchestra performers for magic, mischief, romance, and sheer enchantment in Benjamin Britten’s setting of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. For this new production, Matthew Plenk is the artistic and stage director. Sahar Nouri is the music director and conductor. Scenic design by Matthew S. Crane, with construction by the DU Theater Scene Shop. Costumes are designed by Delcinea Lutes and Myrna Schulte. Lighting design is by Henry Award winner Emily Maddox. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call… Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Lamont Opera Theatre presents "A Midsumm. Event Locator: 2024-ADWJDH. Sunday, April 28, 2024, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Harp Studio Recital

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Harp Studio Recital. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQC. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Guest recital: Gilbert Kalish, piano & Randall Scarlata, baritone

$12, free for students & faculty - ticketing link to come, Program to come, The profound influence of pianist Gilbert Kalish as an educator and pianist in myriad performances and recordings has established him as a major figure in American music-making. This season he appears with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, performs at the Ojai Music Festival, and holds a residency at the San Francisco Conservatory. In 2006 he was awarded the Peabody Medal by the Peabody Conservatory for his outstanding contributions to music in America. Learn more. Baritone Randall Scarlata has been praised by the New York Times as "an intelligent and communicative singer" with a "compelling desire to bring texts to life." He has also been acclaimed for his "extraordinary vocal range and colour palette" and "ability to traverse so many different singing styles" (MusicWeb International). The Daily Telegraph (London) adds "Randall Scarlata sings with the assurance of one with nothing to prove." Learn more.    For… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Guest recital: Gilbert Kalish, piano & R. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQF. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Jazz Small Groups

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Groups. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQJ. Friday, May 3, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Faculty Artists Recital Series: Michael Furry, guitar

Ticketing link to come, Program to come, Livestream link to come, Complimentary parking, Reception to follow, generously provided by La Belle Rosette, Lamont Bluegrass Ensemble Director, Michael Furry, will bring together elements of traditional and contemporary Bluegrass and American Folk music in Lamont's Williams Recital Salon. The recital will feature music from David Grier, Mandolin Orange, Billy Strings, Bill Monroe, and more. Michael will be joined on stage by Casey Cormier, Amy Harron, and Chuck Hugenberg. For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Event Name: Faculty Artists Recital Series: Michael. Event Locator: 2024-ADWJXV. Friday, May 3, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Faculty Artists Recital Series: Matthew Plenk, tenor & Noah Lindquist, piano

$12, free for students & faculty - ticketing link to come, Program to come, Livestream link to come, Reception to follow, generously provided by La Belle Rosette,   Songs My Grandmothers Taught Me: a program of music by Finzi, Schumann, and Dvorák, A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, tenor Matthew Plenk made his Metropolitan Opera debut in the 2007/2008 season as the Sailor's Voice in Tristan und Isolde under the baton of Maestro James Levine, a role he repeated under the baton of Daniel Barenboim. He has since returned to the Met as Arturo, Janek in The Makropolous Case, the Song Seller in Il Tabarro and Marcellus in Hamlet, and appeared as Arturo in the Met's 2011 tour of Japan. Other recent opera engagements have included Steuerman in Der fligende Holländer at the Los Angeles Opera, Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance and Macduff in Macbeth at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at the Virginia Opera, Ferrando in Cosí fan tutte… Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Faculty Artists Recital Series: Matthew. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQL. Sunday, May 5, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Cello Studio Recital

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Cello Studio Recital. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQM. Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Lamont Wind Ensemble

$5 for reserved parterre seats, or FREE general admission - ticketing link to come, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Lamont Wind Ensemble. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQP. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Masterclass: Stefan Jackiw, violin

Free admission to observe, No ticket required, Stefan Jackiw is one of America’s foremost violinists, captivating audiences with playing that combines poetry and purity with impeccable technique. Hailed for playing of “uncommon musical substance” that is “striking for its intelligence and sensitivity” (Boston Globe), Jackiw has appeared as a soloist with the Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco symphony orchestras, among others.   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Masterclass: Stefan Jackiw, violin. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? TRUE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWHWK. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Spring Convocation #2

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Spring Convocation #2. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQR. Friday, May 10, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Jazz Small Groups

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Groups. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQT. Friday, May 10, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Room 121 - Williams Recital Salon.

Lamont Baroque Orchestra

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Lamont Baroque Orchestra. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQW. Saturday, May 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Jazz Small Groups

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Groups. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRQX. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

Jazz Small Groups

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Jazz Small Groups. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRRA. Friday, May 17, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.

CPR Classical Presents The Spirituals Project: “Prayer, Protest, and Praise”

$5 for reserved parterre seats, or FREE general admission - ticketing link to come, Livestream link to come, Program link to come, Complimentary parking,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: CPR Classical Presents The Spirituals Pr. Event Locator: 2023-ADSQGJ. Saturday, May 18, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Gates Concert Hall.

Wind Chamber Ensembles

Free admission, no ticket required, Program to come, Livestream link to come,   For ticket questions, please contact the Newman Center Box Office at 303-871-7720. For all other Lamont questions, please call 303-871-6400. Organization: Lamont School of Music. Event Name: Wind Chamber Ensembles. Event Contact: angela.r.mitchell@du.edu. Charge for admission? FALSE. Event Locator: 2024-ADWRRC. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Hamilton Hall.