Music News

Two holiday concerts planned for December 8

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Benjamin Britten's birth, they will perform Britten's Ceremony of Carols, as well as other holiday favorites. Continue Reading…

SLV Symphony will perform December 7

“These are timeless classics that are sure to delight the whole family,” Lipke said. Continue Reading…

One night only – Adams State presents a Music Theatre Revue

Expect an evening of laughs and great music appropriate for anyone from young to young at heart. Continue Reading…

Faculty Percussion Recital will feature James Doyle

The recital will include works by Kyle Gann, David Hollinden, Kakraba Lobi/Valerie Naranjo, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Steven Stucky, Nigel Westlake, and B. Michael Williams. Continue Reading…

Choirs will perform at Sacred Heart Church

Chamber Choir will sing Morten Lauridsen's Les Chansons des Roses, based on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke... Continue Reading…

Music student hopes to connect students and community

“I believe La Puente does a lot of good in Alamosa and the community,” Choice said. Continue Reading…

Fall Band Concert

Wind Ensemble performs October 18

"The concert features a wide variety of works for the wind band. The music will reach the true extremes of the listening experience." Continue Reading…

Homecoming jazz concert is October 11

The concert will include 68 West, performing pieces by Irving Berlin, the Beatles, and Chicago. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin September 24

The December concert will be a holiday concert, which will include both sacred and secular works, with something for everyone. Continue Reading…

Dr. Tracy Doyle graduates from the 2013 HERS Denver Summer Institute

“The HERS Institute provided an intensive and comprehensive training that will allow me to better serve as a leader at Adams State University..." Continue Reading…

Children’s Choir welcomes members

“I want to build a strong community of singers and empower the children,” Goodner said. Continue Reading…

Band director extends invitation to musicians

Miller wants to provide “a musical service to the community, a musical outlet for performers, and to enhance the artistic life of the San Luis Valley.” Continue Reading…

Second Annual Summer Percussion Camp registration is June 10

The camp provides intensive, hands-on instruction to young percussionists from grades 7 to 12 and covers drumline fundamentals, basic and advanced techniques, sectional playing, ensemble performance.. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus Concert is May 5

They will perform Fauré’s Requiem as well as additional works remembering victims of natural disasters and violence from around the world. Continue Reading…

SLV Symphony spring concert is May 4

Concerto competition winners Kate Newmyer and Mikaela Morgan will be featured in Benedetto Marcello's beautiful Oboe Concerto and Beethoven's profound Romance No. 2. Continue Reading…

Composers concert is Saturday

The concert will feature new compositions by students Jon Colson, Josh Wohlrabe, Ben Paden, and Josh Stevens. Continue Reading…

Music Department announces upcoming vocal concerts

The concert will include arrangements of the Beatles, Freddie Mercury and David Bowie, Randy Newman, Toto and George Gershwin. Continue Reading…

Spring jazz concert is April 11

The concert, “A Short History of Jazz in America,” begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Richardson Hall Auditorium. Continue Reading…

Lipke faculty recital is Sunday

Lipke has performed with musicians of international stature such as the Ying Quartet (four different seasons) and international opera baritone Håkan Hagegård. Continue Reading…

ASU Music presents Love, Laughter and High Notes

The performance features students singing arias, duets, trios and chorus numbers from various operas and operettas. Continue Reading…

"Top of the Nation" Honor Band and Choir Festival 2013

The Music Department at Adams State University is proud to announce the 14th annual “Top of the Nation” Honor Band and Choir Festival featuring select high school students from around the state. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin February 19

This spring, Dr. Beth Robison, director, is looking to combine parts of the Faure Requiem with contemporary pieces that reflect war, remembrance and peace. Continue Reading…

Musicians prepare for symphony

Pictured, Katie Yoder, Dr. Joel Judd, Dr. William Lipke, Dr. Tracy Doyle, and Joy Plesner rehearse for the San Luis Valley Symphony on Saturday. Continue Reading…

Valley Community Chorus Concert is December 9

The Valley Community Chorus concert will include holiday carols from around the world as well as excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. Continue Reading…

SLV Symphony Fall Classics Concert is December 8

Under the direction of Dr. William Lipke, the program will feature popular selections including Johann Sebastian Bach's profound Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major. Continue Reading…

Guitar Recital is November 29

Guitarist Roberto Capocchi will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in Adam State University Leon Memorial Hall. Continue Reading…

Adams State Music Hall of Fame honors inductees

“Adams State gave me the musical and instructional background needed to fulfill my dream.” Continue Reading…

The annual Winterfest Concert is December 2

The program will feature holiday selections by the ASU Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and 68 West. Continue Reading…

Percussion Extravaganza is November 28

A special tribute to composer percussion legend John Cage, on the 100th anniversary of his birth, and the Guatemalan marimba will also be featured during the concert. Continue Reading…

Jazz concert will feature Prentiss and Oden

The concert will feature vocalist Angela Prentiss and clarinetist Chelsea Oden and performances by 68 West. Continue Reading…