Music News

Alamosa Town Band presents free concerts at Adams State

The Alamosa Town Band will perform patriotic and Americana music at two concerts over the Independence Day weekend. Both concerts begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 3, and Tuesday, July 8, on the east la Continue Reading…

Alamosa Town Band seeking musicians

The band is open to all high school, college and community musicians. Continue Reading…

Dr. Keitges retires leaving a lasting legacy

“I believe music can change lives,” Keitges said. Continue Reading…

Fulbright scholar's journey to China begins this summer

“I want to explore the possibilities of transcribing traditional Chinese music for saxophone and performing those transcriptions alongside performers of traditional instruments.” Continue Reading…

Keitges’ final Faculty Recital is May 8

The program includes Dvorak's Gypsy Songs, several Debussy songs, a Haydn aria and songs of a lighter nature. Continue Reading…

The SLV Symphony Spring Concert is May 3

The program will conclude with lighter audience favorites by Antonin Dvorak, two of his most popular Slavonic Dances. Continue Reading…

Wind Ensemble performs April 29

"The energy and hard work of this ensemble has been inspiring to me..." Don Miller, director of the ensemble. Continue Reading…

Choirs will perform at Sacred Heart Church April 25

The choirs will be performing English and Irish folksongs, early American hymns, settings of texts by American poet, Sara Teasdale, and spirituals. Continue Reading…

Spring Percussion Extravaganza is April 23

The concert will feature the Brazilian Samba Band, the Zimbabwe Marimba Band, the Guatemalan Marimba Band, Ghanaian drumming, the Community Steel Band, and some traditional Irish music. Continue Reading…

ASU Xperimental Percussion Theatre experience happens April 15 & 16

Both evening events, a collaboration between the Music, Art, and Theatre Departments, will include frame drums, vocal recitation, strobe lights on steel brushes, and three people playing on a table... Continue Reading…

Jazz concert includes four Adams State ensembles

The Adams State University Spring Jazz Concert begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Leon Memorial Hall. Continue Reading…

Doyle’s flute recital is March 13

Her flute recital will include works by C.P.E. Bach, Crumb, Schoenfield, Clarke, and Taffanel. Continue Reading…

Wind Ensemble Concert is Thursday

The songs and sketches assembled in this suite reflect Ives's lifelong love of familiar tunes and home grown music making. Continue Reading…

Colcannon will perform at Adams State

Colcannon has developed a distinctive, inventive, and contemporary musical style while still keeping in firm touch with the heart and essence of traditional Irish music. Continue Reading…

Choir concerts will feature several different groups including the Top of the Nation Honor Choir

The concert will include spirituals by Moses Hogan and Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory, and other pieces by Billie Holiday, Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills and Nash), Eric Whitacre and Rosephanye Powell. Continue Reading…

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…