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Student music ensembles

Student music ensembles

Student ensembles include a full complement of concert and jazz bands, choirs, symphonic orchestras and chamber groups. Other innovative ensembles include the Pendulum New Music Ensemble, pioneering world music ensembles and a state-of-the-art laptop orchestra.

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CU Philharmonia Orchestra

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Sep 28, 2020

CU Philharmonia Orchestra

Fall 2020

The CU Philharmonia Orchestra features musicians from the College of Music performing a diverse range of repertoire for string and full orchestra. Vi...

Pendulum New Music

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Sep 30, 2020

Pendulum New Music

Sept. 2020

Pendulum New Music presents some of CU’s best performers from all departments as they premiere original music of student composers. A faculty or...

Fall Festival of Choirs

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Free, no tickets required, just show up!

Celebrate the changing of the seasons with the CU Boulder choirs. Every year, the Fall Festival of Choirs brings together all of the College of Music&...

Wind Symphony

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Oct 10, 2020

Wind Symphony

At Boulder's Rayback Collective
Free, no tickets required, just show up!

Get out of the concert hall and into one of Boulder’s unique homes for food, drink and music as the CU Boulder Wind Symphony performs at Rayback...

Percussion Ensemble

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Oct 18, 2020

Percussion Ensemble

Oct. 18, 2020
Free, no tickets required, just show up!

The CU Percussion Ensemble celebrates percussion by exploring the great works of the repertoire, ranging from duos to large conducted works, improvisi...

Chamber Orchestra

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Oct 22, 2020

Chamber Orchestra

Fall 2020
Free, no tickets required, just show up!

The Chamber Orchestra, made up of members of the CU Symphony Orchestra, performs smaller-scale symphonies and chamber works by classical and modern co...

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