Student music ensembles

Concert Jazz Ensemble
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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Concert Band and Campus Orchestra

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Dec 9, 2019

Concert Band and Campus Orchestra

Hérold, Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky
Free concert

Join musicians from across the CU Boulder campus for a combined performance featuring the Concert Band and Campus Orchestra. The Concert Band, which i...

Concert Jazz Ensemble

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Dec 11, 2019

Concert Jazz Ensemble

Duke Ellington's "The Nutcracker Suite"

"The Nutcracker Suite" is Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's masterful arrangement of Tchaikovsky's classic. Join the Thompson Jazz Studies program ...

CU Symphony Orchestra

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Feb 11, 2020

CU Symphony Orchestra

February 2020
Free concert

This program features Beethoven's iconic Symphony No. 5 and the world premiere of a new concerto for double bass by Indian composer and violinist Dr. ...

CU Philharmonia Orchestra

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Feb 12, 2020

CU Philharmonia Orchestra

February 2020
Free concert

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

Concert Jazz Ensemble

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Feb 13, 2020

Concert Jazz Ensemble

February 2020
Free concert

The Concert Jazz Ensemble, the Thompson Jazz Studies Program’s premier ensemble, performs music from the rich legacy of big band music, from its...

Spring Festival of Choirs

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Free concert

The CU Choirs present a sampling of the music they're singing this spring. Performance date and time:  Sunday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. Program:&nbs...

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