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2017
October
12,
2017
Nancy Cochran, director of the University of Denver’s nationally-recognized Lamont School of Music, announced her retirement in a recent faculty meeting. Beginning in September 2018, Cochran will fulfill her wish to spend more time with her three...
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October
02,
2017
The 2017 fall season is under way at the Lamont School of Music. This season includes opera scenes, a Leonard Bernstein Centennial salute, a wide variety of guest and faculty artists, and virtuoso soloists with the symphony. Guest artists from...
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September
20,
2017
Lamont senior Guillermo Ramasasa did not start out his musical career by choice. "My dad put me into music by force," he says with a smile, adding that he was expected to carry on the legacy of his saxophone-playing grandfather, who shares his name. ...
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July
05,
2017
As the lyrics in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "OKLAHOMA!" say, “He’s gone about as fur as he c’n go.” Lamont 2014 vocal performance graduate George Arvidson starred as Curly in the 2014 Lamont Opera Theatre production of "OKLAHOMA!". This summer, a ...
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May
17,
2017
For the third consecutive year, the University of Denver will host One Day for DU, a 24-hour crowdfunding initiative in which students, faculty, alumni, parents and other supporters of DU can make contributions to various projects. The event is s...
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February
16,
2017
After 20 years of operating as an independent nonprofit, the Spirituals Project staged its first performance in its new home at the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. The 30-voice, multi-ethnic choir performed on Saturday, Feb 11, be...
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February
09,
2017
Nearly 500 audience members enjoyed a night of Balinese music and dance performances on Feb. 2. The program featured a traditional Balinese dance-drama in which a mythical lion-like creature fended off a meddling monkey, a processional gamelan balaga...
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February
01,
2017
“I put life into something that has already been created.” That’s how Martin Kuuskmann describes his music when he sits down to play. The bassoonist relishes the opportunity to stand before a packed concert hall to perform. “I love performing, ...
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2016
December
19,
2016
During the break before the winter quarter begins, the concert halls and rehearsal areas of the University of Denver’s Newman Center of the Performing Arts are usually quiet — with the possible exception of a visiting “Nutcracker” production. ...
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October
28,
2016
M. Roger Holland, director of the University of Denver’s Spirituals Project, will be honored next month by the Office of Black Ministry of the Archdiocese of New York. The Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Program, established by the Archdiocese of New...
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October
28,
2016
Sarah Cambidge Chastain, a graduate of the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, has been awarded one of the highest and most prestigious appointments in opera. Chastain has been named a 2017 Adler Fellow at the San Francisco Opera, one ...
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September
20,
2016
International themes and performers from China to South America make up the highly anticipated 2016 fall season at the Lamont School of Music. Chinese and American soloists, operatic voices and dance artists will join the Lamont Symphony Orchestra fo...
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August
30,
2016
As classes begin again, so do a host of concerts, plays and art exhibits at venues around the University of Denver campus. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the DU arts scene this fall.   MUSIC On the south side of campus, the Newman Cent...
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July
12,
2016
After almost 20 years of operating as an independent nonprofit, the Spirituals Project is now an official University of Denver program within the Lamont School of Music. Founded by Arthur Jones, the Spirituals Project’s mission is the preservation...
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