Newsroom University of Denver (music)

2018
September
21,
2018
After years of planning, four planes, 30 hours, one train and a harrowing taxi ride through Mombasa, senior international studies and music major Lane Dickey finally made it to Taita-Taveta County in Kenya to begin his research. What had started ...
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July
10,
2018
A low, slow note oozes out of the cello onstage. It’s almost “Jaws”-like in its effect, drawing the listener in closer, within reach of the jarringly off-key interjections from the horns and woodwinds. Then, silence takes over. The audience waits...
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March
20,
2018
For its 2018–19 season, DU’s Newman Center Presents Series is calling all jazz fans, dance aficionados and armchair travelers. Along with healthy doses of dance and jazz, the season — which kicks off Sept. 15 with a special downtown Denver per...
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March
13,
2018
On an unseasonably warm evening in December, DU grad student and staffer Tanya Salih stands backstage at a Denver bar, wearing a shimmering gold headdress. Henna climbs her arm like a vine. Confident, poised, proud. The crowd knows her as Zanib. A...
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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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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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