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Frank Gehry to Design Campus Expansion

The Colburn School will be expanding beyond its current campus between Grand Avenue and Olive Street. Frank Gehry will design the new facilities, along Second Street between Olive and Hill Streets.

Joey and Jordan Reflect on Grammy Camp Experience

Over a thousand students applied, but only 18 were selected. Colburn Jazz Workshop students Joey Curreri and Jordan Reifkind were among them.

Students Exercise Stage Skills and Battle Nerves at Weekly Performance Forum

Every Thursday at 11:30, students selected by their professors step onto the Thayer Hall in their gowns and suits stage to perform stage-ready pieces for their colleagues, teachers, and other members of the Colburn Community.

Orchestra, Choir, and Dance Talents Combine for Annual Concert

The Collaboration Concert has become a beloved tradition for our students, giving them an opportunity to learn about different art forms and work with artists from across the school.

Anthony Gonzalez Has His Shining Moment in Coco

Anthony originally provided the scratch track (preliminary voice tests) for the animators to work with when they set the animation to dialogue and songs. Anthony was doing such a wonderful job, the Pixar team decided to cast him in the leading role.


Colburn Dance Academy


Performance Forum, Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano in D Major, Op. 94bis


Performance Forum, String Quartet No. 57 in C Major, Op. 74, No.1


Performance Forum, Toccata for Harpsichord in D Major, BWV 912


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Performance Forum, Réminiscences de Don Juan (1841)


Colburn Artist in Residence - Jean-Yves Thibaudet

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