Groups from across Southern California come together to celebrate Warner Henry’s life and legacy, honoring a beloved member of our musical community.
Flutist Demarre McGill leads an in-depth master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. This event will be livestreamed.
Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.
Leading guest dance artists collaborate with Conservatory musicians in an evening that illuminates the creative process. The performance features a new work choreographed by Dance Dean Silas Farley and set to Nokuthula Ngwenyama’s Sonoran Storm for solo viola; excerpts from Jerome Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering performed to solo Chopin piano works; and a new pas de deux choreographed by Ally Helman to a high-energy brass work by Gabrieli.
Join us for a Colburn Society reception of drinks and small bites on campus with the artists after See the Music, Hear the Dance.
A celebrated soloist, recitalist, chamber, and orchestra musician, Demarre McGill, principal flute of the Seattle Symphony, has been praised for his “mellifluous, rounded, and beautiful” sound. He presents a dynamic program of vibrant contemporary works.
Trombone faculty David Rejano leads an in-depth master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes.
Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.
Experience the talent and creativity of Colburn’s distinguished faculty artists as they take the stage with friends and students. This concert features works by Mozart, Schumann, and Chausson.
The chromatophore is the specialized cell that allows a chameleon to change its color, and Ryan Davis’ program seeks to explore that malleability as a composer and violist. This program underlines today’s plurality of taste and access, juxtaposing Ryan’s original compositions with electronics, unaccompanied solo Bach, and even a cover of Daft Punk.
This intimate program includes something for all musical tastes: Argentinian theme and variations, a masterful concerto for flute, and Mendelssohn’s charming “Italian” Symphony. This performance will be livestreamed.
Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed. Please note the updated venue in Zipper Hall.
Enjoy lively performances spotlighting the music of Bach, Vivaldi, and more.
Geraldine Walther has had an illustrious career as a member of the Takács String Quartet and principal violist for the San Francisco Symphony. Now serving as Colburn’s Interim Director of Chamber Music, she performs works by Debussy, Mozart, and Beach.
Students from the Conservatory of Music present dazzling chamber works in this intimate recital series.
Experience the talent and creativity of Colburn’s distinguished faculty artists as they take the stage with friends and students. This concert features works by Debussy, Massenet, Mahler, and Piazzolla. Please note that this performance has been canceled.
Enjoy coffee, treats, and conversation at our monthly pop-ups on the plaza. Learn more about events and resources on campus, catch a performance, and meet others in the Colburn community.
This October, Colburn hosts musicians from Sphinx Virtuosi for a three-day residency, culminating in a brilliant performance featuring the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical soloists.
Watch Recovered Voices 101, the first episode of the four-part original multimedia series, led by James Conlon, which delves into the life and music of composer Erwin Schulhoff.
The Colburn Contemporary Ensemble presents an exploration of color, texture, and atmosphere. Schuller’s haunting, dramatic Phantasmata for violin and marimba; Harrison’s Concerto for violin and gamelan-inspired percussion ensemble; and Bartók’s tour de force, Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, are performed in the intimate environment of Olive Rehearsal Hall.
The first national Fortissima residential intensive at the Colburn School closes with a program featuring works by female and BIPOC composers including Jesse Montgomery, Florence Price, Chevalier de St. George, and more. The concert is curated and directed by Jannina Norpoth, Fortissima Music Director and member of PUBLIQuartet. This performance will be livestreamed.