Upcoming Events

May 2024

Fortissima in Concert

Friday, May 24, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Fortissima in Concert

Friday, May 24, 2024
7 pm , Thayer Hall

This year’s Fortissima residential intensive at the Colburn School closes with a lively performance of works by female and BIPOC composers, curated and directed by Jannina Norpoth, Fortissima Music Director and member of PUBLIQuartet. This performance will be livestreamed.

The Royal Foundation of Music and Arts Presents: Global Philharmonic 2024 Music Competition and Festival

Sunday, May 26, 2024
9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

The Royal Foundation of Music and Arts Presents: Global Philharmonic 2024 Music Competition and Festival

Sunday, May 26, 2024
9 am to 6 pm, Thayer Hall

The Global Philharmonic Music Competition is proudly presented by The Royal Foundation of Music and Arts, a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles. Adjudicated by renowned performers and dedicated educators, the competition provides outstanding opportunities for participants to perform at renowned concert venues.

June 2024

Colburn Spring Dance Festival

Saturday, June 1, 2024
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Luckman Theatre, Cal State LA
Tickets: $5-$25

Colburn Spring Dance Festival

Saturday, June 1, 2024
2 pm, Luckman Theatre, Cal State LA

Colburn Dance Academy, Ballet, and Modern Dance students close the year with a culminating performance showcasing their growth and artistry. The choreography has been carefully selected to feature the extraordinary accomplishments of our dancers.

Colburn Spring Dance Festival

Saturday, June 1, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Luckman Theatre, Cal State LA
Tickets: $5-$25

Colburn Spring Dance Festival

Saturday, June 1, 2024
5 pm, Luckman Theatre, Cal State LA

Colburn Dance Academy, Ballet, and Modern Dance students close the year with a culminating performance showcasing their growth and artistry. The choreography has been carefully selected to feature the extraordinary accomplishments of our dancers.

Vox Femina Presents: In Her Image

Sunday, June 2, 2024
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets from $32

Vox Femina Presents: In Her Image

Sunday, June 2, 2024
4 pm, Zipper Hall

VOX honors women in all their glory in this beautiful concert featuring a new piece from Jocelyn Hagen. From extraordinary women like Katherine Johnson, the first African American woman to work for NASA, to women who have faced everyday struggles and triumphed, the concert celebrates the infinite possibilities in every woman and serves as a preview of the choir’s Carnegie Hall debut!

Sounding Point Academy: Ray Ushikubo, Violin

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Sounding Point Academy: Ray Ushikubo, Violin

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
7:30 pm, Thayer Hall

Violinist Ray Ushikubo gives a thrilling recital performance in conjunction with Sounding Point Academy, Colburn’s summer program for advanced violinists. Known for his “disciplined focus and clarity… and marvelous dynamic nuance” (Arts Knoxville), Ray Ushikubo is a Japanese-American pianist and violinist who has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall and Walt Disney Concert Hall, and appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Sounding Point Academy: Student Recital

Friday, June 7, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Sounding Point Academy: Student Recital

Friday, June 7, 2024
7:30 pm, Thayer Hall

Students from Colburn’s Sounding Point Academy, a summer program for advanced violinists, perform intimate programs of varied repertoire.

Sounding Point Academy: Student Recital

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Sounding Point Academy: Student Recital

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
7:30 pm, Thayer Hall

Students from Colburn’s Sounding Point Academy, a summer program for advanced violinists, perform intimate programs of varied repertoire.

Sounding Point Academy: Student Recital

Saturday, June 15, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Sounding Point Academy: Student Recital

Saturday, June 15, 2024
7:30 pm, Thayer Hall

Students from Colburn’s Sounding Point Academy, a summer program for advanced violinists, perform intimate programs of varied repertoire.

Primrose International Viola Competition: Quarter-Final Round, Day 1

Monday, June 17, 2024
10:00 am - 7:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $10, $20

Primrose International Viola Competition: Quarter-Final Round, Day 1

Monday, June 17, 2024
10 am–7:30 pm, Zipper Hall

The world's top violists perform for a panel of judges as they vie for a position in the semi-final round of the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition. This performance will be livestreamed.

Primrose International Viola Competition: Quarter-Final Round, Day 2

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $10, $20

Primrose International Viola Competition: Quarter-Final Round, Day 2

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
10 am–3 pm, Zipper Hall

The world's top violists perform for a panel of judges as they vie for a position in the semi-final round of the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition. This performance will be livestreamed.

Primrose International Viola Competition: Semi-Final Round

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
10:00 am - 7:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $10, $20

Primrose International Viola Competition: Semi-Final Round

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
10 am–7:30 pm, Zipper Hall

The world's top violists perform for a panel of judges as they vie for a position in the final round of the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition. This performance will be livestreamed.

Primrose Recital: Tatjana Masurenko, Viola

Thursday, June 20, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $10, $20

Primrose Recital: Tatjana Masurenko, Viola

Thursday, June 20, 2024
7:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Renowned violist Tatjana Masurenko presents a special recital as part of the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition. She is joined by Yanfeng Tony Bai for a program of vibrant works for viola and piano. Considered one of today's leading performers and educators, Tatjana is known for her expressive playing and engaging stage presence. This performance will be livestreamed

Primrose International Viola Competition: Chamber Music Final Round

Friday, June 21, 2024
11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $25, $50

Primrose International Viola Competition: Chamber Music Final Round

Friday, June 21, 2024
11 am, Zipper Hall

The world's top violists showcase their chamber music skills as they vie for the top prize in the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition. This event will be livestreamed.

Primrose Recital: Competition Jurors

Friday, June 21, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $10, $20

Primrose Recital: Competition Jurors

Friday, June 21, 2024
7:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Jurors for the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition take the stage for a special recital. These talented musicians are among the world's top violists and hail from from across the globe. This performance will be livestreamed

Primrose International Viola Competition: Concerto Round and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, June 22, 2024
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $25, $50

Primrose International Viola Competition: Concerto Round and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, June 22, 2024
4 pm, Zipper Hall

The world's top violists perform with an orchestra as they vie for the top prize in the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition. Ticket purchase includes access to the Awards Ceremony in Zipper Hall following the concert. This event will be livestreamed.

TAPS Presents: Music for 18 Musicians

Sunday, June 23, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $25, Students $20

TAPS Presents: Music for 18 Musicians

Sunday, June 23, 2024
7:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Join TAPS for an incredible evening of music featuring works by Cole, Westlake, and Reich! Often considered Steve Reich’s greatest work, Music for 18 Musicians will take you through an unforgettable landscape of fascinating musical textures, interlocking pulses, and beautiful harmonies.

July 2024

Colburn School Open House

Saturday, July 20, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Colburn School Campus
Free, no tickets required

Colburn School Open House

Saturday, July 20, 2024
10 am–4 pm, Colburn School Campus

Explore everything our Community School of Performing Arts and Trudl Zipper Dance Institute have to offer before fall classes begin! Take a class, watch a performance, and meet the faculty at this fun-filled family event.