Upcoming Events

April 2024

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.

A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Zipper Hall
From $52

A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Under the direction of Eric Roth, the New World Players chamber ensemble performs brand-new, exclusive, and official arrangements from throughout the Final Fantasy series in the thrillingly personal style of this outstanding musical production.

A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy

Saturday, April 13, 2024
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm, Zipper Hall
From $52

A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy

Saturday, April 13, 2024
8:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Under the direction of Eric Roth, the New World Players chamber ensemble performs brand-new, exclusive, and official arrangements from throughout the Final Fantasy series in the thrillingly personal style of this outstanding musical production.

Colburn Chamber Music Society: Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Sunday, April 14, 2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $15, $30

Colburn Chamber Music Society: Arnaud Sussmann, Violin

Sunday, April 14, 2024
3 pm, Zipper Hall

Arnaud Sussmann is a violinist with a unique sound and a strong passion for chamber music. An in-demand soloist who appears regularly with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, he takes the Colburn stage for a program blending classic and contemporary. This performance will be livestreamed.

Khatchaturian and Kodàly: Aleksandra Melaniuk, Conductor, and Alena Hove, Violin

Sunday, April 14, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm, Zipper Hall
Free, no tickets required

Khatchaturian and Kodàly: Aleksandra Melaniuk, Conductor, and Alena Hove, Violin

Sunday, April 14, 2024
7 pm, Zipper Hall

Salonen Conducting Fellow Aleksandra Melaniuk conducts students of the Colburn Conservatory in a program of 20th century works inspired by folk music. Featuring Khatchaturian's Violin Concerto, performed by Alena Hove, and Kodaly's Dances of Galánta.

Master Class and Performance: Shunske Sato, Violin

Monday, April 15, 2024
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Master Class and Performance: Shunske Sato, Violin

Monday, April 15, 2024
1 pm, Thayer Hall

Violinist Shunske Sato leads a baroque-focus master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. Sato will also perform a short recital. Violinist Shunske Sato is equally at home as a soloist or an ensemble leader, whether on the baroque or modern violin. Historically informed practice of all eras inspires Shunske; the parameters of the past are essential for him in bringing the music into the present. He is particularly involved in cutting-edge research of 19th century performance practices, and gives lectures and workshops on the topic.

Lunchtime Concerts at Colburn

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Colburn Plaza
Free, no tickets required

Lunchtime Concerts at Colburn

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
12 pm, Colburn Plaza

We think your workday needs a little intermission. So log off of Teams for an hour, grab your lunch to-go, tell your favorite coworker, and catch a free, live concert on the Colburn School Plaza. Concerts at Colburn shine a spotlight on this iconic arts and culture institution in DTLA, while also showcasing the talents of their students.

End-of-Season Performance Forum

Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

End-of-Season Performance Forum

Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:30 am, Thayer Hall

Don't miss the last public Performance Forum of the 2023-24 season! 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.

Colburn Baroque Ensemble: Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

Thursday, April 18, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Tickets: $15, $30

Colburn Baroque Ensemble: Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

Thursday, April 18, 2024
7 pm, Thayer Hall

The Baroque Ensemble presents Bach's famous Brandenburg Concertos in their entirety. Bach's kaleidoscopic scoring allows Colburn's talented students to shine in multiple solo roles, and the intimate space of Thayer Hall will facilitate a performance of these beloved works with their original, leaner instrumental forces. This performance will be livestreamed.

Chamber Forum

Friday, April 19, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Chamber Forum

Friday, April 19, 2024
2 pm, Thayer Hall

Students from the Conservatory of Music present dazzling chamber works in this intimate recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 20, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Young Artist Performance

Saturday, April 20, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.

Student Choreography Showcase

Saturday, April 20, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $25

Student Choreography Showcase

Saturday, April 20, 2024
5 pm, Zipper Hall

Student creativity takes center stage as Colburn Dance Academy artists present a program of their original works, which showcase the improvisation and composition skills essential for a professional career in dance. Student choreographers designed every aspect of the performances, including the costumes, music, and lighting. Genres range from pure classicism to contemporary and everything in between. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn @ St. Paul

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
Free, no tickets required

Colburn @ St. Paul

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8 pm, Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

Talented ensembles from the Conservatory of Music present programs of beloved chamber works.   

Academy Virtuosi

Sunday, April 21, 2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $5

Academy Virtuosi

Sunday, April 21, 2024
3 pm, Zipper Hall

This elite conductorless chamber orchestra comprised of talented young musicians brings to life rich programs of orchestral works. This concert includes performances by winners of the Music Academy Concerto Competition. This performance will be livestreamed.

Lunchtime Concerts at Colburn

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Colburn Plaza
Free, no tickets required

Lunchtime Concerts at Colburn

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
12 pm, Colburn Plaza

We think your workday needs a little intermission. So log off of Teams for an hour, grab your lunch to-go, tell your favorite coworker, and catch a free, live concert on the Colburn School Plaza. Concerts at Colburn shine a spotlight on this iconic arts and culture institution in DTLA, while also showcasing the talents of their students.

Community School Jazz Bands @ Catalina Jazz Club

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Catalina Jazz Club
Tickets $12

Community School Jazz Bands @ Catalina Jazz Club

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
8:30 pm, Catalina Jazz Club

Lee Secard, Chair, Colburn Jazz Workshop, and Dr. Walter Simonsen, Assistant Director, Big Band, lead three of the Community School’s jazz ensembles in a concert at the Catalina Jazz Club.

Camerata Pacifica Presents: The French Dispatch

Thursday, April 25, 2024
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets from $35

Camerata Pacifica Presents: The French Dispatch

Thursday, April 25, 2024
8 pm, Zipper Hall

Camerata Pacific returns to Zipper Hall with a baroque program of Rameau, Clérambault, Guédon de Presles, and Telemann. 

Music Academy Two-Piano Performance

Saturday, April 27, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, no tickets required

Music Academy Two-Piano Performance

Saturday, April 27, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Music Academy students perform thrilling works for two pianos in this year-end concert. This performance will be livestreamed.

Colburn Orchestra: Concerto Forum

Saturday, April 27, 2024
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Zipper Hall
Tickets: $20, $45

Colburn Orchestra: Concerto Forum

Saturday, April 27, 2024
8 pm, Zipper Hall

Under the baton of conductor Aleksandra Melaniuk, soloists from the Conservatory perform concerto movements with the Colburn Orchestra. The program includes works by Sibelius, Ibert, Lundquist, Mozart, and Brahms for violin, flute, piano, and tuba. This performance will be livestreamed. Before the concert, join us in celebrating the Colburn Conservatory of Music’s 20th anniversary with a not-to-be-missed dinner at the California Club with Conservatory Founders Yehuda Gilad, Ronald Leonard, Robert Lipsett, and Joseph Thayer.

Colburn Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, April 28, 2024
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Free, no tickets required

Colburn Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, April 28, 2024
1:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Led by Maxim Eshkenazy, the Community School chamber orchestra presents a rich program of varied work.  

Colburn Sinfonietta

Sunday, April 28, 2024
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Free, no tickets required

Colburn Sinfonietta

Sunday, April 28, 2024
4:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Led by Maxim Eshkenazy, the Community School sinfonietta presents a rich program of varied work. 

Adult Jazz Concert

Sunday, April 28, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Mayman Hall
Free, no tickets required

Adult Jazz Concert

Sunday, April 28, 2024
5:30 pm, Mayman Hall

Musical Director Liz Kinnon leads Colburn's Adult Jazz Workshops in a mix of swing, blues, be-bop, and Latin-flavored tunes. Repertoire includes standards by such icons as Vince Guaraldi, Duke Ellington, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, and others.

Colburn Youth Orchestra

Sunday, April 28, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Zipper Hall
Free, no tickets required

Colburn Youth Orchestra

Sunday, April 28, 2024
7:30 pm, Zipper Hall

Led by Maxim Eshkenazy, the Community School youth orchestra presents a rich program of varied work.

Suzuki Guitar Spring Concert

Monday, April 29, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thayer Hall
Free, tickets required

Suzuki Guitar Spring Concert

Monday, April 29, 2024
5 pm, Thayer Hall

Join the Community School’s Suzuki guitar students for their end-of-semester concert. 

May 2024

Lunchtime Concerts at Colburn

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Colburn Plaza
Free, no tickets required

Lunchtime Concerts at Colburn

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
12 pm, Colburn Plaza

We think your workday needs a little intermission. So log off of Teams for an hour, grab your lunch to-go, tell your favorite coworker, and catch a free, live concert on the Colburn School Plaza. Concerts at Colburn shine a spotlight on this iconic arts and culture institution in DTLA, while also showcasing the talents of their students.

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