Press Releases

September 27, 2022
Marlonius Jazz Orchestra Releases Debut Album Marlonius | Strayhorn, Made Possible by Colburn School’s Amplify Series

September 10, 2022
Colburn School’s Quartet Integra Wins Second Prize at ARD International Music Competition

September 1, 2022
Colburn School Announces 2022–23 Season

March 16, 2022
The Colburn School, LA’s World-Renowned School for Music and Dance, Unveils Frank Gehry Design for a Transformational Expansion of Its Campus

June 1, 2022
Colburn School Appoints Acclaimed Violist Tatjana Masurenko to Faculty

May 25, 2022
Colburn School’s The Olive Trio Wins Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Gold Medal in Junior String Division; Sonarsix Sextet wins Bronze Medal in Senior Wind Division

April 12, 2022
Music Conservatories Across North America Present Virtual Concert to Benefit Ukraine

March 29, 2022
Colburn School Receives $1 Million Gift to Establish The Beverly, Donald, and David Kobrin Scholarship Fund to Support Young Male Dancers from Underrepresented Communities

December 18, 2021
Natalie Loughran Named First-Prize Winner in the 2021 Primrose International Viola Competition

November 2, 2021
Colburn School Presents Recovered Voices 2021: Schulhoff and More, An Original Multimedia Series

September 20, 2021
Colburn School Announces Live Round Competitors for the 2021 Primrose International Viola Competition

August 2021
Colburn School Announces 2021–2022 Season

August 18, 2021
Colburn School Announces 2021–22 Class of Salonen Fellows

June 22, 2021
Colburn School Announces First National Cohort of Fortissima Fellows

April 29, 2021
Colburn School’s Center for Innovation and Community Impact Awards Social Innovation Grants to Support BIPOC Community

April 16, 2021
Violist Geraldine Walther Joins Colburn School Faculty as Interim Director of Chamber Music

April 8, 2021
Colburn School Presents the World Premiere of the Film The Way Forward

February 24, 2021
Colburn Announces New Dean Appointments

February 1, 2021
Colburn School’s Fortissima Program Expands Nationally

January 26, 2021
Colburn School Showcases Alumni in “Next Up” Virtual Concert Series

October 28, 2020
Colburn School and Sphinx Organization Form Partnership to Engage, Develop, and Empower Young Artists of Color on the West Coast

October 15, 2020
Colburn School partners with LA Opera to present Joseph Bologne’s The Anonymous Lover

September 10, 2020
Bohemia, Bombay, Bloomington: The Musical Exile of Walter Kaufmann

July 24, 2020
Colburn School Honors Eric Whitacre and Max. H. Gluck Foundation with the Richard D. Colburn Award

July 22, 2020
Colburn School Appoints Maeesha Merchant as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Development

January 15, 2020
Colburn School Welcomes Orli Shaham For Her Debut Performance, Master Class, and Community Impact Programs

October 9, 2019
New York City Ballet Dancers Light Up Colburn’s Zipper Hall in See The Music, Hear The Dance

September 21, 2019
James Conlon to Conduct Colburn Orchestra Sept 21

September 3, 2019
Colburn School’s Viano String Quartet Wins Joint First Prize at the Banff International String Quartet Competition

August 19, 2019
Colburn School Announces 2019–2020 Season

May 16, 2019
Colburn Announces Inaugural Class of Salonen Fellows

October 19, 2018
Jennifer Kallend Joins Colburn School as Vice President of Communications

October 18, 2018
Colburn School Names Nate Zeisler Dean for Community Initiatives; Creates Center for Innovation and Community Impact

October 12, 2018
Colburn School Honors Valery Gergiev, Elizabeth Segerstrom and Yasuhisa Toyota at Celebrate Colburn Gala

October 3, 2018
Esa-Pekka Salonen Joins Colburn School Faculty to Lead New Negaunee Conducting Program

August 9, 2018
Colburn School, Celebrating 20th Anniversary on Grand Avenue, Announces 2018–19 Concerts and Events

May 18, 2018
Scott St. John Appointed as Director of Chamber Music

March 3, 2018
Colburn School Hosts Tribute for Retired Faculty Member Ron Leonard

March 1, 2018
Colburn School Announces Live Round Competitors for the 2018 Primrose International Viola Competition

December 12, 2017
Michael Tilson Thomas and Frank Gehry Named as Honorees for the Colburn School’s Annual Gala Event Celebrate Colburn

November 8, 2017
Colburn School Hosts Special Event and Screening of Disney Pixar’s Coco in Celebration of the Access Fund for Endowed Scholarships Surpassing $8.4 Million Mark

September 26, 2017
Colburn School Receives $1 Million Bequest from Iona Benson

September 7, 2017
Colburn School’s Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices to Host North American Young Artist Competition for String Quartets

July 25, 2017
Colburn School Announces 2017–2018 Concerts and Events