Theatre & Dance building

‘The Current’: Dance works by faculty, guest artists on display April 7–10

March 17, 2022

From the micro-undulations of transnational fusion to the sweeping attack of contemporary dance, “The Current” brings vanguard artists of today’s dance scene to Boulder.

String orchestra performs in Grusin Hall

Concert March 30 to feature CU Wind Symphony, Boulder Altitude Directive

March 14, 2022

Pendulum New Music invites you to its next performance featuring new music by CU Boulder composers—everything from chamber works inspired by the pastel colors of French Impressionism to funky brass fanfares and loud industrial marches.

Sheet music and a trumpet

Explore the history of women in jazz March 29

March 7, 2022

Women have been involved in jazz since the early 1920s, not just as vocalists but as instrumentalists, composers and arrangers. An understanding of jazz would not be complete without highlighting the influence and contributions of women—such as Bessie Smith, Valaida Snow, Mildred Bailey, Mary Lou Williams, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn.

Danu ensemble

Authentic, fiery and wholehearted: Danú to perform March 16

Feb. 28, 2022

Danú, one of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, will present a vibrant performance in a celebration of traditional and contemporary Irish music, just in time for St. Patrick's Day.

Stock image of jazz instruments and music stands

‘Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement’ event set for Feb. 21

Feb. 15, 2022

Flutist, educator, composer and director Galen Abdur-Razzaq will perform and discuss how jazz musicians helped advance civil rights.


Groundbreaking, beautiful and unapologetically Black: The everlasting vision of Alvin Ailey Feb. 16

Feb. 9, 2022

Dance company Ailey II comes to Macky Auditorium to spread iconic choreographer Alvin Ailey’s message of a more inclusive dance world. Learn more about Ailey's legacy, buy tickets and plan to attend.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Feb. 21

Feb. 1, 2022

Expressive, improvisational and swinging. On Feb. 21, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will bring a special night of music-making to Boulder audiences at Macky Auditorium. Get tickets and plan to attend.

Student musicians

Persevering Legacy Feb. 9: A student performance of classical music and activism

Jan. 26, 2022

The College of Music presents Persevering Legacy, a student concert that elevates stories of historically marginalized, diverse female composers to align classical music with social activism.

CU Symphony Orchestra on stage

Join a performance of the CU Symphony Orchestra Feb. 10

Jan. 24, 2022

The CU Symphony Orchestra is set to perform a diverse repertoire, including symphonies and large-scale orchestral works by major composers, at Macky Auditorium. Get tickets and plan to attend.

Florence Price

CU Philharmonia to honor Florence Price in newly imagined orchestration Feb. 8

Jan. 24, 2022

As part of a weekend honoring diverse women composers, join a full orchestration of “Seven Miniatures for Piano” comprising seven standalone pieces—each revealing different facets of Florence Price’s creative personality.