Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity, reinstated at CSU

The Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Band Fraternity, has been reinstated at Colorado State University. Kappa Kappa Psi is a co-ed fraternity for college and university band members and primarily operates as a recognition society providing service, leadership opportunities, and social programming. The Kappa Chapter was originally founded at CSU in […]

CSU brass player advances in national competition

Freshman B.A. in Music student, Sophia Marino, is one of eight students advancing to the semi-final round of the International Horn Competition of America – University Division. Sophia is from Fort Collins and attended Fossil Ridge High School, and won placement in the state’s top ensembles, including the 2022 Colorado All-State Symphonic Band, the 2022 […]

CSU Alum Robert Pippin awarded endowed professorship at Northwest Missouri State University

Colorado State University Alum, Robert Pippin, has been awarded an appointment as the Northwest Missouri State University Dennis C. Dau Professor of Instrumental Music for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years. Dr. Pippin is a two-time graduate of Colorado State University, earning a B.M. in Music in 2000 and an M.M. in Music in 2003. […]

2021 All-State Instructional Videos Now Posted

For a seventh year, the music faculty at Colorado State University brings you All-State Instructional Videos to help prepare your High School student instrumentalists for their upcoming auditions. Dedicated to its land-grant heritage, the music faculty at CSU are committed to promoting music and pedagogy of the highest quality, serving music education through actions that […]

CSU Marching Band announces drum majors for Fall 2021

Kathryn Kennedy from Fruita Monument High SchoolKatie St. Gemme-Page from Legend High School The Colorado State University Marching Band announces the drum majors for the 2021 season. In the coveted role, Fruita Monument High School alum Kathryn Kennedy and Legend High School alum Katie St. Gemme-Pate will conduct the 250-member band during rehearsals and performances, […]

Announcing Dr. Jayme Taylor as the new director of Athletic Bands at CSU

Dr. Jayme Taylor is the newly appointed director of Athletic Bands at Colorado State University and will be serving as associate director of bands and assistant professor in the School of Music, Theater, and Dance. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Taylor to CSU and the School where he will join our outstanding students, faculty, […]