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The Department of Music at MSU Denver offers a variety of degrees and musical experiences, with a diverse curriculum that spans classical, jazz, and world music traditions.

Our internationally recognized faculty of performers and scholars teach with commitment and passion, focusing on the future success of every student.

The Kenneth King Academic and Performing Arts Center features state-of-the-art performance venues, practice rooms, theaters, and classrooms.

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, the Department of Music engages the most significant professional music organizations in the region through partnerships, internships, and residencies.

News & Announcements

Music at MSU Denver kicks off our Spring Visiting Artist Series on Tuesday, January 30 with trumpeter Brian Shaw and pianist Willis Delony in the King Center Recital Hall at 7:30 pm. 

Tickets for all Visiting Artist Series concerts are available at the King Center Box Office: 303-556-2296.

Check out the full line-up for Spring 2018, and view specifics on our Events page!

January 30: Brian Shaw, trumpet; and Willis Delony, piano
February 16: Alexander Dunn, guitar
February 17: Statewide Mariachi Concert featuring Jose and Chuy Hernandez of Mariachi Sol de Mexico
February 21: Sang Woo Kang, piano
February 25: Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado
March 3: Cristina Ballatori, flute
March 3: BaoBao Festival
March 7: Seraph Brass
March 15: Minor Wetzel, viola with the MSU Denver Symphony Orchestra
April 2: Shawn Copeland, clarinet
April 6: Immediate Music Festival featuring Matt Wilson, drums and Sone
April 13: Jazz Celebration featuring Ben Goldberg's Orphic Machine
April 14: Colorado Composers Concert XII

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