The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University is presenting free concerts the rest of this April and May for all to enjoy as the school year is winding down. These performances will feature collaborations with the CSU School of Music, Theater, and Dance, ACINDA (The Arts and Culture of Indonesia), and the Denver Art Song Project. Museum admission and all programs are free and open to the public.

The Solar Flair Festival

Date & Time April 27th, 3 p.m. pre-concert talk and 4 p.m. recital

In collaboration with the School of Music, Theater, and Dance at Colorado State University, the Solar Flair Festival is a two-day celebration of the clarinet compositions of Theresa Martin. All varied and unique, Dr. Wesley Ferreira and the Colorado State University Clarinet Studio will perform selected works from Martin’s repertoire on Saturday, April 27, with a pre-concert talk by Theresa Martin at 3 p.m. followed by a featured recital, both in the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art. In this location designed to inspire, the talented clarinet students will perform more than fifteen varied works selected by Martin and highlighting her compositional journey and evolution.

Javanese Gamelan Music Concert

Date & Time April 27th, 5:30 p.m.

This concert of Javanese gamelan music presents guest artists-in-residence, Joko Sutrisno, Javanese gamelan master from Minnesota State University; Baghawan Ciptoning, Javanese dancer and choreographer, graduate of the Indonesian Institute of Arts and now living in Los Angeles; and Nurlina Syahrir, Javanese dancer and professor from Indonesia, also a graduate of the Indonesian Institute of Arts. In the past, Javanese palace culture was considered sacred and only performed within the palace community.  Now, the public can enjoy Javanese cultural life without the travel. ARCINDA is the first Javanese gamelan group in Colorado, and one of the few groups in the United States who are capable of presenting connections between gamelan and modern music with their “Classic to Contemporary” theme.

Immigrant’s Song

Date & Time May 19th, 5 p.m.

Join Denver Art Song Project as they share a performance of Immigrant’s Song. The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art is proud to present Pablo Romero’s newly curated show that explores the joys and challenges of the immigrant experience in America. John Seesholtz returns to CSU and we introduce Jennifer Davis in this new Denver Art Song Project production.

For more information contact Silvia Minguzzi at silvia.minguzzi@colostate.edu or (970) 491-0743.