University of Colorado Horn Choir

Program Contact

Michael Thornton

Professor of Horn

michael.thornton@colorado.edu

303.492.7721

The University of Colorado Horn Choir performs varied pieces from the classical and popular repertoire for audiences throughout Colorado and the U.S. The ensemble also offers master classes, side-by-side opportunities, and presentations (audition preparations, attending college as a music major, and more).

The University of Colorado Horn Choir performs regularly on campus in the Imig Music Building, as well as outreach events throughout the state. For 2021, the ensemble will be performing in Grusin Music Hall on 9/25 at 11AM.  They will then be offering public performances in Grand Junction at Colorado Mesa University on 9/26 at 7 PM, The Tank Center for Sonic Arts in Rangely on 9/27 at 7PM, and the Strings Pavilions in Steamboat at 1PM on 9/28.  All events are free and open to the public.

  • CU Horn Choir Western Slope Tour 2021

    Location

    In Colorado

    Grand Junction

    Dates

    9/26/2021 - 9/28/2021

    Public or Private

    Public Program (open to the public)

    Program Fee

    No charge to attend/participate in activity or program

    Additional Info

    Performances for the general public featuring music for horn from Bach to Broadway and beyond. Hear the talented hornists from the University of Colorado perform in Grand Junction at Colorado Mesa University on 9/26 at 7PM, in Rangely at The Tank Center for Sonic Arts on 9/27 at 7PM, and at the Strings Pavilions in Steamboat at 9/28 at 1PM. All performances are free. Please join us!

  • CU Horn Choir Studio Recital

    Location

    In Colorado

    Boulder

    Dates

    9/25/2021 - 9/25/2021

    Public or Private

    Public Program (open to the public)

    Program Fee

    No charge to attend/participate in activity or program

    Additional Info

    A varied performance of repertoire from Bach to Broadway. Students will perform music featuring the French Horn in a variety of settings. This performance will occur in the Imig Music Building in Grusin Music Hall at 11AM on Saturday, September 25th, 2021.

Sponsoring Units

  • College of Music

  • Chamber Music Program
  • Department of Brass and Percussion

Program Partners

  • CU Office for Outreach and Engagement
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • The Tank Center for Sonic Arts
  • Strings Pavilions Steamboat

Audiences Served

  • Adult Learners
  • Alumni/Parents/Friends
  • Families
  • General Public
  • Students - Elementary School
  • Students - Middle School
  • Students - High School
  • Teachers - Elementary School
  • Teachers - Middle School
  • Teachers - High School