Colorado College Events https://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/calendar/events-rss.html Colorado College Events Colorado Springs Conservatory Scenes and Opera Performance Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:50:40 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-07-23-colorado-springs-conservatory-scenes-and-opera-performance https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-07-23-colorado-springs-conservatory-scenes-and-opera-performance <p><em>Tuesday, July 23, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>This performance is a world premiere of an opera about Colorado Springs founder General Palmer written and performed by students in the 10th annual Summer Performing Arts Intensive presented by The Colorado Springs Conservatory in collaboration with Central City Opera.&nbsp;The performance will be held in Studio A of the Cornerstone Arts Center.</p> "The Sound of Music" Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:16:09 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-02-the-sound-of-music https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-02-the-sound-of-music <p><em>Friday, August 2, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>This fully staged performance of the classic musical "The Sound of Music" includes an orchestra and stars Jennifer DeDominici as Maria Von Trapp.</p> <p>Maria is a spirited, young woman who leaves the convent and becomes a governess to seven unruly children. With charm and songs Maria quickly wins the hearts of the children and their father; but, when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.</p> "The Sound of Music" Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:23:56 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-03-the-sound-of-music https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-03-the-sound-of-music <p><em>Saturday, August 3, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>This fully staged performance of the classic musical "The Sound of Music" includes an orchestra and stars Jennifer DeDominici as Maria Von Trapp.</p> <p>Maria is a spirited, young woman who leaves the convent and becomes a governess to seven unruly children. With charm and song Maria quickly wins the hearts fo the children and their father; but, when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escap with her new family.</p> "The Sound of Music" Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:25:09 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-04-the-sound-of-music https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-04-the-sound-of-music <p><em>Sunday, August 4, 2013 3:00 PM</em></p><p>This fully staged performance of the classic musical "The Sound of Music" includes an orchestra and stars Jennifer DeDominici as Maria Von Trapp.</p> <p>Maria is a spirited, young woman who leaves the convent and becomes a governess to seven unruly children. With charm and songs Maria quickly wins the hearts of the children and their father; but, when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.</p> Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar Keynote Address and Reception Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:30:38 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-04-colorado-antiquarian-book-seminar-keynote-address-and-reception https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-04-colorado-antiquarian-book-seminar-keynote-address-and-reception <p><em>Sunday, August 4, 2013 7:45 PM</em></p><p>Michael F. Suarez<strong>&nbsp;</strong>is the keynote speaker for the 35<sup>th</sup> Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. He is a professor of English and director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia and will discuss:&nbsp;&ldquo;Ecosystems of Value: Thinking about the Circulation of Antiquarian Books.&rdquo;&nbsp;Suarez holds research fellowships from The American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and is also honorary curator of the University of Virginia&rsquo;s special collections. His most recent publication is "The Oxford Companion to the Book" (2010), a million-word reference work on the history of books and manuscripts from the invention of writing to the present day. A Jesuit priest, Suarez is currently co-general editor of "The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins,"&nbsp;and editor-in-chief of Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO), one of the largest digital humanities projects today. This talk and reception is free and open to the public.</p> R.A.D. Self Defense Class Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:14:22 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/ https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/ <p><em>Tuesday, August 6, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Join Campus Safety for a four day Self Defense Class August 6th, 8th, 13th, and 15th at 3:30pm at El Pomar Sports Center lobby.&nbsp;You must email campus safety to save your seat.&nbsp;If you have been through a class before just bring us a registration&nbsp;form or some proof of participation and you are welcome to join us for a refresher. Male classes are coming soon. &nbsp;</p> Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition: Preliminary Round I Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:32:05 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-07-rocky-mountain-amateur-piano-competition-preliminary-round-i https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-07-rocky-mountain-amateur-piano-competition-preliminary-round-i <p><em>Wednesday, August 7, 2013 9:00 AM</em></p><p>The best amateur pianists from around the world compete in the Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition for the grand prize of performing with the Colorado Springs Chamber Orchestra.</p> Celebration of the Amateur Pianist Seminar by John Novacek Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:04:30 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-07-celebration-of-the-amateur-pianist-seminar-by-john-novacek https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-07-celebration-of-the-amateur-pianist-seminar-by-john-novacek <p><em>Wednesday, August 7, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Pianist John Novacek is the guest artist for the 2013 Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition.&nbsp;Novacek regularly performs internationally as a solo recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist. A highly sought-after soloist and collaborative artist as well as composer, Novacek has appeared with Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, and Lella Josefowicz, among others, and in major halls across the world, including the Kennedy Center, Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie's Zankel Hall, and in halls across Europe and Japan. The&nbsp;<em>LA Times</em>&nbsp;has praised this California native as having "a commanding presence at the keyboard...sterling technique...virile, integrated playing."</p> "POP-era" Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:24:56 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-07-pop-era https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-07-pop-era <p><em>Wednesday, August 7, 2013 6:30 PM</em></p><p>Free concert with orchestra, celebrating the legacy of Bee Vradenburg and Charles Ansbacher.&nbsp;As part of the grand finale of the summer extravaganza, participants in the 2013 Vocal Arts Festival will present their favorite tunes.</p> Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition: Preliminary Round II Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:37:01 MDT https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-08-rocky-mountain-amateur-piano-competition-preliminary-round-ii https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-08-08-rocky-mountain-amateur-piano-competition-preliminary-round-ii <p><em>Thursday, August 8, 2013 9:00 AM</em></p><p>The best amateur pianists from around the world compete in the Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition for the grand prize of performing with the Colorado Springs Chamber Orchestra.</p>