An Extraordinary School, University & Arts City
With a world-class faculty and concert venues, the Lamont School of Music is widely recognized as a premier music performance school. Students from around the world audition to study at Lamont, where they gain the skills and experience necessary to succeed in today’s dynamic arts world. Our commitment to excellence includes a multi-genre curriculum and award-winning performers engaging with audiences from across the Rocky Mountain West.
Our students experience and participate in Denver’s unrivaled metropolitan arts environment, where professional performing arts companies offer inspiration and performance opportunities. Our graduates pursue professional careers as outstanding performing artists, composers, conductors, entrepreneurs, recording professionals and scholars.
Whether you are a prospective student, an audience member or an arts supporter, we welcome you to Lamont and invite you to explore our website.
Lamont Concerts & Events
Wednesday, May 15 & Saturday, May 16
Special Brass Concerts with guest artist Joe Alessi, trombone
Concert — Lamont Brass Department with guest artist Joe Alessi, trombone, 5/15 1:00pm
Concert — Trombone Choir & guest artist Joe Alessi with Lamont faculty artists Richard Harris & Steve Wiest, 5/16 5:00pm
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Sunday, May 16, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Recital — Lamont Jazz Faculty, Phröntrange with Steve Wiest & guest artist Joe Alessi
Performing are the popular jazz faculty group Phröntrange, featuring Steve Wiest who is retiring from teaching in June and guest artist Joe Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic..
Program to be announced from the stage.
Thursday, May 20, 7:30 p.m.
Concert — Lamont Men’s Choir & Women’s Chorus
Brian Dukeshier conducts the Men's Choir and Nathan Payant conducts the Women's Chorus in concert.
PROGRAM LINK TO COME
Saturday, May 22, TBD
Concert — Modern Hue, Modern Music Ensemble
Martin Kuuskmann directs the modern music ensemble, Modern Hue, in a concert of recent contemporary works.
PROGRAM LINK TO COME
7:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
300+ Performances Per Year
43/16 States/Nations Represented
“I have outstanding professors who really care about me as a human being beyond just my musical progress and my musicianship.”Mari McCarville, BA in Music
Our graduates are Lamont's encore around the world. They are performing on stages from The Metropolitan Opera to London's West End, editing scores for major motion pictures and conducting in concert halls from Europe to South America.
DU Alumna Takes Center Stage at The Met
It’s the dream of every aspiring opera singer: to appear on stage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Lamont Honors First Distinguished Alum
The Lamont School of Music has named Chinese opera luminary Hao Jiang Tian (MA ’87) as the recipient of its inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award.
The Spirituals Project on CBS Evening News
In honor of Black History Month, CBS News met a group on a mission to preserve and revive a rich musical treasure.
Engaging the Rocky Mountain West
Attend a performance at the Newman Center or on tour, hire our musicians for your event or volunteer as an usher.