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
Rhursday, November 5
Concert — An Evening of Italian Opera Scenes
Graduate student singers perform scenes from the great Italian operas: Cosi fan tutti, L’Italiana in Algeri, Don Giovanni and more. Directed by Matthew Plenk and Sahar Nouri.
PROGRAM LINK TO COME
- 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 19
Concert — Lamont Symphony Orchestra, Taylor Gonzales, conductor
Assistant Conductor Taylor Gonzales conducts the symphony in his graduate recital with special guest Héctor Jardón. The Gold Orchestra performs works by Elgar, Mozart and Montgomery and the Crimson Orchestra performs Dvořák: Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22.
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- 7:30 p.m.
Graduate Recital — Natalie Thompson, voice with Beth Nielsen, piano. Friday, November 13, 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM & STREAMING LINK TO COME
Junior Recital — Caitlyn Achilles, horn. Saturday, November 14, 10:30 a.m. PROGRAM STREAMING LINK TO COME
Graduate Recital — Zoë Spangler, voice with Sahar Nouri, piano. Saturday, November 14, 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM & STREAMING LINK TO COME
Graduate Recital — Justin Douté, percussion with Yukino Miyake, piano. Sunday, November 15, 7:30 p.m. PROGRAM & STREAMING 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.
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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.