Symphony Spotlight: Symphony Spotlight is a 45-minute program featuring every instrument of the orchestra (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello and bass). This ensemble, involving 13 CSO musicians, performs music featuring each instrument, while focusing on the various sections of the orchestra – winds, brass, percussion and strings. In addition to familiar classics by history’s greatest composers, the music includes works from Star Wars, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, and The Wizard of Oz. Click here for a video excerpt of a recent Symphony Spotlight performance.
Sphere Ensemble: Sphere’s 13-member string ensemble engages student audiences with their musically diverse performances. Using dynamic and original musical arrangements, the Sphere Ensemble brings arts exposure, arts education, and arts engagement together with their unique creative process to teach the power shared leadership, collaboration, and communication. Energetic, interactive concerts seamlessly flow from classical to rock, jazz to jive, fiddle to fusion, breaking down barriers between the audience and musicians. Click here for a video excerpt of a recent Sphere Ensemble performance.
Formal Concerts: UCAM performs several concerts each year on the Englewood Arts Presents series, serves as the orchestra for performances by the Metropolitan Choral Festival, and occasionally performs Bach cantatas in local churches.
Cost: Up Close and Musical programs are available to schools in Arapahoe, Douglas, and Jefferson County schools for a discounted fee of $300, thanks to support from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). This fee will cover two back-to-back performances (45 minutes each).
To Schedule a Performance: If you are interested in bringing an Up Close and Musical program to your school, please email email@example.com. Please include school name, contact, address, phone number, and total number of students (with grade levels) that will be participating.