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Grace Notes: “Company” at CU is Sold Out, Boulder Symphony “Curiosity Concert”

It’s not Clint Eastwood, but it is the local Sheriff of Musical Harmony.

The “Curiosity Concert,” programmed for children and families, will feature classical, pop and movie music associated with the West…Read More

Boulder Symphony and Music Academy raising money for lesson scholarships

The Boulder Symphony and Music Academy, in partnership with the Jared Music Foundation, is providing 22 scholarships to Boulder County students for a year of private music lessons. Read More

The Boulder Symphony is hosting a virtuoso pianist from China for a new concert

The Boulder Symphony is tackling Tchaikovsky’s dramatic Symphony No. 4 and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini — performed by a very special guest… Read More

The Importance of Student-Centered Music Education

Student-centered music education empowers students to be leaders and decision-makers for their own musical journey. At the Boulder Symphony Music Academy, this collaborative approach is at the heart of what we do.
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Fourth Festivities: Boulder Symphony serenade stars and stripes

Attendees can look forward to the songs heard in “Harry Potter” movies, written by John Williams… Read More

9News Features Boulder Symphony on Colorado & Company

Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes and musicians from the Boulder Symphony perform Conni Ellisor’s Tres Danzas de Vida on 9News’s Colorado & Company. Hughes discusses the upcoming Fidget Concert for a neurodiverse audience including those with developmental and intellectual disabilities, along with the upcoming West Side Story performance, Boulder Symphony Music Academy, and the upcoming July 4 Spectacular. Read More

Marshall Fire benefit concerts emerge across Colorado

On Friday, Boulder Symphony will present a benefit concert at Grace Commons Church in Boulder at 7:30 p.m… Read More

Boulder Symphony announces Marshall Fire Benefit Concert

Music fans wanting to help those impacted by the Marshall Fire and enjoy live performances can join the musicians of the Boulder Symphony (www.BoulderSymphony.org) for a live benefit concert at the Grace Commons Church 28 at 7:30 p.m. Both shows will adhere to all CDC, Boulder County and State of Colorado COVID-19 safety protocols. Read More

Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes on the Bouderista

So what are some of the programs that you have, the virtual programs?

Initially one of our partners was Balfour Assisted Living Facilities and they have homes in Colorado and Michigan. The senior residential facilities were one of the hardest hit at the beginning of the pandemic. Mainly because the elderly are such an at risk population but also because they closed down to protect their residences…Read More

Colorado Gives Day keeps arts nonprofits thriving in the face of pandemic setbacks

“One of the coolest things about arts and cultural organizations in the United States is that we’re supported and owned directly by the voters and taxpayers,” conductor Devin Patrick Hughes said. “The people of Colorado have shown time and time again that they want and need the arts in their lives. We are so fortunate to live in a city that values culture and arts and every year Colorado Gives Day proves that.” Read More

Dressing Up The Symphony: Boulder Symphony Presents Remix October 31st with conductor Devin Patrick Hughes

Boulder Symphony will perform Remix, a Curiosity Concert on Sunday, October 31 at 3PM. Families are welcome to dress up in their favorite costume, and experience the Symphony with Mozart, Professor Snooty, and Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes. Kids will experience music from Tchaikovsky and Vivaldi to Metallica, Lil Nas X, and Harry Potter. Adults will learn about how classical music has evolved over the centuries. Instruments featured include percussion, electric guitar, keyboards, and all of the strings including violin, viola, cello, and bass. Read More

Ghoulish gatherings and sweet soireés: Boulder Symphony and conductor Devin Patrick Hughes present REMIX on Halloween

Boulder Symphony’s Remix Curiosity Concert: Families are welcome to dress up in their favorite costumes and experience the symphony with Mozart, Professor Snoot and Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes. Kids will experience music from Tchaikovsky and Vivaldi to Metallica, Lil Nas X and Harry Potter; 3 p.m. Oct. 31; Grace Commons Church, 1820 15th St., Boulder; Read More

Yellow Scene: A Re-Imagining of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Simplicity and beauty are on display with Max Richter’s Four Seasons reshuffled and remixed for 2021. Britten’s Simple Symphony is a child’s imagination and recreation of the fun and ingenuity that a symphony can become. Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate’s Pisachi brings to the life the dances of Pueblo and Hopi cultures. Read More

Boulder Symphony Modernizes Classics

Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes joins Alexis Kenyon on KGNU’s morning magazine podcast.

The Boulder Symphony will host its first performance of the new season this Friday at Grace Commons Church in Boulder. Devin discusses Jerod Tate’s Pisachi, Max Richter’s Four Seasons Recomposed featuring violinist Charles Wetherbee, and Benjamin Britten’s Simple Symphony. Read More

Learn from the Pros

Coming out of COVID-19 pandemic, a challenging (to say the least) time for organizers of live events, the symphony’s new Boulder Symphony Music Academy has “found a way to persevere and keep giving music to the city.” symphony executive director Andrew Krimm told BizWest. Read More

Boulder Symphony brings Lightskin Legend, rapper, Gregory T.S. Walker, composer, Devin Patrick Hughes, conductor, to Boulder Bandshell for the Fourth

“We wanted to make sure to include some Independence Day classics that people can expect from their orchestras like ‘William Tell Overture,’ ‘1812 Overture’ and ‘Hoe-Down’ from ‘Rodeo,’ especially since last summer we all missed the symphonic celebrations,” conductor Devin Patrick Hughes said. Read More

Boulder Symphony rehearses for first performance in months

Masked musicians sat six feet apart and began tuning their violins and cellos, drowning out the sound of the only wind instruments in the room: two whirring air purifiers. Read More

Announcing Our New Executive Director Andrew Krimm

We are thrilled to welcome our newly appointed Executive Director Andrew Krimm and continue to share music virtually through our Virtual Virtuoso series! We are dedicated to building an inspired and informed community through symphonic music and will continue this mission through online concerts, throughout our 2020-2021 season and beyond. Read More

Virtual Virtuoso Series, #WheresMozart and More!

We are eager to kick off our 2020-2021 season in-person this fall, but in the meantime we have curated concerts, dinners, and more to help keep you connected to Boulder Symphony and the Boulder community! Boulder Symphony is thrilled to share our Virtual Virtuoso series, our special Mother’s Day Video for Balfour Residential Assisted Living, the Orchestrated With Love Dinner Series, and #WheresMozart. Read More

Preview: Boulder Symphony Season 2020-2021

We are thrilled to announce Boulder Symphony’s 2020-2021 season exploring how Dreams inspire us, Light guides us, Passion excites us, Empire drives us, Curiosity stirs us, and Heart unites us. Read More

Keep the Music Alive

It is with deep disappointment that we announce Boulder Symphony must cancel our upcoming April 17th and 18th concerts. As you may have heard, the CDC has made recommendations to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) by restricting public gatherings and for the next 8 weeks recommends the cancelation of large events of 50 or more people. The safety of our patrons, artists, volunteers, and operations folks has been, and continues to be, our top priority. Read More

RECAP: Genius Concerts

Our Genius concerts in January were a huge success! The concerts were packed with fresh new talent and venerated pros as we celebrated the greatest minds across the ages. We are so proud of our musicians and appreciative of all who came out to support the Boulder Symphony. Read More

Daily Camera – “Boulder Symphony kicks off milestone season with space alien-themed concert”

For a decade, the Boulder Symphony has delighted audiences with engaging performances that manage to incorporate new elements within the classical art form. Read More

Boulder Symphony announces 10th anniversary season

Boulder Symphony celebrates 10 years in Boulder with Season X – featuring themes of Curiosity, Fire, Genius, and Dance. Read More

Summer Spotlight

The symphony orchestra. Classical instruments. Mozart. Beethoven. Haydn. These are things we are familiar with but may not have any personal contact with. During the past ten years, the Boulder Symphony, led by Devin Patrick Hughes, has been breaking boundaries between the general public and classical music. Read More

Daily Camera – “Boulder Symphony conductor to complete in Hungary”

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Daily Camera – “Boulder Symphony embarks on ambitious season of ‘Destiny'”

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Maestro Devin Hughes represents Boulder on international stage

Boulder Symphony Music Director & Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes has been selected among hundreds of conductors around the the world to compete in the 2017 Solti International Conducting Competition in Budapest & Pécs, Hungary. Read More

Ladies night this Friday, June 2nd!

The Specific Chiropractic Center is throwing their annual fundraiser, with proceeds going towards 2 non-profits, one of which is Boulder Symphony! Read More

Boulder Weekly – “Opening The Door To Classical Music”

See Boulder Symphony’s featured article in Boulder Weekly written by Peter Alexander, showing how “Devin Patrick Hughes wants to be a doorman for classical music.” Read More

Boulder Symphony Blog Coming Soon!

We hope you like our new website! Our blog will be up and running by the Fall of 2016. Stay tuned! Read More