Chamber Music Academy

Ridgeview Classical Charter School 1800 S. Lemay Ave, Fort Collins

To participate you must be a fluent music reader and play a string instrument, piano or be an intermediate level-and-above woodwind player in Grades 4 – 12. Come join us and experience the joy of playing chamber music! Learn more about finding your ‘musical voice.’ This is a collaborative music program that gives kids a […]

Summer Chamber Music Academy

Ridgeview Classical Charter School 1800 S. Lemay Ave, Fort Collins

Off the Hook Arts Academy brings inspiration, intuition and imagination to young musicians this summer by offering a fun and educational way to learn more about themselves and chamber music. Two weeks of enriching musical experiences with some of the leading, professional performers and music educators in Northern Colorado, devoted to keeping you musically well-nourished […]

Opening Night! Isn’t it Romantic?

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Artists: Marija Stroke, piano; Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin; Phillip Stevens, viola; Matthew Zalkind, cello. We begin SummerFest 2020 with music by two Romantic era masters, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms, plus a recent work for solo cello by the young composer-pianist and festival artist Michael Brown. Featuring returning Off the Hook Arts artists Marija Stroke, Matthew […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Let My Deafness No Longer be a Secret, Even in My Art

Gregory Allicar Museum of Art 1400 Remington St, Fort Collins

Speaker: Bruce Adolphe, OtHA Artistic Director and composer Program: As early as 1806, Beethoven wrote in the margins of his sketchbook for the Razumovsky Quartets: “Let your deafness no longer be a secret — even in art.”  Surely, this proclamation must be taken seriously and while no musical manifestation of his deafness can be definitively […]

Free

Creativity in the Service of Determining and Facilitating Goals

Gregory Allicar Museum of Art 1400 Remington St, Fort Collins

in Music-Centered Music Psychotherapy Speaker: Dr. Alan Turry, research scientist at NYU Steinhardt and the Managing Director of the Nordoff-Robbins Center for music therapy Music-centered music psychotherapy incorporates both the artistic and scientific components of music therapy practice. Based on the pioneering work of the american composer Paul Nordoff and his partner Dr. Clive Robbins, […]

Free

Mozart and Einstein: Thought Experiments and Fantasias

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Speaker: Bruce Adolphe, OtHA Artistic Director and composer Artists: Marija Stroke, piano; Deborah Buck, violin; Phillip Stevens, viola; Matthew Zalkind, cello As the opening event of the summer’s Dynamics Series, Off the Hook Arts presents “Mozart and Einstein: Thought Experiments and Fantasias.” Hosted by Artistic Director Bruce Adolphe, the evening features pianist Marija Stroke, violinist […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Music and Healing: Music Therapists Talk Shop

Gregory Allicar Museum of Art 1400 Remington St, Fort Collins

Speakers: Alan Turry, research scientist at NYU Steinhardt and the Managing Director of the Nordoff-Robbins Center for music therapy; Blythe LaGasse, CSU Professor of Music Therapy;  Heather Fjare, music therapist at Poudre Valley Hospital; Rebekah Stewart, Rehabilitation Music Therapist; Bruce Adolphe, host and artistic director of OtHA. Off the Hook Arts Festival shines a spotlight […]

Free

Musical Smorgasbord

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Artists: Deborah Buck, violin; Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin; Children’s Chorus; Rebecca Faust-Frodl, director Join us for a delicious “Musical Smorgasbord” featuring the Children’s Chorus, directed by Rebecca Faust-Frodl, and festival violinists Deborah Buck and Kelly Hall-Tompkins. This program will satiate your musical appetite with a colorful variety of unique short works, including heartwarming choral pieces and […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Strangers on the Earth: an interview with the Director

Gregory Allicar Museum of Art 1400 Remington St, Fort Collins

Speakers: Bruce Adolphe, OtHA Artistic Director and composer; Tristan Cook, film director Program:  Meet documentary film director Tristan Cook interviewed by Off the Hook Arts Artistic Director Bruce Adolphe, as they delve into his most recent film, Strangers on the Earth. Perhaps Europe's most popular pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago attracts wayfarers of all stripes […]

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Inside Beethoven’s Brain No. 1

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Artists: Marija Stroke, piano; Deborah Buck, violin; Matthew Zalkind, cello In the third concert program of SummerFest 2020, festival Artistic Director Bruce Adolphe leads audiences in an exploration of the mysteries, magic, and methods behind Beethoven’s compositions. A celebration of Beethoven’s genius, this program delves deep into the composer’s creative process, juxtaposing his iconic violin […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Strangers on the Earth: an interview with the Director

The Lyric Theatre 1209 N College Ave, Fort Collins

Speakers: Bruce Adolphe, OtHA Artistic Director and composer; Tristan Cook, film director Program: Off the Hook Arts presents the screening of Tristan Cook’s latest documentary, Strangers on the Earth. Come meet documentary filmmaker Tristan Cook as he introduces the film and answers questions in the Q&A to follow. Perhaps Europe's most popular pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago […]

Bowling with Mozart

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Artists: Marija Stroke, piano; Carolyn Kunicki-Landess, horn; Noah Kay, oboe; Deborah Marshall, clarinet; JJ Sechan, bassoon; Miami String Quartet (Benny Kim and Cathy Meng-Robinson, violins; Scott Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello.) Mozart’s doctor once advised him to rest from the pressures of composing, perhaps relaxing himself by bowling. While Mozart did indeed take up bowling, […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Musical Care on the Thresholds of Life

UC Health Cancer Center 2121 E. Harmony Rd, Fort Collins

Speakers: Jennifer Stimson, Threshold Choir founder and director; Elaine Hild, musicologist; Beth Mosko, music therapist. Program: This lunchtime presentation provides an opportunity to hear music that has comforted and supported those with life-threatening illnesses from the Middle Ages to the present day. Presenters offer a variety of viewpoints: Elaine Stratton Hild discusses the historical traditions […]

Free

Drumming Circle: Reuniting in Rhythm

Library Park Amphitheatre 200 Matthews St, Fort Collins

A Family-Friendly Drum Circle Join Djembe Jive founder, Nancy Brauhn-Curnes, and friends for an evening packed with high energy and great rhythmic grooves, all practiced in a safe and appropriate, socially distanced way. Persons of all ages and abilities are invited to attend this community event but will be limited to 50 people. We warmly […]

Inside Beethoven’s Brain No. 2

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Speakers: Bruce Adolphe, OtHA Artistic Director and composer; Michael Brown, composer-pianist. Artists: Michael Brown, piano; Miami String Quartet (Benny Kim and Cathy Meng-Robinson, violins; Scott Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello) In a continuation of the “Inside Beethoven’s Brain No. 1” concert program, “Inside Beethoven’s Brain No. 2” explores two of Beethoven’s most ambitious and powerful […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Creative Forces: Military Music Therapy, Community Music, & Military Populations

Northern Hotel Lobby 172 N. College Ave, Fort Collins

Military Music Therapy, Community Music, & Military Populations Speaker: Kathleen Sanders, Music Therapist in the Warrior Recovery Center- Fort Carson, CO, Contractor, Americans for the Arts in support of Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network Creative Forces ®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership […]

Free

Different Voices

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Artists: Michael Brown, piano; Miami String Quartet (Benny Kim and Cathy Meng-Robinson, violins; Scott Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello.) “Different Voices” pays homage to a forgotten masterpiece, a world premiere at Off the Hook Arts, and the string quartet From My Life by the Czech composer Smetana—who like Beethoven suffered from deafness, but only late […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Beethoven Meets the Blues: Ludwig van Improv

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

Speaker: Bruce Adolphe, OtHA Artistic Director and composer, TBD Artists: Bruce Adolphe, piano, TBD “Beethoven Meets the Blues: Ludwig van Improv,” is an evening of unpredictable, wide-ranging, style-bending improvisations on themes of Beethoven that celebrate the iconic composer, himself a master improviser, and blur the lines between the Classical era and modern improvised music. Gourmet […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Butterfly Brigade: An Original Musical for Itsy Bitsies

Bath Nursery 2000 E Prospect Rd, Fort Collins

Artist: Deanna Mae Come join the Butterfly Brigade for one of two performances! Play with us while we break down the wall between the stage and the audience – children are invited into the story as we explore the fascinating life cycle of a butterfly. With original music (some completed with your help!) kids will […]

Sounds and Perspectives, Old and New

Fort Collins

Artists: Cordelia Tapping, vocalist; Myles Sloniker, bass; Mark Sloniker, piano Location: Carmen Menoni and Jorge Rocca's home (address revealed upon ticket purchase) In addition to Off the Hook Arts’ signature, thematically-programmed Concert Series, SummerFest 2020 offers a pair of eclectic jazz performances to round out the summer’s musical festivities. Beethoven himself was lauded as a […]

$10.00 – $25.00

Young Artist Spotlight Recital

Grace Church 300 Whedbee Street, Fort Collins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikHByq3q4nE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3KHJlofhaM NEW for Off the Hook Artists: Alice Ivy-Pemberton, violin; Marija Stroke, piano Featuring recent Juilliard alumna, violinist Alice Ivy-Pemberton. Unfortunately this program has been cancelled. Please enjoy the above samplings of Marija Stroke and Alice Ivy-Pemberton's work and be sure to explore their repertoire further by looking at their artist pages, following them […]

$10.00 – $25.00