Author: JDCuebas (Jeremy Cuebas)

Wes as Leslie Kenney at Fox Acres
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Meet Maestro Wes Kenney

For our 2021-22 season, Reflections, we have highlighted many FCS musicians on our Facebook and Instagram pages under the campaign #MusicianMonday. To close out this...

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What is a Symphony
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What is a Symphony?

From favorites like Beethoven’s 5th to symphonies that you’ve never heard before, this blog post and podcast episode gives a brief overview of the history...

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Florence Price
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Suite of Dances

Program Notes by Dr. K. Dawn Grapes The music of Florence Price has experienced a renaissance in recent years. Price worked hard to overcome racism...

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George Walker
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Tangents

Program Notes by Dr. K. Dawn Grapes George Walker’s name is often associated with a string of firsts. Among other accomplishments, he was the first...

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Young Samuel Barber
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Adagio for Strings

Program Notes by Dr. K. Dawn Grapes … Wistful. Nostalgic. Touching. Few pieces bring to mind as many emotion-filled adjectives as Samuel Barber’s Adagio for...

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FCS with Bat Signal Square
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Holy Conundrum, Batman!

The Fort Collins Symphony’s upcoming February 5 concert, “Solemn, Joyful & Ecstatic,” requires 73 talented musicians to perform the Romantic and contemporary music you will experience (in-person or...

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