Performances

The box office is located in Room A121 across from the Kay Schomp Theatre and is open for over-the-counter or phone ticket sales Weds-Fri from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. On line tickets can be purchased 24/7 but sales will cease TWO hours before each performance. Additionally, unless the performance is SOLD OUT, any remaining tickets can be purchased over-the-counter at the box office in the hour before each performance. For questions or assistance, the Box Office phone number is 720-424-1713 or email beki_pineda@dpsk12.org.

VISUAL ARTS QUARTER SHOW

THURDAY, February 20 – 7:00 pm
THURSDAY, February 27 – 6:00 pm

FREE EVENT

Every Quarter we at DSA are blessed with new art in our hallways and office. The new show is going up now and will be officially “unveiled” on THURSDAY, February 27. We will have student works of art involving ceramics, oil, drawings on a variety of themes using a variety of mediums, and a lot of imagination. We have collage ceramics depicting the definition of “spicy;” and, yes, once again, we have delightfully amazing paper shoes. Some pieces are scary; some are sweet; all express a student point of view and will make you think. Come if you can on the 27th for a “first look” but enjoy the art every time you are in the building.

VISUAL ARTS SENIOR THESIS

In line with the opportunities afforded other majors, the Visual Arts Seniors work all year toward preparing original art in the media of their choice for their Senior Thesis show. These exhibits of their work will take place in the Gallery in the main office of the school and will allow them to express themselves and exhibit their art portfolios. Pairs of Seniors will exhibit together for a week during the months of March and April. Senior Art Thesis exhibits will start on or before the date listed.

FRIDAY, March 6 – the exhibit for Gabriel Crites and Jada Dunn
FRIDAY, March 12 – Zoe McCafferty
FRIDAY, March 20 – Camryn Flood and Ben Sperber
THURSDAY, March 26 – Diego Jones and Owen Keith

SPRING ORCHESTRA CONCERT

SATURDAY, March 7 – 7:00 pm
SUNDAY, March 8 – 3:00 pm

DSA CONCERT HALL

ADULTS – $17.00
SENIORS – $13.00
STUDENTS – $10.00

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This concert is based on the theme of Major Works for String Literature and features light-hearted music with roots in folk dancing. The Middle School Orchestra starts the program with Gustav Holst’s ST PAUL’S SUITE which was written in honor of the St. Paul Girl’s School in London where Holst taught for 29 years. The piece contains four movements entitled Jig (a spirited dance piece) – Ostinato (another melodic folk dance) – Intermezzo (provides a connection between the movements) – and the Finale (which contains strains from the folk songs Dargason and Greensleeves).

This will be followed by the High School majors starting with the DIVERTIMENTO of Bertold Bartok. A divertimento is a musical piece written for the entertainment of both the players and the audience as a diversion. It was the last piece Bartok wrote before he fled Hungary before the start of World War II. The first movement – Allegro Non Troppo is a waltz with gypsy overtones. This is followed by the darker and slower Molto Adagio which combines solo artists with the orchestra. Allegro Assai, a harmonious and dance like piece returning to the gypsy themes, finishes the piece. This will be followed by Edvard Grieg’s HOLBERG’S SUITE which continues the evening of folk dance themes. Written in 1884 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of playwright Ludvig Holberg, it contains five movements all celebrating the dance forms of Holberg’s time. An evening to please!

MARCH SENIOR RECITALS

Every year the Seniors in a musical major (vocal, instrumental, piano or guitar) are given the opportunity to have a Senior Recital to display the talents they have honed through their years at DSA. These – unless otherwise noted – are in the Concert Hall and are free to attend. These are listed on this Performance Page each month as an information service to those who might wish to attend.

MONDAY, March 9 – 6:00 pm – ANNE MARTZ – Band
WEDNESDAY, March 11 -6:00 – ZACHARY BERENBAUM – Band
FRIDAY, March 20 – 5:30 pm – CADEN SADER – Mercury Cafe, 2199 California – – Band
MONDAY, March 23 – 4:00 pm – SETH KINDER – Band
MONDAY, March 23 – 6:00 pm – JOEY THRELKELD – Band
THURSDAY, March 26 – 4:00 pm – ADAM SCHMUCK – Band
THURSDAY, March 26 – 6:00 – KAI PADILLA-SMITH and ANNA NEZNAMOVA – Band

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

THURSDAY, March 12 – 7:00 pm
FRIDAY, March 13 – 7:00 pm
SATURDAY, March 14 – 2:00 pm
SATURDAY, March 14 – 7:00 pm

DSA SCHOMP THEATRE

ADULTS – $17.00
SENIORS – $13.00
STUDENTS – $10.00

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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is based on a children’s novel published in 2004 written by Dave Berry and Ridley Pearson. The play explains how Peter, an orphan on a dangerous journey across the sea, becomes Peter Pan with the help of his friend Molly and his motley crew of other orphans who call themselves The Lost Boys. Their mission is to protect the “starstuff” which has been delivered to Earth by meteors and collected in a trunk. Along the way they meet pirates led by the worst of them all, “Black Stache,” mermaids, natives, and the hungriest crocodile in the world, Mr. Grin. New adventures are around every corner for Peter, Molly and The Lost Boys.

JAZZ GUITAR CONCERT

FRIDAY, March 13 – 7:00 pm

DSA CONCERT HALL

ADULTS – $17.00
SENIORS – $12.00
STUDENTS – $10.00

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Join us for an evening featuring the talents of all the Guitar Majors (and guest guitarists from other majors) in large and small ensembles as well as solo’s. Traditional jazz will be featured along with some original music written and played by the students.

APRIL VISUAL ARTS SENIOR THESIS

In line with the opportunities afforded other majors, the Visual Arts Seniors work all year toward preparing original art in the media of their choice for their Senior Thesis show. These exhibits of their work will take place in the Gallery in the main office of the school and will allow them to express themselves and exhibit their art portfolios. Pairs of Seniors will exhibit together for a week during the months of March and April. Senior Art Thesis exhibits will start on or before the date listed.

THURSDAY, April 9 – Emma Carter and Penelope Young
WEDNESDAY, April 15 – Ben Fitzpatrick and Avery Powell
THURSDAY, April 23 – Chamuel Duran and Nathan Feniak
THURSDAY, April 30 – Gina Kang and Jordyn Shen

APRIL SENIOR RECITALS

Every year the Seniors in a musical major (vocal, instrumental, piano or guitar) are given the opportunity to have a Senior Recital to display the talents they have honed through their years at DSA. These – unless otherwise noted – are in the Concert Hall and are free to attend. These are listed on this Performance Page each month as an information service to those who might wish to attend.

TUESDAY, April 7 – 6:00 pm – ABDULLAH IBN-BILAL – Band
WEDNESDAY, April 8 – 4:00 pm – CLAIRE HARRIS and KENDRA JACKSON – Orchestra
WEDNESDAY, April 8 – 6:00 – TREY McKEEVER, ARIANA SCOTT, and LAINEE JENTZ – Vocal
THURSDAY, April 9 – 4:00 pm – KATIE DELSON and LAUREN MARTIN – Orchestra
THURSDAY, April 9 – 6:00 pm – PAIGE HARVEY – Band
FRIDAY, April 10 – 4:00 pm – QUINN EVANS, MARTIN JERNIGAN, and GABBY HERRERA – Vocal
FRIDAY, April 10 – 6:00 pm – MINA COMBS – Piano
SATURDAY, April 11 – 6:30 pm – JACK TWINING – La Coer Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway
SATURDAY, April 11 – 8:00 pm – JACK TWINING – Le Coer Art Bar, 1643 South Broadway
MONDAY, April 13 – 4:00 pm – RYAN SANGCHOMPUPHEN, MYLES SMIRNOW, and LUCAS HENDRICKS – Orchestra
MONDAY, April 13 – 6:00 pm – SAMANTHA BUYUNGO – Piano
TUESDAY, April 14 – 6:00 pm – LESLIE WILBURN – Orchestra
WEDNESDAY, April 15 – 4:00 pm – MADELYN ERICKSEN – Orchestra
WEDNESDAY, April 15 – 6:00 pm – TRISTENNE CRANFORD – Piano
WEDNESDAY, April 15 – 6:30 pm – SHOTA RENWICK – Mercury Cafe, 2199 California – Band
THURSDAY, April 16 – 6:00 – ISAIAH DURAN – Mercury Cafe, 2199 California – Orchestra
THURSDAY, April 16 – 4:00 pm – ISABELLE WALKER – Band
THURSDAY, April 16 – 6:00 pm – CORI OLSTEN – Piano
FRIDAY, April 17 – 4:00 pm – PEYTON GABLE – Vocal
FRIDAY, April 17 – 6:00 pm – BEN SEGALL – Band
MONDAY, April 20 – 4:00 pm – ALYSSA STONER and MAXEY FENTON – Vocal
MONDAY, April 20 – 6:00 pm – GWENYTH AGGELER – Guitar
FRIDAY, April 24 – 4:00 pm – OLIVER KAPLAN – Piano
FRIDAY, April 24 – 6:00 pm – PARKER CHRISBENS, ALICE ROBERTS and JAYLYNN ANDERS – Vocal
MONDAY, April 27 – 6:00 pm – DYLAN TYREE – Orchestra
TUESDAY, April 28 – 6:00 pm – LILY PRIMUS – Orchestra