Macky Auditorium

Macky Auditorium Concert Hall is a multi-disciplinary venue, and a largely self-funded unit of the University of Colorado Boulder. One of the 12 buildings that form the Norlin Quadrangle Historic District, it serves the campus and the region by entertaining, educating and challenging audiences with high quality local, national and international performances and events. Macky is also home to CU College of Music's Band, Orchestra, Opera and Jazz programs, CU Present's Artist Series, and the Conference on World Affairs. Some of our clients include the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Boulder Ballet, Colorado MahlerFest, Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra, TEDx Boulder, the Unreasonable Institute, Amplitude Entertainment, AEG Live and Live Nation, as well as University Student Groups such as Program Council, the Distinguished Speakers Board and the Cultural Events Board. Within its walls, Macky Auditorium also houses the College of Music's Jazz and Choral Studies Departments, the American Music Research Center, the Center of the American West and the Center for Humanities and the Arts.

1595 Pleasant Street, Boulder, CO 80309

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CU Symphony Orchestra: Feb. 2021

The CU Symphony Orchestra performs a diverse repertoire, including the symphonies and large-scale orchestral works by major composers, at Macky...

2/9/2021 7:30pm
JLCO with Wynton Marsalis

On Feb. 19, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis bring a special night of music making to Boulder audiences in Macky. Jazz at Lincoln...

2/19/2021 7:30pm
Ephrat Asherie Dance: Odeon

Breathtaking, rapid-fire and exhilarating. In "Odeon," Ephrat Asherie Dance—known for its embodiment of street and club dance styles—delivers a high-energy,...

3/1/2021 7:30pm
Danú and Goitse

Authentic, fiery and wholehearted. Danú and Goitse, two of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, join forces to present a vibrant performance in a...

3/16/2021 7:30pm
Ray Chen, violin

Lush, intimate and masterful. Known for his poignant renditions of the classics, critics and audiences agree that Ray Chen’s remarkable musicianship and...

4/1/2021 7:30pm

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James Harper

James Harper left a positive review 2/10/2020

Truly spectacular!

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