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Chorus of the Rockies -- All Voices Performance

Program Number: 2592RJ
Start and End Dates:
6/10/2013 - 6/17/2013;
Duration: 7 nights
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Price starting at: $929.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Music Participation
Meals: 20; 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Singers! Join us as we gather to sing in the scenic foothills of the Rockies. In one of the longest-running Road Scholar choral performance programs, sing a wide variety of choral music under professional direction. The program includes twice-daily coaching and rehearsals that culminates at week’s end in a performance open to the public. Anticipated repertoire includes classics, folksongs and theater music. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to relax, meet new friends, learn and make beautiful music.




Highlights

• Enjoy daily rehearsals of pre-selected music under the direction of experienced musicians and a conductor.
• A culminating performance for the public will occur at the program's end.
• Enjoy time spent with other singers from all over the United States, and explore the beautiful Colorado State University campus and surrounding Fort Collins area.



Activity Particulars

Prior vocal group experience is helpful, but formal vocal training is not required.



Coordinated by Mountains and Plains Institute.




Fort Collins

Founded as a military fort in 1864, Fort Collins is a city known for its thriving arts community, active university and Old West history. Nestled in the Rocky Mountain foothills, Fort Collins is a prime spot for hiking, bicycling and rafting along the Cache la Poudre River.



Accommodations
Residence hall, private bath; elevator.
Meals and Lodgings
   Colorado State University-Academic Village
  Fort Collins, CO 7 nights
 Colorado State University-Academic Village
Type: Campus/Dorm
  Description: The Academic Village, CSU's newest residence hall community, features a commons with the Ram's Horn Dining Center, the Engineering Hall, the Honors Hall and Aspen Hall. The Academic Village is located on the south side of campus close to academic classrooms and the intramural fields.
  Contact info: Engineering and Aspen Halls
816 W. Pitkin Street
Fort Collins, CO 80523 USA
phone: 970-491-5807
  Facility amenities: -All rooms have private bathrooms -Individually controlled Air Conditioning in each room -Wireless high-speed Internet throughout the building -Dining options at the Academic Village Commons include a Mongolian Grill, Sizzling Salads, Tex Mex, Stone Hearth Pizza, Wraps & Deli Sandwiches, Carving Station, Express, Espresso Bar and Sports Grill -Commons building also features a mini convenience store, central mailboxes, and sunken lounges
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior:  Persons who wish to stay overnight between two consecutive sessions should call for information: 970-267-3031.
  Check in time: 4:00 PM
  Additional nights after:  Persons who wish to stay overnight between two consecutive sessions should call for information: 970-267-3031.
  Check out time: 10:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Check-in in the Commons Building-Rams Horn: 3:00 5:00 pm Monday, June 11. Meet 5:30 pm in Fireplace Lounge-Honors Building Meeting Room You will be staying at Colorado State University-Academic Village that night.
  End of Program:
Program ends after breakfast. Check-out by 10 am. You will be staying at Colorado State University-Academic Village the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. Please mail back to address on forms: Acknowledgement of Risk-Liability Waiver Form Choral Experience Questionnaire
  Parking availability:
Parking is free on campus with permit issued at check-in.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Fort Collins, CO
  Nearest highway: I25; US287
  Nearest airport:  Denver International (DEN)
  From End of Program
  Location: Fort Collins, CO
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Colorado State University-Fort Collins, CO

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
See below
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Travel Time:

 

2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

65 miles

   

Commercial shuttles are available from Denver International Airport (DEN) to Fort Collins and the main Colorado State University Campus: SuperShuttle-reservations 970-482-0505/800-258-3826 or Greenride Colorado-reservations 1-888-472-6656. Ask the shuttle service to be dropped off or picked up at the "Ram's Horn at the Academic Village" on the Colorado State University main campus 816 W. PITKIN STREET". .

 
Driving Directions
  Colorado State University-Fort Collins, CO From Interstate 25 (I25) North and South: If coming from Denver: Take the PROSPECT ROAD exit, EXIT 268. go 0.2 mi. Take the 1st LEFT onto E PROSPECT RD. If coming from Cheyenne: Take the PROSPECT ROAD exit, EXIT 268. 0.2 mi Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on E PROSPECT RD. Go WEST on PROSPECT ROAD 4.6 mi; You will cross major Intersections at Timberline Road; LeMay Avenue, and College Avenue. Turn RIGHT onto S WHITCOMB ST. (S WHITCOMB ST is 0.1 miles past CENTRE AVE) Go 0.1 mi. S WHITCOMB ST becomes MERIDIAN AVE. Go 0.2 mi. Turn LEFT onto W PITKIN ST. Go 0.03 mi. Aspen and Engineering Halls are on your right at 816 W. PITKIN STREET Go 0.1 mi. Turn RIGHT onto ELLIS DR and PARKING
Elevation Note: Fort Collins is 5,000 feet above sea level

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Check-in: We begin our program at the Academic Village on the Colorado State University Main Campus, Fort Collins, 816 W. Pitkin Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521. Check-in in the “Commons Building-Rams Horn: 3:00 – 5:00 pm Monday, June 11. Meet 5:30 pm in Fireplace Lounge-Honors Building Meeting Room for Introductions and dinner plans.
(Monday, June 10)
   
 Afternoon: Arrival and residence hall check-in 3 to 5 p.m. Meet at 5:30 pm in Fireplace Lounge-Honors Building Meeting Room for Introductions and 5 minute walk to dinner.
 Dinner: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls. Dining options at the “Rams Horn” include a Mongolian Grill, Sizzling Salads, Tex Mex, Stone Hearth Pizza, Wraps & Deli Sandwiches, Carving Station, Express, Espresso Bar and Sports Grill.
 Evening: Orientation: Fireside Lounge, Honors Hall. We will have an informative overview of the program to come plus an opportunity to talk with program staff and your fellow participants during an introductory session.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Rehearsals/Practice Times/Coaching; lunch in downtown Fort Collins
(Tuesday, June 11)
   
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Morning: Days will be spent with a variety of scheduled rehearsals, individual and section practice times, and individual coaching. Morning schedule will have two rehearsals with a break in between.
 Lunch: Special lunch excursion to downton Fort Collins.
 Afternoon: Break time after lunch followed by one rehearsal.
 Dinner: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Evening: Evenings will be spent with various activities including formal recitals-presentations by participants and instructors; scheduled recreational activities, and free time.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Rehearsals/Practice Times/Coaching
(Wednesday, June 12)
   
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Morning: Morning schedule will have two rehearsals with a break in between.
 Lunch: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Afternoon: Break time after lunch followed by one rehearsal.
 Dinner: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Evening: Evenings will be spent with various activities including formal recitals-presentations by participants and instructors; scheduled recreational activities, and free time.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Rehearsals/Practice Times/Coaching; Evening dinner theater
(Thursday, June 13)
   
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Morning: Morning schedule will have two rehearsals with a break in between.
 Lunch: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Afternoon: Break time after lunch followed by one rehearsal.
 Dinner: Tonight we dine at a local dinner theater.
 Evening: We enjoy a local dinner musical theater production.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Rehearsals/Practice Times/Coaching
(Friday, June 14)
   
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Morning: Morning schedule will have two rehearsals with a break in between.
 Lunch: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Afternoon: Break time after lunch followed by one rehearsal.
 Dinner: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Evening: Evenings will be spent with various activities including formal recitals-presentations by participants and instructors; scheduled recreational activities, and free time.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Rehearsals/Practice Times/Coaching
(Saturday, June 15)
   
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Morning: Morning schedule will have two rehearsals with a break in between.
 Lunch: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Afternoon: Break time after lunch followed by one rehearsal.
 Dinner: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Evening: Evenings will be spent with various activities including formal recitals-presentations by participants and instructors; scheduled recreational activities, and free time.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Rehearsals/Concert Performance
(Sunday, June 16)
   
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Morning: Rehearsal for this afternoon's concert.
 Lunch: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
 Afternoon: Formal concert to culminate the week.
 Dinner: Special Closing Dinner
 Evening: Free for packing and farewells.
   
Accommodations: Colorado State University-Academic Village
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Departures
(Monday, June 17)
   
 Depart From: Check-out by 10 a.m.
 Breakfast: Meals served cafeteria style in the Rams Horn next door to the Academic Village Halls.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


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