Listen to CPR's latest arts show.
A budding Figaro describes his experiences of performing in Colorado public schools.
Acclaimed composer Jake Heggie chats about the impact of his opera "Dead Man Walking," the centerpiece of Central City Opera's "Prisons, Compassion and Redemption" project.
Falsetto singing and simple guitar riffs underpin the arts show's catchy music.
Colorado's music scene hopes to get a boost at SXSW through the use of public funds for the first time.
Public money fuels the presence of Colorado bands at SXSW for the first time.