Gave 200 events/performances outside of CU for over 200,000 audience members including with the Colorado Symphony, Jazz combos, visiting musicals, ballet orchestras, and local meetings of professional organizations.
Hosted over 200 Honor Bands, Choirs, String students, Youth Orchestras, and faculty and student visits to schools, festivals, and special events including 1 annual performance at the State Capitol. These reached close to 50,000 in Colorado, mostly pre-college youth, their parents and other music professionals.
Presented or performed at 85 events nationally outside of Colorado. Composers works were performed at well over 100 concerts (orchestral, band, chamber ensemble, solo). The audiences totaled approximately50,000.
Presented around 100 national master classes and clinics outside of Colorado for youth orchestras, bands and choirs, reaching nearly 10,000 participants.
Internationally, presented 35 professional performances, presentations at national conferences, reaching12,500 attendees.
Engaged in outreach internationally, presenting 25 clinics, workshops, master classes to 5000 students, their teachers, and other professionals.
Bob Charles isn’t a professional musician. He played euphonium in high school and college band, but his life has taken him on a different journey in the decades since. Still, like so many people, he can’t imagine a life without music. Read more
This December, the College of Music rings in the season with its beloved Holiday Festival, a decades-long Boulder tradition boasting joyful performances by CU Boulder musicians and beautiful holiday decorations inside historic Macky Auditorium. Read more