August 25, 2014
Dance troupe brings full theatrical performance of unique American form to Colorado for the first time
BOULDER, Colo. — Brian Williams has a request of anyone planning to attend Colorado’s first full dance concert by Step Afrika! at Macky Auditorium Sept. 19: Get loud and get moving.
August 22, 2014
Rajeev Taranath, one of the world’s true masters of North Indian classical music and the sarod—a richly textured relative of the lute—will teach and perform during a Sept. 6-23 residency at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music.
July 31, 2014
The Takács Quartet has announced music programs for its fall concerts.
String Quintet in G minor, K. 516 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Adagio ma non troppe
Adagio – Allegro
July 8, 2014
D.B. Cooper. Amelia Earhart. Jimmy Hoffa. All prominent Americans whose unexplained disappearances have fascinated and confounded armchair historians and professionals alike—and created fertile ground for all manner of wild explanations and conspiracy theories.
June 12, 2014
Get in the spirit of Independence Day — and shake out the winter rust from your vocal pipes — at the 8thannual Great American Sing-along at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music on June 29.
This year’s theme is “In the Good Ol’ Summertime” and will feature such beloved tunes as “Camptown Races,” “Home on the Range” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The hour-long sing-along also features free lemonade, a free souvenir songbook and more.
June 6, 2014
“Under the command of General Eisenhower, allied naval forces, supported by strong air forces began landing allied armies this morning on the northern coast of France”. This was the complete text of Communiqué #1 as read by Col. R. Ernest DuPuy from SHAEF at 3:30 a.m. Eastern War Time Tuesday, June 6, 1944.
April 30, 2014
CU Opera will open its 2014-15 season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” at Macky Auditorium Oct. 24-26.
“This is one of the two or three most important pieces by Gilbert and Sullivan, and we’ve got just the right students to fill these roles,” says Leigh Holman, director of CU Opera. “This is a delightful piece and audiences just go crazy for it.”
New faculty: Andrea Ramsey, Assistant Professor of Conducting and Associate Director of Choral Studies
April 29, 2014
Andrea Ramsey comes to the College of Music from the The Ohio State University in Columbus, where she is currently teaches choral methods and undergraduate conducting, and conducts the University Chorus.
April 29, 2014
Paul McKee received a BME from the University of Northern Iowa and an MM in composition from the University of Texas at Austin.
In 1984 he joined Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd and appeared on several Grammy-nominated recordings. Over the years McKee has served on the jazz faculty at schools including DePaul University, Youngstown State University, Northern Illinois University, the University of Missouri at Kansas City and Florida State University.
April 29, 2014
Prior to his appointment at CU-Boulder, Matthew Dockendorf studied at Michigan State University, where he wrote drill and arranged music for the Spartan Marching Band and Spartan Brass. He served as conductor of the Campus Band and guest conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphony Band, Concert Band and Musique 21.