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Medeski, Martin & Wood and Alarm Will Sound set for 'ultimate jam' at CU-Boulder Feb. 6

Medeski, Martin & Wood and Alarm Will Sound set for 'ultimate jam' at CU-Boulder Feb. 6

January 28, 2015

Think of it as a meeting of the groove-minded when the versatile chamber ensemble Alarm Will Sound joins avant-jazz-funk trio Medeski, Martin & Wood Feb. 6 at Macky Auditorium for “the ultimate jam.” 

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CU-Boulder College of Music to host Feb. 2 memorial for Robert Miles

CU-Boulder College of Music to host Feb. 2 memorial for Robert Miles

January 21, 2015

The College of Music will host a memorial for student Rob Miles at 7:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 2, in Grusin Music Hall. 

Miles, 22, died Dec. 8 in a skiing accident at Eldora Mountain Resort. He was a senior at CU-Boulder pursuing a double major in bassoon performance and environmental engineering. 

CU-Boulder musicians to accompany renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. Jan. 22

CU musicians to accompany renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. Jan. 22

January 20, 2015

By Kelly Dean Hansen | Daily Camera Classical Music Writer

There was a time when the New York-based Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company traveled with the same musicians when it toured the country.

CU-Boulder College of Music vocal jazz ensemble opens 2015 Colorado legislative section

January 12, 2015

Table for Five, a student vocal jazz ensemble at the CU-Boulder College of Music, performed in the balcony in the House of Representatives chambers on Jan. 7 to open the 2015 session of the Colorado Legislature.

Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D-Boulder) said she was "thrilled that CU-Boulder was able to participate in the opening ceremonies."

CU-Boulder jazz ensemble to swing Ellington's 'Nutcracker' Dec. 11 at Dazzle Jazz

CU-Boulder jazz ensemble to swing Ellington-Strayhorn 'Nutcracker' Dec. 11 at Dazzle Jazz

December 9, 2014

Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, which premiered the week before Christmas in 1892, is among the most iconic works of art associated with the holiday.

First recorded in 1960, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's jazz interpretation takes the Russian composer's classic, amps the tempo and makes it swing

JOB - Asst. Dir of Communications & Web Administration

December 2, 2014

The CU Boulder College of Music seeks an Assistant Director of Communications and Web Administration (ADWA), who will expand its capacity to create and share content through traditional, web-based, and social media outlets.

$2.3 million gift from late CU-Boulder grad endows chair in Baroque music

November 25, 2014

Endowment is part of $6 million overall gift from the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr.

Although he divided his time between Arizona and Alaska, the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr. never lost his connection to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he earned three degrees in economics from 1961 to 1971. 

Altius Quartet wins Ekstrand music competition at CU-Boulder

Altius Quartet wins top prize at CU-Boulder College of Music Ekstrand competition; Sharon Park wins audience favorite award

November 20, 2014

Altius String Quartet won the Ekstrand Prize and violinist Sharon Park took home the Dean's Audience Favorite Prize at the 28th annual Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition on Nov. 27 at Grusin Music Hall.  

CU-Boulder College of Music alumni news, fall 2014

CU-Boulder College of Music alumni news, fall 2014

November 18, 2014

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2010s

Annie Booth (BA jazz piano ’11) released her debut CD, Wanderlust, featuring nine original compositions, on the Denver-based Dazzle Recordings label on Oct. 24.

Myra Jackson, CU-Boulder College of Music

Long-time College of Music staff member Myra Jackson, Nov. 24, 1940-Oct. 29, 2014

November 13, 2014

Myra Lee (Barnes) Jackson, known to every student and faculty member who scheduled a recital or concert at the College of Music and widely known to the Boulder community for her work with CU Presents, died at her home Oct. 29, 2014. She was 73.  

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