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Saxophonist and composer Greg Osby will be artist-in-residence at CU-Boulder Oct. 29-31

Saxophonist and composer Greg Osby will be artist-in-residence Oct. 29-31

October 13, 2014

Saxophonist and composer Greg Osby will be artist-in-residence at the CU-Boulder College of Music Thompson Jazz Studies Program Oct. 29-31. The residency will feature a public performance with students at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in Grusin Music Hall.

CU-Boulder, Takacs Quartet violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

Takács violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

October 9, 2014

By Joshua Kosman | Houston Chronicle

It's been nearly a decade since Geraldine Walther packed up her viola and left the ranks of the San Francisco SympCalifornia drought: Major cutbacks by many Northern Californians

hony in favor of the life of a chamber musician. It doesn't sound like she regrets the decision for a moment.

Kronos Quartet Oct. 8 concert at CU-Boulder features local artists

Oct. 8 Kronos Quartet concert features Boulder artists

October 8, 2014

By Peter Alexander | Boulder Weekly

The Kronos Quartet, always bold, brings Boulder artists to Boulder for their appearance at Macky Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8.

For new CU-Boulder music faculty, Boulder hard to beat

For new faculty, engaged students, talented colleagues and Buff spirit make Boulder hard to beat

October 6, 2014

They come from diverse backgrounds and have worked all over the world, from Santa Fe to Salzburg, New York to northern Iowa. But all four new full-time faculty members at the College of Music agree: Boulder is hard to beat.

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

October 6, 2014

Michele “Mikhy” and Mike Ritter were college sweethearts at CU-Boulder. When they left their adopted hometown a few years after graduation to pursue career goals, Mikhy made Mike sign a contract that they’d return in five years.

“It took us six years to get back but we held up the bargain,” she says, laughing.

Kronos Quartet to commemorate World War I in music and film Oct. 8 at CU-Boulder

Kronos Quartet to commemorate World War I in music and film Oct. 8 at CU-Boulder

October 3, 2014

Boulder composer, radio journalist featured in program’s first half 

When the world-renowned Kronos Quartet takes the stage at Macky Auditorium Oct. 8, expect a bit of Boulder, a dash of ‘60s Germany and a major meditation on World War I in music and film.

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Job Announcement - Exec. Asst. to the Dean

October 3, 2014

The College of Music is hiring for an Executive Assistant to the Dean to provide high-level administrative support, facilitate communications (including writing and editing), support long-range planning and program review, assist with scheduling and minute-keeping, maintain policy documents, and support the work of the Dean’s office in various other ways.

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Job Announcement - Vocal Coach

October 3, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder College of Music invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment as a vocal coach at the Instructor or Senior Instructor level.  Appointment to begin in late August 2015.

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CU-Boulder's Takacs Quartet joins Meryl Streep to celebrate Philip Roth

Takács Quartet joins Meryl Streep to celebrate author Philip Roth

September 24, 2014

By Landon Jones and Pia De Jong | Time.com

Actress Meryl Streep is here to do a one-time performance, reading selections from Philip Roth’s meditation-on-death novella, Everyman, accompanied by a string quartet and a star-struck audience of 900.

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