February 7, 2012
The Aakash Mittal Quartet, led by Aakash Mittal (BM 2007, saxophone), received the ASCAP/Chamber Music America award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music for jazz ensemble in January in New York. The group performs its members’ original works and draws heavily on the improvisational vocabulary and compositional aspects of the North Indian classical raga tradition.
January 31, 2012
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Takács Quartet in Focus Join Ed Dusinberre, first violinist for the Takács Quartet, for a discussion on how the group operates, is managed, and the life of the professional chamber musician. Come with your questions! This Wednesday, 5:00-6:30, C-113 <
January 24, 2012
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: A very special panel discussion on THE FUTURE OF THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA If you only make one Entrepreneurship Wednesday this semester, this is the one you should attend. Join me as I moderate a panel discussion with Jim Copenhaver (Interim CEO of the Colorado Symphony), Kevin Shuck (Executive Director of
January 12, 2012
Several students of Professor of Piano Andrew Cooperstock were recently named prize winners in the “New York Concerti Sinfonietta 2011 International Piano Concerto Competition.” Grand Prize winner Antonio Pastor-Otero (DMA), now professor at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève (Switzerland), performed Haydn’s “Concerto in D Major” at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall on Dec. 17. He was joined by his wife, second prize winner Pia Bose (DMA), who performed Mozart.
January 6, 2012
The following speech was given by College of Music Outstanding Graduate Noah Fulton-Beale at the College of Music Commencement Ceremony in December 2011:
January 3, 2012
The CU New Opera Workshop has just been announced for this summer and you’re invited to explore this year’s exciting offerings including Lori Laitman’s opera “Ludlow,” based on the verse novel by Colorado poet laureate David Mason about the deadly Colorado coal mining strike.
December 19, 2011
By Stephen Mantz
If you’re in Boulder, answers to your music questions are as close as the Howard B. Waltz Music Library. Whether you visit the music library’s Web site (http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/music/) or come to the Imig Music Building in person, the library staff is available to help.
November 23, 2011
Coleen Sheline worked for the University of Colorado for 20 years as secretary to the director of marching bands and as administrative assistant to the Dean of the College of Music until she retired in 1990.
Coleen (Ewy) Sheline died on November 11, 2011 at a nursing home in Loveland. Coleen was born March 26, 1926 to Leonard and Luella Drage on the family farm in Campion, Colorado.
November 15, 2011
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: GRAMMY-WINNING ARTIST MARIA SCHNEIDER! Jazz performing artist Maria Schneider joins us as part of her visit to CU. Come hear her speak about her entrepreneurial career, especially her use of the website ArtishShare to distribute her recordings and how she came to win the first-ever Grammy for an independently-produced album.
November 13, 2011
UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS: This Week on Entrepreneurship Wednesdays: Resume & CV Open Hour & Feedback session Join Professor Nytch and Career Services Asst. Director Jon Schlesinger for an open working session on resumes, CVs, and cover letters. We’ll take as many folks as we can on a first-come, first-served basis, so bring your stuff