November 5, 2013
Following the brutal ethnic cleansing that ravaged Kosovo in the late 1990s, Liz Shropshire wanted to find a way to help the tens of thousands of children living in refugee camps.
October 25, 2013
Thanks to Daphne Leong for providing these recent highlights from the CU-Boulder Music Theory program:
October 14, 2013
A program rich in Rachmaninov comes to Macky Auditorium
Here’s the kind of musician 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition winner Vadym Kholodenko is: Dissatisfied with cadenzas he’d heard to the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, he decided he’d write one himself.
October 10, 2013
CU-Boulder was a strong presence at the biennial Symposium on Music Teacher Education, which took place this September at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Sponsored by the Society for Music Teacher Education, a division of the National Association for Music Education, the symposium hosted several College of Music students, alumni and faculty.
October 8, 2013
Scholars, musicians and religious practitioners will gather to highlight and explore the role of music in Judaism in “Embodied Judaism: The Sound of Ecstasy,” a day-long symposium on Oct. 17 on the CU-Boulder campus.
October 3, 2013
BOULDER, Colo. – “Access to arts education is one of the civil rights issues of our time,” says Anthony Brandt, associate professor at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. That may sound like hyperbole, but Brandt says it’s just neuroscience.
Complex human behavior involves both automated behavior — rote memorization — and mediated behavior, which requires synthesis, reasoning and creativity.
September 24, 2013
The best tickets for this popular event go fast, so order early.
September 9, 2013
BOULDER, Colo. — Brett Madsen was deeply interested in music as a high-school student in Florida. It just wasn’t the pop, rock, hip-hop and other genres most of his peers listened to.
He was into classical music, from Bach and Beethoven to Mozart and Chopin. And he was very into writing the same kind of thing.
August 29, 2013
BOULDER, Colo. — Fourteen musicians with the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra presented public master classes on Sept. 10 as part of a three-day residency at the CU-Boulder College of Music.
August 28, 2013
CU-Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore announces the formation of a search committee to lead a national search for a new dean of the College of Music.