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Jeffrey Nytch quoted in salon.com

August 30, 2011

Entrepreneurship Center for Music Director Jeffrey Nytchas quoted extensively in a salon.com article by Lewis Whittington entitled “Can the symphony be saved?”

However, Jeffrey Nytch, the director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at the University of Colorado-Boulder, says he sees “precious little” evidence of new ideas and predicts more bankruptcies to come.

Patrick Mason

Patrick Mason Reviewed in Opera News

August 29, 2011

Professor of Voice and Baritone Patrick Mason was featured on Bridge Records recent release MUSTO: Bastianello and BOLCOM: Lucrezia. The recording was reviewed in the August 2011 issue of Opera News:

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Impostors Falsely Claiming to Fundraise for CU

August 26, 2011

It has recently come to the attention of the University of Colorado that door-to-door magazine salespeople have been falsely representing themselves as members of a “CU orchestra” raising money for a trip to Europe. Colorado Springs is one of the cities in which these impostors have been spotted in recent weeks.

Entrepreneurial Upbeat: Vol. 4 No. 1

August 23, 2011

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 1 THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Welcome Back Informational Session: 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! * A note about Convo Credit and Entrepreneurship Wednesdays: we offer credit for weeks with OUTSIDE guests only. You can use up to 2 such credits each semester. Watch this space

Grusin Music Hall Renovations: A Year Later

June 30, 2011

One year after the renovation project in Grusin Music Hall was underway, Recording Engineer Kevin Harbison talks about the changes to the aesthetics and acoustics of the hall. If you didn’t get to a concert during the 2010-11 academic year, join us in the Fall to enjoy the exciting new concert experience in Grusin.

CU Now 2011

CU NOW 2011

June 14, 2011

The CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW) returned June 22-25 with an exciting new program of workshop-style performances featuring commentary from the composers. The workshop opened June 14 with a sold-out recital by CU voice alumnus Ashraf Sewailam.

Brenda Romero

Brenda Romero wins book contract

June 10, 2011

Associate Professor of Musicology Brenda Romero is the recipient of a book contract for the Folklore Studies for a Multicultural World Series, a Mellon initiative with the American Folklore Society, the University of Illinois Press, University of Wisconsin Press, and University of Minnesota Press.  A national competition, they chose 6 authors.  Her proposal The Transcultural Matachines, Creativity and Renewal in the Americas was one of only six selected.

2011 Panoramic Flute Seminar

June 6, 2011

The 2011 Panoramic Flutist Seminar was a huge success! 45 students from all over the US gathered for four packed days of flute playing, classes, concerts, yoga and hikes. Faculty included Christina Jennings, Leone Buyse, Lisa Garner Santa, and collaborative pianist, Colette Valentine.


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Takács Quartet wins Royal Philharmonic Society award

May 12, 2011

CU-Boulder’s Quartet-in-Residence, the Takács Quartet, has won the prestigious 2011 Royal Philharmonic Award in the Best Chamber Music & Song category.

Keyboard Day a Success

May 5, 2011

The Keyboard Department had a highly successful 3rd annual Keyboard Day on March 12, 2011. The audience included local teachers and students, and we spent the day exploring various aspects of keyboard playing and getting to know one another.

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