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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Panoramic Flute 2011 faculty
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.