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.
April 26, 2011
On April 25, University of Colorado President Bruce Benson today announced Creating Futures, a $1.5 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign, the most ambitious in university history, which will benefit people, programs and places across CU’s four campuses.
Oxford University Press releases Keith Waters’ The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68
April 26, 2011
Oxford University Press has released a new book by CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Music Theory Keith Waters. Entitled The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68, the book details the music of the “Second Quintet” — the Miles Davis Quintet of the mid-1960s — and one of the most innovative and influential groups in the history of the genre. The studio recordings released by this group made profound co
April 26, 2011
Lucas Munce (MM candidate) received the 2011 DownBeat Magazine Award for Graduate College Outstanding Performances by a Jazz Soloist. More details about DownBeat’s 34th Annual Student Music Awards will be announced in the magazine’s upcoming June issue.
The CU Jazz Studies program has won 15 Student DownBeat Awards since 2002 in numerous categories.
April 18, 2011
n April 8, 2011, the College of Music hosted the first CU Invitational Orchestra Festival. The festival involved the participation of three orchestras from Boulder High School, and orchestras from Legacy High School, Lakewood High School and Cherry Creek High School.
April 15, 2011
CU Presents is a part of the University of Colorado at Boulder College of Music. We offer over 50 ticketed concerts every year as well as numerous educational and outreach events. CU Presents includes the Artist Series, CU Opera (including the CU New Opera Workshop), the Takács Quartet Chamber and Encore Series, and the Holiday Festival. CU Presents welcomes over 40,000 concertgoers to its events every year.
March 18, 2011
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. This year, College of Music faculty and students won four of these prestigious grants: