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Macky Auditorium

Macky Auditorium has a new website

December 6, 2010

Macky Auditorium, one of the College of Music’s premiere performance venues, has just launched a new interactive website, macky.colorado.edu! There you can find many new features that will help to enhance your visit to Macky including:

CU Opera Recognized by National Opera Association

December 1, 2010

College of Music graduate students John Lindsey and Nicole Vogel have been invited to perform a scene fromCarmen at the National Opera Association National Convention in San Antonio, Texas on January 6.  Together with music director Christopher Zemliauskas, this scene will also be performed on the opera scenes program Tuesday, December 7 in the Music Theatre.

Barber Centennial

Hsing-Ay Hsu’s Recording: Barber Centennial

November 29, 2010

Hsing-ay Hsu, director of Pendulum New Music, just released her new CD, Barber Centennial.  This album features Samuel Barber’s Piano Sonata and his Piano Concerto (which won him a Pultizer Prize), recorded in Moscow with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra.  Samuel Barber is one of the most lyrical and poetic 20th century composers, and helped to define t

Madrigal Festival 2010

Madrigal Festival 2010

November 5, 2010

On Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the 49th Annual Madrigal Festival took place at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

CU students win MTNA Competition

November 3, 2010

Congratulations to the following CU student performers and their teachers for winning the following awards at the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) state competition. The competition is open to anyone in the State of Colorado and winners will advance to the Division Competition in January in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Buzzword: “Entrepreneurship”

October 27, 2010

ECM Director Jeffrey Nytch discusses what “entrepreneurship” means, and the resources available within the College of Music in attaining professional success!

Sydney Chamber Orchestra

Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra Oct. 26

October 20, 2010

Student musicians from Australia will be aiming for a tour de force when they unite with counterparts from the CU College of Music for an historic concert in Boulder on October 26th.

Grusin Hall

College of Music Faculty by the Numbers

October 19, 2010

In 2009-2010 College of Music faculty:

CU Music Day

October 19, 2010

On Monday, October 11, 2010, the College of Music welcomed 74 students, along with their friends and families, to the first CU Music Day.  The day presented informational sessions, events and activities for students to learn more about the College of Music and its degrees and programs.   The day began with students receiving information from the Admissions Department and the administration of the College of Music, Dean Daniel Sher, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, James Austin. 

Takács Quartet and Daniel Kellogg

October 12, 2010

The Takács Quartet just completed a three-concert series focusing on Schubert in New York City (92nd Street Y), and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The series featured the New York premiere of a new work composed for the Quartet by CU Composter Daniel Kellog based on the slow movement theme of Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” Quartet; guest pianist Jeffrey Kahane, guest cellist Paul Katz, and guest bassist Joseph Feeney.

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