January 28, 2011
After devoting their London appearances last season to Beethoven, the Takács Quartet’s three Southbank recitals in the current term range much more widely. Their second emulated the basic outline of the first, two months ago: a quartet from Haydn’s Op 71 set was followed by major 20th- and 19th-century works, in this case by Bartók and Smetana.
January 20, 2011
The College of Music at the University of Colorado at Boulder hosted its first competition dedicated specifically to collaborative music-making: So You Think You Can Collaborate? Saturday, January 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Grusin Music Hall. The winners of the competition were Forty Fingers of Fury (Allan Armstrong, Laura Brumbaugh, Doreen Lee and Sunyoung Lee, pianos with Owen Zhou, technical guru).
January 12, 2011
The College of Music is excited to welcome prospective students with an interest in majoring in music to Music Student for a Day, Monday, February 21, 2011.
Events will include a walking tour of campus, parent and student panel discussions with current students, admissions information, and lunch. Students will also have the opportunity to sit in on ensemble rehearsals and hear from the Entrepreneurship Center for Music Director, Dr. Jeffrey Nytch.
December 15, 2010
December 10, 2010
Sophomore flute performance major Sasha Haft has been named one of 4 finalists for piccolo for the 2011 YouTube Symphony Orchestra. Viewer votes will determine the winner, so please visitwww.youtube.com/symphony and vote for Sasha once per day through December 17th.
December 8, 2010
On Thursday, December 2nd, CU Jazz Ensemble I took part in the first St. Vrain Jazz Festival. Seven high schools from the St. Vrain school district took part in the festival, which is in its inaugural year. The following high schools participated: Niwot, Erie, Frederick, Longmont, Silver Creek, Mead and Lyons. Niwot had two bands participate!