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For new CU-Boulder music faculty, Boulder hard to beat

For new faculty, engaged students, talented colleagues and Buff spirit make Boulder hard to beat

October 6, 2014

They come from diverse backgrounds and have worked all over the world, from Santa Fe to Salzburg, New York to northern Iowa. But all four new full-time faculty members at the College of Music agree: Boulder is hard to beat.

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

October 6, 2014

Michele “Mikhy” and Mike Ritter were college sweethearts at CU-Boulder. When they left their adopted hometown a few years after graduation to pursue career goals, Mikhy made Mike sign a contract that they’d return in five years.

“It took us six years to get back but we held up the bargain,” she says, laughing.

Kronos Quartet to commemorate World War I in music and film Oct. 8 at CU-Boulder

Kronos Quartet to commemorate World War I in music and film Oct. 8 at CU-Boulder

October 3, 2014

Boulder composer, radio journalist featured in program’s first half 

When the world-renowned Kronos Quartet takes the stage at Macky Auditorium Oct. 8, expect a bit of Boulder, a dash of ‘60s Germany and a major meditation on World War I in music and film.

CU Opera

Job Announcement - Vocal Coach

October 3, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder College of Music invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track, three-year renewable appointment as a vocal coach at the Instructor or Senior Instructor level.  Appointment to begin in late August 2015.

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CU-Boulder's Takacs Quartet joins Meryl Streep to celebrate Philip Roth

Takács Quartet joins Meryl Streep to celebrate author Philip Roth

September 24, 2014

By Landon Jones and Pia De Jong | Time.com

Actress Meryl Streep is here to do a one-time performance, reading selections from Philip Roth’s meditation-on-death novella, Everyman, accompanied by a string quartet and a star-struck audience of 900.

Kronos Quartet on 'the special mystery of how a quartet communicates'; will play CU-Boulder Oct. 8, 2014

VIDEO The Kronos Quartet on 'the special mystery of how a quartet communicates'

September 24, 2014

Kronos Quartet as a Dot Cloud

By Graham Roberts, Catherine Spangler, Leslye Davis and Jeremy White | The New York Times

The innovative musicians perform and discuss the special mystery of how a quartet communicates as part of an experiment capturing their sound and movement. 

CU Opera's 'Pirates of Penzance' opens Oct. 24 at CU-Boulder

CU Opera to perform ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ Oct. 24-26

September 22, 2014

Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic light opera a crowd favorite 

CU Opera will open its 2014-15 season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” at Macky Auditorium Oct. 24-26.

College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa named Esteemed Scholar at CU-Boulder

College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa named Esteemed Scholar at CU-Boulder

September 19, 2014

College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa has been named to the inaugural class of the CU-Boulder Esteemed Scholars program.

"I was honored to be awarded this scholarship and to be included in this program," Ochoa says. "A huge factor for me was the professor of oboe here (Peter Cooper), also the environment of CU-Boulder is a really welcoming place."

Syrian-American musician, peace activist to perform and speak at CU-Boulder Sept. 29, 2014

Syrian-American musician, activist Malek Jandali to perform Sept. 29 at CU-Boulder

September 16, 2014

As his country continues to suffer from violent political upheaval, terrorism and atrocities, renowned Syrian-American composer and pianist Malek Jandali will bring his message of peace and human rights to CU-Boulder with a lecture and public concert on Sept. 29.

Cello

Notice of Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Cello

September 11, 2014

The College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a distinguished performer and teacher of cello for our cello performance program. Full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor will commence in August of 2015.

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