January 21, 2015
The College of Music will host a memorial for student Rob Miles at 7:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 2, in Grusin Music Hall.
Miles, 22, died Dec. 8 in a skiing accident at Eldora Mountain Resort. He was a senior at CU-Boulder pursuing a double major in bassoon performance and environmental engineering.
January 12, 2015
Table for Five, a student vocal jazz ensemble at the CU-Boulder College of Music, performed in the balcony in the House of Representatives chambers on Jan. 7 to open the 2015 session of the Colorado Legislature.
Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D-Boulder) said she was "thrilled that CU-Boulder was able to participate in the opening ceremonies."
December 9, 2014
Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, which premiered the week before Christmas in 1892, is among the most iconic works of art associated with the holiday.
First recorded in 1960, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's jazz interpretation takes the Russian composer's classic, amps the tempo and makes it swing.
November 25, 2014
Endowment is part of $6 million overall gift from the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr.
Although he divided his time between Arizona and Alaska, the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr. never lost his connection to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he earned three degrees in economics from 1961 to 1971.
November 13, 2014
Myra Lee (Barnes) Jackson, known to every student and faculty member who scheduled a recital or concert at the College of Music and widely known to the Boulder community for her work with CU Presents, died at her home Oct. 29, 2014. She was 73.
CU Presents for the holidays: Scrooge and show tunes, English a cappella, seasonal sing-alongs and more
November 10, 2014
If your holiday entertainment tastes run to silly, sublime or sentimental—or all three—CU Presents can help you celebrate this holiday season.
“Whether you want to laugh, sing the ‘Hallelujah’ chorus or experience a taste of an English Christmas, CU Presents is delighted to offer our community three very distinct artistic celebrations of the season,” says Joan McLean Braun, executive director.
November 7, 2014
All apologies to Forrest Gump, but you really never know what you’re going to get at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Ekstrand music competition finals. Might be Bach, Bernstein or Basie, show tunes or a string quartet, a jazz solo or guitar duo.