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VIDEO: Allan McMurray

November 4, 2011

Chair of the CU-Boulder Conducting Department, Allan McMurray

2011 Ekstrand Competition Results

November 4, 2011

Congratulations to all Fall 2011 prize winners!

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 11

November 1, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: GRANT-WRITING THAT WORKS! Heather Beasley returns with her dynamite workshop on finding grants and writing the effective proposals you need to win them. A must for everyone! 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS HERE: One week until Pitch Night The New Venture

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 10

October 25, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: FREELANCING: get the job and KEEP it Join one of the College of Music’s most prolific gigging performers, trumpet professor Terry Sawchuck, for a valuable session on the freelancing life: how to get the job and excel with the musical challenges you’ll encounter along the way as well. 5:00-6:30 in

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 9

October 18, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: CU MUSIC ALUMNI PANEL: the many paths of the music graduate CU Music alums John Lake, Emily Lewis & Lindsay Brust come to E-Weds and share their varied stories about where their music studies have taken them post-graduation. Come hear their stories, find out how they’ve built fulfilling lives in

Beth Rosbach (MM 2004, cello) founds Sphere Ensemble

October 12, 2011

In April 2011, CU College of Music alumna Beth Rosbach (MM Cello Performance 2004) started a new Colorado based conductorless string chamber orchestra called Sphere Ensemble.  The inspiration for the group came from a self-conducted performance by the string sections of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 8

October 11, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING ABOUT MUSIC & GETTING PUBLISHED Join Jonathan Bellman, Professor of Music History and Literature at UNC, on the art of writing about music and getting published. CONVO CREDIT AVAILABLE THIS WEEK. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS COMING. . . What’s

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 7

October 6, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: THE AUDITION: preparation & execution The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Mike Thornton, CU Horn Professor and Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony, joins us to talk about the audition process: tips on preparation & nailing your audition. A great opportunity to bring

Macky Auditorium

Macky Auditorium Time Capsule

October 5, 2011

A year after Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano revealed the contents of the 1910 Macky Auditorium time capsule, the contents of a new memo to posterity are being finalized.

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SNAAP Survey

October 5, 2011

The College of Music is participating in the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. After three years of field testing, SNAAP is launching its first national survey of arts graduates this Fall with many institutions nationwide.

All College of Music alumni have received an invitation to participate in this on-line survey, as long as we have a valid email address. The survey closes November 7, 2011.

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