College of Music

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Andrew Cooperstock

Boston Musical Intelligencer Review of Andrew Cooperstock

September 19, 2010

A disappointingly small audience turned out for one of the most significant and worthwhile concerts of the 2010 Maverick Concerts season in Woodstock. Saturday evening. The duo Opus Two, violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock, played a recital called “American Spirit,” and they justified their title with both repertoire and performance.

Fiske Guide to Colleges

Fiske Guide to College Picks CU-Boulder Music

August 27, 2010

The 2011 Fiske Guide to Colleges listed CU-Boulder as one of only 25 Major Universities Strong in Music. CU-Boulder’s College of Music has appeared on this select list for several years. The Fiske Guide also recognized CU-Boulder as Strong in Environmental Studies and a top Major University with Strong Support for Students with Learning Disabilities.

Brad Goode Cover

Brad Goode’s New Album

August 9, 2010

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies Brad Goode debuts his exciting new quartet on Tight Like This, Goode’s fourth Delmark Records CD and his twelfth as a leader. The Chicago native has assembled the band “I’ve longed for my entire career,” one that shares his willingness to take risks “while maintaining respect for the form and the group sound.” Tight Like This will be released September 21.

Voice and Choral Alumni News

August 2, 2010

Thank you to retired Professor Joan Catoni Conlon for sending us these updates about some of our recent graduates from the Voice, Opera, and Choral Department:

Aaron Tindall

Aaron Tindall (DMA tuba) wins Aspen Music Festival Concerto Competition

July 27, 2010

Aaron Tindall (DMA tuba student) won the concerto competition at the Aspen Music Festival and performed R. Vaughn-Williams’ Concerto for Bass Tuba July 28th in the Benedict Music Tent at the Aspen music Festival.  Before the performance he  gave a live radio broadcast with Warren Deck, former principal tuba of the New York Philharmonic and John Rojack, bass trombone with the American Brass Quintet on KAJX (Aspen Public Radio).

Behind the scenes at the CU New Opera Workshop

July 26, 2010

CU Opera Director Leigh Holman gives a rundown of what audiences can expect at this year’s inaugural CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW) July 25-August 7. For more information and tickets, visit the CU Presents website.

Faculty CD Release: Dusinberre & Korevaar

July 21, 2010

Faculty members  Edward Dusinberre, violin and David Korevaar, piano have just released a new recording of Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas Nos. 9 “Kreutzer” & 10 on Decca. This recording was funded by grants from the Council on Research and Creative Work and from the Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities at the University of Colorado. The recording can be ordered from Presto Classical.

AMRC 2011 in Review

July 20, 2010

The American Music Research Center’s annual advisory board retreat Saturday, July 17 was an opportunity for AMRC staff and board members to discuss future plans and recap the year’s events. This past year has been an eventful one at the AMRC, including the following highlights:

Panoramic Flutist Seminar 2010

July 9, 2010

The 2010 Panoramic Flutist Seminar was held June 1-4 at CU. 44 flutists from the US, Mexico, France, Korea, and New Zealand were in attendance. Flute faculty included CU’s Christina Jennings, Rice University Full Professor Leone Buyse, and Jean Ferrandis- the extraordinary International soloist. Margaret McDonald and David Korevaar were the seminar’s amazing pianists.

Paul Miller at the Library of Congress

July 8, 2010

Instructor of Music Theory Paul Miller was invited in May to perform on three historical string instruments in the Wilkins Collection of the Library of Congress, in Washington DC.  These instruments were donated in 1937 by Dr. H.