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.
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.
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.
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:
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).
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.
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.
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:
July 9, 2010
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.