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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.


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.


MTNA Competition at CU October 15

September 26, 2011

The Music Teachers National Association is a non profit organization whose mission is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers, 600 of whom reside in Colorado.  Among other activities, MTNA organizes an annual national music competition.


September 20, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING GREAT BIOs & PROGRAM NOTES The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join Professor Elissa Guralnick for a great discussion on how to write effectively about yourself and your work. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE FALL INTENSIVE IS


September 13, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: HEAD SHOTS AND DEMO RECORDINGS The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join CU Photographer Glenn Asakawa and College of Music Recording Engineer Kevin Harbison on the dos and don’ts of head shots and demo recordings. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza &

Jennie Dorris

Taking Note: Jennie Dorris MM ’05

September 6, 2011

Founded by Jennie Dorris (MMus’05), Telling Stories is a concert series that draws on a cast of 100 classically trained freelance musicians and writers who want to make chamber music and literature “a little more fun and a lot less stuffy.”

Jeffrey Nytch quoted in

August 30, 2011

Entrepreneurship Center for Music Director Jeffrey Nytchas quoted extensively in a article by Lewis Whittington entitled “Can the symphony be saved?”

However, Jeffrey Nytch, the director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at the University of Colorado-Boulder, says he sees “precious little” evidence of new ideas and predicts more bankruptcies to come.

Patrick Mason

Patrick Mason Reviewed in Opera News

August 29, 2011

Professor of Voice and Baritone Patrick Mason was featured on Bridge Records recent release MUSTO: Bastianello and BOLCOM: Lucrezia. The recording was reviewed in the August 2011 issue of Opera News:

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Impostors Falsely Claiming to Fundraise for CU

August 26, 2011

It has recently come to the attention of the University of Colorado that door-to-door magazine salespeople have been falsely representing themselves as members of a “CU orchestra” raising money for a trip to Europe. Colorado Springs is one of the cities in which these impostors have been spotted in recent weeks.

Entrepreneurial Upbeat: Vol. 4 No. 1

August 23, 2011

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 1 THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Welcome Back Informational Session: 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! * A note about Convo Credit and Entrepreneurship Wednesdays: we offer credit for weeks with OUTSIDE guests only. You can use up to 2 such credits each semester. Watch this space