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Jazz great Paquito D'Rivera to give master class at CU-Boulder Feb. 26

Jazz great Paquito D'Rivera to give master class at CU-Boulder Feb. 26

February 24, 2015

International jazz star and composer Paquito D’Rivera will conduct a master class at CU-Boulder Feb. 26.

He also will perform a benefit concert with College of Music students Feb. 27 in Golden.   

Second International Guitar Festival Feb. 19-21 at Cu-Boulder

College of Music's second International Guitar Festival at CU-Boulder Feb. 19-21

February 16, 2015

Inaugural event struck a global chord in 2013

In just over three years, Nicolò Spera has put CU-Boulder on the map as a true global mecca for classical-guitar teaching, performance and competition.

Jazz legend Rufus Reid at CU-Boulder Feb. 16-18, 2015

Jazz legend Rufus Reid to give free performance, master classes at CU-Boulder Feb. 16-18

February 11, 2015

Jazz legend Rufus Reid will come to CU-Boulder for a three-day residency with the Thompson Jazz Studies program Feb. 16-18, including a free public performance and master classes.   

Medeski, Martin & Wood and Alarm Will Sound set for 'ultimate jam' at CU-Boulder Feb. 6

Medeski, Martin & Wood and Alarm Will Sound set for 'ultimate jam' at CU-Boulder Feb. 6

January 28, 2015

Think of it as a meeting of the groove-minded when the versatile chamber ensemble Alarm Will Sound joins avant-jazz-funk trio Medeski, Martin & Wood Feb. 6 at Macky Auditorium for “the ultimate jam.” 

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CU-Boulder College of Music to host Feb. 2 memorial for Robert Miles

CU-Boulder College of Music to host Feb. 2 memorial for Robert Miles

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. 

CU-Boulder musicians to accompany renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. Jan. 22

CU musicians to accompany renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. Jan. 22

January 20, 2015

By Kelly Dean Hansen | Daily Camera Classical Music Writer

There was a time when the New York-based Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company traveled with the same musicians when it toured the country.

CU-Boulder College of Music vocal jazz ensemble opens 2015 Colorado legislative section

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."

CU-Boulder jazz ensemble to swing Ellington's 'Nutcracker' Dec. 11 at Dazzle Jazz

CU-Boulder jazz ensemble to swing Ellington-Strayhorn 'Nutcracker' Dec. 11 at Dazzle Jazz

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

$2.3 million gift from late CU-Boulder grad endows chair in Baroque music

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. 

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