October 8, 2013
Scholars, musicians and religious practitioners will gather to highlight and explore the role of music in Judaism in “Embodied Judaism: The Sound of Ecstasy,” a day-long symposium on Oct. 17 on the CU-Boulder campus.
October 3, 2013
BOULDER, Colo. – “Access to arts education is one of the civil rights issues of our time,” says Anthony Brandt, associate professor at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. That may sound like hyperbole, but Brandt says it’s just neuroscience.
Complex human behavior involves both automated behavior — rote memorization — and mediated behavior, which requires synthesis, reasoning and creativity.
September 24, 2013
The best tickets for this popular event go fast, so order early.
September 9, 2013
BOULDER, Colo. — Brett Madsen was deeply interested in music as a high-school student in Florida. It just wasn’t the pop, rock, hip-hop and other genres most of his peers listened to.
He was into classical music, from Bach and Beethoven to Mozart and Chopin. And he was very into writing the same kind of thing.
August 29, 2013
BOULDER, Colo. — Fourteen musicians with the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra presented public master classes on Sept. 10 as part of a three-day residency at the CU-Boulder College of Music.
August 28, 2013
CU-Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore announces the formation of a search committee to lead a national search for a new dean of the College of Music.
August 12, 2013
Little more than a decade before Joel Schut arrived for a two-month teaching project at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music in Kabul, music was banned in the war-torn central Asian nation.
From 1992 to 2001, the ruling Taliban prohibited the playing of music and actively destroyed thousands of instruments. An entire generation of Afghans was not allowed to take part in the act of creating music.
August 5, 2013
When the Colorado Buffaloes catch a breather during Pac-12 network football games this fall — ditto for the basketball team, right into spring — expect to see a top-notch team from the CU-Boulder College of Music step in.
July 22, 2013
When Brenda M. Romero was inducted into the Chicano Music Hall of Fame on July 26, it was just another step in her long-running effort to utilize “old New Mexican music” to teach a history that is largely unknown today.
June 28, 2013
Austin, a professor of music education, joined the College of Music in 1994. He has served as associate dean of undergraduate studies since 2006. He was the music education chair from 1997 to 2012. In 2004, the college awarded Austin the Richard Bern Trego faculty fellowship.