June 20, 2013
Under Dan Sher’s visionary leadership, the College of Music has grown to be an internationally-recognized institution and is an important resource to the campus and the community.
May 30, 2013
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced that he has accepted the resignation of Daniel Sher as dean of the College of Music at CU-Boulder effective June 30, 2013.
Sher, who will have served in the post for 20 years when he steps down next summer, will return to the College of Music faculty. He was named dean of the College of Music in July of 1993.
March 11, 2013
The students of the pre-professional organization for music education majors at the University of Colorado Boulder have recently been recognized nationally and locally for the quality of their programs and their commitment to providing learning experiences for their members.
March 1, 2013
The 19th Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique at the University of Colorado will be held July 8-12, 2013 in beautiful Boulder. Daily sessions run from 9:00 to noon. In addition to group instruction, each participant receives a private session with a member of the teaching faculty. This year, Ed Bilanchone and Amy Likar will join CU Professor James Brody on the Course.
March 1, 2013
Jeannie and Jack Thompson have made an unprecedented commitment to the Jazz Studies program at the University of Colorado Boulder — building $1.6 million in combined gifts to trigger a new $2 million program endowment.
To honor and recognize this transformational gift, the program will be renamed the Thompson Jazz Studies Program, as announced at yesterday’s annual Spring Swing big band concert. It is CU-Boulder’s first named program.
February 24, 2013
Director of Jazz Studies John Davis gives a behind-the-scenes look at preparing for Spring Swing this Sunday, February 24 at 2 p.m. in Macky Auditorium.
February 20, 2013
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the four finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Music.
January 30, 2013
Entrepreneurial Thought of the Week: The Entrepreneurial Thought of the Week will now be in a separate email, usually sent out later in the week. Stay tuned for the first installment this week as I report back from the annual meeting of the U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship!
January 29, 2013
For three days, from February 14th to 16th, 2013, the CU campus and the College of Music will open its doors to the guitar world. The CU Guitar Studio and the College of Music will present a unique, exciting and unprecedented event – The First CU International Guitar Festival & Competition.
January 10, 2013
The other change coming this semester is that the “Entrepreneurial Thought of the Week” is going to start coming out as a separate email, probably later in the week. It’s my hope that this will make the reading of the UPBEAT! a little quicker & easier, and also allow the “Thought” to generate more dialogue. So keep your eyes out for that!