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Graying gracefully: Natalie Merchant to play with CU-Boulder Symphony April 2

March 9, 2015

By Mary Colurso | AI.com 

Natalie Merchant is used to it by now—the startled gasp from the audience when she emerges on stage.

The reaction says more about our celebrity-crazed culture than it does about Merchant, embraced by fans in the 1980s as the hip vocalist and literate lyricist/songwriter for the alt-folk-rock band 10,000 Maniacs. 

South Indian classical master Gurucharan to perform with Sands of Infinity at CU-Boulder March 21

South Indian classical vocalist Gurucharan to perform with Sands of Infinity at CU-Boulder March 21

March 9, 2015

Sikkil Gurucharan, the Grammy Award-nominated singer and ambassador for the classical south Indian Carnatic music tradition, will join CU-Boulder based Sands Around Infinity March 21 concert that blends East and West in exciting new ways.

CU-Boulder music students, faculty to present 'Shades of Jazz' March 8 at Lone Tree Arts Center

CU-Boulder music students, faculty to present 'Shades of Jazz' March 8 at Lone Tree Arts Center

March 5, 2015

Students and faculty from the CU-Boulder Thompson Jazz Studies Program will perform some of the greatest music of the swing era March 8 in Lone Tree, hosted by the CU-Boulder Denver Metro Alumni Chapter.

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.

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