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Brenda Romero inducted into Chicano Music Hall of Fame

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.

James Austin

James Austin named interim dean of College of Music

June 28, 2013

James Austin has been named interim dean of CU-Boulder’s College of Music, Provost Russell Moore announced today. The appointment is effective on July 1.

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.

Join us in celebrating Daniel Sher

June 26, 2013

We hope you’ll join us for this week’s celebratory events!

Dan Sher and his wife

Daniel & Boyce Sher Colorado Music Scholarship Endowment Fund

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.

Daniel Sher

Daniel Sher to step down as dean

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.

NAfME Chapter Officers

Music Education Student Organization Receives National Recognition

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.

19th Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique

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.

Jack and Jeanne Thompson

CU-Boulder fundraising leaders fund $2 million jazz studies endowment

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.

Behind the Scenes of Spring Swing with John Davis

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.

Imig Music Building

Dean search finalists announced

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.

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