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Eklund gift sparks $2 million endowment for CU-Boulder Opera

Downtown Boulder businessman’s gift sparks $2 million CU Opera endowment

October 20, 2014

Longtime Boulder resident Paul N. Eklund has made a transformative gift to the opera program at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder that, combined with additional university commitments, establishes a $2 million endowment for the program, to be renamed the Eklund Family Opera Program in honor of the gift.

Oct. 15-20 Cavani Quartet residency at CU-Boulder includes public performances and master classes

Oct. 15-20 Cavani Quartet residency includes performances, master classes

October 14, 2014

The Cavani Quartet's Oct. 15-20 residency at CU-Boulder includes two performances at Grusin Music Hall and master classes, lectures and workshops on campus and in the community.

Boston Conservatory pianist Michael Lewin to perform at CU-Boulder Oct. 22

World-renowned pianist Michael Lewin to perform at CU-Boulder Oct. 22

October 14, 2014

Internationally renowned concert pianist Michael Lewin will perform a free public concert and teach a master class in Grusin Music Hall on Oct. 22. 

Saxophonist and composer Greg Osby will be artist-in-residence at CU-Boulder Oct. 29-31

Saxophonist and composer Greg Osby will be artist-in-residence Oct. 29-31

October 13, 2014

Saxophonist and composer Greg Osby will be artist-in-residence at the CU-Boulder College of Music Thompson Jazz Studies Program Oct. 29-31. The residency will feature a public performance with students at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in Grusin Music Hall.

CU-Boulder, Takacs Quartet violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

Takács violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

October 9, 2014

By Joshua Kosman | Houston Chronicle

It's been nearly a decade since Geraldine Walther packed up her viola and left the ranks of the San Francisco SympCalifornia drought: Major cutbacks by many Northern Californians

hony in favor of the life of a chamber musician. It doesn't sound like she regrets the decision for a moment.

Kronos Quartet Oct. 8 concert at CU-Boulder features local artists

Oct. 8 Kronos Quartet concert features Boulder artists

October 8, 2014

By Peter Alexander | Boulder Weekly

The Kronos Quartet, always bold, brings Boulder artists to Boulder for their appearance at Macky Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8.

For new CU-Boulder music faculty, Boulder hard to beat

For new faculty, engaged students, talented colleagues and Buff spirit make Boulder hard to beat

October 6, 2014

They come from diverse backgrounds and have worked all over the world, from Santa Fe to Salzburg, New York to northern Iowa. But all four new full-time faculty members at the College of Music agree: Boulder is hard to beat.

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

October 6, 2014

Michele “Mikhy” and Mike Ritter were college sweethearts at CU-Boulder. When they left their adopted hometown a few years after graduation to pursue career goals, Mikhy made Mike sign a contract that they’d return in five years.

“It took us six years to get back but we held up the bargain,” she says, laughing.

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