College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Staff and Boards

AMRC Staff

Name Title Office Email Phone
Tom Riis Director,
Symposia, programs,
general information
Macky 229F/Imig N139 303-492-7540
Laurie Sampsel Director,
Waltz Music Library
Imig N250 303-492-3929
C. F. Alan Cass Glenn Miller Archive
Glenn Miller Archive Inquiries
Norlin Library 303-492-5317
Eric Harbeson Music Special Collections Librarian
Information about collections,
reference inquiries
(except Glenn Miller Archives)
Norlin Library 303-735-1367
Eric Hansen Office Coordinator
Journal, subscriptions,
general information
Macky 229F 303-735-3645


AMRC Advisory Board

Caryl Kassoy AMRC Chair Boulder, CO
Barbara Brenton Retired Music Teacher Boulder, CO
Adam Bradley Department of English CU Boulder
Steve Bruns College of Music CU Boulder
Alan Cass Curator, Glenn Miller Archives CU-AMRC
Bill Elliott Boulder, CO
Petra Meyer-Frazier Denver, CO
Lissy Garrison Senior Director of Development CU Foundation
Greg Gentry College of Music CU Boulder
Eric Harbeson Music Special Collections Librarian CU-University Libraries
Kathy Kucsan Boulder, CO
Arthur Lieb  Retired Librarian Boulder, CO
Joseph Negler Boulder, CO
Marilyn Newsom Retired Neurologist Boulder, CO
Leslie Reynolds University Libraries CU Boulder
Tom Riis AMRC Director & Professor of Musicology CU-College of Music
Laurie Sampsel AMRC Curator CU-University Libraries
JoAn Segal Boulder, CO
Dennis Spragg Milton, MA
Juli Steinhauer  Co-director, Conference on Wold Affairs Boulder, CO
Oakleigh Thorne  Founder, Thorne Ecological Institute Boulder, CO
Jim Williams Dean, University Libraries CU-University Libraries


AMRC National Honorary Council

Ysaye Barnwell Composer, arranger, author, co-founder Sweet Honey in the Rock Washington, D.C.
George Crumb Pulitzer Prize winning composer Media, PA
Samuel Floyd Founding director Center for Black Music Research,Columbia College Chicago, IL
Don Grusin Performer, composer, arranger and producer of international stature Calabasas, CA
Thomas Hampson American baritone, recitalist, opera singer and recording artist New York, NY
Arthur Jones Founder Spirituals Project, professor at University of Denver Denver, CO
Pauline Oliveros Composer, Deep Listening proponent Kingston, NY
Vivian Perlis Founder Oral History American Music (Yale University) New Haven, CT
R.E.M. One of America’s premiere rock bands Athens, GA
Stephen Wade Grammy nominee and author of The Beauful Music All Around Us. Washington, D.C.