Hsing-ay Hsu, artistic director of Pendulum New Music at the University of Colorado Boulder, explains how students benefit from this unique opportunity to compose and perform new works.
Dan Kellogg talks about his new chamber-opera based on the story of Alferd Packer.
Composer Libby Larsen talks about the themes in her new opera A Wrinkle in Time being workshopped by CU New Opera Workshop June 14-16.
Take an informal video tour of the CU-Boulder College of Music with Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Outreach Frederick Peterbark. This tour focuses on information and resources prospective students need to know about.
Just in time for Halloween, hear CU composer Hunter Ewen’s spooky Monster Party performed by the CU violin studio on the Pendulum Series!
Hunter Ewen wrote this piece for the whole violin studio. The piece was inspired by the monster drawings of artist Stefan Bucher. The performance was complete with costumes, dancing, ear-piercing screams, and violin faculty covered in makeup. If you don’t have time to view the whole video, skip to around 10:10 when the monsters dance.
Erin Paton was still in high school in Colorado Springs, Colorado when she started writing big band charts for her school jazz band. Now a music education major in her sophomore year at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music, Paton has founded the Tuturu Jazz Orchestra with the help of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at CU.
Thank you to MajoringinMusic.com for posting this video.
Members of the CU Bassoon Studio perform faculty composer Daniel Kellog's Canticle of Earth February 22, 2011 on the Faculty Series in Grusin Music Hall.
Matt Dendy, violin; Ilan MacAdam-Somer, cello; and Dina Bodaubay, piano perform Dina Bodaubay’s Trio on the Pendulum Series December 1, 2010.