College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Awards & Activities

DOWNBEAT STUDENT MUSIC AWARDS

2010 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Lucas Munce
2008 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Josh Quinlan
2006 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Big Band – CU Jazz Ensemble I
2006 – Winner: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Kevin Woods
2006 – Winner: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Gonzalo Teppa (article)
2005 – Winner: Best Original Song – Kurtis Adams
2005 – Outstanding Performance – Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Gonzalo Teppa
2004 – Winner: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Gonzalo Teppa
2004 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Serafin Sanchez
2003 – Outstanding Performance: Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist – Peter Sommer
2003 – Outstanding Performance: Original Composition-Best Song (Greg Harris)
2003 – Winner: Best Jazz Arrangement – Andy Nevala
2003 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Big Band – Jazz Ensemble I
2002 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Instrumental Soloist – Peter Sommer
2002 – Outstanding Performance: Jazz Instrumental Group – CU Jazz Combo I
2002 – Outstanding Performance: Original Song – Andy Nevala

RECENT PERFORMANCES

2011 – Jazz Ensemble I at Niwot Jazz Festival, Niwot, CO
2010 – Jazz Ensemble I w/Nnenna Freelon, CU Artist Series Event, Macky Auditorium
2008 – Jazz Ensemble I w/Dave Grusin, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO

IAJE

2004 – Performance at IAJE convention by Jazz Ensemble I w/Randy Brecker – New York, NY
1999 – Performance at IAJE conventional by Jazz Ensemble I – Long Beach, CA