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Recapturing the magic

April 25, 2017

After a sold-out concert with pop-folk duo the Indigo Girls in Spring 2016, this spring the College of Music’s premier ensemble again booked a gig with the Girls—this time to record a live album.Read more »
nadya hill on stage

Jill of All Trades plays Linda in “Red Hot and Cole”

April 24, 2017

Nadya Hill is a vocalist. A violinist. A visual artist. A full-stack Javascript web developer. But on Friday night and Sunday afternoon, as she performs in Eklund Opera’s season-ending “Red Hot and Cole,” she’ll just be Linda Porter.Read more »
grusin music hall

Job announcement: Director of Admissions and Recruitment

April 19, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder is seeking applications for a director of admissions and recruitment for the College of Music.Read more »
sir james galway on stage

Mini-Documentary: Once a Flutist Festival

April 19, 2017

For two days in March 2017, flutists young and old converged on CU Boulder for the Once a Flutist Festival. Including master classes with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, panels and recitals, the event was a reminder that if you’re once a flutist… you’re always a flutist.Read more »
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Symphony and choirs wrap season with Mozart’s Requiem

April 18, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, the CU Symphony Orchestra and choirs bring Mozart’s masterpiece, the Requiem in D minor, to the Macky Auditorium stage, capping off a banner year for the College of Music with a performance of one of music’s monumental masterworks.Read more »
patti peterson

A woman of many hats

April 17, 2017

One of the college's longest-serving faculty members, Associate Professor of Voice Patti Peterson, retires this spring after 25 years at CU Boulder.Read more »
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Roser Piano and Keyboard Department named after gift from longtime music champion

April 11, 2017

Becky Roser, a longtime College of Music supporter and former chair of the Music Advisory Board, recently created an endowment, naming the keyboard area the Roser Piano and Keyboard Program.Read more »
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Online summer piano course open for registration

April 11, 2017

This summer, Alejandro Cremaschi will teach a class of 15-20 students the finer points of beginner piano playing. They'll go through a sequence of fun piano pieces and learn about rhythm, reading music, hand placement and chords—and they'll do it entirely online.Read more »
jeremy smith teaching class

Uncovering a Renaissance musical controversy

April 10, 2017

In this faculty spotlight, Jeremy Smith talks about his controversial book on the equally controversial song output of English composer William Byrd.Read more »
yo-yo ma and the cello studio

Artist Series season brings top artists and eye-opening experiences

April 4, 2017

As the Boulder community benefits from the Artist Series' concerts, students at the College of Music enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing, learning from—even talking shop with—their idols.Read more »

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