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The perfect formula

Feb. 28, 2017

BME Choral and BM Voice double major Caroline Vickstrom can point to the precise moment in which she knew she wanted to be a music teacher.Read more »
quartet performing the mechanics

CU students to give Colorado premiere of Pann’s Pulitzer-finalist piece

Feb. 27, 2017

Nearly a year after he found out his saxophone quartet "The Mechanics" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Music, CU composer Carter Pann is helping the College of Music's graduate quartet prepare the piece for its Colorado premiere.Read more »
geri walther on stage

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Geraldine Walther

Feb. 22, 2017

Join Takács Quartet violist Geraldine Walther for a variety of works and styles, from Beethoven's String Trio in G Major to Schoenberg's seldom-performed String Trio.Read more »
david korevaar playing piano

Piano professor set to give music's first Distinguished Research Lecture

Feb. 20, 2017

David Korevaar talks about the score as the root of context for any musical work this Friday as he presents “The score is alive … with the sound of music.”Read more »
jennifer hayghe playing piano

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Jennifer Hayghe

Feb. 15, 2017

Experience the dazzling brilliance of Scarlatti, the nostalgia of Grieg and the majesty and intensity of Mendelssohn with Jennifer Hayghe and friends on Feb. 21.Read more »
orchestra on stage at macky

College marks 100th anniversary with $50 million music+ campaign

Feb. 13, 2017

The “music+” campaign is tied to “The College of Music Advantage,” the 10-year strategic plan set in motion by the priorities of students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community.Read more »
sam estes in an audio booth

Alumni spotlight: Sam Estes and Cole Ingraham

Feb. 8, 2017

Alumni Sam Estes (MM ’05) and Cole Ingraham (DMA ’13) are changing the game in film scoring, helping build a music composition software based on an algorithm and user needs.Read more »
jazz students on stage

Thompson Jazz Studies hosts Mile High Jazz Festival

Feb. 6, 2017

It’s been a Colorado tradition for more than 50 years and this year, it’s coming to Macky Auditorium. The Thompson Jazz Studies Program is getting ready for the 53rd Mile High Jazz Festival on Feb. 15-17.Read more »
doug walter playing vibes

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Douglas Walter

Feb. 1, 2017

Join vibraphonist Douglas Walter and friends as we take a musical journey through C.S. Lewis' Four Stages of Enchantment.Read more »
guitar festival participants on stage

CU Guitar Festival brings international musicians to Boulder

Jan. 31, 2017

For three days this February, the classical guitar will once again take center stage at the College of Music at the third CU International Guitar Festival and Competition.Read more »

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