Faculty News

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Concert Jazz Ensemble prepares for trip to Costa Rica

March 21, 2017

This year over Spring Break, the students and faculty of the Thompson Jazz Studies Program will give whole new meaning to the idea of taking their show on the road.Read more »
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Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Christina Jennings

March 15, 2017

In our final Faculty Tuesday recital of the season, Christina Jennings performs as part of the Once a Flutist festival in a program celebrating the diversity and community of the oldest instrument on Earth.Read more »
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It takes a team to make music

March 6, 2017

Collaborative piano professors Alexandra Nguyen and Margaret McDonald explain the history and purpose of the collaborative piano practice.Read more »
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Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Alexandra Nguyen

March 1, 2017

Pianist Alexandra Nguyen and friends present "Musings" at our next Faculty Tuesday recital on March 7, featuring works by Higdon, Schubert and Rachmaninoff.Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »

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