College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Alumni

$2.3 million gift from late CU-Boulder grad endows chair in Baroque music

November 25, 2014

Endowment is part of $6 million overall gift from the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr.

Although he divided his time between Arizona and Alaska, the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr. never lost his connection to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he earned three degrees in economics from 1961 to 1971. 

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

October 6, 2014

Michele “Mikhy” and Mike Ritter were college sweethearts at CU-Boulder. When they left their adopted hometown a few years after graduation to pursue career goals, Mikhy made Mike sign a contract that they’d return in five years.

“It took us six years to get back but we held up the bargain,” she says, laughing.

Join us in celebrating Daniel Sher

June 26, 2013

We hope you’ll join us for this week’s celebratory events!

Dan Sher and his wife

Daniel & Boyce Sher Colorado Music Scholarship Endowment Fund

June 20, 2013

Under Dan Sher’s visionary leadership, the College of Music has grown to be an internationally-recognized institution and is an important resource to the campus and the community.

Daniel Sher

Daniel Sher to step down as dean

May 30, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced that he has accepted the resignation of Daniel Sher as dean of the College of Music at CU-Boulder effective June 30, 2013.

Sher, who will have served in the post for 20 years when he steps down next summer, will return to the College of Music faculty. He was named dean of the College of Music in July of 1993.

19th Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique

March 1, 2013

Click here to learn more about the Summer Alexander Technique Course, and Intensive. More information about specifics is available elsewhere on this site, or contact Prof. Brody (303-492-1641, brody@colorado.edu)

Anna Englander

A whirlwind Italian Butterfly for CU grad student

December 20, 2012

Anna Englander to sing with professional Opera Futura to kick off exchange

Lisa Martin

Play It Forward: CU-Boulder Students Mentor Aspiring Musicians, Music Teachers

October 8, 2012

If it weren’t for dedicated mentors in her high school, University of Colorado Boulder student Lisa Martin would not have considered a career as a music educator. “It definitely took some persuasion on the part of my directors, and I am forever grateful that they saw in me what I did not see in myself back in the day,” she said.

VIDEO: Maria Schneider on careers in music

August 6, 2012

Renowned jazz composer Maria Schneider visited CU-Boulder last year for a week-long residency. In between rehearsals and clinics, she found time to record these helpful videos for prospective music students. Thanks to MajoringinMusic.com for sharing these insightful clips:

Brundibar

CU Opera in “Brundibar”

July 23, 2012

CU Opera provided the student vocalists for the lead roles in the Colorado Music Festival’s presentation of Hans Krasa’s “Brundibar” June 28-29, 2012. Jessi Goebel and Lukas Graf played the young heroes, Anniku and Pepicek, in search of milk for their ailing mother.

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