College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder



Watch the College of Music Commencement live

May 4, 2015

Can't make it to Boulder for the College of Music commencement? Watch live right here.

New World Symphony

Master student performs with world-famous “orchestral academy”

April 17, 2015

Trombone MM candidate Mark Hsieh just returned from a three-week stint with the New World Symphony in Miami, Fla.

dean speaking with students

Students and dean discuss future of college, strategic plan

April 10, 2015

On Thursday evening, April 9, Dean Robert Shay held a town hall meeting for students to hear more about the College of Music's upcoming strategic plan, ask questions and provide their feedback.


Job Announcement: Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment

April 8, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder is seeking applications for Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment in the College of Music.

$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.

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,