College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Bands

summer music academy

Mini-documentary: CU Summer Music Academy

July 7, 2015

High school and middle school musicians from around the country converge on the University of Colorado Boulder for a week of learning in a college environment from music students and professors during the CU Summer Music Academy.

middle school campers

Jumping in baton first

June 10, 2015

When the middle school leg of the CU-Boulder Summer Music Academy kicks off on July 21, the 120 middle school attendees will learn from undergraduate music education students.

high school music academy

Music buff for a week

June 10, 2015

The CU Summer Music Academy kicks off this month with plenty of musical and social activities lined up for the more than 200 students attending.

For new CU-Boulder music faculty, Boulder hard to beat

For new faculty, engaged students, talented colleagues and Buff spirit make Boulder hard to beat

October 6, 2014

They come from diverse backgrounds and have worked all over the world, from Santa Fe to Salzburg, New York to northern Iowa. But all four new full-time faculty members at the College of Music agree: Boulder is hard to beat.

New faculty: Matthew Dockendorf, Assistant Director of Bands

April 29, 2014

Prior to his appointment at CU-Boulder, Matthew Dockendorf studied at Michigan State University, where he wrote drill and arranged music for the Spartan Marching Band and Spartan Brass. He served as conductor of the Campus Band and guest conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphony Band, Concert Band and Musique 21. 

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: Allan McMurray

November 4, 2011

Chair of the CU-Boulder Conducting Department, Allan McMurray