August 12, 2013
Little more than a decade before Joel Schut arrived for a two-month teaching project at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music in Kabul, music was banned in the war-torn central Asian nation.
From 1992 to 2001, the ruling Taliban prohibited the playing of music and actively destroyed thousands of instruments. An entire generation of Afghans was not allowed to take part in the act of creating music.
October 9, 2012
Each school year the graduate program in choral conducting in the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder welcomes through its doors aspiring conductors from across the nation and around the globe. As they dawn their degree work, these young men and women are initiated into a choral legacy steeped in excellence, history, and tradition. Graduates from CU’s program have ascended the ranks of their profession, making significant impacts on the research and performance of choral
November 4, 2011
Chair of the CU-Boulder Conducting Department, Allan McMurray