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Music on a mission, part two

October 20, 2015

The ability of music to bring together people from different backgrounds to improve lives is sending Music Buffs to all corners of the globe. From Africa to the Middle East to Southeast Asia, University of Colorado Boulder students and alumni are forging connections through music.

DAILY CAMERA - CU Symphony Orchestra a value at any price

September 21, 2015

The University Symphony Orchestra is in concert Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, 7:30 p.m. at Macky Auditorium.

Joel Schut, CU-Boulder College of Music, in Afghanistan.

CU-Boulder music graduates bring music education to the heart of Afghanistan

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.

VIDEO: Allan McMurray

November 4, 2011

Chair of the CU-Boulder Conducting Department, Allan McMurray