College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Faculty

Cello

Notice of Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Cello

September 11, 2014

The College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a distinguished performer and teacher of cello for our cello performance program. Full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor will commence in August of 2015.

Notice of Vacancy: Assistant/Associate Professor of Violin

September 10, 2014

The College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a distinguished performer and teacher of violin for our violin performance program. Full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor will commence in August of 2015.

Piano Keys

Notice of Vacancy: Assistant Professor/Artist-Teacher of Piano

September 10, 2014

Teach applied piano and related courses, maintain an active performing career, serve on graduate committees, actively participate in student recruitment and advising, and participate in other College and University service activities as appropriate.

Takacs Quartet announces fall 2014 music programs at CU-Boulder

Takács Quartet fall programs announced

July 31, 2014

The Takács Quartet has announced music programs for its fall concerts.

Sept. 21-22

String Quintet in G minor, K. 516                                    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
  Allegro
  Menuetto
  Adagio ma non troppe
  Adagio – Allegro

New faculty: Andrea Ramsey, Assistant Professor of Conducting and Associate Director of Choral Studies

April 29, 2014

Andrea Ramsey comes to the College of Music from the The Ohio State University in Columbus, where she is currently teaches choral methods and undergraduate conducting, and conducts the University Chorus. 

New faculty: Paul McKee, Associate Professor of Jazz Studies

April 29, 2014

Paul McKee received a BME from the University of Northern Iowa and an MM in composition from the University of Texas at Austin.

In 1984 he joined Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd and appeared on several Grammy-nominated recordings. Over the years McKee has served on the jazz faculty at schools including DePaul University, Youngstown State University, Northern Illinois University, the University of Missouri at Kansas City and Florida State University.

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. 

New faculty: Matthew Chellis, Assistant Professor of Voice

April 29, 2014

As a tenor, Matthew Chellis has appeared to critical and popular acclaim throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and South America. 

He has performed with the New York City Opera, National Symphony, Atlanta Opera, Opera de Bogota, Frankfurt Opera and many others. He has served leading roles in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Don Juan in Prague, Don Giovanni, Rigoletto, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and numerous others.

Robert Shay

CU-Boulder announces new College of Music dean

April 2, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of a new dean for the College of Music.

The new dean will be Robert Shay, director of the School of Music at the University of Missouri in Columbia. His appointment will begin Sept. 1.

Brenda Romero inducted into Chicano Music Hall of Fame

July 22, 2013

When Brenda M. Romero was inducted into the Chicano Music Hall of Fame on July 26, it was just another step in her long-running effort to utilize “old New Mexican music” to teach a history that is largely unknown today.

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