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Music Theory News

October 25, 2013

Thanks to Daphne Leong for providing these recent highlights from the CU-Boulder Music Theory program:

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.

19th Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique

March 1, 2013

The 19th Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique at the University of Colorado will be held July 8-12, 2013 in beautiful Boulder. Daily sessions run from 9:00 to noon. In addition to group instruction, each participant receives a private session with a member of the teaching faculty. This year, Ed Bilanchone and Amy Likar will join CU Professor James Brody on the Course.

CU International Guitar Festival & Competition

January 29, 2013

For three days, from February 14th to 16th, 2013, the CU campus and the College of Music will open its doors to the guitar world. The CU Guitar Studio and the College of Music will present a unique, exciting and unprecedented event – The First CU International Guitar Festival & Competition.

Christina Jennings

Christina Jennings in Cuba

December 9, 2012

Christina Jennings just returned from Havana, Cuba where she presented a concert and master class with the Philadelphia new music ensemble: Orchestra 2001.

Charles Wetherbee concerts

October 16, 2012

New Assistant Professor of Violin Charles Wetherbee will perform with his string quartet Carpe Diem on November 10. The program is entitled “American Routes” and takes place at the Chautauqua Community House, 8 PM, with featured guest, banjo soloist Jayme Stone.

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.

Artem Chirkov

Rocky Mountain String Bass Festival

August 29, 2012

The 12th Rocky Mountain String Bass Festival is being held on Sunday, September 16 in the CU College of Music.   The Festival is features guest artist Artem Chirkov, one of the foremost double bassists in the world today.  Mr. Chirkov is principal bass of the St.

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