College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Faculty

Patrick Mason to receive 2012 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 10, 2012

Patrick Mason, a professor of voice at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Music, has been selected to receive the 2012 Hazel Barnes Prize. The prize is the highest faculty recognition for teaching and research awarded by the university.

Mason will receive an engraved university medal and $20,000, the largest single faculty award funded by CU-Boulder. He will be recognized at spring commencement on May 11 and at a reception in his honor in the fall.

Daniel Kellogg

Composition Faculty Daniel Kellogg Wins Aaron Copland Award

April 5, 2012

Composition faculty Daniel Kellogg has been awarded a coveted Aaron Copland Award that includes a residency at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark house in New York’s lower Hudson Valley.  During this residency, Professor Kellogg will continue his exemplary composition work.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 6

March 13, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: CONTRACTS with Attorney Dave Ratner and CU Presents Exec. Director Joan Braun Sooner or later we’ll all have to deal with a contract – either as an artist being contracted to perform, compose, or write, or as a presenter hiring artists for your venture. Come learn about how contracts are

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 7

March 13, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: FOR-PROFIT or NON-PROFIT? With special guest Travis LaBarge, Founder of Parlando School for the Arts Many aspiring musicians assume that the arts venture they’re dreaming of starting someday will be a non-profit. But this isn’t always the best choice…how do you figure that out? Come hear Travis LaBarge, Founder and

Joel Burcham

Faculty Joel Burcham in La Traviata

March 6, 2012

Recently featured as Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata, Assistant Professor of Voice Joel Burcham has received exceptional praise in this new review on coloradosprings.com.

“Burcham has a velvety, seamless tone that’s never forced…are tours-de-force, such as the rise and fall in volume at the end of his Act 2 aria.”

Read the full review by clicking here.

Japanese Balinese Music

Diversity in the College of Music

February 28, 2012

Highlighting the broad range of activities undertaken by our students and faculty, the Diversity Committee at the College of Music has assembled an impressive list.  From teaching in Ghana and Mexico to the publication of books and articles, our esteemed faculty is committed to embracing and celebrating diversity.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 5

February 21, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS:
College of Music Director of Development Lissy Garrison

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about how to approach individual patrons for support, and how to develop and maintain relationships with donors. This is a skill that EVERY musician needs to learn, so what better time & place than with our own Lissy G.?

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 3

February 8, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS:
Paul Miller on starting your own ensemble

Ever thought of starting your own performing ensemble? What are the ins and outs? How does one begin? Come chat with our own Paul Miller and gain valuable, first-hand insights into the process!

This Wednesday, 5:00-6:30, C-113 <<back to our usual location

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 2

January 31, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Takács Quartet in Focus Join Ed Dusinberre, first violinist for the Takács Quartet, for a discussion on how the group operates, is managed, and the life of the professional chamber musician. Come with your questions! This Wednesday, 5:00-6:30, C-113 <

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 1 – the Welcome to 2012 edition!

January 24, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: A very special panel discussion on THE FUTURE OF THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA If you only make one Entrepreneurship Wednesday this semester, this is the one you should attend. Join me as I moderate a panel discussion with Jim Copenhaver (Interim CEO of the Colorado Symphony), Kevin Shuck (Executive Director of

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