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ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 8

October 11, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING ABOUT MUSIC & GETTING PUBLISHED Join Jonathan Bellman, Professor of Music History and Literature at UNC, on the art of writing about music and getting published. CONVO CREDIT AVAILABLE THIS WEEK. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS COMING. . . What’s

Jeffrey Nytch quoted in salon.com

August 30, 2011

Entrepreneurship Center for Music Director Jeffrey Nytchas quoted extensively in a salon.com article by Lewis Whittington entitled “Can the symphony be saved?”

However, Jeffrey Nytch, the director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at the University of Colorado-Boulder, says he sees “precious little” evidence of new ideas and predicts more bankruptcies to come.

Patrick Mason

Patrick Mason Reviewed in Opera News

August 29, 2011

Professor of Voice and Baritone Patrick Mason was featured on Bridge Records recent release MUSTO: Bastianello and BOLCOM: Lucrezia. The recording was reviewed in the August 2011 issue of Opera News:

Takács Quartet wins Royal Philharmonic Society award

May 12, 2011

CU-Boulder’s Quartet-in-Residence, the Takács Quartet, has won the prestigious 2011 Royal Philharmonic Award in the Best Chamber Music & Song category.

Keyboard Day a Success

May 5, 2011

The Keyboard Department had a highly successful 3rd annual Keyboard Day on March 12, 2011. The audience included local teachers and students, and we spent the day exploring various aspects of keyboard playing and getting to know one another.

Fulbright Scholars at CU Music

March 18, 2011

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. This year, College of Music faculty and students won four of these prestigious grants:

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CU Opera in Italy

February 8, 2011

In August 2011, four CU students will travel to the Friuli region of Italy to perform with the Piccolo Festival.  (Nicole Vogel, Meagan Mahlberg, Jeffrey Seppala, and Wei Wu.) Three will be performing in Rossini’s one-act opera La cambiale de matrimonio. (The fourth student will be performing in their concert series). Leigh Holman will serve as stage director for that production.

So You Think You Can Collaborate?

January 20, 2011

The College of Music at the University of Colorado at Boulder hosted its first competition dedicated specifically to collaborative music-making: So You Think You Can Collaborate? Saturday, January 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Grusin Music Hall. The winners of the competition were Forty Fingers of Fury (Allan Armstrong, Laura Brumbaugh, Doreen Lee and Sunyoung Lee, pianos with Owen Zhou, technical guru).

Laurie Sampsel

Laurie Sampsel elected to MLA Board

December 20, 2010

The Music Library Association (MLA) has elected CU-Boulder Music Library Faculty 
Director Laurie J. Sampsel as one of its three new Board of Directors Members-at-Large.

Music and Caroling an Important Part of Holiday Celebrations, Says Thomas Riis

December 15, 2010

During the holidays, no matter how you celebrate or what your beliefs, music is almost always an important part of the celebration, according to Thomas Riis, a musicologist and director of the American Music Research Center in the University of Colorado at Boulder’s College of Music.

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