College of Music

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Harumi Rhodes and David Requiro

String department welcomes new faculty for fall 2015

April 14, 2015

This fall, the CU College of Music welcomes two new string faculty, cellist David Requiro and violinist Harumi Rhodes.

Jennifer Hayghe of Ithaca joins keyboard department

April 10, 2015

Juilliard-trained classical pianist Jennifer Hayghe will soon call the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music her new home.

From prodigy to pedagogy: Doris Lehnert to retire from CU-Boulder

April 7, 2015

Doris Lehnert has earned a lot of accolades and labels in her career as a musician. A child piano prodigy who went on to become a prominent soloist, she attended Juilliard and eventually a beloved teacher at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music

But there’s one label she couldn’t have imagined wearing in a million years.

$2.3 million gift from late CU-Boulder grad endows chair in Baroque music

November 25, 2014

Endowment is part of $6 million overall gift from the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr.

Although he divided his time between Arizona and Alaska, the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr. never lost his connection to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he earned three degrees in economics from 1961 to 1971. 

CU-Boulder, Takacs Quartet violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

Takács violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

October 9, 2014

By Joshua Kosman | Houston Chronicle

It's been nearly a decade since Geraldine Walther packed up her viola and left the ranks of the San Francisco SympCalifornia drought: Major cutbacks by many Northern Californians

hony in favor of the life of a chamber musician. It doesn't sound like she regrets the decision for a moment.

For new CU-Boulder music faculty, Boulder hard to beat

For new faculty, engaged students, talented colleagues and Buff spirit make Boulder hard to beat

October 6, 2014

They come from diverse backgrounds and have worked all over the world, from Santa Fe to Salzburg, New York to northern Iowa. But all four new full-time faculty members at the College of Music agree: Boulder is hard to beat.

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. 

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