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CU Master's student Ed Breazeale and CU Jazz students and faculty conduct a session on improvisation.

CU Jazz teams up with the St. Vrain Jazz Festival

December 8, 2010

On Thursday, December 2nd, CU Jazz Ensemble I took part in the first St. Vrain Jazz Festival. Seven high schools from the St. Vrain school district took part in the festival, which is in its inaugural year. The following high schools participated: Niwot, Erie, Frederick, Longmont, Silver Creek, Mead and Lyons. Niwot had two bands participate!

CU Opera Recognized by National Opera Association

December 1, 2010

College of Music graduate students John Lindsey and Nicole Vogel have been invited to perform a scene fromCarmen at the National Opera Association National Convention in San Antonio, Texas on January 6.  Together with music director Christopher Zemliauskas, this scene will also be performed on the opera scenes program Tuesday, December 7 in the Music Theatre.

Barber Centennial

Hsing-Ay Hsu’s Recording: Barber Centennial

November 29, 2010

Hsing-ay Hsu, director of Pendulum New Music, just released her new CD, Barber Centennial.  This album features Samuel Barber’s Piano Sonata and his Piano Concerto (which won him a Pultizer Prize), recorded in Moscow with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra.  Samuel Barber is one of the most lyrical and poetic 20th century composers, and helped to define t

Madrigal Festival 2010

Madrigal Festival 2010

November 5, 2010

On Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the 49th Annual Madrigal Festival took place at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Grusin Hall

College of Music Faculty by the Numbers

October 19, 2010

In 2009-2010 College of Music faculty:

Takács Quartet and Daniel Kellogg

October 12, 2010

The Takács Quartet just completed a three-concert series focusing on Schubert in New York City (92nd Street Y), and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The series featured the New York premiere of a new work composed for the Quartet by CU Composter Daniel Kellog based on the slow movement theme of Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” Quartet; guest pianist Jeffrey Kahane, guest cellist Paul Katz, and guest bassist Joseph Feeney.

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Free Massages for College of Music Students through the Musicians’ Wellness Initiative

October 6, 2010

WHAT ARE MASSAGE CLINICS AT CU-BOULDER?

Free 30 minute table massages offered for College of Music students by interns from Boulder College of Massage Therapy through the Musicians’ Wellness Initiative.  Interns get hours towards certification; you get a free massage!

Faculty CD Release: Geraldine Walther and David Korevaar

September 30, 2010

David Korevaar and Geraldine Walther have collaborated on this new CD release. Information from MSR Classics below:

NOE VALLEY CHAMBER MUSIC PRESENTS
TRUE DIVIDED LIGHT
CHAMBER MUSIC OF DAVID CARLSON

TRUE DIVIDED LIGHT for Viola and Piano
SONATA for Cello and Piano

GERALDINE WALTHER viola
EMIL MILAND cello
DAVID KOREVAAR piano

Andrew Cooperstock

Boston Musical Intelligencer Review of Andrew Cooperstock

September 19, 2010

A disappointingly small audience turned out for one of the most significant and worthwhile concerts of the 2010 Maverick Concerts season in Woodstock. Saturday evening. The duo Opus Two, violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock, played a recital called “American Spirit,” and they justified their title with both repertoire and performance.

Brad Goode Cover

Brad Goode’s New Album

August 9, 2010

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies Brad Goode debuts his exciting new quartet on Tight Like This, Goode’s fourth Delmark Records CD and his twelfth as a leader. The Chicago native has assembled the band “I’ve longed for my entire career,” one that shares his willingness to take risks “while maintaining respect for the form and the group sound.” Tight Like This will be released September 21.

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