August 6, 2012
Renowned jazz composer Maria Schneider visited CU-Boulder last year for a week-long residency. In between rehearsals and clinics, she found time to record these helpful videos for prospective music students. Thanks to MajoringinMusic.com for sharing these insightful clips:
July 23, 2012
CU Opera provided the student vocalists for the lead roles in the Colorado Music Festival’s presentation of Hans Krasa’s “Brundibar” June 28-29, 2012. Jessi Goebel and Lukas Graf played the young heroes, Anniku and Pepicek, in search of milk for their ailing mother.
May 14, 2012
The Tesla Quartet, graduate string quartet-in-residence at the CU College of Music, has earned the Gold Medal in the Senior Strings Division of the illustrious Fischoff Chamber Music competition. After several rounds of rigorous competition, the Tesla Quartet emerged with the gold medal in the senior strings division along with a $3,000 cash prize. In addition to the prize money, the Tesla Quartet will participate in a tour of the midwestern United States in October.
April 16, 2012
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: BUILDING A “PORTFOLIO CAREER” with special guest artist, flutist LINDSEY GOODMAN What’s a portfolio career? It’s what many (if not most) music students say they aspire to have: a career made up of teaching, an orchestral job, and chamber/solo performing. Learn what it takes to build such a career from
April 16, 2012
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES with guest DENNIS PAUL from Elevations Credit Union How many of you have student loans? Credit card balances? Other financial responsibilities? How many of you are already saving for retirement or paying your own health insurance? Do you know your credit score and why it’s so
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
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
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.
February 21, 2012
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.?
February 17, 2012
Featured in the Spring 2012 College of Music Magazine, this informational article on how the College of Music at CU Boulder prepares its students for a tough market is now featured on the CU Homepage.