November 1, 2011
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: GRANT-WRITING THAT WORKS! Heather Beasley returns with her dynamite workshop on finding grants and writing the effective proposals you need to win them. A must for everyone! 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS HERE: One week until Pitch Night The New Venture
October 12, 2011
In April 2011, CU College of Music alumna Beth Rosbach (MM Cello Performance 2004) started a new Colorado based conductorless string chamber orchestra called Sphere Ensemble. The inspiration for the group came from a self-conducted performance by the string sections of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
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
October 6, 2011
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: THE AUDITION: preparation & execution The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Mike Thornton, CU Horn Professor and Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony, joins us to talk about the audition process: tips on preparation & nailing your audition. A great opportunity to bring
October 5, 2011
The College of Music is participating in the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. After three years of field testing, SNAAP is launching its first national survey of arts graduates this Fall with many institutions nationwide.
All College of Music alumni have received an invitation to participate in this on-line survey, as long as we have a valid email address. The survey closes November 7, 2011.
September 20, 2011
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING GREAT BIOs & PROGRAM NOTES The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join Professor Elissa Guralnick for a great discussion on how to write effectively about yourself and your work. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE FALL INTENSIVE IS
September 13, 2011
THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: HEAD SHOTS AND DEMO RECORDINGS The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join CU Photographer Glenn Asakawa and College of Music Recording Engineer Kevin Harbison on the dos and don’ts of head shots and demo recordings. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza &
September 6, 2011
Founded by Jennie Dorris (MMus’05), Telling Stories is a concert series that draws on a cast of 100 classically trained freelance musicians and writers who want to make chamber music and literature “a little more fun and a lot less stuffy.”
August 23, 2011
ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 1 THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Welcome Back Informational Session: 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! * A note about Convo Credit and Entrepreneurship Wednesdays: we offer credit for weeks with OUTSIDE guests only. You can use up to 2 such credits each semester. Watch this space
June 14, 2011
The CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW) returned June 22-25 with an exciting new program of workshop-style performances featuring commentary from the composers. The workshop opened June 14 with a sold-out recital by CU voice alumnus Ashraf Sewailam.