College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder


mark campbell

Pulitzer Prize-winning CU grad returns to Boulder for CU NOW

May 14, 2015

When the sixth season of CU NOW kicks off this month, one of the opera professionals mentoring composition students will be CU-Boulder alumnus Mark Campbell.

cu now

The relevance of ‘now’ in opera

May 13, 2015

CU NOW, a three-week workshop that introduces vocal and composition students to the leaders in their field, begins its sixth year at CU-Boulder on May 26.

jeremy reger

Veteran vocal coach brings experience, excitement to college

April 16, 2015

This fall, Dr. Jeremy Reger will join the voice department as vocal coach at the senior instructor level.

CU-Boulder College of Music vocal jazz ensemble opens 2015 Colorado legislative section

January 12, 2015

Table for Five, a student vocal jazz ensemble at the CU-Boulder College of Music, performed in the balcony in the House of Representatives chambers on Jan. 7 to open the 2015 session of the Colorado Legislature.

Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (D-Boulder) said she was "thrilled that CU-Boulder was able to participate in the opening ceremonies."

Ekstrand music competition finals at CU-Boulder Nov. 8, 2014

Eclectic Ekstrand music finalists to duel onstage at CU-Boulder Nov. 17

November 7, 2014

All apologies to Forrest Gump, but you really never know what you’re going to get at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Ekstrand music competition finals. Might be Bach, Bernstein or Basie, show tunes or a string quartet, a jazz solo or guitar duo. 

Eklund gift sparks $2 million endowment for CU-Boulder Opera

Downtown Boulder businessman’s gift sparks $2 million CU Opera endowment

October 20, 2014

Longtime Boulder resident Paul N. Eklund has made a transformative gift to the opera program at the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder that, combined with additional university commitments, establishes a $2 million endowment for the program, to be renamed the Eklund Family Opera Program in honor of the gift.

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.

CU Opera's 'Pirates of Penzance' opens Oct. 24 at CU-Boulder

CU Opera to perform ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ Oct. 24-26

September 22, 2014

Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic light opera a crowd favorite 

CU Opera will open its 2014-15 season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” at Macky Auditorium Oct. 24-26.

CU Opera to open with ‘Pirates of Penzance’ Oct. 24-26

April 30, 2014

CU Opera will open its 2014-15 season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” at Macky Auditorium Oct. 24-26.

“This is one of the two or three most important pieces by Gilbert and Sullivan, and we’ve got just the right students to fill these roles,” says Leigh Holman, director of CU Opera. “This is a delightful piece and audiences just go crazy for it.”