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Patrick Mason to receive 2012 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 10, 2012

Patrick Mason, a professor of voice at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Music, has been selected to receive the 2012 Hazel Barnes Prize. The prize is the highest faculty recognition for teaching and research awarded by the university.

Mason will receive an engraved university medal and $20,000, the largest single faculty award funded by CU-Boulder. He will be recognized at spring commencement on May 11 and at a reception in his honor in the fall.

Megan Marino

Megan Marino MM 2008 wins 3rd prize in 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition

March 27, 2012

CU-Boulder Music alumna Megan Marino (MM 2008, vocal performance) won third prize in the 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition on April 21, 2012, at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker, Broadway and Encores! music director Rob Berman, and Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization President and American Theater Wing Chairman of the Board Theodore S. Chapin served as judges.

Joel Burcham

Faculty Joel Burcham in La Traviata

March 6, 2012

Recently featured as Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata, Assistant Professor of Voice Joel Burcham has received exceptional praise in this new review on coloradosprings.com.

“Burcham has a velvety, seamless tone that’s never forced…are tours-de-force, such as the rise and fall in volume at the end of his Act 2 aria.”

Read the full review by clicking here.

2012 CU New Opera Workshop Announced

January 3, 2012

The CU New Opera Workshop has just been announced for this summer and you’re invited to explore this year’s exciting offerings including Lori Laitman’s opera “Ludlow,” based on the verse novel by Colorado poet laureate David Mason about the deadly Colorado coal mining strike.

2011 Ekstrand Competition Results

November 4, 2011

Congratulations to all Fall 2011 prize winners!

Patrick Mason

Patrick Mason Reviewed in Opera News

August 29, 2011

Professor of Voice and Baritone Patrick Mason was featured on Bridge Records recent release MUSTO: Bastianello and BOLCOM: Lucrezia. The recording was reviewed in the August 2011 issue of Opera News:

CU Now 2011

CU NOW 2011

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.

Fulbright Scholars at CU Music

March 18, 2011

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. This year, College of Music faculty and students won four of these prestigious grants:

Video: CU Opera’s “Susannah”

March 9, 2011

Meet Malcolm Ulbrich and Wei Wu, the singers portraying Reverend Olin Blitch in CU Opera’s production of “Susannah” by Carlisle Floyd. Features clips from rehearsal and a short interview. Ulbrich will be performing Saturday, and Wu on Friday and Sunday.

Congratulations Ekstrand Competition Winners!

February 10, 2011

2011 BRUCE EKSTRAND MEMORIAL GRADUATE STUDENT PERFORMANCE COMPETITION

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