Promoting the Research and Performance 
of American Musics Since 1967

What's in the Collections?

Dozens of musical collection find home at the American Music Research Center at CU Boulder.  We invite you to learn what's in them, research the contents, and reconnect with its music.


The AMRC hosts concerts, festivals, public talks, symposia (and more) with the community.  Learn about the activities and events coming soon.


Glenn Miller

Has great Glenn Miller mystery been solved?

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of wartime musician Glenn Miller's aircraft crash could be a step closer to being solved, 74 years after the jazz star's disappearance. Read more
Leonard Bernstein

College collaborates to present CU Bernstein at 100

As 20th century American composers go, only a handful of names rise to the level of a Mozart or Beethoven for those outside the classical music world. This fall, the College of Music joins a worldwide celebration of one of them as it puts on CU Bernstein at 100... Read more
Susan Thomas

Meet AMRC Director Susan Thomas

It’s the music of our parents and grandparents, of the people who shaped our world. It laid the foundation for the folk and pop music we hear on the radio. It sets the tone for the films we watch every day... Read more
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