Promoting the Research and Performance 
of American Musics Since 1967

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

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.

Stories from the Collections

Emilie Bertram writes, "The opportunity to bring two of Lynn's unpublished pieces to life was a fulfilling endeavor. Not only was I able to further my transcription, editing, and arranging skills, but I was able to explore Lynn’s legacy."

During his career, Perry Como hosted and performed on television series from 1948 to 1963, hosted TV specials until 1992, and recorded 22 albums and 147 singles. Check out this short video and slide show highlighting his life and music.


Glenn Miler Festival 2019

44th Annual Glenn Miller Festival

Visitors and entertainers from around the world converged in Clarinda, Iowa, the Birthplace of Glenn Miller, to celebrate the music and memory of Alton Glenn Miller. The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra was among the many bands helping to celebrate the occasion. Read more
Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

Daughter of Dawn Music

Susan Thomas introduces a special screening of The Daughter of Dawn, accompanied by live music from the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (Dir. Rodney Sauer) at the International Film Series. March 18th, 2019. Read more
Persevering Legacy performers

Persevering Legacy

The inaguaral Persevering Legacy event hosted by the College of Music's Diverse Musicians Alliance, the AMRC, and the Boulder Museum attracts 9news coverage with their work in Wikipedia and a performance of music from the AMRC's Hellen Walker-Hill collection. Read more
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