Celia Cruz

Counterpoints Lecture debuts with talk about Celia Cruz’s ‘Azúcar’

Oct. 27, 2020

Professor of Women & Gender Studies, Kristie Soares, will inaugurate the American Music Research Center’s new Counterpoints Lecture with her talk, "Dancing With Death: Celia Cruz’s Azúcar and Queer of Color Survival" on Monday, November 2 at 5:30 pm MST.


'Latin Americanism' in music talk set for Oct 26

Oct. 21, 2020

The American Music Research Center and the Department of Musicology will host Rutgers University musicology professor, Eduardo Herrera, on Monday, Oct 26 at 1 pm (MST) for his presentation, “Americanism as Musical Strategy: From Pan Americanism to Latin Americanism.”

Music and HIV/AIDS event

Music and the HIV/AIDS crisis, a pandemic discussion set for October 12

Oct. 1, 2020

Houston-based musicologist Matthew J. Jones and CU Director of Vocal Pedagogy John Seesholtz will present, “Music and HIV/AIDS – A Look at Then and Now,” online on Monday, October 12 at 5:30 pm MST.

Anoushka Divekar

Take Two Knees – A concert by Anoushka Divekar

Aug. 31, 2020

Recent College of Music Clarinet Performance and Music Education graduate, Anoushka Divekar, debuted Take Two Knees, a virtual concert she and collaborators created from works by Black Female composers.

Otis Taylor

Ten Million Slaves

Aug. 10, 2020

Otis Taylor plays, "Ten Million Slaves" in the Columbia Cemetery near his home in Boulder, Colorado for the Songs for Change project.


Eirini Tornesaki: Exploring Intercultural Dialogue through Greek Music

June 15, 2020

At Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Greek musicians are leading a rediscovery of intercultural dialogue through music. At the forefront of these efforts is Cretan singer Eirini Tornesaki (also known by her artist name, Erini).

Alex Craig

Alex Craig 1946 - 2020

May 18, 2020

Composer and pianist Alex Craig of Broomfield, Colorado died of a sudden heart attack on the evening of Saturday, April 18th. Alex was a part of the musical scene in Boulder from the mid-1960s when he began accompanying music students as an undergraduate at CU-Boulder.

Hidden Voices

'Hidden Voices' Uncovers Neglected Group of Composers

April 17, 2020

Professor of Piano Pedagogy Alejandro Cremaschi and his students are uncovering a neglected group of composers rarely visible in the world of classical piano music with their project, "Hidden Voices."

Book Cover

Music at CU: A Brief History

April 6, 2020

In celebration of the College of Music's centennial year, Thomas Riis, Joseph Negler emeritus professor of music who directed of the AMRC from 1992-2018, has written, Music at the University of Colorado: A Brief History.

Bill Kearns

Bill Kearns 1928-2020

March 16, 2020

It is with sadness and a deep sense of personal loss that I share the news of the death of William K. Kearns last Thursday, March 12, at his retirement community in Pinole, California, where he had lived since 2015.