"Yoga as White Public Space" Lecture by Dr. Rumya Putcha

Feb. 25, 2022

The American Music Research Center (AMRC) at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Music is hosting a lecture, “Yoga as White Public Space,” by ethnomusicologist Dr. Rumya Putcha (University of Georgia) on Wednesday, 2 March 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (details below). Yoga is a mainstay of the global exercise...

Graumin's Chese Theater

AMRC to preserve and share historic trove of silent-era film scores

By Charles Wofford Between 1900 and 1929, when Sid Grauman ran silent films with live orchestral accompaniment in his Hollywood “movie palaces,” he probably never imagined that the thousands of orchestral scores used by his musicians would be recognized as important Americana in their own right. A century later—with a...


American Music Research Center explores musical traditions of Pueblo, CO

Sept. 1, 2021

The AMRC is breaking ground with its innovative Soundscapes of the People project, a comprehensive research effort in collaboration with local community stakeholders to document, preserve and engage with diverse musical and cultural influences in and around Pueblo, Colorado.

University Library Launches Aztlan Center

CSU Pueblo's University Library Launches Aztlan Center

Aug. 8, 2021

Colorado State University Pueblo has launched the new Aztlán Center which will be housed in the university Library, a center dedicated to the study of Chicanx, Latinx and Indigenous Peoples and Environments of the Southwest.

March 17 panelists

Hip-Hop Artists Share the Mic on March 17

March 12, 2021

On Wednesday, March 17 at 6 pm online, Hip-Hop artists Sacramento Knoxx, The Reminders, Linqua Franqa, and Rennie Harris, along with moderator Michael Jeffries (Wellesley University) will present, “Sounding Politics,” A Roundtable.

Johnny Pacheco


Feb. 24, 2021

Salsa music lost its founder last week—flutist, composer, band leader, and producer Johnny Pacheco passed away at 85 years old. Read the article by Kristie Soares, Assistant Professor of Women & Gender Studies at CU Boulder.


CFP | Americas: A Hemispheric Music Journal | Themed Issue on SOUND, ACTIVISM, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Feb. 22, 2021

A themed Issue on SOUND, ACTIVISM, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE for Americas: A Hemispheric Music Journal invites article submissions

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Jean Berger's music plays in Belgium

Feb. 18, 2021

Pianists Louise and Léna Kollmeier performed and discussed Jean Berger’s “Caribbean Cruise,” on Belgian radio @RadioBelgique this week. The section starts at minute 54 and ends at 1 hour 33 seconds. The AMRC is home to the Jean Berger Collection.

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.”