Glenn Miler Festival 2019

44th Annual Glenn Miller Festival

June 10, 2019

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.

Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

Daughter of Dawn Music

March 21, 2019

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.

Persevering Legacy performers

Persevering Legacy

March 20, 2019

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.

josh Kun

A Conversation with Josh Kun

Feb. 1, 2019

KGNU's Indra Raj interviews Josh Kun on January 24, 2019 as part of his visit to Boulder to deliver his public talk, "The Art of the Crossfade: Music, Archives, and California" on CU campus.

Glenn Miller

Has great Glenn Miller mystery been solved?

Jan. 17, 2019

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.

Leonard Bernstein

College collaborates to present CU Bernstein at 100

Sept. 5, 2018

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...

Susan Thomas

Meet AMRC Director Susan Thomas

Aug. 15, 2018

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...

Barbara Entree

Alumni Spotlight: Barbara Bentree

July 30, 2018

For alumna Barbara Bentree (BME ’80), a long-held respect for—and admiration of—Dave Grusin (BM ’56) ultimately inspired her to direct a film about his life and work...

Tom Riis

Life at the intersection of music and learning

May 29, 2018

When Thomas Riis was growing up in upstate New York, he and his younger brother had to take turns with the family record player. But it wasn’t so they could share equal time spinning their favorite vinyl...

Recreate Your Roots

Recreate Your Roots festival presents music for the people, by the people

Jan. 14, 2018

American Music Research Center sponsors two-week festival of free concerts, talks and community gatherings on campus and throughout Boulder County.