Mark Campbell

Opera Librettist Mark Campbell

March 1, 2016

It’s a rare thing to be a full-time librettist today. Mark Campbell (Thtr’75) would like to make it less so.

Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller inducted into Colorado music hall of fame

March 1, 2016

Glenn Miller attended CU-Boulder for three semesters in the 1920s before earning fame as an entertainer in the 1940s.

Members of the cast of Così fan tutte

See You at the Met

March 1, 2015

Ambition. Amor. Seduction. Betrayal. For CU’s opera singers, it’s all in a semester’s work. For some, it’ll be a life.

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A Rockin' Fox Theatre

June 1, 2013

Boulder’s legendary Fox Theatre on The Hill was named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s “Venues that Rock,” a series highlighting the magazine’s choices for America’s best concert venues.

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Waiting On a Friend

Dec. 1, 2012

As the Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, many Buffs remember the band’s three riveting performances in Folsom Field.

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Music Strikes a Chord in Joplin: Hubert Bird

Sept. 1, 2012

On May 22, 2011, in only 35 minutes, one-third of Joplin, Mo., was destroyed. During the recovery of Joplin’s tragedy, composer Hubert Bird found a way to bring the community together.

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Flash Cadillac, Sugarloaf and the Astronauts

June 1, 2012

From Top 10 music singles to naked dancing, here's how three 1960s campus bands made it to the top.

jennie dorris

Taking Note

Sept. 1, 2011

Jennie Dorris takes classical music to the coffee shop.

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Single Carrot Theatre

Sept. 1, 2010

When members of Single Carrot Theatre put on Illuminoctem last November, they used a classic storyline — destiny brings boy and girl together, they fall in love at first sight and, despite adversity, are united in the end.

cynthia lawrence

Singer Soars to New Heights

June 1, 2009

The last time Cynthia Lawrence sang with world-renowned operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti, he gave her a one-eyed glance to see where she was going to land before she plunged backward off a wall in Giacomo Puccini’s opera Tosca.