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Learning opportunities at the College of Music
The College of Music offers license renewal for music teachers during the summer session, for either non-degree student credits to be used toward a future graduate degree or for a certificate. Scholarship opportunities are available as well.
The College of Music is now offering a graduate certificate for current and non-degree seeking students interested in arts administration. The program is open to working professionals and any CU Boulder students already enrolled in a graduate degree in music, theater or dance.
The CU Youth Piano Program trains students through weekly group and private lessons. Instructors are experienced teachers from the College of Music, and the program is supervised by the CU Piano Pedagogy Chair, Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi. The lessons provide thorough instruction at the highest and most effective pedagogical standards while providing opportunities for fun, motivation and enjoyment of music. Find more information on the Youth Piano Program page.
The CU Middle School Ensemble program is a collaborative experience designed for middle school music students, high school musicians considering a career in music teaching, and music education majors from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Working with College of Music musicians
The Eklund Opera Theater Singers is a group of graduate voice students that performs opera scenes at schools and events around the Boulder area.
Festivals and camps
CU Band Day invites high school marching bands from around Colorado to compete on Folsom Field. Music and visual clinics are provided, along with expert feedback from the press box during performance.
Bassists of all ages are invited to join us for a one-day workshop for classical and jazz bass, including training in the technical aspects of playing bass, sectional and ensemble practices and a chance to play together in a “Monster Bass” ensemble.
For both music students and professionals from CU Boulder, Colorado and beyond, the CU Boulder Summer Study program offers a varied and enriching selection of courses and study with leading artists, professors and teachers, including:
- CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW)
- Wind Band and Orchestra Conducting Symposia
- Summer Music Academy
- Alexander Technique Course and Intensive
- Summer MME
Other community resources
The College of Music sends a weekly email newsletter during the fall and spring terms, and publishes an annual magazine. Receiving these communications is the best way to stay informed about college announcements, performances and other activities ... as well as news about students, alumni, supporters, faculty and college leadership. Interested? Sign up.
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