Tom Verrier in Colombia

“A grander context”: Thomas Verrier

Aug. 12, 2020

Alumnus Tom Verrier (DMA ’98) has made a career out of his passion for music, conducting ensembles around the world.

Annika Scolofsky

Meet Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of Pendulum New Music Annika Socolofsky

Aug. 5, 2020

The college’s newest faculty member has distinguished herself as an avant-folk vocalist and composer.

Katherine Shimmel and Judith Glyde

Planned gift will provide $2 million to cello studio

July 29, 2020

Katherine Schimmel’s gift will support a faculty fellowship and programming in honor of her dear friend, Professor Emerita of Cello Judith Glyde.

Barbara Bentree at a screening

A story to celebrate

July 1, 2020

Alumna Barbara Bentree (BME ‘80) returns to the College of Music with her new film "Dave Grusin: Not Enough Time."

Barry and Sue Baer

Supporter spotlight: Barry and Sue Baer

June 24, 2020

“When I’m singing or studying music, everything else in the world just melts away,” says Sue Baer. “It’s all I think about. It nourishes my spirit.”

CU Wind Symphony performs in Macky Auditorium

Video from the vaults: CU Wind Symphony

June 16, 2020

The CU Wind Symphony performed John Philip Sousa's "The Glory of the Yankee Navy" in Macky Auditorium.

Kristen Gornstein, credit Jessica Osber

Breadth of experience: Kristin Gornstein

June 10, 2020

For mezzo soprano Kristin Gornstein (MM ’08), key to survival as an artist during uncertain times is to take charge of your career.

grusin music hall

Message from Dean Shay in response to current events

June 1, 2020

Universities must be a beacon of progress in times of social change, and the College of Music must help underscore that story.

Front of the Imig Music Building

Planning for fall at the College of Music

May 27, 2020

On May 26, CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano released an update regarding a return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester. The announcement contained information about how learning will take place safely on our campus this fall. We are thrilled to be welcoming back students to our halls soon.

Concert Jazz Ensemble playing in studio

Video from the vaults: Concert Jazz Ensemble

May 21, 2020

Performed by the Concert Jazz Ensemble in 2019 from the CU College of Music. Pianist Annie Booth received her Master’s in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy in 2020. Her composition “Jolly Beach” was selected nationally to be featured for the 2020 JEN Young Composers Showcase.