Sophia Thaut and Curt Sellers

Artists for the future

April 14, 2021

The Undergraduate Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship prepares students for cross-disciplinary careers in the arts.

Imig Music Building entrance

College of Music Spring 2021 Virtual Commencement

While we may not be able to gather in person this year, the College of Music is celebrating all of our Spring 2021 graduates with a special virtual ceremony.

Banners and memorials at King Soopers

Processing and remembering with music

April 1, 2021

Like many CU Boulder students, saxophonist Josh Sweeney shopped regularly at the Table Mesa King Soopers, site of the March 22 mass shooting. A sophomore majoring in music and mechanical engineering, Sweeney was fortunate that the shooting didn’t directly involve anyone in his immediate circle. Nonetheless, he lives in the...

Anita Dumar

"I'm pinching myself!"

March 31, 2021

Every year, talented students across the College of Music vie for a chance to perform with the CU Symphony Orchestra the following school year. Meet the 2021 winners of this year's Honors Competition.

Louis Saxton

#BoulderStrong

March 26, 2021

Less than one week after the series of shootings in metro Atlanta, we experienced a mass shooting right here at home. Just as we stand together with our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty and staff, we stand together in our shared grief over 10 lives lost at...

Richard O'Neill

CU Boulder violist Richard O’Neill wins Grammy

March 17, 2021

Richard O’Neill, the newest member of the College of Music’s string faculty, won a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for his performance of Christopher Theofanidis’ Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra.

Asha Romeo

Striving for change, equitable learning

March 9, 2021

Student leader Asha Romeo is working to create a diverse and equitable learning environment for underrepresented students at the College of Music.

Raul Dominguez

Pandemic workaround: Choral Conductors Colloquium

March 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic blindsided not only arts organizations and presenters but also arts education and mentorship. Fortunately, doctoral student Raul Dominguez knew just what to do.

Barbara Pierpoint

“Success breeds success”: Barbara Pierpoint

March 2, 2021

Becoming a music educator was always in the stars for Barbara (London) Pierpoint (BME ’72).

Dean Davis

More in-person classes coming soon

March 1, 2021

Dean Davis shares plans for summer 2021, a preview of the fall 2021 semester and fall registration updates.

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