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.

Imig Music Building entrance

College of Music Spring 2020 Virtual Commencement

May 12, 2020

While we may not be able to gather in person this year, the College of Music is celebrating all of our Spring 2020 graduates with a special virtual ceremony.

Introducing Beatrice et Benedict

Scenes from "Béatrice et Bénédict"

May 6, 2020

In light of its canceled live production in April 2020, Eklund Opera presents “Béatrice et Bénédict,” a Quarantine Opera by Hector Berlioz. Tune in as we release more scenes in the coming weeks!

Patricia Butler

Supporter spotlight: Patricia Butler

May 5, 2020

“We’re very fortunate in Boulder to have the College of Music and the Boulder Phil. Even before my husband and I began attending Takács concerts, we enjoyed the CU Symphony and faculty recitals—all told, an incredible resource in our own backyard, including many free performances. I’m proud that our community has the College of Music and I’m happy to support it in any way I can.”

Claire Gunsbury

Congratulations to the Outstanding Students of 2020!

May 4, 2020

Celebrating their hard work and dedication to their education, especially during times like these, meet the College of Music Outstanding Students of 2020: Isabel Goodwin, Ethan Blake, Claire Gunsbury, and Sophia Zervas!

University Singers perform in Grusin Music Hall

Video from the vaults: University Singers

May 1, 2020

The University Singers, conducted by guest conductor Sharon Hansen, performed Purcell's "Hear my prayer, Oh Lord" in Grusin Music Hall on Oct. 27, 2019.

Dean Robert Shay

Robert Shay to continue as College of Music dean through December

April 30, 2020

Provost Russ Moore announced today that he has asked Robert Shay to continue to serve as dean of the College of Music through December of 2020, while the now-extended search for a new dean takes place. “Dean Shay has been leading the college with a steady hand, especially during this...

Students perform remotely

Gathering remotely for the Alma Mater

April 30, 2020

Celebrating our 100th anniversary this year, we're bringing our remote campus community together to celebrate the end of the 2020 spring semester by performing the CU Alma Mater. Congratulations graduates. Forever Buffs!

Takacs Quartet play in Grusin Music Hall

Video from the vaults: Takács Quartet

April 21, 2020

The Takács Quartet recorded this performance of two movements from Haydn's String Quartet Op. 20, No. 4 in D Major in Grusin Music Hall in September, 2018.

CU Symphony Orchestra in Macky

Video from the vaults: Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture

April 17, 2020

Gary Lewis conducted the CU Symphony Orchestra performing Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9 at Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

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