John Davis

John Davis named next College of Music dean

Dec. 14, 2020

“I am honored by this appointment beyond words,” says Davis.

Rob waving at the groundbreaking

One last conversation with Dean Shay

Dec. 8, 2020

We sit down with Dean Robert Shay to hear about his musical journey, proudest moments as dean, and goals for the future as he prepares to rejoin the faculty in January.

Susan Olenwine

‘Collaboration makes all the sense in the world’: Susan Olenwine

Nov. 17, 2020

Collaborative pianist Susan Olenwine works together for the College of Music as a member of the alumni council and advisory board.

Flatirons from Imig Music Building

College of Music announces endowed fund to support equity and inclusion work

Nov. 10, 2020

Board leaders are spearheading financial support for this college priority.

students perform alma mater

The music of resiliency

How the College of Music community has met the enormous challenge of a global pandemic.

Damani Phillips posing

"Way past due"

Alumnus Damani Phillips opens the door for diversity in jazz.

Richard Masters posing

The chance to learn from the best

College of Music alumnus and Virginia Tech Assistant Professor of Piano Richard Masters looks back on his formative time at the College of Music.

claire glover

Music Education alumni lead

The Music Education area at the College of Music routinely produces leaders in the field, the most recent of whom is Claire Glover (BME ’17), who won the 2020 CMEA Young Music Educator Award.

Donald McKinney

Wind Symphony to premiere piece about pandemic and social justice

Oct. 13, 2020

Alumnus Conor Brown will collaborate with fellow composer Derrick Spiva on a piece about this moment, commissioned by the Wind Symphony and College of Music supporter Jan Burton.

neal postma posing

“Be diverse in your field”: Neal Postma

Sept. 8, 2020

Alumnus Neal Postma (BM ’10) says the advice he received at CU Boulder has helped him weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

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