Timothy Cooper

Alumni spotlight: Timothy Cooper

June 11, 2019

Acclaimed composer and music producer Timothy Cooper Cooper (MM ’77) has garnered a wealth of experience in every aspect of the music industry, working out of Las Vegas since 1980.

Students rehearsing for CU NOW

CU NOW celebrates 10 years with new Cipullo work

May 22, 2019

Eklund Opera’s trailblazing CU New Opera Workshop has been the perfect playground for composers with in-progress operas for a decade. For 2019, composer Tom Cipullo brings his new piece “Hobson’s Choice” to the program.

Thomas Morgan posing

Honorees set for spring commencement

May 2, 2019

Thomas Edward Morgan and Daniel and Boyce Sher will be recognized for their work at the May 9 ceremony.

Sarah Off with her violin

Alumni spotlight: Sarah Off

April 9, 2019

For Sarah Off, good music and doing good are all in a day’s work. She co-founded the Mt. Blanca Summer Music Conservatory, a nonprofit organization that provides high-quality, affordable music performance experiences for young musicians.

Elizabeth Welch posing

Alumni spotlight: Elizabeth Welch

March 7, 2019

New York-based Elizabeth Welch (BM ’98) is singing her way through musical theatre productions on Broadway and on regional stages—including Denver, where she was a Denver Post Ovation Award recipient for her portrayal of Maria in “West Side Story”—and before audiences as far away as Germany and Austria.

Frank Parce

Supporter spotlight: Frank Parce

March 4, 2019

Alumnus Frank Parce recently provided a gift that will name an academic services office in the expanded Imig Music Building.

Wei Wu Grammy winner

Alumnus Wei Wu wins Grammy Award

Feb. 11, 2019

Wei Wu is officially a Grammy winner for his role in "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs."

mairi dorman phaneuf

Alumni Spotlight: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf

Feb. 5, 2019

We recently caught up with cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf (DMA ’07) on a range of topics—from her role with the College of Music National Alumni Council (COMNAC) to a recent performance in New York City.

ben pollack smiling

Alumni spotlight: Ben Pollack

Jan. 8, 2019

This month, Ben Pollack (BME '14) will be honored as Young Teacher of the Year at the Colorado Music Educators’ Association (CMEA) Conference. Pollack’s palpable enthusiasm and dedication to his students make him a deserving recipient of the award.

andrew briggs with cello

Alumni spotlight: Andrew Briggs

Dec. 12, 2018

“For me, fear doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t do something. It might mean finding the courage to step into it,” says cellist Andrew Briggs.

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