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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.

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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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A New York minute: CU at Carnegie

Dec. 11, 2018

It was a whirlwind couple of days for nine College of Music students, three alumni and one faculty member as Colorado took over Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Nov. 5, 2018.

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Faculty member, two alumni nominated for 2019 Grammy Awards

Dec. 7, 2018

Director of Bands Donald McKinney, jazz alumna Tia Fuller and opera alumnus Wei Wu were all on the list of the 2019 Grammy Award nominees.

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Alumni Spotlight: Cassidy Grunninger

Nov. 8, 2018

“Sometimes you start somewhere, but end up somewhere else,” says Cassidy Grunninger (MM ’14), an Associate at Dunner Law PLLC, a Certified Woman-Owned firm in Washington. "My background in music inspires me and influences how I approach my work, the connections I make and the insights I have."

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Find your path: The Entrepreneurship Center for Music

Oct. 25, 2018

In this new feature video, get an up-close-and-personal look at the ECM with Director Jeffrey Nytch and several current and former students.

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Colorado Music Magazine 2018

Oct. 25, 2018

Colorado Music: The Magazine of the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music features entrepreneurship, global collaboration and much more.

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College of Music National Alumni Council looks ahead to second year

Oct. 9, 2018

The College of Music’s National Alumni Council is hard at work creating beneficial experiences for students and alumni.

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College returns to Carnegie Hall in November

Sept. 24, 2018

For the second time since 2016, winners of the prestigious Ekstrand and Honors performance competitions will take the stage, along with graduate quartet-in-residence Ajax Quartet.

barbara bentree

Alumni Spotlight: Barbara Bentree

Aug. 30, 2018

“I believe that a degree in music prepares you for amazing things in this world because the elements of music translate to other creative disciplines."

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