adam and sasha at the great wall of china

Finding a way to help

Jan. 23, 2018

College of Music alumni Adam Schwalje (BM/BA ’01, MM ’02) and Sasha Garver (BM ’02, DMA ’06) are tireless advocates for musiciansRead more »
jazz band on stage in the 1970s

The humble beginnings of jazz at CU Boulder

Dec. 6, 2017

With renowned faculty, award-winning student ensembles and trailblazing alumni performing weekly throughout the jazz clubs of Denver and Boulder, the Thompson Jazz Studies Program is firmly on the front lines of jazz along the Front Range. But that wasn’t always the case...Read more »
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Colorado Music Magazine 2017

Oct. 24, 2017

The Fall 2017 edition of Colorado Music Magazine is available! Pick up a copy today and read all about our talented alumni, students and faculty.Read more »
Andrew Crust conducting

Conducting alum settles into Memphis gig

Oct. 17, 2017

Music Buff alum Andrew Crust (DMA ’16) has focused his work the past few years on outreach and work with orchestral musicians-in-the-making during stints all over the country.Read more »
Alejandro Gómez Guillén

Conducting alum spreads a love of music in Chicago

July 26, 2017

Alejandro Gómez Guillén is a fellow with Project Inclusion, the Chicago Sinfonietta's outreach program that promotes diversity among musicians, conductors and administrators through professional development.Read more »
gigsicians finalists

Leveling the playing field

June 7, 2017

Elise Campbell and Callan Miller are already winning awards for Gigsicians, the online service that connects musicians with event planners hiring for gigs.Read more »
paul eklund and leigh holman and rob shay

Distinguished honorees Eklund, Campbell, Hobbs to be recognized at commencement

May 3, 2017

At this year’s commencement ceremony, in addition to honoring the graduates who will become Forever Buffs, the College of Music will call out the varied legacies of three members of our extended community.Read more »
collaborative pianist on stage

It takes a team to make music

March 6, 2017

Collaborative piano professors Alexandra Nguyen and Margaret McDonald explain the history and purpose of the collaborative piano practice.Read more »
orchestra on stage at macky

College marks 100th anniversary with $50 million music+ campaign

Feb. 13, 2017

The “music+” campaign is tied to “The College of Music Advantage,” the 10-year strategic plan set in motion by the priorities of students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community.Read more »
sam estes in an audio booth

Alumni spotlight: Sam Estes and Cole Ingraham

Feb. 8, 2017

Alumni Sam Estes (MM ’05) and Cole Ingraham (DMA ’13) are changing the game in film scoring, helping build a music composition software based on an algorithm and user needs.Read more »

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