Carrie P.

Alumna awarded CMEA Outstanding Young Educator Award

Jan. 11, 2022

Recent alumna Carrie Proctor always knew she wanted to impact young lives by becoming a music educator. Discover her passion to inspire youths through a shared connection to music.

Ed Cannava

Alumnus Ed Cannava’s versatile music ed career

Dec. 8, 2021

With some 32 years’ experience as an instrumental music teacher in public schools, alumnus Ed Cannava is ideally poised to serve band directors as an adjudicator, clinician, conductor and consultant.

DB

Alumnus Dennis Bourret: “An extremely rewarding musical career”

Nov. 16, 2021

“I have had an extremely rewarding musical career and now—after more than 50 years of being a musician and a music teacher—I am celebrating my good luck, getting my start at CU Boulder.”

JD

Enhanced education through interdisciplinary micro credentialing

Oct. 27, 2021

"The way I see it, the College of Music is an innovation lab with endless potential for defining and redefining what it means to be an artist in a dynamic global environment. By developing an interdisciplinary micro credentialing program, my vision is to model an educational experience in which recognized mastery of varied competencies prepares our students for flexible, individualized careers."

LD

Making connections + engaging community

Oct. 21, 2021

"Everything is connected—my artistry, my scholarship, my dissertation research and my activism in the immigrant community.”

 Thalea String Quartet

Alumna and DEI advocate joins future-focused Thalea String Quartet

Sept. 15, 2021

Viola Performance graduate Lauren Spaulding (MM ’14) this month joined the acclaimed and diverse Thalea String Quartet, Doctoral Fellowship String Quartet at the University of Maryland.

Mary Kettlewell

Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration opens doors

July 20, 2021

Voice Performance graduate Mary Kettlewell (MM ’18) applauds the Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration for opening doors to her new position as program administrator at the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Luis Granda Boulder Phil

Recent alum launches career with Boulder Phil

June 23, 2021

"Working in development is a way for me to take my combined knowledge and experience to talk to others about why it’s important to fund the arts."

Charlene Archibeque and Leenya Rideout

College of Music honors distinguished alumni

May 3, 2021

Every year, the College of Music honors established or emerging trailblazers from among our global alumni community. This spring, we're proud to recognize Charlene Archibeque and Leenya Rideout.

Barbara Pierpoint

“Success breeds success”: Barbara Pierpoint

March 2, 2021

Becoming a music educator was always in the stars for Barbara (London) Pierpoint (BME ’72).

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