Robert Shay

What's next

Sept. 5, 2019

Dean Robert Shay talks about his plans as the new academic year begins.

Jennie Dorris playing marimba

Never too many hats: Alumna Jennie Dorris

Sept. 3, 2019

With "a shortage of job ads for marimba players," Pittsburgh-based interdisciplinary artist Jennie Dorris (MM ’05) re-invents herself—and her career—continuously.

Anne Culver and her brother Roger Mitchell

Supporter spotlight: Anne Culver

Aug. 15, 2019

College of Music alumna and former University of Denver administrator Anne Culver made a gift to name one of the practice rooms in the expanded Imig Music Building in honor of her alumnus husband.

view of construction on imig

Imig Music Building construction: Six months in

Aug. 6, 2019

As Music Buffs have been off performing in summer festivals, engineers, architects, carpenters and contractors have been working diligently to make the new College of Music expansion come to life.

Pamela Z performing

Alumna Pamela Z wins Rome Prize

July 9, 2019

Multimedia artist Pamela Z (BM ’78) was one of just two composers awarded with the coveted fellowship at the American Academy in Rome this April.

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.

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