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Putting the bow in someone else’s hands

Aug. 31, 2016

Any moment in one’s life could signify the beginning of something big. For Edain Butterfield, that moment came during her time as a music student.

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A lasting legacy: Joan Catoni Conlon and Frank Conlon

July 12, 2016

Joan Catoni Conlon and her husband Frank recently endowed a fellowship to support graduate students pursuing the Master of Music or Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting and Literature degrees.

lacey and isabel at a concert

Graduates make a connection in the City of Angels

June 21, 2016

Horn players Isabel DeBoel (BM '11) and Lacey Huszcza (BA '03) talk about their careers as members of the advancement team at the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

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Breaking out

June 8, 2016

Wei Wu (MM '13) is having a banner year, debuting at Pittsburgh Opera and preparing for roles at the Met and Santa Fe Opera.

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The sound of innovation

May 17, 2016

Hugh Lobel, a 2015 DMA graduate, is making it easier for anyone to compose their own music using his new platform, Music_SDP.

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Doing the leg work

May 9, 2016

Composition alumnus Keane Southard is raising funds to write a symphony about the Appalachian Trail.

dave grusin

College of Music honors alumni, supporters at commencement

April 20, 2016

When the Class of 2016 walks across the Grusin stage on Friday, May 6, they’ll be sharing the space with four distinguished members of the College of Music extended family.

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A different way to make music

April 6, 2016

A music degree can lead you to any number of different careers. As we found out from a handful of College of Music graduates working at Boulder-based MakeMusic, you could even wind up working at a software company.

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Symphony orchestra, wind symphony and jazz ensemble prep for CU at Boettcher

April 5, 2016

Stravinsky, Bernstein, Davis and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" are all on the program for the College of Music's showcase concert at Boettcher Concert Hall at the Denver Performing Arts Complex April 26.

ashley brandin

Principles of gaming give music students a one-up

April 4, 2016

College of Music alumna Ashley Brandin (MME '13) is bringing the principles of video games into her music classrooms to get her students excited about learning.

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