Cian Krueger + Jude  Dow-Hygelund

College of Music welcomes 2022 Sher Distinguished Musician Scholars

Sept. 28, 2022

We’re delighted to introduce Jude Dow-Hygelund and Cian Krueger as the College of Music’s most recent Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship recipients.

Soundscapes of the People, a collaboration between the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State University Pueblo

American Music Research Center awarded grants, advances diverse music projects

Sept. 27, 2022

The American Music Research Center is bustling with activity as the school year begins. Discover what’s new!

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Meet incoming Assistant Professor of Violin Alex Gonzalez

Sept. 6, 2022

A new member of the College of Music faculty shares his approach to preparing students to become universal musicians, and fostering an environment of diversity and inclusivity. “It's not about hyper-specialization, but about flexibility, creativity and keeping an open mind,” he says.

Allison Cawthon smiling in front of the Colosseum

Musicking in the time of COVID

Aug. 26, 2022

“Rather than mourn what we have lost, try to find new, different ways of music making. I tried to take this as an opportunity to create long-term curriculums with student-centered projects, and this was a great way for students and myself to interact with music in new, safe ways.”

Howard Waltz Music Library

Black Lives Matter movement sparks BIPOC Composers Project

July 28, 2022

Stephanie Bonjack, who heads up the Howard B. Waltz Music Library, describes the BIPOC Composers Project.

Olivia Huizar Conner

Graduate Diversity Recruitment Fellow: Olivia Huizar Conner

July 19, 2022

Olivia Huizar Conner shares how her background inspires her to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in music.

Annie Booth

In stride with jazz alumna Annie Booth

July 12, 2022

Alumna Annie Booth shares how the College of Music continues to impact her career as an award-winning jazz pianist, band leader, composer/arranger and educator—and offers valuable career advice.

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Music student finds inspiration at the gateway to Antarctica

May 4, 2022

Curiosity drives Lydia Wagenknecht, a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology and recent recipient of a Fulbright Research Award. “I care that my research will help us understand something in a more broad-based way that we didn’t understand before,” she says.

Damani Phillips

Meet Damani Phillips: 2022 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient

May 3, 2022

We’re so excited to welcome alumnus Damani Phillips back to campus this week and to present him the College of Music’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus Award at our commencement ceremony on May 5! “The versatile training provided by CU has been the cornerstone of my success to date, and has enabled me to do and be many things well beyond typical expectations,” he says. Meet Phillips and discover his powerful advice to graduating Music Buffs.

Judith Glyde

Meet Judith Glyde: 2022 Distinguished Service Award recipient

April 27, 2022

On May 5, we look forward to welcoming back Judith Glyde, formerly professor of cello and chamber music at the College of Music and chair of our string faculty. Since retiring in 2014 to live in New York City, the professor emerita she has been active with the college’s alumni community there, offering tremendous support to Forever Buffs who are now living and working in the city.

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