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.

Pablo Beltran

Jazz doctoral student exemplifies personal resilience and professional determination

Sept. 8, 2021

As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're inspired by the resilience and determination of DMA student Pablo Beltran.

Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship

College of Music welcomes two Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship recipients

Aug. 31, 2021

We’re thrilled to introduce Raven Dow-Hygelund and Anna Kallinikos as the most recent recipients of the College of Music’s Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship.

The Lehnert Duo

College of Music's Faculty Tuesdays series celebrates 22 years of community-focused music making

Aug. 17, 2021

As part of the College of Music's long-running Faculty Tuesdays series, professional musicians, vocalists and ensembles in the college play concerts most Tuesdays during the fall and spring semesters, offering students and community members the opportunity to experience firsthand the renowned talent housed right here on campus.

DMA Valerie Sly

Horn performance + pedagogy student ready for fall after whirlwind spring and summer

Aug. 5, 2021

Not only did DMA candidate Valerie Sly win Third Horn position with the Des Moines Metro Opera, she also recently nailed the runner-up spot for the Fort Worth Symphony’s Principal Horn position, earned a finalist spot for the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. and was invited to return to the Lucerne Festival Academy.

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."

CU Boulder Alexander Technique

Musicians’ Wellness Program expands to meet the moment

June 1, 2021

As part of the College of Music’s Summer Session, the CU Boulder Musicians’ Wellness Program (MWP) will sponsor the Alexander Technique Summer Course via Zoom, July 5-8, 9 a.m. to noon. An additional day, July 9, provides educators the option to receive graduate credit for the five-day course.

Dean John Davis

Dean's Downbeat

May 26, 2021

In this edition of Dean's Downbeat, learn how the College of Music has channeled change into progress; the work of the college's DEI task forces and how to contribute your input; what we're looking forward to this Fall; and our excitement for a new chapter of in-person music-making. (Dean's Downbeat will resume at the beginning of Fall Semester 2021.)

Composer Jake Heggie

"The most sensational summer, yet!"

May 14, 2021

From opera to heavy metal to conducting to wellness, the College of Music is poised to teach and support diverse creative interests during Summer Session.

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