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.

Claire Gunsbury

In spite of it all...

May 6, 2021

This year, the College of Music’s Outstanding Students proved that difficulty can be the breeding ground for success.

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.

Dean John Davis

Dean's Downbeat

April 28, 2021

In this inaugural edition of Dean's Downbeat, a new monthly briefing from Dean Davis, learn the latest about the College of Music's exciting plans for fall; our deepening focus on diversity, equity and inclusion; and our responsiveness to the campus-wide call for a common curriculum.

Giora Bernstain & Geri Walther

Supporter spotlight: Kim and Nancy Malville

April 22, 2021

Professor Emeritus of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences J. McKim (Kim) Malville and former anthropology faculty member Nancy Malville reflect on their musical inspirations.

Sophia Thaut and Curt Sellers

Artists for the future

April 14, 2021

The Undergraduate Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship prepares students for cross-disciplinary careers in the arts.

Imig Music Building entrance

College of Music Spring 2021 Virtual Commencement

While we may not be able to gather in person this year, the College of Music is celebrating all of our Spring 2021 graduates with a special virtual ceremony.

Banners and memorials at King Soopers

Processing and remembering with music

April 1, 2021

Like many CU Boulder students, saxophonist Josh Sweeney shopped regularly at the Table Mesa King Soopers, site of the March 22 mass shooting. A sophomore majoring in music and mechanical engineering, Sweeney was fortunate that the shooting didn’t directly involve anyone in his immediate circle. Nonetheless, he lives in the...