Macky Auditorium Time Capsule

Oct. 5, 2011

A year after Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano revealed the contents of the 1910 Macky Auditorium time capsule, the contents of a new memo to posterity are being finalized.

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Monster Party

Oct. 5, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, hear CU composer Hunter Ewen’s spooky Monster Party performed by the CU violin studio on the Pendulum Series! Hunter Ewen wrote this piece for the whole violin studio. The piece was inspired by the monster drawings of artist Stefan Bucher. The performance was complete with costumes, dancing, ear-piercing screams, and violin faculty covered in makeup. If you don’t have time to view the whole video, skip to around 10:10 when the monsters dance.

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CU Orchestra

Sept. 27, 2011

Gary Lewis, Conductor of the CU Orchestra, talks about the exciting upcoming season and beyond. Be sure to check out the next concert: November 17th, 7:30, Macky Auditorium


MTNA Competition at CU October 15

Sept. 26, 2011

The Music Teachers National Association is a non profit organization whose mission is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers, 600 of whom reside in Colorado. Among other activities, MTNA organizes an annual national music competition.


Sept. 20, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING GREAT BIOs & PROGRAM NOTES The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join Professor Elissa Guralnick for a great discussion on how to write effectively about yourself and your work. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE FALL INTENSIVE IS


Sept. 13, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: HEAD SHOTS AND DEMO RECORDINGS The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join CU Photographer Glenn Asakawa and College of Music Recording Engineer Kevin Harbison on the dos and don’ts of head shots and demo recordings. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza &


Taking Note: Jennie Dorris MM '05

Sept. 6, 2011

Founded by Jennie Dorris (MMus’05), Telling Stories is a concert series that draws on a cast of 100 classically trained freelance musicians and writers who want to make chamber music and literature “a little more fun and a lot less stuffy.”

Jeffrey Nytch quoted in

Aug. 30, 2011

Entrepreneurship Center for Music Director Jeffrey Nytchas quoted extensively in a article by Lewis Whittington entitled “Can the symphony be saved?” However, Jeffrey Nytch, the director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at the University of Colorado-Boulder, says he sees “precious little” evidence of new ideas and predicts more bankruptcies to come.


Patrick Mason Reviewed in Opera News

Aug. 29, 2011

Professor of Voice and Baritone Patrick Mason was featured on Bridge Records recent release MUSTO: Bastianello and BOLCOM: Lucrezia. The recording was reviewed in the August 2011 issue of Opera News:

Imposters Falsely Claiming to Fundraise for CU

Aug. 26, 2011

It has recently come to the attention of the University of Colorado that door-to-door magazine salespeople have been falsely representing themselves as members of a “CU orchestra” raising money for a trip to Europe. Colorado Springs is one of the cities in which these impostors have been spotted in recent weeks.