Claire posing

Carrying the standard of excellence: Claire Glover

Feb. 4, 2020

For Claire Glover (BME ’17)—recipient of the Colorado Music Educator Association’s 2020 Young Music Educator Award—the mentorship she received at the College of Music is key to her success.

Michael Musick with his tuba

When computers meet music: Alumnus Michael Musick

Jan. 8, 2020

Among the founding members of the College of Music National Alumni Council (COMNAC), Michael Musick is a media artist, creative technologist, composer, performer and improviser who’s also keeping busy as Assistant Professor of Media Arts at the University of Montana.

Alumni at dinner in New York

‘If I can make it there…’

Music Buffs have built a network to support each other in New York City.

Jennie Dorris playing marimba

Never too many hats: Alumna Jennie Dorris

Sept. 3, 2019

With "a shortage of job ads for marimba players," Pittsburgh-based interdisciplinary artist Jennie Dorris (MM ’05) re-invents herself—and her career—continuously.

Gardner, Schut, Sim, Steinmetz

Four new faculty members join college in fall

July 3, 2019

The college welcomes Ryan Gardner, Joel Schut, Claude Sim and Branden Steinmetz in August.

Stan Ruttenberg posing

For the love of the low brass

June 5, 2019

Boulder scientist and music champion Stan Ruttenberg is memorialized in a new endowed scholarship for low brass students.

Kristina and Paul Eklund at a dinner

Supporter spotlight: Paul and Kristina Eklund

May 9, 2019

The Eklunds recently provided a gift that will name the percussion practice room in the expanded Imig Music Building.

carlson gym offices

Where to find faculty and staff during Imig construction

Jan. 14, 2019

For the next 18-plus months, many of the College of Music faculty and administration will be working out of new locations. Here’s a rundown of where everyone is.

Terry Sawchuk and Brenda Romero posing

College of Music says goodbye to two long-time faculty

Trumpet professor Terry Sawchuk and ethnomusicology professor Brenda Romero retired in May.

Faculty saxophone practice

Preview: Faculty Tuesdays: CU Bernstein at 100 with the Jazz Faculty

Sept. 7, 2018

The concert is Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. and features all the members of the Thompson Jazz Studies faculty.

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