drum major calling out song

Marching to the beat of the Buffs

Sept. 7, 2016

Take a walk anywhere on campus in the late afternoon and early evening this time of year, and you’ll probably hear brass blaring “Fight CU” or drums pounding away at cadences. It’s officially marching band season at CU Boulder.

jose leonardo leon

From Caracas to Colorado: a musical journey

July 13, 2016

Jose Leonardo Leon has been a teacher and performer. He’s even been part of a Latin Grammy-winning recording with one of his musical idols. Now, the Venezuela-born trombonist has his eye on the ultimate degree.

lacey and isabel at a concert

Graduates make a connection in the City of Angels

June 21, 2016

Horn players Isabel DeBoel (BM '11) and Lacey Huszcza (BA '03) talk about their careers as members of the advancement team at the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

katherine smith

Horn DMA candidate steps in for Wyoming Symphony

April 19, 2016

Katherine Smith made a last-minute solo appearance with the Wyoming Symphony during its season finale concert last week.

students rehearsing at el sistema

Putting it all together

April 11, 2016

Music education majors Cameron Coday and Claire Glover are preparing for a special junior recital with a performance by students from El Sistema Colorado on April 18.

doug walter

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Doug Walter

March 13, 2016

After winter weather forced the cancellation of Faculty Tuesday on Feb. 2, "Flamenkaleidoscope" with Doug Walter and friends has been rescheduled for March 29.

trumpet studio at competition

Eyes on the prize

Oct. 13, 2015

The CU-Boulder trumpet studio has its sights set on the biggest trumpet competition in the country. Twenty of the studio’s 22 members are getting their materials together to enter the National Trumpet Competition in March.

michael thornton and margaret mcdonald

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Michael Thornton

Aug. 24, 2015

On Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, Associate Professor of Horn Michael Thornton presents "Musical Postcards" for the Faculty Tuesday series. See a preview of the program here.

maggie rickard

Horn student makes music abroad

May 28, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder horn student Maggie Rickard has landed a gig with the Sarajevo Philharmonic in Bosnia.

new world symphony performing

Master student performs with world-famous “orchestral academy”

April 17, 2015

Trombone MM candidate Mark Hsieh just returned from a three-week stint with the New World Symphony in Miami, Fla.

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