Carrie P.

Alumna awarded CMEA Outstanding Young Educator Award

Jan. 11, 2022

Recent alumna Carrie Proctor always knew she wanted to impact young lives by becoming a music educator. Discover her passion to inspire youths through a shared connection to music.

JD

“Holding space” for a culture of belonging

Dec. 15, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close and I reflect on my first year as Dean, I’m filled with gratitude for our College of Music family and all we’ve accomplished in a new and evolving hybrid learning environment. I’m especially proud of our progress to ensure an increasingly welcoming spirit within our beautifully expanded Imig Music Building.

MFAL

Annual Holiday Festival celebrates community comeback

Dec. 1, 2021

MarieFaith Lane, a current graduate student and Holiday Festival 2021 concertmaster, offers a first-person perspective on the spirit of this weekend’s community event.

AC

New endowed fund to foster DEI through American Music Research Center

Nov. 8, 2021

“We have a real opportunity to use the American Music Research Center as a uniting force to bring together people of different cultures, ethnicities, perspectives and walks of life. I see this [DEI] work as not only educational, but as a strategy to improve the environment in which persons of color are pursuing their educations at CU Boulder.”

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Piano + Keyboard Program hosts DEI-focused guest lecturers, master class

Oct. 27, 2021

Kicking off November, the College of Music's Piano + Keyboard Program will present virtual and in-person events as part of a doctoral seminar on diverse piano literature.

LD

Making connections + engaging community

Oct. 21, 2021

"Everything is connected—my artistry, my scholarship, my dissertation research and my activism in the immigrant community.”

George Walker

Winds program features music by celebrated BIPOC composer George Walker

Oct. 13, 2021

On Oct. 19, horn and piano faculty will collaborate with the CU Boulder Graduate Wind Quintet and members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in a Faculty Tuesdays program for winds, including George Walker's "Wind Set."

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.

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...

Louis Saxton

#BoulderStrong

March 26, 2021

Less than one week after the series of shootings in metro Atlanta, we experienced a mass shooting right here at home. Just as we stand together with our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty and staff, we stand together in our shared grief over 10 lives lost at...

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