Fauré Centennial Festival cover photo

Remembering Fauré—a century later

Feb. 13, 2024

This year marks a milestone for Professor of Musicology Carlo Caballero who—along with his academic partner Stephen Rumph, professor of music history at the University of Washington—will co-host the Fauré Centennial Festival in Boulder, Feb. 27-March 3.

O'Neil Jones

Grad student brings first statewide Jamaican Choral Music Symposium to Boulder

Feb. 9, 2024

Mention Jamaican music to most Americans and the pop sounds of reggae usually come to mind. But there’s much more—the wonderfully rich harmonies of choral music, hundreds of rarely heard sacred songs and folk songs that deserve more exposure. Doctoral student O’Neil Jones is about to make that happen.

Bruns and Crumb at a recording session of “Metamorphoses, Book II” at Swarthmore College in 2021.

Upholding the impact and legacy of composer George Crumb

Feb. 6, 2024

Associate Professor of Music Theory Steven Bruns and the late, renowned composer George Crumb shared a close, long-lasting professional relationship and a deep friendship that began in 1992. As Bruns nears retirement this spring, he reflects on his role as Crumb’s archivist and biographer.

Dylan Fixmer

Alumnus Dylan Fixmer—composer with a cause

Nov. 29, 2023

Alumnus Dylan Fixmer’s variegated and prolific career aims to inspire empathy and advance community engagement.

Rojana Savoye

Senior House Manager Rojana Savoye named 2023 Chancellor’s Employee of the Year!

Nov. 9, 2023

For more than two decades, Rojana Savoye has maintained positive public relations with CU Boulder patrons, presenters and co-workers; managed and enforced operational policies and procedures within the College of Music; and hired, supervised and mentored student ushers.

Dairy Arts Center poster: Vanished World Series: The Man Without A World

A harmonious blend of music + film: November residency with Alicia Svigals, Donald Sosin

Nov. 2, 2023

In a campus and community collaboration, we’re looking forward to an exciting residency featuring two outstanding artists–renowned klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals and celebrated silent film pianist Donald Sosin.

Daphne Leong headshot

Daphne Leong’s got rhythm

Oct. 18, 2023

When it comes to 20th- and 21st-century music, Professor of Music Theory Daphne Leong—along with her colleagues in the world of rhythm in music performance and scholarship—engages in intense research and endless experimentation which brought her to Montreal’s McGill University for a recent residency.

Nathalie Joachim

Grammy-nominated Nathalie Joachim to deliver keynote address

Sept. 28, 2023


Pueblo, Colorado

American Music Research Center announces interim director, upcoming events

Sept. 13, 2023

The American Music Research Center’s interim director, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology Austin Okigbo, shares the center’s fall semester highlights—including free performances of “Song of Pueblo” on campus and in Pueblo, Colorado.

Joan Braun

“A Boulder treasure”

Sept. 12, 2023

“A Boulder treasure”—We’re celebrating the inspiring, illustrious career of longtime CU Presents Executive Director Joan McLean Braun who will retire at the end of this academic year.