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The sound of innovation

May 17, 2016

Hugh Lobel, a 2015 DMA graduate, is making it easier for anyone to compose their own music using his new platform, Music_SDP.

student on appalachian trail

Doing the leg work

May 9, 2016

Composition alumnus Keane Southard is raising funds to write a symphony about the Appalachian Trail.

carter pann

CU-Boulder Composer Carter Pann a finalist for Pulitzer Prize

April 20, 2016

Faculty composer Carter Pann's piece "The Mechanics: Six from the Shop Floor" was named a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Music.

art installation

Blurring the lines in art and music

April 18, 2016

Associate Professor of Music Composition and Technology Michael Theodore recently wrapped up an art and sound installation at David B. Smith Gallery in Denver’s Lower Downtown district.

willie payne working

The science of creativity

April 18, 2016

Willie Payne (BM ’15) has always been interested in how technology facilitates the creation of music.

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.

grad working at desk

A different way to make music

April 6, 2016

A music degree can lead you to any number of different careers. As we found out from a handful of College of Music graduates working at Boulder-based MakeMusic, you could even wind up working at a software company.

Boulder Chorale

Piece commissioned from student for Boulder Chorale for 50th anniversary

March 8, 2016

As the Boulder Chorale marks its 50th anniversary, it will perform a piece written by an undergraduate composition student from the College of Music.


BLOrk brings EDM dance party to Black Box

Feb. 25, 2016

The Boulder Laptop Orchestra—also known as BLOrk—continues to push the boundaries of typical music school repertoire at its March 5 concert.

kim patterson and nathan hall

Alumni return to share entrepreneurship tips

Feb. 9, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Entrepreneurship Center for Music's Career Launchpad welcomes back two College of Music alumni who have run the gamut of gigs in the music world.