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.


Setting the Bard to music

Jan. 26, 2016

Associate Director of Choral Studies Andrea Ramsey composed a setting as part of a new collection of Shakespeare-inspired songs.

george lynn

George Lynn Centennial: celebrating a musical life

Aug. 11, 2015

This fall, the College of Music celebrates the legacy of conductor, composer, organist and former CU Boulder teacher George Lynn.

atlas institute

New music pioneers coming to CU Boulder

July 29, 2015

The ATLAS Summer Experimental Music Week, supported by the College of Music, is August 4-7.

willie payne

Making (digital) music

July 24, 2015

Combining composition and computer science, double major Willie Payne is exploring new ways to use music in video games.


CU-Boulder faculty focus: Dan Kellogg, associate professor of composition at the College of Music

Nov. 25, 2014

Dan Kellogg talks about his new chamber-opera based on the story of Alferd Packer.


Elephant gig reviews revives grad student Brett Madsen's interest in orchestral music

Sept. 9, 2013

BOULDER, Colo. — Brett Madsen was deeply interested in music as a high-school student in Florida. It just wasn’t the pop, rock, hip-hop and other genres most of his peers listened to. He was into classical music, from Bach and Beethoven to Mozart and Chopin. And he was very into writing the same kind of thing.


College of Music composers, performers featured in Pac-12 TV commercial

Aug. 5, 2013

When the Colorado Buffaloes catch a breather during Pac-12 network football games this fall — ditto for the basketball team, right into spring — expect to see a top-notch team from the CU-Boulder College of Music step in.