Lullaby Project musicians

Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project comes to the College of Music

March 10, 2020

The Lullaby Project pairs new parents with professional musicians to create a customized lullaby for their new baby in a process that forms strong parent-child bonds and fosters early childhood development. It comes to the College of Music this spring.

Imig Music Building entrance

The CU Boulder College of Music: A Century in the Making

Jan. 21, 2020

In this mini-documentary, Professor Emeritus Thomas Riis and College of Music students reflect on the first 100 years of music at CU Boulder and what the next century could hold as the college celebrates its Centennial.

CU at Boettcher

Music 100 years in the making

Jan. 13, 2020

The College of Music is thrilled to celebrate its Centennial with a beautifully planned series of concerts, presentations and other events, culminating in the dedication of the new wing of Imig Music Building next fall.

Aaron and Afa Dworkin

Third Annual Distinguished Lectureship hosts award-winning leaders of the Sphinx Organization

Dec. 10, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the College of Music's third annual Distinguished Lectureship in Music, Diversity and Inclusion comes to Grusin Music Hall with a lecture by social entrepreneurs and arts leaders Aaron and Afa Dworkin from the award-winning Sphinx Organization.

Holiday Festival by the numbers (see text of story for details)

The Holiday Festival: By the numbers

Nov. 14, 2019

For almost three-quarters of a century, the Holiday Festival has thrilled Boulder audiences and ushered in the beginning of the holiday season. We looked into the history of the festival and found some fun facts that give some context to this merry tradition.

Grauman Donation

Emphasizing diversity in American music

Nov. 5, 2019

In her first year with the American Music Research Center, Professor of Musicology Susan Thomas has made great strides in expanding the unique archive of the center, conducting outreach on American music and history, and supporting scholars and class curricula.

Group at Carnegie Hall

Colorado returns to Carnegie

A dozen College of Music performers can now call themselves Carnegie Hall veterans.

It's a Wonderful Life opera

Classic holiday film gets Heggie and Scheer's operatic treatment in Macky

Oct. 15, 2019

After touring across the United States, esteemed composer Jake Heggie and renowned librettist Gene Scheer’s "It’s a Wonderful Life" returns home to the Eklund Opera Program and Macky Auditorium.

Walther with viola

Takács Quartet announces appointment of violist Richard O'Neill, retirement of Geri Walther after 15 years

Oct. 9, 2019

As the Takács Quartet enters its 45th year, the internationally acclaimed string quartet—in residence at the College of Music since 1986—will soon see a new musician enter its esteemed ranks.

student rehearses on stage

New Musical Theatre program opens with “Edges”

Sept. 26, 2019

Join the brand new cohort for an October production of coming-of-age musical “Edges,” written by Tony-nominated duo Pasek and Paul.

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