Florence Price

CU Philharmonia honors Florence Price in newly imagined orchestration

Jan. 19, 2022

As part of a weekend honoring diverse women composers, join us for a full orchestration of “Seven Miniatures for Piano” comprising seven standalone pieces—each of which reveals different facets of Florence Price’s creative personality. CU Boulder student and alumni composers completed the orchestrations.

Preserving Legacy

Annual Persevering Legacy concerts feature works by diverse women composers

Jan. 18, 2022

Discovering and playing the music of composers who have been historically marginalized is a wonderful educational experience for all students, regardless of gender or ethnicity, says Professor of Piano Pedagogy Alejandro Cremaschi.

Annika Socolofsky

Gaudeamus Award winner challenges status quo

Jan. 14, 2022

Assistant Professor of Composition and Pendulum New Music Director Annika Socolofsky discusses her recent incentive prize and how she perceives her role as a composer, performer and educator.

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.

MWP

Musicians’ Wellness Program flourishes in expanded Imig Music Building

Dec. 14, 2021

The newly expanded Imig Music Building strengthens the college’s Musicians’ Wellness Program by better supporting students in navigating the often complex and multifaceted path of being a musician.

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.

Davis interactions

Innovation + inclusivity

Nov. 18, 2021

“We have a strong foundation for DEI work and we’re seeing progress [...] but there’s more work—more positive disruption—ahead of us before we can claim ubiquitous inclusivity in our college’s culture, classrooms and curricula.”

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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.

JD

Enhanced education through interdisciplinary micro credentialing

Oct. 27, 2021

"The way I see it, the College of Music is an innovation lab with endless potential for defining and redefining what it means to be an artist in a dynamic global environment. By developing an interdisciplinary micro credentialing program, my vision is to model an educational experience in which recognized mastery of varied competencies prepares our students for flexible, individualized careers."

Annika Socolofsky

Pendulum concert series a place for musical exploration

Oct. 20, 2021

On Oct. 28, Pendulum New Music will present its second concert of the academic year. Says Assistant Professor of Composition + Pendulum Director Annika Socolofsky, "We're a rowdy bunch that loves to take risks and experience a huge range of musical genres and aesthetics."

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