Dennis Jackson posing

Leaving a legacy

CU Opera founder Dennis Jackson and his students talk about the foundation he laid at the end of the 20th century.

Donald McKinney

Wind Symphony to premiere piece about pandemic and social justice

Oct. 13, 2020

Alumnus Conor Brown will collaborate with fellow composer Derrick Spiva on a piece about this moment, commissioned by the Wind Symphony and College of Music supporter Jan Burton.

Imig Music Building entryway

Take a virtual tour of the expanded Imig

Sept. 30, 2020

Join Dean Shay and Associate Dean Davis on a look inside our new home.

imig facade

From Dean Shay: Switching to a temporary remote operating mode

Sept. 21, 2020

Dean Robert Shay explains what the move to a temporary remote operating status from Sept. 23 through at least Oct. 7 means for the College of Music.

Very Hungry Catterpillar

Supporting new ideas

Sept. 15, 2020

The Entrepreneurship Center for Music is stepping up its work to promote student projects and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student and faculty member wearing face masks

A way forward

Aug. 24, 2020

This fall, the College of Music continues its excellence in performance and education while health and safety remain top priorities.

Annika Scolofsky

Meet Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of Pendulum New Music Annika Socolofsky

The college’s newest faculty member has distinguished herself as an avant-folk vocalist and composer.

Faculty notes

Read notes on accomplishments and accolades for College of Music faculty in 2020.

Patricia Butler

Supporter spotlight: Patricia Butler

May 5, 2020

“We’re very fortunate in Boulder to have the College of Music and the Boulder Phil. Even before my husband and I began attending Takács concerts, we enjoyed the CU Symphony and faculty recitals—all told, an incredible resource in our own backyard, including many free performances. I’m proud that our community has the College of Music and I’m happy to support it in any way I can.”

Geri Walther posing

With gratitude, Geri Walther says goodbye

For loyal Takács Quartet audiences, violist Geraldine Walther has been a staple on the Grusin stage for some time. Walther has played with the quartet for 15 years, replacing Roger Tapping when he retired in 2005. Tapping replaced founding violist Gabor Ormai in 1995. Now, with new pursuits on the...

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