John Davis

John Davis named next College of Music dean

Dec. 14, 2020

“I am honored by this appointment beyond words,” says Davis.

Rob waving at the groundbreaking

One last conversation with Dean Shay

Dec. 8, 2020

We sit down with Dean Robert Shay to hear about his musical journey, proudest moments as dean, and goals for the future as he prepares to rejoin the faculty in January.

Daniel Sher and Boyce Reid Sher

Supporter spotlight: Daniel Sher and Boyce Reid Sher

Nov. 24, 2020

Dean Emeritus Dan Sher and his wife Boyce Reid Sher have already left an indelible mark on the College of Music. Now they’re lending their name to a new piano faculty studio.

grusin music hall

Hannah Kennedy named 2020 Ekstrand Competition winner

Nov. 18, 2020

Congratulations are in order for the winner of this year’s Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition. The winner of this year’s virtual competition is violinist Hannah Kennedy.

Susan Olenwine

‘Collaboration makes all the sense in the world’: Susan Olenwine

Nov. 17, 2020

Collaborative pianist Susan Olenwine works together for the College of Music as a member of the alumni council and advisory board.

Flatirons from Imig Music Building

College of Music announces endowed fund to support equity and inclusion work

Nov. 10, 2020

Board leaders are spearheading financial support for this college priority.

Doree Hickman and her late husband Jerry

Supporter spotlight: Doree Hickman

Oct. 27, 2020

Doree Hickman gained a family when she became involved with the College of Music Advisory Board. Now she’s giving back to the place she loves as part of the music+ campaign.

Bill Weber smiling

Legendary scientist, lover of music

Remembering a longtime College of Music supporter and CU Boulder professor.

Marty Coffin Evans posing

Bricks, mortar and memories

CU Boulder alumna and College of Music supporter Marty Coffin Evans looks back on decades spent among the musicians of Boulder

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.

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