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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.

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.

The Rowe Family

Supporter spotlight: Peg and Chuck Rowe

Aug. 19, 2020

The Rowe family made a gift to name a practice room in the name of their musical matriarch, Margaret M. Steed, as part of the College of Music’s music+ campaign.

Katherine Shimmel and Judith Glyde

Planned gift will provide $2 million to cello studio

Katherine Schimmel’s gift will support a faculty fellowship and programming in honor of her dear friend, Professor Emerita of Cello Judith Glyde.

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