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Q&A with Finland scholarship supporters Don and Maria Johnson

Sept. 26, 2017

Maria and Don Johnson and Conor Brown at a recent College of Music donor reception Don and Maria Johnson are generous supporters of the College of Music and the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado. They are active in providing scholarship support and creating international cultural...

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College of Music joins worldwide celebration of Finnish birthday

Sept. 26, 2017

Boulder. Denver. Washington, D.C. Helsinki. The College of Music is hitting the road in October to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, starting with a Faculty Tuesday premiere of a student-written ode to Finnish folk tradition.

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Cleveland Orchestra members return for third residency

Aug. 23, 2017

For the third time since 2013, members of the Cleveland Orchestra will visit the College of Music for a residency in September.

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Claire Gunsbury, flute, is new Sher Scholar

July 12, 2017

This fall, Claire Gunsbury officially becomes a Music Buff. The flutist from Minnesota is coming to CU Boulder with help from the Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship.

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Distinguished honorees Eklund, Campbell, Hobbs to be recognized at commencement

May 3, 2017

At this year’s commencement ceremony, in addition to honoring the graduates who will become Forever Buffs, the College of Music will call out the varied legacies of three members of our extended community.

Imig Music Building

CU announces plans to expand Imig Music Building by 2020

April 28, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder on Friday announced preliminary plans for an expansion of the Warner Imig Music Building

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Roser Piano and Keyboard Department named after gift from longtime music champion

April 11, 2017

Becky Roser, a longtime College of Music supporter and former chair of the Music Advisory Board, recently created an endowment, naming the keyboard area the Roser Piano and Keyboard Program.

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College marks 100th anniversary with $50 million music+ campaign

Feb. 13, 2017

The “music+” campaign is tied to “The College of Music Advantage,” the 10-year strategic plan set in motion by the priorities of students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community.

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Supporter Spotlight: Becky Roser

Dec. 13, 2016

Her beaming smile, joyous demeanor and boundless energy have endeared Becky Roser to the College of Music community and made her name synonymous with the kind of support and generosity that make a successful career in the arts possible for CU Boulder students.

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Why music?

Dec. 1, 2016

Bob Charles isn’t a professional musician. He played euphonium in high school and college band, but his life has taken him on a different journey in the decades since. Still, like so many people, he can’t imagine a life without music.

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