The Takacs Quartet

World-renowned Takács Quartet names new second violinist after founding member retires

Feb. 22, 2018

Takács Quartet Károly Schranz will retire from the Grammy-winning chamber ensemble effective May 1. CU Boulder Assistant Professor of Violin Harumi Rhodes has been appointed the new second violinist.

Charlotte Heth

First Distinguished Lectureship on Music, Diversity and Inclusion hosts Native American music scholar

Jan. 30, 2018

On Feb. 28, the College of Music kicks off its annual Distinguished Lectureship on Music, Diversity and Inclusion with a free lecture by Native American ethnomusicologist Charlotte Heth.

Cleveland Orchestra member listening to student

A fresh start

Oct. 2, 2017

Another September, and another visit with members of the world-class Cleveland Orchestra, has come to a close at the College of Music.

maria and don johnson and conor brown at a reception

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...

conor brown in finland

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.

cleveland orchestra member working with students

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.

Claire Gunsbury with her flute

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.

paul eklund and leigh holman and rob shay

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

becky roser making speech

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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