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College of Music honors alumni, supporters at commencement

April 20, 2016

When the Class of 2016 walks across the Grusin stage on Friday, May 6, they’ll be sharing the space with four distinguished members of the College of Music extended family.

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Celebrating music students and supporters

Oct. 7, 2015

On Monday, Oct. 5, the important role of College of Music donors and the accomplishments of hundreds of students were recognized at the annual Scholarship Celebration and Dinner.

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Putting things in a new perspective

Sept. 17, 2015

For three days, the halls of Imig Music were filled with new voices and new perspectives as members of the Cleveland Orchestra spent time in residency at CU-Boulder.

cleveland orchestra member with student

Cleveland Orchestra members return for second residency

July 14, 2015

This fall, 15 members of the Cleveland Orchestra will be in residence at the College of Music. It's the second time the players have come to Boulder in three years.


CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

Oct. 6, 2014

Michele “Mikhy” and Mike Ritter were college sweethearts at CU-Boulder. When they left their adopted hometown a few years after graduation to pursue career goals, Mikhy made Mike sign a contract that they’d return in five years. “It took us six years to get back but we held up the bargain,” she says, laughing.


CU-Boulder fundraising leaders fund $2 million jazz studies endowment

March 1, 2013

Jeannie and Jack Thompson have made an unprecedented commitment to the Jazz Studies program at the University of Colorado Boulder — building $1.6 million in combined gifts to trigger a new $2 million program endowment. To honor and recognize this transformational gift, the program will be renamed the Thompson Jazz Studies Program, as announced at yesterday’s annual Spring Swing big band concert. It is CU-Boulder’s first named program.