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The poetry of music

June 27, 2016

Violin DMA Leslee Smucker explores the music and poetry of Ezra Pound in a presentation and DMA recital.

group at medieval conference

Searching for historical clues in music

June 14, 2016

Several musicology PhD students and Associate Professor Rebecca Maloy delve into the meaning of Old Hispanic chant, a contemporary of medieval Gregorian chant.

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DAILY CAMERA - Star conducting student closes CU career with 'Tender Land'

April 20, 2016

When the Eklund Opera Program ends its season with Aaron Copland's "The Tender Land,"audiences will also witness the close of a notable and distinguished graduate student career.

katherine smith

Horn DMA candidate steps in for Wyoming Symphony

April 19, 2016

Katherine Smith made a last-minute solo appearance with the Wyoming Symphony during its season finale concert last week.

kim patterson and nathan hall

Alumni return to share entrepreneurship tips

Feb. 9, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Entrepreneurship Center for Music's Career Launchpad welcomes back two College of Music alumni who have run the gamut of gigs in the music world.

paul shinn piano

Next stop: South Africa

Jan. 11, 2016

Jazz piano DMA Paul Shinn will compete in the first ever jazz piano competition at the University of South Africa's Unisa International Competition on Jan. 26. It’s not unusual for a young pianist to enter a competition. Learning new repertoire, perfecting pieces you’ve known for years and getting them just...


Piano students move on in MTNA competition

Dec. 15, 2015

MM Joseph Piontek and BM Sophia Zervas are moving on after winning the Music Teachers National Association state competition in Denver.


The cultural truths told by music

Dec. 8, 2015

Teresita Lozano, Musicology PhD candidate, uses the teacher's podium not just as a way to educate others on the role of music in defining history. She says music is playing a critical role in defining the future as well.

Michi theurer

Finding beauty in art and music

Dec. 1, 2015

Violin DMA student and Boulder Bach Festival Artist in Residence Michiko Theurer is combining her love for music and painting in a beautiful way.

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Clarinetist Kellan Toohey wins Ekstrand Competition

Nov. 20, 2015

Persistence has paid off for Kellan Toohey. The clarinet doctoral student can now claim the title of Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition winner—along with $2,000 in professional development funds.