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.

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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.

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Mini-documentary: Meet the Ekstrand Competition finalists

Nov. 10, 2015

Finalists Kellan Toohey, Paulo Oliveira, the Rano Winds graduate wind quintet, Charles Lovell and Michael Hoffman talk about why the opportunity is crucial in helping students on the way to the professional music world.

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The music of healthy movement

Nov. 3, 2015

Clarinet performance DMA student Annaka Price is working on a service that provides songs at 180 beats, the ideal cadence for running.

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Mini-documentary: meet the Opera Theater Singers

Oct. 26, 2015

Mini- Documentary supports donor awareness and fund-raising efforts.

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Ekstrand graduate competition celebrates 30 years

Sept. 23, 2015

The Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition marks its 30th year with a new time and a reception for concertgoers on Sunday, Nov. 15.

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A summer in Paris

Sept. 3, 2015

Toku Kawata spent a month in Paris researching his dissertation project. Kawata shared his experience and photos with us.

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The music of revolution

July 7, 2015

Ethnomusicology doctoral student Kelsey Thibdeau will travel to Jordan this coming academic year to study the role of music in the lives of refugees fleeing ISIS.