Annie Booth

In stride with jazz alumna Annie Booth

July 12, 2022

Alumna Annie Booth shares how the College of Music continues to impact her career as an award-winning jazz pianist, band leader, composer/arranger and educator—and offers valuable career advice.

Damani Phillips

Meet Damani Phillips: 2022 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient

May 3, 2022

We’re so excited to welcome alumnus Damani Phillips back to campus this week and to present him the College of Music’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus Award at our commencement ceremony on May 5! “The versatile training provided by CU has been the cornerstone of my success to date, and has enabled me to do and be many things well beyond typical expectations,” he says. Meet Phillips and discover his powerful advice to graduating Music Buffs.

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Alumnus explores depths of new music with current grad student

Feb. 15, 2022

Brooklyn, New York-based saxophonist, composer and improviser Aakash Mittal is collaborating with current master’s student MarieFaith Lane on a project blending Hindustani and Western classical music.

Pablo Beltran

Jazz doctoral student exemplifies personal resilience and professional determination

Sept. 8, 2021

As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're inspired by the resilience and determination of DMA student Pablo Beltran.

Wynton Marsalis playing trumpet

Fourth Distinguished Lectureship features Wynton Marsalis

Dec. 17, 2020

The fourth annual Distinguished Lectureship in Music, Diversity and Inclusion will feature a conversation with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra managing and artistic director.

Annie Booth posing

Just the beginning

After graduating in the spring with her master's from the college, alumna Annie Booth says one constant has defined the jazz landscape for her—and now it’s helping define her future in the industry.

Damani Phillips posing

"Way past due"

Alumnus Damani Phillips opens the door for diversity in jazz.

Concert Jazz Ensemble playing in studio

Video from the vaults: Concert Jazz Ensemble

May 21, 2020

Performed by the Concert Jazz Ensemble in 2019 from the CU College of Music. Pianist Annie Booth received her Master’s in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy in 2020. Her composition “Jolly Beach” was selected nationally to be featured for the 2020 JEN Young Composers Showcase.

The Thompsons

Supporter spotlight: Jeannie and Jack Thompson

Feb. 18, 2020

Longtime college supporters Jeannie and Jack Thompson gave a gift naming the dean’s office in the expanded Imig in honor of Bruce and Marcy Benson.

BLOrk in concert

Hitch a ride into space with BLOrk

April 2, 2019

Get ready for liftoff as the Boulder Laptop Orchestra—BLOrk for short—puts on a space-themed feast for the eyes and ears at CU Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium.

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