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.

Summer Programs

College of Music summer programs + courses

April 7, 2022

To support our students’ and our community’s musical development, the College of Music offers summer session courses and richly varied summer programming.

Carrie P.

Alumna awarded CMEA Outstanding Young Educator Award

Jan. 11, 2022

Recent alumna Carrie Proctor always knew she wanted to impact young lives by becoming a music educator. Discover her passion to inspire youths through a shared connection to music.

Laynie Metsker - Bassoon picture

BME student ambassador: “interpersonal work + music”

Dec. 17, 2021

College of Music student ambassador and bassoonist Laynie Metsker recently shared with us—and Future Buffs—her perspectives on becoming a music educator.

Ed Cannava

Alumnus Ed Cannava’s versatile music ed career

Dec. 8, 2021

With some 32 years’ experience as an instrumental music teacher in public schools, alumnus Ed Cannava is ideally poised to serve band directors as an adjudicator, clinician, conductor and consultant.

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Alumnus Dennis Bourret: “An extremely rewarding musical career”

Nov. 16, 2021

“I have had an extremely rewarding musical career and now—after more than 50 years of being a musician and a music teacher—I am celebrating my good luck, getting my start at CU Boulder.”

Asha Romeo

Striving for change, equitable learning

March 9, 2021

Student leader Asha Romeo is working to create a diverse and equitable learning environment for underrepresented students at the College of Music.

claire glover

Music Education alumni lead

The Music Education area at the College of Music routinely produces leaders in the field, the most recent of whom is Claire Glover (BME ’17), who won the 2020 CMEA Young Music Educator Award.

Lullaby Project musicians

Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project comes to the College of Music

March 10, 2020

The Lullaby Project pairs new parents with professional musicians to create a customized lullaby for their new baby in a process that forms strong parent-child bonds and fosters early childhood development. It comes to the College of Music this spring.

Claire posing

Carrying the standard of excellence: Claire Glover

Feb. 4, 2020

For Claire Glover (BME ’17)—recipient of the Colorado Music Educator Association’s 2020 Young Music Educator Award—the mentorship she received at the College of Music is key to her success.

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