Lydia W

Music student finds inspiration at the gateway to Antarctica

May 4, 2022

Curiosity drives Lydia Wagenknecht, a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology and recent recipient of a Fulbright Research Award. “I care that my research will help us understand something in a more broad-based way that we didn’t understand before,” she says.

John Davis

Building blocks of human betterment

April 21, 2022

“While there’s no playbook for the unprecedented and the unknowable, by channeling collective despair into collective creativity, we become artistic entrepreneurs, contributing to society in impactful ways.” In this year-end reflection on triumphs over turmoils, Dean Davis offers his perspective on music as essential to human betterment.

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Making connections + engaging community

Oct. 21, 2021

"Everything is connected—my artistry, my scholarship, my dissertation research and my activism in the immigrant community.”

Richard Masters posing

The chance to learn from the best

College of Music alumnus and Virginia Tech Assistant Professor of Piano Richard Masters looks back on his formative time at the College of Music.

Claire Gunsbury

Congratulations to the Outstanding Students of 2020!

May 4, 2020

Celebrating their hard work and dedication to their education, especially during times like these, meet the College of Music Outstanding Students of 2020: Isabel Goodwin, Ethan Blake, Claire Gunsbury, and Sophia Zervas!

macky auditorium

How did we get here?

From the 1880s to today, how its history shaped the College of Music as we know it.

Grauman Donation

Emphasizing diversity in American music

Nov. 5, 2019

In her first year with the American Music Research Center, Professor of Musicology Susan Thomas has made great strides in expanding the unique archive of the center, conducting outreach on American music and history, and supporting scholars and class curricula.

Brenda Romero

Bringing the world to Boulder

June 26, 2019

After 31 transformative years at the College of Music, Professor of Ethnomusicology Brenda Romero retired this spring.

Commencement

Hats off to the Outstanding Students of 2019!

May 7, 2019

Meet this year's College of Music Outstanding Students, Mack Rodgers, Claire Gunsbury, Anoushka Divekar and Brian Lambert.

rebecca maloy with friends

Musicology professor named new Erismann Faculty Fellow

April 30, 2019

Medieval music expert Rebecca Maloy will carry the torch after composer Daniel Kellogg and cellist Judith Glyde.

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