Dean John Davis

Dean's Downbeat

May 26, 2021

In this edition of Dean's Downbeat, learn how the College of Music has channeled change into progress; the work of the college's DEI task forces and how to contribute your input; what we're looking forward to this Fall; and our excitement for a new chapter of in-person music-making. (Dean's Downbeat will resume at the beginning of Fall Semester 2021.)

Dean John Davis

Dean's Downbeat

April 28, 2021

In this inaugural edition of Dean's Downbeat, a new monthly briefing from Dean Davis, learn the latest about the College of Music's exciting plans for fall; our deepening focus on diversity, equity and inclusion; and our responsiveness to the campus-wide call for a common curriculum.

Dean Davis

More in-person classes coming soon

March 1, 2021

Dean Davis shares plans for summer 2021, a preview of the fall 2021 semester and fall registration updates.

COVID-19 safety demo

The future, faster

Jan. 21, 2021

While these are uncertain times and the future seems equally uncertain, COVID-19 has pushed us to leverage technologies in impactful ways that will surely outlast this pandemic – through distance learning, collaboration and performing, we’ve risen to the challenge.

Dean John Davis

Looking forward with Dean Davis

Jan. 19, 2021

College of Music Dean John Davis sits down with us to talk about what’s on the horizon as the college begins a new year with a new dean.

John Davis

John Davis named next College of Music dean

Dec. 14, 2020

“I am honored by this appointment beyond words,” says Davis.

Rob waving at the groundbreaking

One last conversation with Dean Shay

Dec. 8, 2020

We sit down with Dean Robert Shay to hear about his musical journey, proudest moments as dean, and goals for the future as he prepares to rejoin the faculty in January.

Flatirons from Imig Music Building

College of Music announces endowed fund to support equity and inclusion work

Nov. 10, 2020

Board leaders are spearheading financial support for this college priority.

BLM protest, courtesy Boulder Daily Camera

College welcomes new diversity coordinator

Alma Ramos will spearhead the College of Music's efforts to bring greater diversity to music study at CU Boulder

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.

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