ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 11

Nov. 1, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: GRANT-WRITING THAT WORKS! Heather Beasley returns with her dynamite workshop on finding grants and writing the effective proposals you need to win them. A must for everyone! 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS HERE: One week until Pitch Night The New Venture

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 10

Oct. 25, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: FREELANCING: get the job and KEEP it Join one of the College of Music’s most prolific gigging performers, trumpet professor Terry Sawchuck, for a valuable session on the freelancing life: how to get the job and excel with the musical challenges you’ll encounter along the way as well. 5:00-6:30 in

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 9

Oct. 18, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: CU MUSIC ALUMNI PANEL: the many paths of the music graduate CU Music alums John Lake, Emily Lewis & Lindsay Brust come to E-Weds and share their varied stories about where their music studies have taken them post-graduation. Come hear their stories, find out how they’ve built fulfilling lives in

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 7

Oct. 6, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: THE AUDITION: preparation & execution The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Mike Thornton, CU Horn Professor and Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony, joins us to talk about the audition process: tips on preparation & nailing your audition. A great opportunity to bring

SNAAP

SNAAP Survey

Oct. 5, 2011

The College of Music is participating in the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. After three years of field testing, SNAAP is launching its first national survey of arts graduates this Fall with many institutions nationwide. All College of Music alumni have received an invitation to participate in this on-line survey, as long as we have a valid email address. The survey closes November 7, 2011.

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Macky Auditorium Time Capsule

Oct. 5, 2011

A year after Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano revealed the contents of the 1910 Macky Auditorium time capsule, the contents of a new memo to posterity are being finalized.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 5

Sept. 20, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING GREAT BIOs & PROGRAM NOTES The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join Professor Elissa Guralnick for a great discussion on how to write effectively about yourself and your work. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE FALL INTENSIVE IS

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 4

Sept. 13, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: HEAD SHOTS AND DEMO RECORDINGS The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join CU Photographer Glenn Asakawa and College of Music Recording Engineer Kevin Harbison on the dos and don’ts of head shots and demo recordings. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza &

CU NOW

CU Now 2011

June 14, 2011

The CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW) returned June 22-25 with an exciting new program of workshop-style performances featuring commentary from the composers. The workshop opened June 14 with a sold-out recital by CU voice alumnus Ashraf Sewailam.

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Brenda Romero wins book contract

June 10, 2011

Associate Professor of Musicology Brenda Romero is the recipient of a book contract for the Folklore Studies for a Multicultural World Series, a Mellon initiative with the American Folklore Society, the University of Illinois Press, University of Wisconsin Press, and University of Minnesota Press. A national competition, they chose 6 authors. Her proposal The Transcultural Matachines, Creativity and Renewal in the Americas was one of only six selected.

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