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Lisa Canning - No more starving artists

Feb. 4, 2011

I first met Lisa Canning a little over a year ago at the first-ever conference on music entrepreneurship in higher ed, sponsored by the College Music Society. When, during our very first conversation, I learned that she had studied clarinet at Northwestern University — a leading conservatory preparing musicians for orchestral performing jobs — and that she had discovered there that playing in an orchestra was not her calling, I felt an immediate bond.

Review: Takács Quartet

Jan. 28, 2011

After devoting their London appearances last season to Beethoven, the Takács Quartet’s three Southbank recitals in the current term range much more widely. Their second emulated the basic outline of the first, two months ago: a quartet from Haydn’s Op 71 set was followed by major 20th- and 19th-century works, in this case by Bartók and Smetana.

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CU Music Day

Oct. 19, 2010

On Monday, October 11, 2010, the College of Music welcomed 74 students, along with their friends and families, to the first CU Music Day. The day presented informational sessions, events and activities for students to learn more about the College of Music and its degrees and programs. The day began with students receiving information from the Admissions Department and the administration of the College of Music, Dean Daniel Sher, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, James Austin.

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