Takacs Quartet posing

Passing the torch

April 23, 2019

Faculty member Harumi Rhodes is nearing the end of her first year as second violinist for the Takács Quartet.

Sarah Off with her violin

Alumni spotlight: Sarah Off

April 9, 2019

For Sarah Off, good music and doing good are all in a day’s work. She co-founded the Mt. Blanca Summer Music Conservatory, a nonprofit organization that provides high-quality, affordable music performance experiences for young musicians.

Meta Weiss

A new beginning for chamber music

April 4, 2019

New Senior Instructor of Chamber Music Meta Weiss took the reins of the College of Music’s chamber music program this semester.

marisa ishikawa in carnegie hall

Violin DMA seizes the day with Carpe Diem

March 12, 2019

Violin DMA student Marisa Ishikawa joined Assistant Professor of Violin Charles Wetherbee and the Carpe Diem string quartet this semester.

guitarist on stage

Guitar Festival brings together guitarists from around the world

Feb. 26, 2019

The CU International Guitar Festival and Competition attracts visitors and performers from nearly every continent on Earth.

mairi dorman phaneuf

Alumni Spotlight: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf

Feb. 5, 2019

We recently caught up with cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf (DMA ’07) on a range of topics—from her role with the College of Music National Alumni Council (COMNAC) to a recent performance in New York City.

erika eckert, margaret mcdonald, abigail nims posing by organ

Faculty Tuesdays starts 2019 with a classic grouping

Jan. 15, 2019

Erika Eckert, Margaret McDonald and Abigail Nims present “William Primrose in Song” as the first Faculty Tuesdays recital of the new year.

carlson gym offices

Where to find faculty and staff during Imig construction

Jan. 14, 2019

For the next 18-plus months, many of the College of Music faculty and administration will be working out of new locations. Here’s a rundown of where everyone is.

andrew briggs with cello

Alumni spotlight: Andrew Briggs

Dec. 12, 2018

“For me, fear doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t do something. It might mean finding the courage to step into it,” says cellist Andrew Briggs.

group on stage at carnegie hall

A New York minute: CU at Carnegie

Dec. 11, 2018

It was a whirlwind couple of days for nine College of Music students, three alumni and one faculty member as Colorado took over Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Nov. 5, 2018.

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