Richard O'Neill

Richard O’Neill’s time has arrived

Oct. 15, 2020

The newest member of the Takács Quartet talks about what he’s anticipating as he begins his first semester as a College of Music faculty member.

The Rowe Family

Supporter spotlight: Peg and Chuck Rowe

Aug. 19, 2020

The Rowe family made a gift to name a practice room in the name of their musical matriarch, Margaret M. Steed, as part of the College of Music’s music+ campaign.

Katherine Shimmel and Judith Glyde

Planned gift will provide $2 million to cello studio

Katherine Schimmel’s gift will support a faculty fellowship and programming in honor of her dear friend, Professor Emerita of Cello Judith Glyde.

Patricia Butler

Supporter spotlight: Patricia Butler

May 5, 2020

“We’re very fortunate in Boulder to have the College of Music and the Boulder Phil. Even before my husband and I began attending Takács concerts, we enjoyed the CU Symphony and faculty recitals—all told, an incredible resource in our own backyard, including many free performances. I’m proud that our community has the College of Music and I’m happy to support it in any way I can.”

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!

Takacs Quartet play in Grusin Music Hall

Video from the vaults: Takács Quartet

April 21, 2020

The Takács Quartet recorded this performance of two movements from Haydn's String Quartet Op. 20, No. 4 in D Major in Grusin Music Hall in September, 2018.

Geri Walther posing

With gratitude, Geri Walther says goodbye

For loyal Takács Quartet audiences, violist Geraldine Walther has been a staple on the Grusin stage for some time. Walther has played with the quartet for 15 years, replacing Roger Tapping when he retired in 2005. Tapping replaced founding violist Gabor Ormai in 1995. Now, with new pursuits on the...

Walther with viola

Takács Quartet announces appointment of violist Richard O'Neill, retirement of Geri Walther after 15 years

Oct. 9, 2019

As the Takács Quartet enters its 45th year, the internationally acclaimed string quartet—in residence at the College of Music since 1986—will soon see a new musician enter its esteemed ranks.

Sher Scholar Shelby Roberts

Harpist Shelby Roberts welcomed as new Sher Scholar

Sept. 23, 2019

Shelby Roberts is the newest recipient of the prestigious Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship and will be pursuing her Bachelor of Music in harp performance.

Gardner, Schut, Sim, Steinmetz

Four new faculty members join college in fall

July 3, 2019

The college welcomes Ryan Gardner, Joel Schut, Claude Sim and Branden Steinmetz in August.

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