Joy Yamaguchi

Graduating DMA student shares College of Music experience, future plans

May 2, 2024

When Joy Yamaguchi graduates from our College of Music next week with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree, the work she started here will continue. “Completing this degree has helped me realize my strength and solidify my focus as a multifaceted artist,” she shares.

Louis Saxton

Louis Saxton named Spring 2024 Outstanding Graduating Senior

April 25, 2024

At the College of Music’s commencement ceremony on May 9, we look forward to celebrating the remarkable accomplishments and indelible impact of undergraduate cellist Louis Saxton!

Andrea Segar

Meet incoming Assistant Professor of Violin Andrea Segar

April 10, 2024

As the first violinist of the renowned Lydian String Quartet in residence at Brandeis University, Segar previously served as a professor in the university’s Department of Music.

Louis Saxton

Meet 2024 Presser Scholar Louis Saxton

March 7, 2024

Louis Saxton (BM ’24) has been named the College of Music’s 2024 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award recipient. Discover Saxton’s inspiration, journey and experience at CU Boulder!

2024 Concerto Competition winners

2024 Concerto Competition winners announced

Feb. 29, 2024

On Feb. 25, undergraduate cellist Louis Saxton and graduate violinist Rinat Erlichman were awarded first prizes in the College of Music’s annual Concerto Competition. Congratulations to all participating students and collaborative pianists!

Dylan Fixmer

Alumnus Dylan Fixmer—composer with a cause

Nov. 29, 2023

Alumnus Dylan Fixmer’s variegated and prolific career aims to inspire empathy and advance community engagement.

Rinat Erlichman

2023-2024 Ekstrand Competition winners announced

Nov. 16, 2023

Congratulations to first-prize recipient and audience favorite Rinat Erlichman—and all winners and participants in the College of Music’s premier performance competition for outstanding graduate students!

Cleveland Orchestra member working with College of Music student

The Cleveland Orchestra residency—“A great partnership” resumes

Sept. 8, 2023

The Cleveland Orchestra’s biennial residency at our College of Music returns for three days packed with sectionals, rehearsals, mock auditions, master classes, a Q&A and a Faculty Tuesdays concert.

SPA students receive full scholarships to participate in the intensive summer chamber music and solo performance program focused on cultural diversity for young string musicians.

Sphinx Performance Academy promotes cultural diversity

June 26, 2023

The Sphinx Performance Academy has changed the lives of thousands of underrepresented young musicians, offering a curriculum that includes lessons, master classes, recitals, career enrichment sessions and mentorship.

Susan Cahill

Meet incoming Associate Professor of Double Bass Susan Cahill

May 30, 2023

We’re excited to welcome Associate Professor of Double Bass Susan Cahill as the newest addition to the esteemed faculty of the CU Boulder College of Music.