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Indian classical master Rajeev Taranath to give public classes, concerts at CU-Boulder Sept. 6-23

Aug. 22, 2014

Rajeev Taranath, one of the world’s true masters of North Indian classical music and the sarod—a richly textured relative of the lute—will teach and perform during a Sept. 6-23 residency at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music.

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Takács Quartet fall programs announced

July 31, 2014

The Takács Quartet has announced music programs for its fall concerts. Sept. 21-22 String Quintet in G minor, K. 516 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Allegro Menuetto Adagio ma non troppe Adagio – Allegro

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Wetherbee talks with Colorado Public Radio about Boulder Phil appointment

April 24, 2014

Charles Wetherbee, assistant professor of violin, spoke with Jean Inaba of Colorado Public Radio about his recent appointment as concertmaster for the Boulder Philharmonic.

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VIDEO A little 'rock' music atop 14,255-foot Longs Peak

Sept. 9, 2013

Violinist Jenny Shea, a Colorado native and graduate student at the CU-Boulder College of Music, climbed daunting Longs Peak with her friend, cellist Gal Faganel, professor of cello at the University of Northern Colorado, play a free 'rock' concert on July 22, 2013.

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CU International Guitar Festival & Competition

Jan. 29, 2013

For three days, from February 14th to 16th, 2013, the CU campus and the College of Music will open its doors to the guitar world. The CU Guitar Studio and the College of Music will present a unique, exciting and unprecedented event – The First CU International Guitar Festival & Competition.

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Charles Wetherbee concerts

Oct. 16, 2012

New Assistant Professor of Violin Charles Wetherbee will perform with his string quartet Carpe Diem on November 10. The program is entitled “American Routes” and takes place at the Chautauqua Community House, 8 PM, with featured guest, banjo soloist Jayme Stone.

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Rocky Mountain String Bass Festival

Aug. 29, 2012

The 12th Rocky Mountain String Bass Festival is being held on Sunday, September 16 in the CU College of Music. The Festival is features guest artist Artem Chirkov, one of the foremost double bassists in the world today. Mr. Chirkov is principal bass of the St.

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Tesla Quartet Places at Multiple Competitions

May 14, 2012

The Tesla Quartet, graduate string quartet-in-residence at the CU College of Music, has earned the Gold Medal in the Senior Strings Division of the illustrious Fischoff Chamber Music competition. After several rounds of rigorous competition, the Tesla Quartet emerged with the gold medal in the senior strings division along with a $3,000 cash prize. In addition to the prize money, the Tesla Quartet will participate in a tour of the midwestern United States in October.

CU Chamber Ensembles to Participate in Fischoff Competition

April 17, 2012

Three chamber ensembles, all of differing instrumentation, have been accepted to compete with top musicians from across the country in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Based on audition materials and applications, the Zenobia Quintet, the Flatirons Brass Quintet and the Tesla Quartet have all been accepted into this illustrious competition.

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Takács Quartet Inducted into Gramophone Hall of Fame

April 12, 2012

Gramophone, the world’s authority on classical music, in preparation for its 90th birthday celebration, has selected 50 names to be the first inductees into The Gramophone Hall of Fame. Among these 50 names are only two ensembles, one of them being CU Boulder’s very own Takács Quartet.

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