student performing at shakespeare exhibit

Shakespeare and music

Aug. 17, 2016

This month, the College of Music takes part in CU Boulder's exhibition "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare" with a musicology colloquium, Faculty Tuesday recitals and more.

john gunther performs with carpe diem

Jazz and violin faculty plan live studio recording

Aug. 15, 2016

Thompson Jazz Studies Program Director John Gunther and Assistant Professor of Violin Chas Wetherbee will record Gunther's original work, “Anansi and the Sky God,” this week in front of a live studio audience.

leslee in italy

The poetry of music

June 27, 2016

Violin DMA Leslee Smucker explores the music and poetry of Ezra Pound in a presentation and DMA recital.

Mike Barnett

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Michael Barnett

March 4, 2016

"The Soul of Nature" with Michael Barnett is Tuesday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. in Grusin Music Hall.

kim patterson and nathan hall

Alumni return to share entrepreneurship tips

Feb. 9, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Entrepreneurship Center for Music's Career Launchpad welcomes back two College of Music alumni who have run the gamut of gigs in the music world.

jessica beal

Artificial limbs, musically engineered

Feb. 2, 2016

Two very different worlds collide every day for Jessica Beal, a double bass performance and mechanical engineering major. She tells us how she makes it work, and what she's hoping to do with her dual interests.

takacs quartet

Takács Quartet lands fifth Grammy nomination

Dec. 17, 2015

The College of Music’s resident chamber ensemble, the Takács Quartet, has been nominated for its fifth Grammy award in the category of Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.


CU Boulder’s Takács Quartet takes a world premiere to Carnegie Hall

Dec. 14, 2015

CU Boulder’s quartet-in-residence, the Takács Quartet, capped off the Fall 2015 semester in style, premiering a piece by up-and-coming composer Timo Andres in two famous East Coast concert halls.

Michi theurer

Finding beauty in art and music

Dec. 1, 2015

Violin DMA student and Boulder Bach Festival Artist in Residence Michiko Theurer is combining her love for music and painting in a beautiful way.

Harumi Rhodes

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Harumi Rhodes and David Korevaar

Nov. 23, 2015

It'll be an evening of firsts, as new violin faculty Harumi Rhodes and pianist David Korevaar take the Grusin stage for Faculty Tuesdays on Dec. 1.