Takács violist Geraldine Walther featured in Houston Chronicle

Oct. 9, 2014

By Joshua Kosman | Houston Chronicle It's been nearly a decade since Geraldine Walther packed up her viola and left the ranks of the San Francisco SympCalifornia drought: Major cutbacks by many Northern Californians hony in favor of the life of a chamber musician. It doesn't sound like she regrets the decision for a moment.


Oct. 8 Kronos Quartet concert features Boulder artists

Oct. 8, 2014

By Peter Alexander | Boulder Weekly The Kronos Quartet, always bold, brings Boulder artists to Boulder for their appearance at Macky Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8.


CU-Boulder alumni Mikhy and Mike Ritter endow classical-guitar program at College of Music

Oct. 6, 2014

Michele “Mikhy” and Mike Ritter were college sweethearts at CU-Boulder. When they left their adopted hometown a few years after graduation to pursue career goals, Mikhy made Mike sign a contract that they’d return in five years. “It took us six years to get back but we held up the bargain,” she says, laughing.


Kronos Quartet to commemorate World War I in music and film Oct. 8 at CU-Boulder

Oct. 3, 2014

Boulder composer, radio journalist featured in program’s first half When the world-renowned Kronos Quartet takes the stage at Macky Auditorium Oct. 8, expect a bit of Boulder, a dash of ‘60s Germany and a major meditation on World War I in music and film.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.