The cultural truths told by music

Dec. 8, 2015

Teresita Lozano, Musicology PhD candidate, uses the teacher's podium not just as a way to educate others on the role of music in defining history. She says music is playing a critical role in defining the future as well.

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Finding a way to play

Dec. 4, 2015

Members of the Campus Orchestra and Campus Band find a way to pursue their passion for music without pursuing a music degree.

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Holiday Festival showcases College of Music, celebrates traditions

Dec. 3, 2015

A Boulder holiday tradition returns to Macky Auditorium for its 37th year this weekend. The College of Music Holiday Festival is Dec. 4-6.

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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.

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Clarinetist Kellan Toohey wins Ekstrand Competition

Nov. 20, 2015

Persistence has paid off for Kellan Toohey. The clarinet doctoral student can now claim the title of Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition winner—along with $2,000 in professional development funds.

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Music Buff returns for encore performance with Symphony Orchestra

Nov. 18, 2015

It’s not often you get to return to your alma mater and play one final concert with your peers. Fortunately, the College of Music offers that chance every year to winners of the Honors Competition, and this year sees the return of cellist Robert Erhard.

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Want to be a musician? There’s an app for that.

Nov. 17, 2015

Matthew Pagano and Bryce Kirchhausen present their app, Mockingplay, at a music education colloquium in October.

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Update: dissecting German Lieder

Nov. 12, 2015

The search for the “why” in a handful of Schubert Lieder is picking up steam for Jordan Pyle and Kris Shaffer.

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Frank Zappa gets the BLOrk treatment

Nov. 10, 2015

Boulder Laptop Orchestra, or BLOrk, has its first concert at Fiske Planetarium on Wednesday, Nov. 18, playing the music of Frank Zappa.

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Mini-documentary: Meet the Ekstrand Competition finalists

Nov. 10, 2015

Finalists Kellan Toohey, Paulo Oliveira, the Rano Winds graduate wind quintet, Charles Lovell and Michael Hoffman talk about why the opportunity is crucial in helping students on the way to the professional music world.