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CU musicians to accompany renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. Jan. 22

Jan. 20, 2015

There was a time when the New York-based Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company traveled with the same musicians when it toured the country.

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$2.3 million gift from late CU-Boulder grad endows chair in Baroque music

Nov. 25, 2014

Although he divided his time between Arizona and Alaska, the late Eugene D. Eaton Jr. never lost his connection to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he earned three degrees in economics from 1961 to 1971.

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Altius Quartet wins top prize at CU-Boulder College of Music Ekstrand competition; Sharon Park wins audience favorite award

Nov. 20, 2014

Quartet members Andrew Giordano, Andrew Krimm, Zachary Reaves and Joshua Ulrich joined Park, bassoonist Daniel Nester, tenor Paul Kroeger and mezzo-soprano Rebecca Robinson were named finalists after two rounds of competition among 40 contestants. The quartet won the $2,000 overall prize, Park received $500 for the audience prize and all finalists received $500 prizes, to be used professional development, to help with costs for such things as performance, outreach or recording.

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Long-time College of Music staff member Myra Jackson, Nov. 24, 1940-Oct. 29, 2014

Nov. 13, 2014

Myra Lee (Barnes) Jackson, known to every student and faculty member who scheduled a recital or concert at the College of Music and widely known to the Boulder community for her work with CU Presents, died at her home Oct. 29, 2014. She was 73.

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CU Presents for the holidays: Scrooge and show tunes, English a cappella, seasonal sing-alongs and more

Nov. 10, 2014

If your holiday entertainment tastes run to silly, sublime or sentimental—or all three—CU Presents can help you celebrate this holiday season.

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Eclectic Ekstrand music finalists to duel onstage at CU-Boulder Nov. 17

Nov. 7, 2014

All apologies to Forrest Gump, but you really never know what you’re going to get at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Ekstrand music competition finals. Might be Bach, Bernstein or Basie, show tunes or a string quartet, a jazz solo or guitar duo.

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Culture from a world away: Nov. 8 World Music concert at CU-Boulder World Music, Students

Nov. 7, 2014

The University of Colorado College of Music won’t quite take you around the world in 80 minutes, but in one concert of that length, they can take you into musical cultures from the other side of the globe.

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College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa named Esteemed Scholar at CU-Boulder

Sept. 19, 2014

College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa has been named to the inaugural class of the CU-Boulder Esteemed Scholars program. "I was honored to be awarded this scholarship and to be included in this program," Ochoa says. "A huge factor for me was the professor of oboe here (Peter Cooper), also the environment of CU-Boulder is a really welcoming place."

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CU Opera will kick it with Sondheim and friends, April 24-27

April 15, 2014

‘Side by Side’ is more than just a musical review BOULDER, Colo. — Imagine hanging out with legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and a few of his closest friends—Bernadette Peters, Leonard Bernstein, Mandy Patinkin and others—as they chat and swing into some of his greatest works. That’s what you’ll experience onstage when CU Opera performs “Side by Side by Sondheim” April 24-27.

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CU Regent Ludwig pens poem in appreciation of Holiday Festival

Dec. 11, 2013

Moved by a performance of the 2013 Holiday Festival, one of the College of Music's and CU Presents' most popular events year after year, University of Colorado Regent Stephen Ludwig authored a poem, "Cosmic Gift," that distills some of the emotions stirred by the performance.

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