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Jazz legend Rufus Reid to give free performance, master classes at CU-Boulder Feb. 16-18

Feb. 11, 2015

Reid will give a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18 in Grusin Music Hall. The College of Music Concert Jazz Ensemble, directed by Brad Goode, will perform Reid's original compositions from Quiet Pride, nominated for a Grammy Award in 2014 for best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.

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Medeski, Martin & Wood and Alarm Will Sound set for 'ultimate jam' at CU-Boulder Feb. 6

Jan. 28, 2015

The trio, a hit on the jam-band circuit pioneered by the Grateful Dead, and the versatile, 20-member, alt-classical band will jam together and separately for an eclectic program that draws on everything from the work of brain-bending science-fiction author Philip K. Dick to Egyptian mythology, Herman Melville and Detroit jazz.

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CU-Boulder College of Music to host Feb. 2 memorial for Robert Miles

Jan. 21, 2015

The College of Music will host a memorial for student Rob Miles at 7:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 2, in Grusin Music Hall.

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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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