ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 9

April 16, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES with guest DENNIS PAUL from Elevations Credit Union How many of you have student loans? Credit card balances? Other financial responsibilities? How many of you are already saving for retirement or paying your own health insurance? Do you know your credit score and why it’s so

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 6

March 13, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: CONTRACTS with Attorney Dave Ratner and CU Presents Exec. Director Joan Braun Sooner or later we’ll all have to deal with a contract – either as an artist being contracted to perform, compose, or write, or as a presenter hiring artists for your venture. Come learn about how contracts are

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 7

March 13, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: FOR-PROFIT or NON-PROFIT? With special guest Travis LaBarge, Founder of Parlando School for the Arts Many aspiring musicians assume that the arts venture they’re dreaming of starting someday will be a non-profit. But this isn’t always the best choice…how do you figure that out? Come hear Travis LaBarge, Founder and

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Diversity in the College of Music

Feb. 28, 2012

Highlighting the broad range of activities undertaken by our students and faculty, the Diversity Committee at the College of Music has assembled an impressive list. From teaching in Ghana and Mexico to the publication of books and articles, our esteemed faculty is committed to embracing and celebrating diversity.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 5

Feb. 21, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: College of Music Director of Development Lissy Garrison Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about how to approach individual patrons for support, and how to develop and maintain relationships with donors. This is a skill that EVERY musician needs to learn, so what better time & place than with our own Lissy G.?

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Preparing Music Students for the Competitive Job Market

Feb. 17, 2012

Featured in the Spring 2012 College of Music Magazine, this informational article on how the College of Music at CU Boulder prepares its students for a tough market is now featured on the CU Homepage.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 3

Feb. 8, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Paul Miller on starting your own ensemble Ever thought of starting your own performing ensemble? What are the ins and outs? How does one begin? Come chat with our own Paul Miller and gain valuable, first-hand insights into the process! This Wednesday, 5:00-6:30, C-113 <

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Alumni News - Aakash Mittal wins ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award

Feb. 7, 2012

The Aakash Mittal Quartet, led by Aakash Mittal (BM 2007, saxophone), received the ASCAP/Chamber Music America award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music for jazz ensemble in January in New York. The group performs its members’ original works and draws heavily on the improvisational vocabulary and compositional aspects of the North Indian classical raga tradition.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 2

Jan. 31, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: Takács Quartet in Focus Join Ed Dusinberre, first violinist for the Takács Quartet, for a discussion on how the group operates, is managed, and the life of the professional chamber musician. Come with your questions! This Wednesday, 5:00-6:30, C-113 <

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 5, No. 1

Jan. 24, 2012

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: A very special panel discussion on THE FUTURE OF THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA If you only make one Entrepreneurship Wednesday this semester, this is the one you should attend. Join me as I moderate a panel discussion with Jim Copenhaver (Interim CEO of the Colorado Symphony), Kevin Shuck (Executive Director of

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