ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 9

Oct. 18, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: CU MUSIC ALUMNI PANEL: the many paths of the music graduate CU Music alums John Lake, Emily Lewis & Lindsay Brust come to E-Weds and share their varied stories about where their music studies have taken them post-graduation. Come hear their stories, find out how they’ve built fulfilling lives in

Beth Rosbach (MM '04, cello) founds Sphere Ensemble

Oct. 12, 2011

In April 2011, CU College of Music alumna Beth Rosbach (MM Cello Performance 2004) started a new Colorado based conductorless string chamber orchestra called Sphere Ensemble. The inspiration for the group came from a self-conducted performance by the string sections of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 8

Oct. 11, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING ABOUT MUSIC & GETTING PUBLISHED Join Jonathan Bellman, Professor of Music History and Literature at UNC, on the art of writing about music and getting published. CONVO CREDIT AVAILABLE THIS WEEK. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS COMING. . . What’s

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 7

Oct. 6, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: THE AUDITION: preparation & execution The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Mike Thornton, CU Horn Professor and Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony, joins us to talk about the audition process: tips on preparation & nailing your audition. A great opportunity to bring

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Monster Party

Oct. 5, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, hear CU composer Hunter Ewen’s spooky Monster Party performed by the CU violin studio on the Pendulum Series! Hunter Ewen wrote this piece for the whole violin studio. The piece was inspired by the monster drawings of artist Stefan Bucher. The performance was complete with costumes, dancing, ear-piercing screams, and violin faculty covered in makeup. If you don’t have time to view the whole video, skip to around 10:10 when the monsters dance.

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SNAAP Survey

Oct. 5, 2011

The College of Music is participating in the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. After three years of field testing, SNAAP is launching its first national survey of arts graduates this Fall with many institutions nationwide. All College of Music alumni have received an invitation to participate in this on-line survey, as long as we have a valid email address. The survey closes November 7, 2011.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 5

Sept. 20, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING GREAT BIOs & PROGRAM NOTES The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join Professor Elissa Guralnick for a great discussion on how to write effectively about yourself and your work. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE FALL INTENSIVE IS

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 4

Sept. 13, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: HEAD SHOTS AND DEMO RECORDINGS The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join CU Photographer Glenn Asakawa and College of Music Recording Engineer Kevin Harbison on the dos and don’ts of head shots and demo recordings. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza &

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Taking Note: Jennie Dorris MM '05

Sept. 6, 2011

Founded by Jennie Dorris (MMus’05), Telling Stories is a concert series that draws on a cast of 100 classically trained freelance musicians and writers who want to make chamber music and literature “a little more fun and a lot less stuffy.”

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Erin Paton, founder of the Tuturu Jazz Orchestra

Aug. 10, 2011

Erin Paton was still in high school in Colorado Springs, Colorado when she started writing big band charts for her school jazz band. Now a music education major in her sophomore year at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music, Paton has founded the Tuturu Jazz Orchestra with the help of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at CU. Thank you to MajoringinMusic.com for posting this video.

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