Sasha Haft is a Finalist for the YouTube Symphony

Dec. 10, 2010

Sophomore flute performance major Sasha Haft has been named one of 4 finalists for piccolo for the 2011 YouTube Symphony Orchestra.

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CU Jazz teams up with the St. Vrain Jazz Festival

Dec. 8, 2010

On Thursday, December 2nd, CU Jazz Ensemble I took part in the first St. Vrain Jazz Festival. Seven high schools from the St. Vrain school district took part in the festival, which is in its inaugural year. The following high schools participated: Niwot, Erie, Frederick, Longmont, Silver Creek, Mead and Lyons. Niwot had two bands participate!

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CU Opera Recognized by National Opera Association

Dec. 1, 2010

College of Music graduate students John Lindsey and Nicole Vogel have been invited to perform a scene fromCarmen at the National Opera Association National Convention in San Antonio, Texas on January 6. Together with music director Christopher Zemliauskas, this scene will also be performed on the opera scenes program Tuesday, December 7 in the Music Theatre.

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Quartet for Flute, Oboe Bassoon and Piano

Nov. 19, 2010

Peter Cooper, oboe, Brook Ferguson, flute, Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, bassoon, and Bill Douglas, piano perform Bill Douglas’ ‘Cantilena’ from Quartet for Flute, Oboe Bassoon and Piano (2010). This video was recorded live, September 7 2010 at the Faculty Tuesday Series in Grusin Music Hall at the University of Colorado at Boulder College of Music.

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Madrigal Festival 2010

Nov. 5, 2010

On Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the 49th Annual Madrigal Festival took place at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

CU Students win MTNA Competition

Nov. 3, 2010

Congratulations to the following CU student performers and their teachers for winning the following awards at the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) state competition. The competition is open to anyone in the State of Colorado and winners will advance to the Division Competition in January in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra Oct. 26

Oct. 20, 2010

Student musicians from Australia will be aiming for a tour de force when they unite with counterparts from the CU College of Music for an historic concert in Boulder on October 26th.

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CU Music Day

Oct. 19, 2010

On Monday, October 11, 2010, the College of Music welcomed 74 students, along with their friends and families, to the first CU Music Day. The day presented informational sessions, events and activities for students to learn more about the College of Music and its degrees and programs. The day began with students receiving information from the Admissions Department and the administration of the College of Music, Dean Daniel Sher, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, James Austin.

Free Massages for College of Music Students through the Musicians' Wellness Initiative

Oct. 6, 2010

WHAT ARE MASSAGE CLINICS AT CU-BOULDER? Free 30 minute table massages offered for College of Music students by interns from Boulder College of Massage Therapy through the Musicians’ Wellness Initiative. Interns get hours towards certification; you get a free massage!

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Macky Auditorium Celebrates 100 Years

Sept. 24, 2010

Celebrating 100 years hosting the best performing arts, lectures and entertainment events, Macky Auditorium is one of the most valuable and recognizable historical spaces on the CU Boulder Campus and a premiere venue in the Front Range. This short historical documentary made in celebration of Macky Auditorium’s 100th Anniversary was created thanks to the hard work of Executive Producer Tony Moores, Producer/Director Bud Leonard, writer Silvia Pettem and contributor Alan Cass.

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