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Colorado Music Magazine 2017

Oct. 24, 2017

The Fall 2017 edition of Colorado Music Magazine is available! Pick up a copy today and read all about our talented alumni, students and faculty.

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First jazz big band concert puts original works and classics in the spotlight

Oct. 9, 2017

The first big band concert of the season for the Thompson Jazz Studies Program will feature a couple of familiar faces in new roles—along with new twists on old, familiar tunes.

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A fresh start

Oct. 2, 2017

Another September, and another visit with members of the world-class Cleveland Orchestra, has come to a close at the College of Music.

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College of Music joins worldwide celebration of Finnish birthday

Sept. 26, 2017

Boulder. Denver. Washington, D.C. Helsinki. The College of Music is hitting the road in October to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, starting with a Faculty Tuesday premiere of a student-written ode to Finnish folk tradition.

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Cleveland Orchestra members return for third residency

Aug. 23, 2017

For the third time since 2013, members of the Cleveland Orchestra will visit the College of Music for a residency in September.

Chance Lytle

Balancing Act: music student finds time to work out voice and football skills

Aug. 2, 2017

For sophomore voice major Chance Lytle, football and music have more in common than just the halftime performance.

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Claire Gunsbury, flute, is new Sher Scholar

July 12, 2017

This fall, Claire Gunsbury officially becomes a Music Buff. The flutist from Minnesota is coming to CU Boulder with help from the Sher Distinguished Musician Scholarship.

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Mini-Documentary: CFI 2017

July 6, 2017

In a special partnership for the 2017 edition of CU NOW’s Composer Fellows’ Initiative, CU Boulder’s Eklund Opera Program teamed up with CU Film Studies students to create short films to accompany student-written and student-performed opera scenes at the ATLAS Black Box Theater. Watch the video below for highlights from...

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Summer Jazz Academy hosts violinist during sixth year

June 20, 2017

Now in its sixth year, the Summer Jazz Academy this summer brings in Christian Howes, a guest artist who might be considered unconventional.

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Leveling the playing field

June 7, 2017

Elise Campbell and Callan Miller are already winning awards for Gigsicians, the online service that connects musicians with event planners hiring for gigs.

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