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Prioritizing diversity in music

Diverse Musicians' Alliance makes sure the college's second century stands for inclusion

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Tradition, heartbeat, spirit and pride

The man who wrote the GBMB motto talks about what it means to him.

Donald McKinney

Wind Symphony to premiere piece about pandemic and social justice

Oct. 13, 2020

Alumnus Conor Brown will collaborate with fellow composer Derrick Spiva on a piece about this moment, commissioned by the Wind Symphony and College of Music supporter Jan Burton.

Grusin Hall

How a spreadsheet can help you nail auditions

Oct. 6, 2020

A little planning can go a long way. Just ask Music Buffs Rose Hansen and Isabel Goodwin, who know a thing or two about applying and auditioning for music school.

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From Dean Shay: Switching to a temporary remote operating mode

Sept. 21, 2020

Dean Robert Shay explains what the move to a temporary remote operating status from Sept. 23 through at least Oct. 7 means for the College of Music.

Very Hungry Catterpillar

Supporting new ideas

Sept. 15, 2020

The Entrepreneurship Center for Music is stepping up its work to promote student projects and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rose Hansen

Back to Boulder

Sept. 1, 2020

Junior Rose Hansen talks about what she’s looking forward to now that she’s back in Boulder for fall semester.

Student and faculty member wearing face masks

A way forward

Aug. 24, 2020

This fall, the College of Music continues its excellence in performance and education while health and safety remain top priorities.

Student notes

Read notes on accomplishments and accolades for College of Music students in 2020.

Barry and Sue Baer

Supporter spotlight: Barry and Sue Baer

June 24, 2020

“When I’m singing or studying music, everything else in the world just melts away,” says Sue Baer. “It’s all I think about. It nourishes my spirit.”