quartet performing the mechanics

CU students to give Colorado premiere of Pann’s Pulitzer-finalist piece

Feb. 27, 2017

Nearly a year after he found out his saxophone quartet "The Mechanics" was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Music, CU composer Carter Pann is helping the College of Music's graduate quartet prepare the piece for its Colorado premiere.

orchestra on stage at macky

College marks 100th anniversary with $50 million music+ campaign

Feb. 13, 2017

The “music+” campaign is tied to “The College of Music Advantage,” the 10-year strategic plan set in motion by the priorities of students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community.

jazz students on stage

Thompson Jazz Studies hosts Mile High Jazz Festival

Feb. 6, 2017

It’s been a Colorado tradition for more than 50 years and this year, it’s coming to Macky Auditorium. The Thompson Jazz Studies Program is getting ready for the 53rd Mile High Jazz Festival on Feb. 15-17.

jack gaffney splattered piano

A colorful history in music

Jan. 30, 2017

If you’ve ever stopped to enjoy the music drifting from a painted piano near the Pearl Street Cheesecake Factory, then you’ve been exposed to the many talents of first-year composition student Jack Gaffney.

us air force band on stage

U.S. Air Force Academy Band, CU College of Music partner for concert

Jan. 23, 2017

Musical excellence, intrastate collaboration and the 70th birthday of the U.S. Air Force will all be on display at the College of Music this February as the U.S. Air Force Academy Band joins the CU bands department for a concert and master classes.

lia bendix singing

Lia Bendix: Outstanding Graduate for Fall 2016

Dec. 12, 2016

Music education major Lia Bendix is this semester's Outstanding Graduate for the College of Music.

music technology classroom

College rolls out new interdisciplinary program

Dec. 7, 2016

The College of Music next fall is launching a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with a Technology and Media emphasis.

james austin

Taking the lead

Nov. 17, 2016

As of July 1, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies James Austin is the latest editor of the Journal of Music Teacher Education.

dakota Cotugno on stage

A true calling

Nov. 14, 2016

Junior cellist Dakota Cotugno will perform Elgar's Cello Concerto during the Symphony Orchestra's concert on Thursday, Nov. 17.

andrew brown

Finalists prepare for Ekstrand competition

Nov. 10, 2016

The program is set for the 31st Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Competition at the College of Music.

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