Maureen Bailey posing

Ready for anything: Maureen Bailey

March 3, 2020

Alumna Mo Bailey was among several College of Music vocalists to appear on the soundtrack for the new Adam Sandler film, “Uncut Gems.”

Group in Himalayas

Revelations in the Himalayas

Eklund Opera maestro Nicholas Carthy spent 10 days getting back to the basics in Kathmandu.

Alumni at dinner in New York

‘If I can make it there…’

Music Buffs have built a network to support each other in New York City.

Wei Wu with Grammy

Music Buffs at the Grammys

It was a big year at the Grammy Awards for College of Music alumni.

Sabina Balsamo on stage

And the winner is…

Recapping the winners of the Ekstrand Competition, Honors Competition and Undergraduate Vocal Competition.

It's a Wonderful Life opera

Classic holiday film gets Heggie and Scheer's operatic treatment in Macky

Oct. 15, 2019

After touring across the United States, esteemed composer Jake Heggie and renowned librettist Gene Scheer’s "It’s a Wonderful Life" returns home to the Eklund Opera Program and Macky Auditorium.

student rehearses on stage

New Musical Theatre program opens with “Edges”

Sept. 26, 2019

Join the brand new cohort for an October production of coming-of-age musical “Edges,” written by Tony-nominated duo Pasek and Paul.

CU NOW Workshop

Opera from the ground up: CU New Opera Workshop

Aug. 13, 2019

CU NOW guest composer Tom Cipullo, director Leigh Holman and performer Zachary Bryant take you behind the scenes for rehearsal and performance.

Pamela Z performing

Alumna Pamela Z wins Rome Prize

July 9, 2019

Multimedia artist Pamela Z (BM ’78) was one of just two composers awarded with the coveted fellowship at the American Academy in Rome this April.

Students rehearsing for CU NOW

CU NOW celebrates 10 years with new Cipullo work

May 22, 2019

Eklund Opera’s trailblazing CU New Opera Workshop has been the perfect playground for composers with in-progress operas for a decade. For 2019, composer Tom Cipullo brings his new piece “Hobson’s Choice” to the program.

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