cu now rehearsal

Mini-Documentary: CU NOW 2016

Aug. 2, 2016

Renowned opera professionals Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer brought their working opera "It's a Wonderful Life" to the University of Colorado Boulder's CU NOW workshop in June 2016. They will premiere the piece during the 2016 holiday season at Houston Grand Opera.

frank and joan conlon

A lasting legacy: Joan Catoni Conlon and Frank Conlon

July 12, 2016

Joan Catoni Conlon and her husband Frank recently endowed a fellowship to support graduate students pursuing the Master of Music or Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting and Literature degrees.

alicia baker with her accordion

Going back in time with Alicia Baker and her accordion

June 29, 2016

At this year’s Colorado Shakespeare Festival, audiences at “The Comedy of Errors” will be wooed back to 1930s Paris by the costumes, the set and of course, an onstage minstrel and her accordion.

wei wu performing

Breaking out

June 8, 2016

Wei Wu (MM '13) is having a banner year, debuting at Pittsburgh Opera and preparing for roles at the Met and Santa Fe Opera.

brooke murray with check

Stepping up to the challenge

May 3, 2016

Senior voice major Brooke Murray talks about the inspiration for her Sing It Forward venture.

it's a wonderful life

CU NOW to workshop Jake Heggie’s “It’s a Wonderful Life”

May 3, 2016

Having the opportunity to workshop a brand new piece is a thrill every year for Eklund Opera’s New Opera Workshop—or CU NOW. But in the summer of 2016, that excitement will hit a fever pitch.

chas douthit

Meet the 2016 Outstanding Student award winners

April 27, 2016

Julieta García, Jade Espina, Jordan Pyle and Chas Douthit are this year's Outstanding Student award winners from the College of Music.

joshua horsch

DAILY CAMERA - Star conducting student closes CU career with 'Tender Land'

April 20, 2016

When the Eklund Opera Program ends its season with Aaron Copland's "The Tender Land,"audiences will also witness the close of a notable and distinguished graduate student career.

whitney and obe ariss

Alumni combine passions to open music and food hall in Denver

March 30, 2016

College of Music alumni Obe and Whitney Ariss open their music and food hall The Preservery in Denver's River North District on April 1.

Dialogues of the Carmelites

DAILY CAMERA - Opera shows personal side of tragedy with "Carmelites"

March 7, 2016

Eklund Opera's production of "Dialogues of the Carmelites" is onstage at Macky Auditorium Friday, March 11, and Sunday, March 13.