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CU Philharmonia honors Florence Price in newly imagined orchestration

Jan. 19, 2022

As part of a weekend honoring diverse women composers, join us for a full orchestration of “Seven Miniatures for Piano” comprising seven standalone pieces—each of which reveals different facets of Florence Price’s creative personality. CU Boulder student and alumni composers completed the orchestrations.

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BME student ambassador: “interpersonal work + music”

Dec. 17, 2021

College of Music student ambassador and bassoonist Laynie Metsker recently shared with us—and Future Buffs—her perspectives on becoming a music educator.

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CU Philharmonia Orchestra features anthem for risk taking, for “that brilliant fire that lives in us all”

Nov. 10, 2021

On Nov. 15, the CU Philharmonia Orchestra will present diverse works by Jessica Mays, Maurice Ravel and Felix Mendelssohn.

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Working with your studio professor

Oct. 20, 2021

"Having someone to look out for you and know when you need a push in one direction or another is extremely helpful."

Pablo Beltran

Jazz doctoral student exemplifies personal resilience and professional determination

Sept. 8, 2021

As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, we're inspired by the resilience and determination of DMA student Pablo Beltran.

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Processing and remembering with music

April 1, 2021

Like many CU Boulder students, saxophonist Josh Sweeney shopped regularly at the Table Mesa King Soopers, site of the March 22 mass shooting. A sophomore majoring in music and mechanical engineering, Sweeney was fortunate that the shooting didn’t directly involve anyone in his immediate circle. Nonetheless, he lives in the...

Mara Riley

Doubling up

Dec. 4, 2020

The Fall 2020 College of Music Outstanding Student performs not just in the orchestra pit, but on stage as well.

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Lessons learned from online learning

Dec. 1, 2020

As we enter another semester of hybrid remote and in-person activities, sophomore Isabel Goodwin has some advice for how to make the most of this new way of doing things.

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“Be diverse in your field”: Neal Postma

Sept. 8, 2020

Alumnus Neal Postma (BM ’10) says the advice he received at CU Boulder has helped him weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Congratulations to the Outstanding Students of 2020!

May 4, 2020

Celebrating their hard work and dedication to their education, especially during times like these, meet the College of Music Outstanding Students of 2020: Isabel Goodwin, Ethan Blake, Claire Gunsbury, and Sophia Zervas!

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