students rehearsing at el sistema

Putting it all together

April 11, 2016

Music education majors Cameron Coday and Claire Glover are preparing for a special junior recital with a performance by students from El Sistema Colorado on April 18.

Panoramic Flutist

Panoramic Flutist welcomes high school players

March 17, 2016

This year, the Panoramic Flutist summer seminar will hold a Colorado High School Day on June 2.

kellan toohey

Clarinetist Kellan Toohey wins Ekstrand Competition

Nov. 20, 2015

Persistence has paid off for Kellan Toohey. The clarinet doctoral student can now claim the title of Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition winner—along with $2,000 in professional development funds.

grusin music hall

Mini-documentary: Meet the Ekstrand Competition finalists

Nov. 10, 2015

Finalists Kellan Toohey, Paulo Oliveira, the Rano Winds graduate wind quintet, Charles Lovell and Michael Hoffman talk about why the opportunity is crucial in helping students on the way to the professional music world.

annaka price presenting

The music of healthy movement

Nov. 3, 2015

Clarinet performance DMA student Annaka Price is working on a service that provides songs at 180 beats, the ideal cadence for running.

yoshi ishikawa playing bassoon

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with the Woodwind Faculty

Sept. 11, 2015

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, our woodwind department faculty will present "Wind Essence" for the Faculty Tuesday series. See a preview of the program here.

panoramic flutist class

Mini-documentary: Panoramic Flutist Residential Seminar

June 9, 2015

The summer seminar for flutists at CU-Boulder focuses on learning and growing together in a welcoming and inspiring atmosphere.

panoramic flutist participants at chautauqua

Panoramic Flutist seminar returns for sixth year

May 18, 2015

The Panoramic Flutist seminar brings nearly 50 flute players to Boulder this year for a week of master classes, workshops and even yoga.


Eclectic Ekstrand music finalists to duel onstage at CU-Boulder Nov. 17

Nov. 7, 2014

All apologies to Forrest Gump, but you really never know what you’re going to get at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Ekstrand music competition finals. Might be Bach, Bernstein or Basie, show tunes or a string quartet, a jazz solo or guitar duo.


College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa named Esteemed Scholar at CU-Boulder

Sept. 19, 2014

College of Music freshman Michael Ochoa has been named to the inaugural class of the CU-Boulder Esteemed Scholars program. "I was honored to be awarded this scholarship and to be included in this program," Ochoa says. "A huge factor for me was the professor of oboe here (Peter Cooper), also the environment of CU-Boulder is a really welcoming place."