Donors and endowments 2020

Thank you to our donors who helped contribute to and support the College of Music in 2020.

In memoriam 2020

The College of Music community remembers these dear faculty, alumni, colleagues and friends who passed away this year.

Student notes

Read notes on accomplishments and accolades for College of Music students in 2020.

Faculty notes

Read notes on accomplishments and accolades for College of Music faculty in 2020.

Alumni notes

Read notes on accomplishments and accolades for College of Music alumni in 2020.

Barbara Bentree at a screening

A story to celebrate

Alumna Barbara Bentree (BME ‘80) returns to the College of Music with her new film "Dave Grusin: Not Enough Time."

Barry and Sue Baer

Supporter spotlight: Barry and Sue Baer

June 24, 2020

“When I’m singing or studying music, everything else in the world just melts away,” says Sue Baer. “It’s all I think about. It nourishes my spirit.”

CU Wind Symphony performs in Macky Auditorium

Video from the vaults: CU Wind Symphony

June 16, 2020

The CU Wind Symphony performed John Philip Sousa's "The Glory of the Yankee Navy" in Macky Auditorium.

Kristen Gornstein, credit Jessica Osber

Breadth of experience: Kristin Gornstein

June 10, 2020

For mezzo soprano Kristin Gornstein (MM ’08), key to survival as an artist during uncertain times is to take charge of your career.

grusin music hall

Message from Dean Shay in response to current events

June 1, 2020

Universities must be a beacon of progress in times of social change, and the College of Music must help underscore that story.

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