sir james galway on stage

Mini-Documentary: Once a Flutist Festival

April 19, 2017

For two days in March 2017, flutists young and old converged on CU Boulder for the Once a Flutist Festival. Including master classes with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, panels and recitals, the event was a reminder that if you’re once a flutist… you’re always a flutist.Read more »
choir on stage

Symphony and choirs wrap season with Mozart’s Requiem

April 18, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, the CU Symphony Orchestra and choirs bring Mozart’s masterpiece, the Requiem in D minor, to the Macky Auditorium stage, capping off a banner year for the College of Music with a performance of one of music’s monumental masterworks.Read more »
patti peterson

A woman of many hats

April 17, 2017

One of the college's longest-serving faculty members, Associate Professor of Voice Patti Peterson, retires this spring after 25 years at CU Boulder.Read more »
becky roser making speech

Roser Piano and Keyboard Department named after gift from longtime music champion

April 11, 2017

Becky Roser, a longtime College of Music supporter and former chair of the Music Advisory Board, recently created an endowment, naming the keyboard area the Roser Piano and Keyboard Program.Read more »
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Online summer piano course open for registration

April 11, 2017

This summer, Alejandro Cremaschi will teach a class of 15-20 students the finer points of beginner piano playing. They'll go through a sequence of fun piano pieces and learn about rhythm, reading music, hand placement and chords—and they'll do it entirely online.Read more »
jeremy smith teaching class

Uncovering a Renaissance musical controversy

April 10, 2017

In this faculty spotlight, Jeremy Smith talks about his controversial book on the equally controversial song output of English composer William Byrd.Read more »
yo-yo ma and the cello studio

Artist Series season brings top artists and eye-opening experiences

April 4, 2017

As the Boulder community benefits from the Artist Series' concerts, students at the College of Music enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing, learning from—even talking shop with—their idols.Read more »
jazz ensemble on stage

Concert Jazz Ensemble prepares for trip to Costa Rica

March 21, 2017

This year over Spring Break, the students and faculty of the Thompson Jazz Studies Program will give whole new meaning to the idea of taking their show on the road.Read more »
christina jennings rehearsing

Preview: Faculty Tuesday with Christina Jennings

March 15, 2017

In our final Faculty Tuesday recital of the season, Christina Jennings performs as part of the Once a Flutist festival in a program celebrating the diversity and community of the oldest instrument on Earth.Read more »
victoria ibarra works with a student

Undergraduate advisor Ibarra recognized for work with students

March 14, 2017

Over the course of nearly 22 years, Victoria Ibarra estimates that she’s helped about 3,000 music students on their journey from incoming freshman to graduating senior. This year, she's getting thanked on the campus level for her dedication.Read more »

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