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John Gunther and the Safari Trio

May 12, 2011

Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies John Gunther‘s Safari Trio performs Gunther’s composition Hermeto Type Tune

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Keyboard Day a Success

May 5, 2011

The Keyboard Department had a highly successful 3rd annual Keyboard Day on March 12, 2011. The audience included local teachers and students, and we spent the day exploring various aspects of keyboard playing and getting to know one another.

University of Colorado announces $1.5 billion fundraising campaign

April 26, 2011

On April 25, University of Colorado President Bruce Benson today announced Creating Futures, a $1.5 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign, the most ambitious in university history, which will benefit people, programs and places across CU’s four campuses.

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Lucas Munce wins 2011 DownBeat Award

April 26, 2011

Lucas Munce (MM candidate) received the 2011 DownBeat Magazine Award for Graduate College Outstanding Performances by a Jazz Soloist. More details about DownBeat’s 34th Annual Student Music Awards will be announced in the magazine’s upcoming June issue. The CU Jazz Studies program has won 15 Student DownBeat Awards since 2002 in numerous categories.

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CU-Boulder Opera Theater Singers

April 26, 2011

The Opera Theater Singers perform their “Cirque du Musique” program at the Academy.

Oxford University Press releases Keith Waters' The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68

April 26, 2011

Oxford University Press has released a new book by CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Music Theory Keith Waters. Entitled The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68, the book details the music of the “Second Quintet” — the Miles Davis Quintet of the mid-1960s — and one of the most innovative and influential groups in the history of the genre. The studio recordings released by this group made profound co

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CU Invitational Orchestra Festival

April 18, 2011

n April 8, 2011, the College of Music hosted the first CU Invitational Orchestra Festival. The festival involved the participation of three orchestras from Boulder High School, and orchestras from Legacy High School, Lakewood High School and Cherry Creek High School.

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Woodwind Pedagogy

April 4, 2011

The CU-Boulder College of Music Woodwind Pedagogy Seminar Project has been creating helpful videos about woodwind technique under the direction of Proffesor Yoshiyuki Ishikawa. Click here to see the whole channel on YouTube, or view a few samples here

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Simson and Zemliauskas

March 28, 2011

Professor of Voice Julie Simson, accompanied by Instructor Christopher Zemliauskas, performed Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz (The two blue eyes of my Beloved) from Mahler’s Leider eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) in chamber concert at MahlerFest XXI in January 2008.

Fulbright Scholars at CU Music

March 18, 2011

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. This year, College of Music faculty and students won four of these prestigious grants:

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