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CU Opera Recognized by National Opera Association

Dec. 1, 2010

College of Music graduate students John Lindsey and Nicole Vogel have been invited to perform a scene fromCarmen at the National Opera Association National Convention in San Antonio, Texas on January 6. Together with music director Christopher Zemliauskas, this scene will also be performed on the opera scenes program Tuesday, December 7 in the Music Theatre.

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Hsing-Ay Hsu's Recording: Barber Centennial

Nov. 29, 2010

Hsing-ay Hsu, director of Pendulum New Music, just released her new CD, Barber Centennial. This album features Samuel Barber’s Piano Sonata and his Piano Concerto (which won him a Pultizer Prize), recorded in Moscow with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra. Samuel Barber is one of the most lyrical and poetic 20th century composers.

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Quartet for Flute, Oboe Bassoon and Piano

Nov. 19, 2010

Peter Cooper, oboe, Brook Ferguson, flute, Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, bassoon, and Bill Douglas, piano perform Bill Douglas’ ‘Cantilena’ from Quartet for Flute, Oboe Bassoon and Piano (2010). This video was recorded live, September 7 2010 at the Faculty Tuesday Series in Grusin Music Hall at the University of Colorado at Boulder College of Music.

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Pendulum Series: Chorale for Brass Quintet

Nov. 17, 2010

Colten Crandell, trumpet; Isaac Friedman, trumpet; Virginia Arnette, horn; Mary Mixter, trombone, and Eric Hom, tuba perform Mary Mixter’s composition Chorale for Brass Quintet October 27, 2010 in Grusin Music Hall on the Pendulum New Music Series.

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Madrigal Festival 2010

Nov. 5, 2010

On Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the 49th Annual Madrigal Festival took place at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

CU Students win MTNA Competition

Nov. 3, 2010

Congratulations to the following CU student performers and their teachers for winning the following awards at the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) state competition. The competition is open to anyone in the State of Colorado and winners will advance to the Division Competition in January in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Jeff Jenkins' Recording: The Healing

Nov. 2, 2010

Instructor of Jazz Piano Jeff Jenkins' new album The Healing is now available on iTunes and through CD Baby. According to Jenkins’ album notes:

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Buzzword: "Entrepreneurship"

Oct. 27, 2010

ECM Director Jeffrey Nytch discusses what “entrepreneurship” means, and the resources available within the College of Music in attaining professional success!

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Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra Oct. 26

Oct. 20, 2010

Student musicians from Australia will be aiming for a tour de force when they unite with counterparts from the CU College of Music for an historic concert in Boulder on October 26th.

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CU Music Day

Oct. 19, 2010

On Monday, October 11, 2010, the College of Music welcomed 74 students, along with their friends and families, to the first CU Music Day. The day presented informational sessions, events and activities for students to learn more about the College of Music and its degrees and programs. The day began with students receiving information from the Admissions Department and the administration of the College of Music, Dean Daniel Sher, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, James Austin.

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