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Michael Thornton and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 27, 2012

As the Colorado Symphony Orchestra moves forward with a new consumer-focused business model, Associate Professor Michael Thornton feels a sense of ownership for the culture change the CSO is undergoing, since he had a hand in the orchestra’s fresh direction. The past three years have been challenging for the financially strapped symphony. A disparate philosophy and vision between the former management and the musicians on how to reduce operating costs added to the turmoil.

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CU Presents Single Tickets Now on Sale!

Aug. 20, 2012

Single tickets for the Artist Series and CU Opera are now on sale.

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CU Youth Piano Program: Learn from the Best

Aug. 9, 2012

The CU Youth Piano Program trains students through weekly, one-hour or half-hour private or group lessons. Instructors are experienced teachers from the CU College of Music, and the program is supervised by the CU Piano Pedagogy Chair, Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi.

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VIDEO: Maria Schneider on careers in music

Aug. 6, 2012

Renowned jazz composer Maria Schneider visited CU-Boulder last year for a week-long residency. In between rehearsals and clinics, she found time to record these helpful videos for prospective music students. Thanks to MajoringinMusic.com for sharing these insightful clips:

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CU Opera in "Brundibar"

July 23, 2012

CU Opera provided the student vocalists for the lead roles in the Colorado Music Festival’s presentation of Hans Krasa’s “Brundibar” June 28-29, 2012. Jessi Goebel and Lukas Graf played the young heroes, Anniku and Pepicek, in search of milk for their ailing mother.

Swarm Wall

July 2, 2012

In the true spirit of collaboration, a month-long summer exhibit at the University of Colorado Boulder Art Museum will feature a dynamic new media composition based on innovative robotics technology. Called “Swarm Wall,” the large-scale interactive piece displays changing fields of color, light, and sound that are driven by a distributed form of artificial intelligence.

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Michael Theodore Presents New Piece at CU Art Museum

May 30, 2012

In the true spirit of collaboration, a month-long summer exhibit at the University of Colorado Boulder Art Museum will feature a dynamic new media composition based on innovative robotics technology. Called “Swarm Wall,” the large-scale interactive piece displays changing fields of color, light, and sound that are driven by a distributed form of artificial intelligence.

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The Music New Venture Challenge

May 15, 2012

Director of Entrepreneurship at the College of Music, Jeffrey Nytch, talks about the New Venture Challenge and this year’s winners, Sarah Wood and Joseph Howe.

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Tesla Quartet Places at Multiple Competitions

May 14, 2012

The Tesla Quartet, graduate string quartet-in-residence at the CU College of Music, has earned the Gold Medal in the Senior Strings Division of the illustrious Fischoff Chamber Music competition. After several rounds of rigorous competition, the Tesla Quartet emerged with the gold medal in the senior strings division along with a $3,000 cash prize. In addition to the prize money, the Tesla Quartet will participate in a tour of the midwestern United States in October.

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Keane Southard (MM '11) Fulbright in Brazil

May 1, 2012

Keane Southard (MM 2011, composition) has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student grant to spend nine months next year pursuing research in Brazil.

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