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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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Kellogg's Cantile of Earth

March 1, 2011

Members of the CU Bassoon Studio perform faculty composer Daniel Kellog's Canticle of Earth February 22, 2011 on the Faculty Series in Grusin Music Hall.

CU's Glenn Miller Archive acquires one of world's best Big Band Era collections

March 1, 2011

The Glenn Miller Archive at the University of Colorado Boulder American Music Research Center has acquired one of the world’s most significant collections of Big Band Era recordings and memorabilia. The Ed Burke Collection – named for its shepherd and founder – contains approximately 1,400 reel-to-reel tapes containing hundreds of hours of live radio programs featuring virtually every musician of major importance during the Big Band Era.

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Annie Booth gets Honorable Mention in 2011 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Awards

Feb. 25, 2011

Jazz Piano Bachelor of Music student Annie Booth received an Honorable Mention as part of the 2011 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Awards. This program, established in 2002, was created to encourage gifted jazz composers from throughout the United States. The recipients, who receive cash awards, range in age from 9 to 29, and are selected through a juried national competition.

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5 Practical Wellness Tips for Musicians

Feb. 22, 2011

Professor James Brody discusses 5 Wellness Tips for Musicians. For more information about the Musicians’ Wellness Initiative at CU-Boulder, visit http://music.colorado.edu/departments/wellness/ . Questions? Email musicwellness@colorado.edu

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Student Voice: Erin Paton

Feb. 17, 2011

My name is Erin Paton and I am currently a freshman studying music education and jazz studies here at CU Boulder. I play saxophone and love to compose – it’s how I “roll,” so to speak. Apart from that, I am also an entrepreneur. Over the past summer, while talking with my brother who is also in the music business, I thought of an idea that would send me off on an entrepreneurial adventure – the Tūturu Jazz Orchestra.

Congratulations Ekstrand Competition Winners!

Feb. 10, 2011

2011 BRUCE EKSTRAND MEMORIAL GRADUATE STUDENT PERFORMANCE COMPETITION

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