ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 9

Oct. 18, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: CU MUSIC ALUMNI PANEL: the many paths of the music graduate CU Music alums John Lake, Emily Lewis & Lindsay Brust come to E-Weds and share their varied stories about where their music studies have taken them post-graduation. Come hear their stories, find out how they’ve built fulfilling lives in

Beth Rosbach (MM '04, cello) founds Sphere Ensemble

Oct. 12, 2011

In April 2011, CU College of Music alumna Beth Rosbach (MM Cello Performance 2004) started a new Colorado based conductorless string chamber orchestra called Sphere Ensemble. The inspiration for the group came from a self-conducted performance by the string sections of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 8

Oct. 11, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING ABOUT MUSIC & GETTING PUBLISHED Join Jonathan Bellman, Professor of Music History and Literature at UNC, on the art of writing about music and getting published. CONVO CREDIT AVAILABLE THIS WEEK. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE NEW VENTURE CHALLENGE IS COMING. . . What’s

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 7

Oct. 6, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: THE AUDITION: preparation & execution The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Mike Thornton, CU Horn Professor and Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony, joins us to talk about the audition process: tips on preparation & nailing your audition. A great opportunity to bring

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Monster Party

Oct. 5, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, hear CU composer Hunter Ewen’s spooky Monster Party performed by the CU violin studio on the Pendulum Series! Hunter Ewen wrote this piece for the whole violin studio. The piece was inspired by the monster drawings of artist Stefan Bucher. The performance was complete with costumes, dancing, ear-piercing screams, and violin faculty covered in makeup. If you don’t have time to view the whole video, skip to around 10:10 when the monsters dance.

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Macky Auditorium Time Capsule

Oct. 5, 2011

A year after Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano revealed the contents of the 1910 Macky Auditorium time capsule, the contents of a new memo to posterity are being finalized.

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SNAAP Survey

Oct. 5, 2011

The College of Music is participating in the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. After three years of field testing, SNAAP is launching its first national survey of arts graduates this Fall with many institutions nationwide. All College of Music alumni have received an invitation to participate in this on-line survey, as long as we have a valid email address. The survey closes November 7, 2011.

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CU Orchestra

Sept. 27, 2011

Gary Lewis, Conductor of the CU Orchestra, talks about the exciting upcoming season and beyond. Be sure to check out the next concert: November 17th, 7:30, Macky Auditorium

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MTNA Competition at CU October 15

Sept. 26, 2011

The Music Teachers National Association is a non profit organization whose mission is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers, 600 of whom reside in Colorado. Among other activities, MTNA organizes an annual national music competition.

ENTREPRENEURIAL UPBEAT: Vol. 4, No. 5

Sept. 20, 2011

THIS WEEK ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEDNESDAYS: WRITING GREAT BIOs & PROGRAM NOTES The next installment in our series on the essential tools every musician needs. Join Professor Elissa Guralnick for a great discussion on how to write effectively about yourself and your work. 5:00-6:30 in C-113. As always, Free Pizza & Drinks! THE FALL INTENSIVE IS

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