Curtis playing oboe

Ten ways to be successful at the College of Music

Feb. 11, 2020

In part two of this blog series from junior Curtis Sellers, we have tips for how to make the most of your time as a student at the CU Boulder College of Music.

Claire posing

Carrying the standard of excellence: Claire Glover

Feb. 4, 2020

For Claire Glover (BME ’17)—recipient of the Colorado Music Educator Association’s 2020 Young Music Educator Award—the mentorship she received at the College of Music is key to her success.

macky auditorium

How did we get here?

From the 1880s to today, how its history shaped the College of Music as we know it.

CU at Boettcher

Music 100 years in the making

Jan. 13, 2020

The College of Music is thrilled to celebrate its Centennial with a beautifully planned series of concerts, presentations and other events, culminating in the dedication of the new wing of Imig Music Building next fall.

Michael Musick with his tuba

When computers meet music: Alumnus Michael Musick

Jan. 8, 2020

Among the founding members of the College of Music National Alumni Council (COMNAC), Michael Musick is a media artist, creative technologist, composer, performer and improviser who’s also keeping busy as Assistant Professor of Media Arts at the University of Montana.

Miranda Stark

Congratulations to Outstanding Graduating Senior Miranda Stark!

Dec. 17, 2019

This semester’s Outstanding Graduate Senior award goes to dual music education and woodwind performance major Miranda Stark. Stark reflects back on her past few years at CU and how grateful she is for all of the opportunities that have come her way.

Aaron and Afa Dworkin

Third Annual Distinguished Lectureship hosts award-winning leaders of the Sphinx Organization

Dec. 10, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the College of Music's third annual Distinguished Lectureship in Music, Diversity and Inclusion comes to Grusin Music Hall with a lecture by social entrepreneurs and arts leaders Aaron and Afa Dworkin from the award-winning Sphinx Organization.

Mike and Mikhy Ritter posing

Supporter spotlight: Mike and Mikhy Ritter

Dec. 3, 2019

College of Music Advisory Board Chair Mikhy Ritter and her husband Mike will name a music education office in honor of Mikhy’s grandmother when the new Imig Music Building opens.

Larry Stoffel conducting students

Giving through music: Alumnus Larry Stoffel

Nov. 19, 2019

For Larry Stoffel (MM ’90), annual concerts for those incarcerated in state prisons are rooted in mercy, compassion and charity.

Holiday Festival by the numbers (see text of story for details)

The Holiday Festival: By the numbers

Nov. 14, 2019

For almost three-quarters of a century, the Holiday Festival has thrilled Boulder audiences and ushered in the beginning of the holiday season. We looked into the history of the festival and found some fun facts that give some context to this merry tradition.

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