CU NOW

CU Now 2011

June 14, 2011

The CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW) returned June 22-25 with an exciting new program of workshop-style performances featuring commentary from the composers. The workshop opened June 14 with a sold-out recital by CU voice alumnus Ashraf Sewailam.

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Brenda Romero wins book contract

June 10, 2011

Associate Professor of Musicology Brenda Romero is the recipient of a book contract for the Folklore Studies for a Multicultural World Series, a Mellon initiative with the American Folklore Society, the University of Illinois Press, University of Wisconsin Press, and University of Minnesota Press. A national competition, they chose 6 authors. Her proposal The Transcultural Matachines, Creativity and Renewal in the Americas was one of only six selected.

2011 Panoramic Flute Seminar

June 6, 2011

The 2011 Panoramic Flutist Seminar was a huge success! 45 students from all over the US gathered for four packed days of flute playing, classes, concerts, yoga and hikes. Faculty included Christina Jennings, Leone Buyse, Lisa Garner Santa, and collaborative pianist, Colette Valentine. Panoramic Flute 2011 faculty

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Join the Golden Buffalo Marching Band!

May 18, 2011

The University of Colorado “Golden Buffalo” Marching Band enters this season as one of the premier college marching bands in the US. For more information about joining the Marching Band or any of CU’s other great bands, visit bands.colorado.edu.

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Takács Quartet wins Royal Philharmonic Society award

May 12, 2011

CU-Boulder’s Quartet-in-Residence, the Takács Quartet, has won the prestigious 2011 Royal Philharmonic Award in the Best Chamber Music & Song category.

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John Gunther and the Safari Trio

May 12, 2011

Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies John Gunther‘s Safari Trio performs Gunther’s composition Hermeto Type Tune

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Keyboard Day a Success

May 5, 2011

The Keyboard Department had a highly successful 3rd annual Keyboard Day on March 12, 2011. The audience included local teachers and students, and we spent the day exploring various aspects of keyboard playing and getting to know one another.

Oxford University Press releases Keith Waters' The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68

April 26, 2011

Oxford University Press has released a new book by CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Music Theory Keith Waters. Entitled The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68, the book details the music of the “Second Quintet” — the Miles Davis Quintet of the mid-1960s — and one of the most innovative and influential groups in the history of the genre. The studio recordings released by this group made profound co

University of Colorado announces $1.5 billion fundraising campaign

April 26, 2011

On April 25, University of Colorado President Bruce Benson today announced Creating Futures, a $1.5 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign, the most ambitious in university history, which will benefit people, programs and places across CU’s four campuses.

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CU-Boulder Opera Theater Singers

April 26, 2011

The Opera Theater Singers perform their “Cirque du Musique” program at the Academy.

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