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Macky Auditorium Celebrates 100 Years

Sept. 24, 2010

Celebrating 100 years hosting the best performing arts, lectures and entertainment events, Macky Auditorium is one of the most valuable and recognizable historical spaces on the CU Boulder Campus and a premiere venue in the Front Range. This short historical documentary made in celebration of Macky Auditorium’s 100th Anniversary was created thanks to the hard work of Executive Producer Tony Moores, Producer/Director Bud Leonard, writer Silvia Pettem and contributor Alan Cass.

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Interview with CU Jazz Studies Director John Davis

Sept. 20, 2010

Check out this YouTube video with CU Jazz Studies director John Davis! Jazz Ensemble I will be performing with Nnenna Freelon on her Artist Series appearance Saturday, September 25. For more information about this concert, visit www.cupresents.org .

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Boston Musical Intelligencer Review of Andrew Cooperstock

Sept. 19, 2010

A disappointingly small audience turned out for one of the most significant and worthwhile concerts of the 2010 Maverick Concerts season in Woodstock. Saturday evening. The duo Opus Two, violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock, played a recital called “American Spirit,” and they justified their title with both repertoire and performance.

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Fiske Guide to College Picks CU-Boulder Music

Aug. 27, 2010

The 2011 Fiske Guide to Colleges listed CU Boulder as one of only 25 Major Universities Strong in Music. CU Boulder’s College of Music has appeared on this select list for several years. The Fiske Guide also recognized CU Boulder as Strong in Environmental Studies and a top Major University with Strong Support for Students with Learning Disabilities.

Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, bassoon

Aug. 23, 2010

Excerpts from the performance of the Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra by Ray Luke during the 2010 IDRS (International Double Reed Society) conference in July 2010 at the University of Oklahoma Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, bassoon with the IDRS Festival Orchestra, David Lockington, conductor Video of complete performance of the concerto is available at www.idrs.org

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Brad Goode's New Album

Aug. 9, 2010

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies Brad Goode debuts his exciting new quartet on Tight Like This, Goode’s fourth Delmark Records CD and his twelfth as a leader. The Chicago native has assembled the band “I’ve longed for my entire career,” one that shares his willingness to take risks “while maintaining respect for the form and the group sound.” Tight Like This will be released September 21.

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John Lindsey and Robert Spillman

Aug. 4, 2010

Tenor John Lindsey (graduate student in voice) and pianist Robert Spillman (retired faculty) rehearse Robert Aldridge’s My Love in Her Attire which was performed at CU New Opera Workshop in July 2010.

Voice and Choral Alumni News

Aug. 2, 2010

Thank you to retired Professor Joan Catoni Conlon for sending us these updates about some of our recent graduates from the Voice, Opera, and Choral Department:

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CU Presents 2010-11 Season

July 27, 2010

CU Presents Executive Director Joan McLean Braun talks about highlights of 2010-2011 and what it takes to program a season.

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Aaron Tindall (DMA Tuba) wins Aspen Music Festival Concerto Competition

July 27, 2010

Aaron Tindall (DMA tuba student) won the concerto competition at the Aspen Music Festival and performed R. Vaughn-Williams’ Concerto for Bass Tuba July 28th in the Benedict Music Tent at the Aspen music Festival. Before the performance he gave a live radio broadcast with Warren Deck, former principal tuba of the New York Philharmonic and John Rojack, bass trombone with the American Brass Quintet on KAJX (Aspen Public Radio).

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