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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:

McLean Braun

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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Behind the scenes at the CU New Opera Workshop

July 26, 2010

CU Opera Director Leigh Holman gives a rundown of what audiences can expect at this year’s inaugural CU New Opera Workshop (CU NOW) July 25-August 7. For more information and tickets, visit the CU Presents website.

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CU NOW

July 23, 2010

CU New Opera Workshop, this is your chance to experience an opera being built from score to floor July 25-August 7!

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BLOrk: Fireflies, by John Gunther

July 22, 2010

CU’s Boulder Laptop Orchestra (BLOrk) performed with Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies John Gunther in December 2008 as part of the ISIM (International Society for Improvised Music) Conference. Enjoy this performance of Gunther’sFireflies!

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Faculty CD Release: Dusinberre & Korevaar

July 21, 2010

Faculty members Edward Dusinberre, violin and David Korevaar, piano have just released a new recording of Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas Nos. 9 “Kreutzer” & 10 on Decca. This recording was funded by grants from the Council on Research and Creative Work and from the Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities at the University of Colorado. The recording can be ordered from Presto Classical.

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AMRC 2011 in Review

July 20, 2010

The American Music Research Center’s annual advisory board retreat Saturday, July 17 was an opportunity for AMRC staff and board members to discuss future plans and recap the year’s events. This past year has been an eventful one at the AMRC, including the following highlights:

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