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Provost extends College of Music dean search

April 9, 2020

Provost Russell Moore today announced he has granted an extension of the search for a dean of the College of Music, with the goal of having a new dean named by the close of the fall 2020 semester. “Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Music...

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Video from the vaults: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

April 6, 2020

Gary Lewis conducted the University Symphony Orchestra performing the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 at Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

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Welcoming new Buffs with tips about being on campus

March 23, 2020

CU Boulder College of Music Director of Admissions and Recruitment Veronica Greuel welcomes future music Buffs with an FAQ created by College of Music Ambassador John McColley that's all about life in Boulder.

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David Korevaar's Beethoven Sonata Challenge

March 23, 2020

With concert activity suspended this spring, Helen and Peter Weil Professor of Piano David Korevaar is uploading videos of himself performing the 32 Beethoven Sonatas on his living room piano. His plan is to upload 32 sonatas in 60 days to his Youtube channel.

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Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project comes to the College of Music

March 10, 2020

The Lullaby Project pairs new parents with professional musicians to create a customized lullaby for their new baby in a process that forms strong parent-child bonds and fosters early childhood development. It comes to the College of Music this spring.

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Ready for anything: Maureen Bailey

March 3, 2020

Alumna Mo Bailey was among several College of Music vocalists to appear on the soundtrack for the new Adam Sandler film, “Uncut Gems.”

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Supporter spotlight: Jeannie and Jack Thompson

Feb. 18, 2020

Longtime college supporters Jeannie and Jack Thompson gave a gift naming the dean’s office in the expanded Imig in honor of Bruce and Marcy Benson.

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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.

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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.

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How did we get here?

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

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