Coreen Duffy

College of Music announces new director of choral activities

Feb. 22, 2024

Director of Choral Activities Coreen Duffy will join the College of Music in fall 2024.

Nicholas Perna

College of Music announces new associate professor + director of vocal pedagogy

Feb. 22, 2024

Associate Professor + Director of Vocal Pedagogy Nicholas Perna will join the College of Music in fall 2024.

O'Neil Jones

Grad student brings first statewide Jamaican Choral Music Symposium to Boulder

Feb. 9, 2024

Mention Jamaican music to most Americans and the pop sounds of reggae usually come to mind. But there’s much more—the wonderfully rich harmonies of choral music, hundreds of rarely heard sacred songs and folk songs that deserve more exposure. Doctoral student O’Neil Jones is about to make that happen.

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Man the lifeboats—here comes “Titanic” (the musical)

Feb. 7, 2024

Directed by Broadway veteran and CU Boulder College of Music guest faculty Bob Westenberg, “Titanic, the Musical” comes to Macky Auditorium in March.

Rinat Erlichman

2023-2024 Ekstrand Competition winners announced

Nov. 16, 2023

Congratulations to first-prize recipient and audience favorite Rinat Erlichman—and all winners and participants in the College of Music’s premier performance competition for outstanding graduate students!

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Student spotlight: Adriana Ripley

Oct. 11, 2023

Adriana Ripley—a third-year undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s in musical theatre at the College of Music—shares her favorite aspects of the College of Music and reveals the ways in which her music education is preparing her for a promising career.

Jude Dow-Hygelund and Dawna Rae Warren

2023 Honors Competition winners announced

Feb. 28, 2023

On Feb. 26, undergraduate pianist Jude Dow-Hygelund and graduate soprano Dawna Rae Warren were awarded first prizes in the College of Music’s annual Honors Competition. Congratulations to all participating student competitors and collaborative pianists!