“Boulder is an awesome place to be studying, both in the context of CU and the city itself. There are opportunities for gigs if you’re good enough and you look for them.”
Music Theory Online is an open access, peer-reviewed journal edited by Yonatan Malin, a new faculty member in the Composition and Theory Department. Professor Malin just released the latest issue, MTO 18.3, with articles about tonality in jazz, musical forces, ambiguity, and form. Associate Professor Keith Waters is author of one of the featured articles, [...]
Nicolò Spera guitar and friends give US première of “Morning in Iowa”
Keith Waters’ 2011 book The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68 has won numerous accolades this year
When it was time to prepare for a concert, Frank Sinatra could have had his pick of any piano tuner in the world. The same went for Victor Borge, Roger Williams and Bruce Hornsby. When these legendary musicians needed their keyboards prepared for a performance, they called on Robert “Bob” Cloutier. In the first two-thirds [...]
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced that he has accepted the resignation of Daniel Sher as dean of the College of Music at CU-Boulder effective June 30, 2013.
The 12th Rocky Mountain String Bass Festival is being held on Sunday, September 16 in the CU College of Music. The Festival is features guest artist Artem Chirkov, one of the foremost double bassists in the world today. Mr. Chirkov is principal bass of the St. Petersburg Philharmonia, Russia, and Gold Medal winner of the 2010 [...]
As the Colorado Symphony Orchestra moves forward with a new consumer-focused business model, Associate Professor Michael Thornton feels a sense of ownership for the culture change the CSO is undergoing, since he had a hand in the orchestra’s fresh direction.
The CU Youth Piano Program trains students through weekly, one-hour private or group lessons.
The College of Music is pleased to welcome this year’s incoming faculty! Get to know the new members of the CU College of Music community and join us in extending a warm welcome. Dr. Gregory Gentry Director/Associate Professor of Choral Studies Gregory Gentry is the former Director of Choral Performance at Arizona State University [...]
In the true spirit of collaboration, a month-long summer exhibit at the University of Colorado Boulder Art Museum will feature a dynamic new media composition based on innovative robotics technology. Called “Swarm Wall,” the large-scale interactive piece displays changing fields of color, light, and sound that are driven by a distributed form of artificial intelligence. [...]