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We look forward to gathering together in person again in the future. In the meantime, we invite you to watch, listen and gather with us online right now. Each week we will bring you curated creations from the artists you’d see in any other CU Presents season, in the comfort of your own home. Welcome to CU Presents Digital. Get email notifications!

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“#LIFE”, a musical revue by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber

Posted April 19, 2021, CU College of Music

In this musical revue of compositions by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber, College of Music performers ask themselves and the audience about life’s frustrations.

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CU Orchestras offer “Enigma Variations”

Posted April 15, 2021, CU College of Music

In response to the recent mass shooting in Boulder, CU Boulder’s orchestras recorded the Nimrod movement from Edward Elgar’s “Enigma Variations” as a musical gift to the community.

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The Emerging Composers Project

Posted April 1, 2021, CU College of Music

The Emerging Composers Project was created by composers at the CU Boulder College of Music to introduce the art of writing original music to young students in Boulder-area schools.

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Processing and remembering with music

Posted March 31, 2021, CU College of Music

Saxophonist Josh Sweeney, a CU Boulder sophomore majoring in music and mechanical engineering, shopped regularly at the Table Mesa King Soopers, the site of recent tragedy.

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Pendulum New Music concert: March 3, 2021

Posted March 31, 2021, CU College of Music

Pendulum New Music presents some of the best performers from CU Boulder’s College of Music as they premiere original music of student composers Dianna Link, Logan Dougherty, Ben Morris, Emily Zalevsky and Jordan Holloway.

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Pendulum New Music concert: Dec. 2, 2020

Posted March 31, 2021, CU College of Music

Pendulum New Music presents some of CU’s best performers from all departments as they premiere original music of student composers.

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Pendulum New Music concert: Nov. 4, 2020

Posted March 12, 2021, CU College of Music

Pendulum New Music presents some of CU’s best performers as they premiere and perform music by student composers Ben Morris, Logan Dougherty, Dianna Rose Link, James Morris, Sam C Henderson, Kevin Gunia and Nelson Walker.

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“Hansel and Gretel” an opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

Posted February 25, 2021, CU College of Music – Eklund Opera Program

The Eklund Opera Program brings the Brothers Grimm to the Music Theatre with Humperdinck’s decadent opera “Hansel and Gretel.”

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Pennsylvania Polka

Posted October 1, 2020, CU College of Music

Colorado Brass Quintet (CU Boulder Brass and Percussion Faculty) shares the “Pennsylvania Polka” to celebrate the start of Oktoberfest!

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Scenes from “Béatrice et Bénédict”

New release Aug. 18, 2020, CU College of Music – Eklund Opera Program

In light of our canceled live production, Eklund Opera presents “Béatrice et Bénédict,” a Quarantine Opera by Hector Berlioz.

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CU Fight Song, Golden Buffaloes Marching Band

Posted August 3, 2020, CU College of Music

Even while apart, we are one herd. CU Boulder’s Golden Buffalo Marching Band performs the CU Fight Song. Sko Buffs!

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Holloway Symphony No. 1, “The Patriot”

Posted August 3, 2020, CU College of Music

CU Boulder College of Music student Jordan Holloway presents his first symphony, “The Patriot.” Holloway directs the Dad Village Symphony Orchestra in this virtual, multinational performance.

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The Marriage of Figaro

June 23, 2020, CU College of Music – Eklund Opera Program

This special digital presentation of the final dress rehearsal of the March 2020 production of “The Marriage of Figaro” is available to stream online right now!

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Sousa: The Glory of the Yankee Navy

Posted June 15, 2020, CU College of Music

Composed of the most outstanding wind, brass and percussion students in the College of Music, the Wind Symphony is dedicated to performing the finest wind repertoire in performance at Macky Auditorium.

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Curated Guest: Light Shall Lift Us

Posted June 4, 2020, CU College of Music, CU Theatre & Dance

Opera America united more than 100 opera singers in song in a message of hope and solidarity for a virtual performance of Light Shall Lift Us, a large ensemble work created by the Pulitzer Prize-winning team of composer Paul Moravec and librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell.

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Pomp and Circumstance, CU Piano Faculty

Posted May 27, 2020, CU College of Music

A composite performance of Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance.” A tribute to the Class of 2020 by the CU Boulder piano faculty.

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Alma Mater, CU Boulder College of Music Choirs

Posted May 27, 2020, CU College of Music

Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, the CU Boulder College of Music brought our remote campus community together to celebrate the end of the 2020 spring semester by singing the Alma Mater. Congratulations graduates. Forever Buffs!

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“Jolly Beach” by Annie Booth

Posted May 15, 2020, CU College of Music

Performed by the “Concert Jazz Ensemble.” Pianist Annie Booth received her master’s in Jazz Performance and Pedagogy in 2020. Her composition “Jolly Beach” was selected nationally to be featured for the 2020 JEN Young Composers Showcase.

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The Possibility of Orchids

Posted May 13, 2020, CU College of Music

Revisit this Faculty Tuesday concert. Flamenco Fusion music written by Steve Mullins, guitar. Improvised by CU Boulder Professor of Percussion and Jazz Doug Walter, marimba and CU Boulder Lecturer Carl Dixon, cajon.

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32 Beethoven Sonatas Challenge

Posted May 5, 2020, CU College of Music

“I did 32 performances in my living room on my un-tuned piano with my limited equipment and uploaded them to my YouTube page, djkorevaar.”

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Video from the vaults: University Singers

Posted May 4, 2020, CU College of Music

The University Singers, conducted by guest conductor Sharon Hansen, performed Purcell’s “Hear my prayer, Oh Lord” in Grusin Music Hall on Oct. 27, 2019.

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CU Boulder College of Music presents the Alma Mater

Posted April 29, 2020, CU College of Music

Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, the CU Boulder College of Music brings our remote campus community together to celebrate the end of the 2020 spring semester. Congratulations graduates. Forever Buffs!

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Video from the vaults: Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture

Posted April 17, 2020

Gary Lewis conducted the CU Symphony Orchestra performing Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9 at Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

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Video from the vaults: CU Wind Symphony

Posted April 10, 2020

Don McKinney conducted the CU Wind Symphony performing Centennial Horizon by Kevin McKee at Macky Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Featuring Ryan Gardner, trumpet.

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

Posted April 6, 2020

Gary Lewis conducted the CU 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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