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It's a Wonderful Life
CU College of Music

CU College of Music

From orchestras, bands and choirs, to jazz and world music ensembles, to world-class faculty and guest performances, the College of Music brings hundreds of stunning, free performances to Boulder audiences throughout the academic year.

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It's a Wonderful Life

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Nov 15-17, 2019

It's a Wonderful Life

An opera by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer
Full price: $15-$46

Based on the 1946 Frank Capra movie of the same name (by permission of Paramount Licensing Inc.) and “The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Dor...

West African Highlife Ensemble

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Nov 16, 2019

West African Highlife Ensemble

Fall 2019
Free concert

Performing high energy, tightly knit traditional, neo-traditional and highlife dance music from Ghana, CU Boulder’s African Highlife Ensemble is...

Chamber Music Showcase

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Nov 16, 2019

Chamber Music Showcase

Nov. 16, 2019
Free concert

Join us for an exhilarating afternoon of chamber music featuring the talented students from the College of Music Chamber Music Program. This diverse p...

Japanese Ensemble

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Nov 17, 2019

Japanese Ensemble

Fall 2019
Free concert

CU Boulder's Japanese Ensemble, dedicated to hands-on learning of Japanese music and dance, studies several traditional Japanese instruments and Japan...

Film Screening with Live Music

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Nov 17, 2019

Film Screening with Live Music

The Phantom Carriage
Free concert

Join the American Music Research Center and the International Film Series for a silent film featuring live music by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orche...

Vocal Jazz and Madrigal Singers

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Nov 18, 2019

Vocal Jazz and Madrigal Singers

Luis de Victoria, Pierluigi da Palestrina, MacMillan and more
Free concert

The CU Chamber Choirs consist of vocal jazz and madrigal ensembles, focusing on accompanied and unaccompanied singing of music from the Renaissance th...

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