Monthly Archives: March 2017

Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver

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Opening Celebration on March 2, 2017 at the new Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver, housed in the Tivoli Student Union.

Dr. Linda Overholser (CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus) member of the College of Arts & Media Dean’s Advisory Council with Chancellor Horrell

The Mobile Device Ensemble directed by Prof. Todd Reid

The Deans of the College of Arts & Media and College of Engineering and Applied Science
Leaders and staff members from Comcast celebrating the Comcast Center for Media and Technology

Forbes article by Cherie Hu: From Austin To Memphis: What It Takes To Build A Music-Tech City

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AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 19: (L-R) Jeremy Drury, Jon Hembrey, Darryl James, Simon Ward, David Ritter and Isabel Ritchie of The Strumbellas perform at the GQ Jam In The Van Artist House Hosted by Hormel Taco Meats during the South by Southwest Music Festival on March 19, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for GQ Jam In The Van)

Forbes article mentions CU Denver

“Building a solid music identity in the long term also requires tackling deeper socioeconomic problems. Many governments are encouraging ties between the music industry and educational institutions, including Nashville’s major label-sponsored program Music Makes Us and COMS’ collaboration with the University of Colorado Denver’s Department of Music Entertainment and Industry Studies. “When you overlay the problems of poverty and education, the arts are really going to struggle unless we foster deeper partnerships between arts organizations and universities,” says Gayle Rose, CEO of EVS Corporation and Chair of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors.”