Laurie Sampsel

Dialogues of the Carmelites


Eklund Opera Program to Present Poulenc’s Dialogues of the CarmelitesWith the title Dialogues of the Carmélites, the opera by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) might sound rather mundane. However, this opera is based on the true story of the Carmelite nuns of Compiégne who were beheaded at the guillotine in the last days of the French Revolution.…

Music Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr Memorial at night

Next Monday, January 18, 2016, marks the thirtieth time we have celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The federal holiday was first observed on January 20, 1986. However, King’s life (1929-1968) and work have been honored in many ways before then. Many musicians have been inspired by the Civil Rights activist and leader. Here are…

Getting to Inbox Zero: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 11/4/15


Getting to Inbox Zero Do you have thousands of emails in your inbox? Do your emails sit for days (weeks?!) flagged, starred, and marked unread, only to remind you to do something later? This class covers the core principals of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen’s system Getting Things Done,…

Using Summon for Music: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/28/2015


Using Summon for Music Summon is the new Discovery Layer for the University Libraries collections. You can try it out by clicking on “Have you tried the new Search (Beta)” on the Chinook homepage or “Try the new search (beta)” on the Libraries homepage. Soon, the name will change to OneSearch. Come to this workshop…

Apps for Music Scholars: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/21


Apps for Music Scholars Are you interested in getting started with Apps useful for music study? This workshop will introduce Apps for research (EBSCOhost), scores (forScore), streaming audio (Naxos Music Library), and music identification (SoundHound and Shazam). Bring your tablet or smartphone for hands-on learning. Presenter: Laurie Sampsel Wednesday October 21st from 1:00-1:50 PM Waltz…

CU Scholar: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/14


What is CU Scholar? Want to learn more about the institutional repository, CU Scholar? This workshop will explain CU Scholar’s role in housing the scholarly output of the campus. In addition to background information on the IR, this workshop will cover policies, the submission process, and provide helpful resources. Please bring your laptop and your… Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/7


Learning with Did you know that has over 2,500 courses on a wide range of topics? Music courses include iPad music production, music notation, and music business. All CU Boulder faculty, staff, and students have access to Courses are designed for all levels of learners and you can use them from any…

Using Qualtrics Survey Tools: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/30/15


Using Qualtrics Survey Tools Do you need to gather information from a large group of people, but don’t want to spend time collecting and counting paper response forms? This session will demonstrate the use of Qualtrics, a powerful online survey tool available free to CU faculty, staff, and students. Users can create surveys with a…

Using Google Drive: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/23/15


Using Google Drive Have you tried using Google Drive? Did you know that you already have a login for this service that allows cloud storage, file sharing, and collaborative editing? Come to this workshop to get started with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Bring your questions and your own device for hands-on learning. Presenter: Rebecca…