Yoshi Ishikawa is the Professor of Bassoon and Chair of the Woodwind Area.
Peter Cooper is the Teaching Professor of Oboe and the Principal Oboist of the Colorado Symphony.
Active as award-winning professional performers, composers, and scholars, College of Music faculty members are committed to helping students develop their talents and succeed in their chosen musical endeavors. The rich resources of a leading research university, providing students access to the liberal arts and numerous interdisciplinary opportunities, enhance this intensive musical training. With 300 undergraduate and 250 graduate students, the College of Music boasts a faculty-to-student ratio of approximately one faculty member for every eight students. This close interaction inspires and equips students to develop their talents, refine their passions and ultimately succeed in their professional endeavors.
From offering dozens of exciting programs in a range of academic fields, to serving as one of the world’s most dynamic research and innovation hubs, to working closely through hundreds of public outreach efforts with communities across Colorado and the world, the university takes pride in helping its students, faculty, staff and partners turn new ideas into productive outcomes that change lives.