Leanne Rubinstein

Hello! My name is Leanne Rubinstein, I am a fourth-year student at CU Boulder studying journalism and vocal performance. I have a passion for opinion writing, though I also have experience in explanatory, news and feature writing. I plan to gear a journalism career toward music and the arts.

I currently hold an internship position with mxdwn.com as a breaking news writer for the music desk, publishing 9-15 stories each week following updates within the industry.

My relevant courses include writing for the media, opinion writing, fundamentals of reporting, reporting, media law and ethics, media representation of diverse populations, history of digital journalism, photojournalism 1 and principles of journalism, each giving me extensive practice in AP style.

I am a mezzo-soprano/belter musical theatre singer, and have both sung in and directed one of CU's coed a cappella choirs. I have had the opportunity to perform in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome!

Extreme Measures a cappella group provides community through music

The University of Colorado Boulder is home to seven a cappella choirs filled with vocalists of all majors who love to sing just for the fun of it. This environment allows for a diverse group of people to come together through their shared knack for singing. Extreme Measures, CU’s oldest a cappella group, is home to a number of talented musicians, creating a mosaic of dissimilarities. Gore is a sophomore from Fort Collins studying neuroscience and psychology. Her first introduction to music was

Inside the intricate beauty of a CU Boulder opera production

The curtain is drawn, the show’s overture can be heard resonating through the hall, establishing themes, tones, emotions. The curtain finally opens, revealing costumed performers preparing to join the orchestration with their voices. Alone, instrumental and vocal performance possess specific talents and difficulties. When producing an opera or musical, however, the challenge of combining the two into an entirely new art form is not as easy as simply doing them at the same time. In the experien
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