Leanne Rubinstein

My name is Leanne Rubinstein, I am a recent graduate from CU Boulder with dual degrees in journalism and vocal performance. I have a passion for opinion writing, and also have experience in explanatory, breaking news, feature and creative writing. I plan to gear a writing career toward entertainment journalism or marketing.

I recently interned with with mxdwn.com as a breaking news writer for the music desk, publishing 9-15 stories each week following updates within the industry. I accumulated over 200 published articles by the end of the season.

My relevant courses include writing for the media, opinion writing, fundamentals of reporting, reporting, news corps, media law and ethics, media representation of diverse populations, journalism and social identity, history of digital journalism, photojournalism 1 and principles of journalism. These provided me extensive practice in AP style, WordPress, and Adobe and Microsoft programs.

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!

Ben Kweller Shares New Music Video for Heartfelt Single “Just For Kids”

Indie singer/songwriter Ben Kweller has released a new music video to coincide with his recently released single, “Just For Kids” from his album Circuit Boredom. The video was directed by Carrick Moore Gerety. About the song, Kweller said, “Never give up on love. I have a friend who found her soulmate when she was 50 years old! You never know when true love will find you…That’s what ‘Just For Kids’ is all about.” The music video features the musician performing the song while standing atop a v

Wolf Alice Announces Fall 2021 Tour Dates and Shares New Song "How Can I Make It Ok?"

British alternative rock band Wolf Alice have released the dates for their upcoming fall US tour. In addition to this announcement, the group released their new track “How Can I Make It Ok?” with Dirty Hit/RCA Records as the last tease for their new album that will be released tomorrow, June 4. The tour will kick off with a show at the Showbox Market in Seattle on October 25 and wrap up at Terminal West in Atlanta on November 20. The tour will move down the West Coast before traveling through a

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