CU Buffoons

University of Colorado's oldest a cappella group

With more than sixty a cappella performances each year, the CU Buffoons have a diverse repertoire of songs that spans the groups fifty four years on the CU Boulder campus.

Buffoons Interview featured in CU Independent

The Buffoons were recently featured in an audio interview broadcast on CU's independent radio station, Radio 1190, as well as in the school's newspaper, CU Independent. Learn more about the group with behind-the-scenes traditions explained and an exclusive interview with the groups founder, Oak Thorne, in this episode of Colorado Stories, CU at Night. 


Hear the whole story here. (~10 min.)

Best of College A Cappella 2013

We are very proud to announce that The Great Debate from our newest album was selected for the Best of College A Cappella album in 2013. This prestigious compilation album features the best a cappella groups from around the world. A group chosen to be on BOCA earns much credibility in the a cappella community.

Check out the album here, we're track number ten.

Find the album on iTunes here.

Steamboat, 2013

Read more about our inaugural performance in Steamboat in 2013. We have continued to sing for the same event annually since then.  

Steamboat Today, Jan. 2013

Voices Only, 2012

Voices Only is another annual compilation album featuring the best college a cappella groups in the country. Since 2005, this two-disk series has released high end a cappella selections from various groups including Tuft's Beelzebubs, BYU's Noteworthy, and University of Oregon's On the Rocks (featured on the Sing Off) each year. We are happy to announce that The Great Debate was also chosen as a track for this album. 

See the Voices Only compilation album here.

CU Buffoons 50th Renunion, 2012

In 2012, our 50th year reunion was held to celebrate the long standing traditions of our group. With hundreds of Buffoons in attendance, this was a joyous occasion that will certainly be repeated soon. Stay tuned for our 55th reunion coming soon! 

CU Boulder highlights Buffoons Reunion, Oct. 2012

NewsTeam Boulder announces Buffoons Reunion, Nov. 2012