LIVING, LEARNING, CREATING COMMUNITY

City Heights is home to the CAM Living, Learning, and Creating Community (LLCC), a special residential space for College of Arts & Media (CAM) students to live in a supportive environment of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and scholars.
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CAM LLCC members have distinct academic and co-curricular experiences to connect with the arts and creative industries. The CAM LLCC communal spaces are designed and equipped to foster making, creativity, and collaboration amongst peers and classmates. Interested students can indicate their preference to live on the CAM LLCC floor on the CU Denver Housing Application.

 

Learn More & Apply for Housing

Visit the CU Denver Housing webpage for more information about City Heights and to apply to the CAM Living, Learning, and Creating Community. The 70 spots on the CAM LLCC residence hall will fill up, so be sure to submit your application soon!

The First-Year Experience

First-Year Experience (FYE) courses are designed to ease students transition to university life and guide them into this world of social, academic, and professional possibilities. Members of CAM LLCC having the special opportunity to take CAM-specific College Success FYE that is tailored to the unique experience of art, film, and music students. Enrollment in the CAM-UNIV is a required, one-credit course for all LLCC members. Learn more in the First-Year Experience Fall 2021 Guide.

The LLCC Faculty Mentors


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Todd Reid

Senior Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

Email Address:todd.reid@ucdenver.edu

Todd Reid has been active as a jazz musician since childhood, sitting in with jazz groups beginning at age nine. After graduating from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with both a Bachelor of Music in Jazz & Studio Music (1983) and a Masters of Music in Percussion (1986), Todd moved to New York City, where he worked with such jazz artists as Gerry Mulligan, Dr. Billy Taylor, Jim McNeely, “Big Nick” Nicholas, Bucky Pizzarelli, Mike Richmond, vocalist Marlene VerPlank and numerous others.

In 1992, Todd moved to Denver and settled into the jazz scene, working in the house band at El Chapultepec and has appeared and recorded with such jazz artists as Jon Hendricks, Mose Allison, David Liebman, Bob Dorough, Eddie Daniels, David “Fathead” Newman, Richie Cole, Lew Tabackin, Curtis Fuller, Charles McPherson, Eddie Harris, Nick Brignola, Rickey Woodard, Teddy Edwards, Red Holloway, Bobby Shew, Carl Saunders, Javon Jackson, Roberta Gambarini, Darius Rucker, and a host of others.

As a Senior Instructor in the University of Colorado Denver’s Music & Entertainment Industry Studies department, Todd teaches drumset, Electronic Digital Instruments and upper-level music history classes in Electronic Music and Jazz, as well as coaching the CU Denver Mobile Device Ensemble. He also is very active on the Colorado jazz scene and is in demand as a clinician/performer in the U.S. and Europe.

Areas of Expertise

Drum Set
Electronic Music Performance

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
MM; Percussion

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
BM; Jazz and Studio Music


The LLCC Resident Assistants


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Todd Reid

Senior Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

Email Address:todd.reid@ucdenver.edu

Todd Reid has been active as a jazz musician since childhood, sitting in with jazz groups beginning at age nine. After graduating from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with both a Bachelor of Music in Jazz & Studio Music (1983) and a Masters of Music in Percussion (1986), Todd moved to New York City, where he worked with such jazz artists as Gerry Mulligan, Dr. Billy Taylor, Jim McNeely, “Big Nick” Nicholas, Bucky Pizzarelli, Mike Richmond, vocalist Marlene VerPlank and numerous others.

In 1992, Todd moved to Denver and settled into the jazz scene, working in the house band at El Chapultepec and has appeared and recorded with such jazz artists as Jon Hendricks, Mose Allison, David Liebman, Bob Dorough, Eddie Daniels, David “Fathead” Newman, Richie Cole, Lew Tabackin, Curtis Fuller, Charles McPherson, Eddie Harris, Nick Brignola, Rickey Woodard, Teddy Edwards, Red Holloway, Bobby Shew, Carl Saunders, Javon Jackson, Roberta Gambarini, Darius Rucker, and a host of others.

As a Senior Instructor in the University of Colorado Denver’s Music & Entertainment Industry Studies department, Todd teaches drumset, Electronic Digital Instruments and upper-level music history classes in Electronic Music and Jazz, as well as coaching the CU Denver Mobile Device Ensemble. He also is very active on the Colorado jazz scene and is in demand as a clinician/performer in the U.S. and Europe.

Areas of Expertise

Drum Set
Electronic Music Performance

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
MM; Percussion

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
BM; Jazz and Studio Music


The LLCC CAM Staff


Todd_Reid

Todd Reid

Senior Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

Email Address:todd.reid@ucdenver.edu

Todd Reid has been active as a jazz musician since childhood, sitting in with jazz groups beginning at age nine. After graduating from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with both a Bachelor of Music in Jazz & Studio Music (1983) and a Masters of Music in Percussion (1986), Todd moved to New York City, where he worked with such jazz artists as Gerry Mulligan, Dr. Billy Taylor, Jim McNeely, “Big Nick” Nicholas, Bucky Pizzarelli, Mike Richmond, vocalist Marlene VerPlank and numerous others.

In 1992, Todd moved to Denver and settled into the jazz scene, working in the house band at El Chapultepec and has appeared and recorded with such jazz artists as Jon Hendricks, Mose Allison, David Liebman, Bob Dorough, Eddie Daniels, David “Fathead” Newman, Richie Cole, Lew Tabackin, Curtis Fuller, Charles McPherson, Eddie Harris, Nick Brignola, Rickey Woodard, Teddy Edwards, Red Holloway, Bobby Shew, Carl Saunders, Javon Jackson, Roberta Gambarini, Darius Rucker, and a host of others.

As a Senior Instructor in the University of Colorado Denver’s Music & Entertainment Industry Studies department, Todd teaches drumset, Electronic Digital Instruments and upper-level music history classes in Electronic Music and Jazz, as well as coaching the CU Denver Mobile Device Ensemble. He also is very active on the Colorado jazz scene and is in demand as a clinician/performer in the U.S. and Europe.

Areas of Expertise

Drum Set
Electronic Music Performance

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
MM; Percussion

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
BM; Jazz and Studio Music