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New Student Orientation Events

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Welcome to the Wolfpack, class of 2025 and transfer students! To help you learn more about the music making opportunities available to you at NC State, there are several ways you can connect with us during New Student Orientation either virtually or on campus.

Welcome video (online module)

Watch our welcome video for a quick overview of music making opportunities at NC State

Zoom Q&A Sessions – Meet Our Faculty (virtual session)

Register for one of our three Zoom Q&A sessions for a chance to meet Department Head Dr. Daniel Monek and some of our faculty. This is a great chance to have your questions answered. If you’re considering auditioning for an ensemble, take a look at which ensemble directors will be attending each session and choose the session that matches your interests. All questions are welcome at all sessions!

June 21 at 4:00 p.m.
Dr. Paul Garcia: Marching band, pep band, wind ensemble

July 6 at 4:00 p.m.
Dr. Peter Askim: Orchestras
Dr. Paul Garcia: Marching band, pep band, wind ensemble
Dr. Wes Parker: Jazz ensembles

July 16 at 4:00 p.m. | Register here
Mr. Chris Branam: Symphonic band
Dr. Nathan Leaf: Choirs

Drop-in at Price Music Center (campus visit)

Representatives of the Department of Music will be available in Price Music Center during the afternoon free session on your campus visit day. Drop by Price after the conclusion of your required sessions, between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., for a chance to ask questions, learn more about music making opportunities, and see our facilities.

Price Music Center is located next door to Talley Student Union, at 2620 Cates Ave. Find us on the interactive campus map