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Musicians play brass instruments during a symphonic band concert

Apr 15, 2022

Symphonic Band: Life is Better on Stage

The NC State Department of Music presents NC State Symphonic Band Life is Better on Stage Mr. Chris Branam, conductor Program Opening Night on BroadwayArranged by Michael Brown “Springtime for Hitler” from The Producers “Avenue Q” from Avenue Q “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” from Spamalot “For Good” from Wicked “Circle of Life” from… 

Students play french horns during a wind ensemble concert

Apr 15, 2022

Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

The NC State Department of Music presents NC State Wind Ensemble Dr. Paul Garcia, conductor Program Symphony No. 1 “The Lord of the Rings”Mvt I: Gandalf (The Wizard)Johan de Meij Hymn to a Blue HourJohn Mackey Wild NightsFrank Ticheli Three Shanties for Wind QuintetMalcolm Arnold Woodwind Quintet: Reece Neff, flute; Daniel Haller, oboe; Ben Masters, french horn;… 

Musicians perform on risers during a jazz orchestra concert.

Apr 12, 2022

NC State Jazz Orchestra invited to perform at Midwest Clinic

The NC State Jazz Orchestra has been invited to perform at the 76th annual Midwest Clinic international band and orchestra conference, which will take place in Chicago in December. This is the first time a collegiate ensemble from North Carolina will perform at the conference.  

Coleman Williams performs on drum set during a recital.

Apr 8, 2022

Spring Music Minor Recitals

The Department of Music’s spring music minor recitals will take place on April 16, 23 and 24, 2022. They will take place in Price Music Center and are open to the public. The performances by our music minors will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below. They will remain available for viewing for… 

Cover of digital issue of Wolf Tones with image of drum major Laura Dugan conducting.

Mar 10, 2022

Wolf Tones | Volume 4, Issue 2

The spring 2022 issue of Wolf Tones magazine includes stories about music minors who lead NC State ensembles and internationally recognized drum corps, an arts entrepreneurship alum building her music career in Colombia, and our latest student spotlight video featuring Masini scholar Gage Fringer. 

Daniela Gaudete sits between two producers in front of computer and recording equipment in a studio

Mar 10, 2022

Building a music business

Arts entrepreneurship alumna Daniela Gaudete '20 is building a strong and sustainable foundation for a music career in her home country of Colombia, using the skills and perspective shifts she acquired at NC State. 

Laura Dugan stands on a ladder in uniform with her hands raised. A crowd of fans wearing red and white is behind her in the stands.

Mar 10, 2022

Rising through the ranks

Music performance minors Laura Dugan and Samer Issa step into leadership roles with NC State ensembles and internationally recognized drum and bugle corps. 

Julian Jeffrey-Wilensky plays the trumpet during a recital

Mar 4, 2022

Spring Departmental Recitals

The Department of Music’s spring recitals will take place on March 8, 10 and 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Price Music Center room 110 and are open to the public. The performances by our music minors will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below. They will remain available for viewing for… 

Feb 17, 2022

Guest recital by pianist Ryan Fogg

Join us in Price Music Center for a guest piano recital by pianist Ryan Fogg, a Professor of Music and the Director of Keyboard Studies at Carson-Newman University. Fogg will perform selections by Frédéric Chopin. This recital is free and open to the public. Ryan Fogg, Pianist A Sampling of the Piano Music of Frédéric… 

Dec 2, 2021

Shaping how we train arts entrepreneurs

Arts entrepreneurship faculty around the world finally have a dedicated pedagogy to use in their classrooms. Teaching Professor Gary Beckman, director of entrepreneurial studies in the arts, has written a textbook—The New Arts Entrepreneur—for arts students from all disciplines who want to learn the skills to build and sustain arts-related ventures. According to the publisher,…