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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.

Wolf Tones | Volume 4, Issue 2

Music minors rise through the ranks to lead ensembles on campus and off

In this issue of Wolf Tones Magazine

I think [being a drum major is] a really unique way to serve an organization…it’s just an amazing opportunity to stand in front of any horn line, both at Boston [Crusaders] and here at NC State, and to get to see the big picture of the show and big picture of your group.

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.

Laura Dugan

2021 Power Sound of the South Drum Major
Biomedical Engineering, Music Performance Minor

Student spotlight

In the latest episode of our student spotlight series, we’re introducing you to music performance minor Gage Fringer, the 2021-22 recipient of the Toni Christine Masini Memorial Scholarship. Gage is a senior majoring in computer science, a trumpet section leader in the marching band, and a member of the jazz orchestra and pep band. This semester he will perform in his final recital to complete his minor in trumpet performance. Gage is also a music department student ambassador. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter to hear more from our ambassadors as we prepare for Day of Giving on March 23.

Join us in #GivingPack

Day of Giving is coming up on March 23! Save the date and join us in #GivingPack to support something you love, the Department of Music.

This year, your gift can have an even greater impact. Help us unlock a $25,000 gift on Day of Giving! If we receive 125 gifts to the Music Enhancement Fund by 11:59 p.m. on March 23, we’ll receive a challenge gift from a generous anonymous donor couple. With your help we can sustain and expand the opportunities we provide to NC State’s student-musicians.

Join us on March 23 and see just how far we can go together.

Follow us on social media and keep your eye on #GivingPack on Twitter to see and hear what the music department means to NC State students on Day of Giving.

Get ready to support our student-musicians by setting a calendar reminder and planning your giving strategy to help us win challenges and bonus funds.