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AnnE Ford sits on the steps of Memorial Belltower, wearing her red graduation gown and holding her mortar board.

May 17, 2022

AnnE Ford’s Final Student Chronicle: Graduation

After chronicling the NC State student experience for two years, AnnE Ford graduated in spring. 

Screenshot of Alyssa and Emily wearing their caps and gowns with the field and seats of Carter-Finley Stadium in the background.

May 16, 2022

‘Whatever You Need, I’m There’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Emily and Alyssa

Brought together by the saxophone section, best friends reminisce on their time in Carter-Finley Stadium. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

Image of Dr. Gary Beckman teaching a course in arts entrepreneurship.

Apr 29, 2020

New tools to help musicians, arts businesses prepare for and navigate crises

When stay-at-home orders began to be implemented across the United States in response to the coronavirus, Department of Music teaching professor Gary Beckman realized that arts-based businesses would face unprecedented and unique challenges. For many musicians, theater companies and arts studios, in-person events, classes or exhibits are the core of their business model. Physical distancing…