Hip Hop Project officers Meredith Howell, Kendall Griffith and Akeem Blalock-Cotton are breaking down barriers for musicians and artists on campus while cultivating and promoting hip hop culture. Their partnership with Quadio brings new opportunities
The creation and performance of music is a shared experience that has brought people together across centuries, cultures and geographic borders. Gospel music in particular is a deeply communal experience, with roots in the black
Harry M. Habets Music Scholarship Name Hannah Maier Major Sociology Instrument I have been playing cello for nine years. Ensemble So far my experience in the symphony has been very fun and fulfilling. I really
The students in the NC State Jazz Combo went from strangers to bandmates to family. Now they’re releasing an album of mostly original songs and reflecting on their time together doing what they love. It’s
Alby Rose Marching Band Scholarship Name Lindsey Wilson Major Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Instrument I started playing the alto saxophone in sixth grade, making this my eighth year on my instrument. Ensemble I have
The stars, moon and planets have captivated humanity since our earliest records of civilization. Bone sticks marked to track the phases of the moon were discovered in Africa and Europe and date back possibly as
Studies have shown that music helps strengthen memory skills in children and adults. According to the Children’s Music Workshop, linking familiar songs to new information can help imprint that information on the brain. For Noah Baldwin, inventing melodies to memorize patterns in games wasn’t just a useful memory tool, but the origin of his passion for composing music.
Playing the saxophone is in Dylan Misenheimer’s blood. Counting him, there are six saxophonists in his family. For as long as he can remember, they’ve gotten together as an ensemble around the holidays to perform together.
The music department hosted its largest-ever high school Band Day on Sept. 8, with more than 500 high school students in attendance. Participants spent a day immersed in the experience of marching with a Division I collegiate band, including a morning rehearsal and lunch with the NC State Marching Band, tickets to the football game and a half-time performance on the field at Carter-Finley Stadium.
At a special lecture on the morning of Monday, September 18, musical artist Lara Downes spoke to a room full of students about her journey through reconnecting to American Music, with a special focus on