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March 18, 2020

Department of Music Coronavirus Updates

LAST UPDATED: Thursday, August 27 To protect the health and safety of the campus community, NC State will move all undergraduate courses to online formats on Monday, Aug. 24. Campus facilities will remain open. Learn

January 21, 2020

Student-led gospel choir builds community through song

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

January 9, 2020

In Profile: Hannah Maier

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

November 26, 2019

New holiday album showcases local jazz talent

Keenan McKenzie didn’t set out to write a Christmas album. The music department’s applied lecturer of saxophone was writing a few songs for a project that ultimately fell through, then he wrote a few more

November 25, 2019

Whistlin’ their own tunes

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

November 25, 2019

In profile: Lindsey Wilson

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

November 25, 2019

Marching band alumni reconnect during Red and White Week

Power Sound of the South alumni celebrated Red and White Week by coming home to tailgate and march during the homecoming football game with their former bandmates, current band members, and in some cases, the