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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,… 

Eva Feucht holds her young son who is holding a toy trombone, while the marching band trombone section walks past them.

Nov 18, 2021

The strength of the Pack is our people

There are dozens of music department alumni working at NC State. Many of them are former members of the Power Sound of the South marching band. Others performed in choirs, jazz ensembles, orchestras or concert bands. Some performed in every ensemble they could during their time as a student. For many, even though they haven’t made… 

A student sings into a microphone outdoors, with other members of Chordination a cappella singing in the background.

Nov 8, 2021

Finding their voice

Establishing a new a cappella group is no small feat in the best of times. Establishing a new a cappella group in the middle of a global pandemic when in-person rehearsals are off the table and you can’t perform on campus to create buzz is an entirely different challenge. That was the endeavor undertaken by… 

Nov 4, 2021

Wolf Tones | Volume 4, Issue 1

In this issue, read about the amazing first-year success of our newest student-run a cappella group Chordination, several exciting faculty projects including a new arts entrepreneurship textbook and a journal exploring music’s impact on the environment, a new marching band scholarship that will help students march with the Power Sound of the South, and the… 

Nov 2, 2021

Music minor recitals

The Department of Music’s fall music minor recitals will take place on Nov. 6 and 13, 2021. The performances by our music minors will be livestreamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below. They will remain available for viewing for one week. Limited in-person seating is also available for the recitals in Price Music… 

Dr. Will Boone addresses a class of students in front of a projector screen while wearing a face covering.

Oct 19, 2021

Voice care for teachers

By Dr. Nathan Leaf, Jennifer Beattie, Dr. Daniel Monek and Dr. DeMar Neal The pandemic has affected all of us in ways both seen and not seen. As we approach the home stretch of the fall semester, some who use their voices in teaching or other activities may be feeling as though their voices are… 

Oct 8, 2021

Departmental Recitals

The Department of Music’s fall recitals will take place Oct. 12-14 at 7:00 p.m. The performances by our music minors will be livestreamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below. They will remain available for viewing for one week. Oct. 12 Recital, 7:00 p.m. Program Ariadna Nacianceno, collaborative pianist Andrea Aguirre Salazar Voice The… 

Graphic featuring a headshot of Kirsten Paige and the cover of the journal 19th Century Music

Aug 26, 2021

Understanding music’s influence on the environment

It’s easy to see the impact of humanity on the planet in terms of physical changes made, such as building cities or clearing trees for farm land, but what about the impact of the sounds and the music we make?  The latest issue of the journal 19th Century Music, guest edited by Assistant Teaching Professor… 

Bob and Mickie Masini present Gage Fringer with the Masini scholarship on the practice field

Aug 26, 2021

Trumpet section leader Gage Fringer receives Masini marching band scholarship

The Department of Music’s prestigious Toni Christine Masini Memorial Music Scholarship was awarded this year to Gage Fringer, a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in music performance. The Masini scholarship—the largest music scholarship offered at NC State—is awarded each year to one student who exemplifies academic and musical excellence, as well as leadership in… 

Aug 20, 2021

Drumming up support for music students