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February 15, 2019

SOLD OUT – Jazz Ensemble I & II

Under the direction of Wes Parker and Jason Foureman, the Jazz Ensembles I & II will perform two special Valentine’s Day concerts on Feb. 14 and 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Titmus Theatre at Thompson Hall. Enjoy an evening of Latin and swing songs with a love theme, including Charles Mingus’s “Love Chant,” Cole Porter’s “Love for Sale” and Don Gibson’s “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (popularly performed by Count Bassie, Roy Orbison, Frank Sinatra and many others), plus much more. 

February 14, 2019

Jazz Ensemble I & II

Under the direction of Wes Parker and Jason Foureman, the Jazz Ensembles I & II will perform two special Valentine’s Day concerts on Feb. 14 and 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Titmus Theatre at Thompson Hall. Enjoy an evening of Latin and swing songs with a love theme, including Charles Mingus’s “Love Chant,” Cole Porter’s “Love for Sale” and Don Gibson’s “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (popularly performed by Count Bassie, Roy Orbison, Frank Sinatra and many others), plus much more. 

February 7, 2019

PMC Lecture: Women, Music and the Art of Survival in Post-Colonial Korea

Joshua Pilzer is a scholar of Korean and Japanese music. He is the author of Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese ‘Comfort Women’ (2012) and is currently finishing another ethnographic book on the musicality of everyday life among Korean victims of the atomic bombing of Japan and their children.

January 24, 2019

Musical Empowerment hosts annual showcase Feb. 9

The music department-affiliated student organization Musical Empowerment (ME) will host its annual showcase benefit concert on Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. to raise money to support its mission. The group, which is the NC State

January 23, 2019

Saxophonist Joel Frahm gives free public master class on Feb. 1

Jazz saxophonist Joel Frahm will present a performance and master class on Feb. 1 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Named a rising star by Downbeat Magazine, Frahm is a regular of the New York City club circuit. The event is free an open to the public and will take place in Price Music Center room 101.

December 18, 2018

Students travel to CMA Awards for music industry experience

At the end of October, CMA EDU chapter president Morgan Brown got an email about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The Country Music Association’s annual awards show was coming up, and the NC State chapter’s student members

Jazz Ensemble I
October 13, 2018

11/9 Jazz Ensemble I Fall Concert

Conducted by Dr. Wes Parker, the 19-member Jazz Ensemble I will perform its fall concert on Friday, Nov. 9, featuring swing, be-bop and contemporary jazz music.