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Oct 5, 2015

Beijing Dance Academy administrators visit NC State

During the week of October 19th, administrators from the Beijing Dance Academy will be visiting NC State University to learn more about education and dance practices at our university. This visit is a collaboration between NC State’s Global Training Initiative and the Dance Program. During the week, the administrators will be attending sessions conducted by GTI, International Affairs,… 

Oct 5, 2015

World Renowned Choreographer Chuck Davis sets piece on Panoramic Dance Project

In February of 2015, the Panoramic Dance Project performed with the Justice Theatre Project (a local theatre company who “uses the performing arts as a way to call to the fore of public attention the needs of the poor, the marginalized and the oppressed”) at the North Carolina Museum of History. This performance was an… 

Overhead view of the marching band forming the NC State block "S" logo

Sep 8, 2015

Power Sound of the South Feature airs on Dave Doeren Show

On Sunday, September 6th, The Dave Doeren Show aired a four minute video featuring footage of the marching band from Saturday’s victory over Troy University. Watch the video here, which includes interviews with Dr. Paul Garcia and Assistant Band Director Chris Branam.   

Sep 4, 2015

Dr. Peter Askim Directs Next Festival of Emerging Artists

NC State’s Director of Orchestral Studies, Dr. Peter Askim, spent his summer vacation hard at work directing the Next Festival for Emerging Artists, an intense music festival for young professional string players that he founded. New York’s WQXR has the story here. 

Sep 2, 2015

Dr. Gary Beckman and Arts Entrepreneurship featured in the Technician

Early in Fall 2015, Dr. Beckman was interviewed about his background, what Arts Entrepreneurship is, and shares several success stories with the student paper. Read the story here. 

Aug 28, 2015

Dr. Kleiankina featured in NC State Alumni magazine

The NC State University Alumni Magazine spent a few days this spring with our piano professor, Dr. Olga Kleiankina, in preparation for a feature in their Summer 2015. Learn all about the many different students, their triumphs, and the challenges they faced in her beginner piano class, MUS 107. Read the story here. 

Sep 1, 2014

Guest Artists Viswas Chitnis and Rahim Zalal Visit “Music in Asia” Class

On Thursday August 28th, sitar player Viswas Chitnis and tabla player Rahim Zalal presented a lecture-demonstration on North Indian Classical Music to students and visitors in Dr. Alison Arnold’s MUS 350 “Music of Asia.”  Coming in only the second week of the semester, the presentation was an early highlight of the class, as many students were seeing… 

May 31, 2014

Faculty & Staff

Tara Z. Mullins, Director Tara Zaffuto Mullins is the director of the NC State Dance Program, after serving for four years as the Assistant Director. While at NC State, Tara produced Operation Breadbasket, a mixed media modern dance honoring the civil rights movement, which was featured on WUNC’s The State of Things. She has been nominated twice for… 

May 19, 2014

NC State Chorale tours Italy, joins guest choir at St. Peter’s Basilica

The North Carolina State University Chorale returned on May 19, 2014 from its highly-praised concert tour through central Italy, including performances in Rome, Florence and Assisi. The highlight of the 9-day tour was the Chorale’s unique opportunity, on Saturday, May 17 to serve as the guest choir at Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in The… 

Feb 28, 2014

Summer Camp