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Student plays a trumpet with a pianist providing accompaniment.

Mar 17, 2023

Spring 2023 Departmental Recitals

March 23 │ March 28 │ April 4 │ April 13 │ 7:00 p.m. │ Price Music Center room 110 

Collage featuring a saxophone player, a marching band performer, a dancer jumping on stage, and a dancer rehearsing in a studio

Mar 6, 2023

Announcing the New Department of Performing Arts and Technology

It’s a historic day for dance and music at NC State. After being charged to bring dance and music faculty together into one department last year by Vice Chancellor and Dean Doneka Scott, faculty and department leadership finalized the merger last month. University College in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs proudly announces the newly… 

Oct 24, 2022

NC State Chamber Orchestra concert will highlight hunger, homelessness and hope

According to a 2021 report authored by Mary Haskett, NC State psychology professor, and John Dorris, director of resource development and evaluation at NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), 15% of students at NC State have experienced homelessness since the pandemic began, and nearly 25% have experienced food insecurity in a 30-day period. To highlight the epidemic of… 

Julian Jeffrey-Wilensky plays the trumpet during a recital

Oct 18, 2022

Fall 2022 Departmental Recitals

The Department of Music’s fall recitals will take place on October 20, November 2, November 8 and November 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Price Music Center room 110 and are open to the public. The performances by our music minors will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below (November 2’s recital… 

AnnE Ford sits on the steps of Memorial Belltower, wearing her red graduation gown and holding her mortar board.

May 17, 2022

AnnE Ford’s Final Student Chronicle: Graduation

After chronicling the NC State student experience for two years, AnnE Ford graduated in spring. 

Screenshot of Alyssa and Emily wearing their caps and gowns with the field and seats of Carter-Finley Stadium in the background.

May 16, 2022

‘Whatever You Need, I’m There’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Emily and Alyssa

Brought together by the saxophone section, best friends reminisce on their time in Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Musicians perform on risers during a jazz orchestra concert.

Apr 12, 2022

NC State Jazz Orchestra invited to perform at Midwest Clinic

The NC State Jazz Orchestra has been invited to perform at the 76th annual Midwest Clinic international band and orchestra conference, which will take place in Chicago in December. This is the first time a collegiate ensemble from North Carolina will perform at the conference.  

Coleman Williams performs on drum set during a recital.

Apr 8, 2022

Spring Music Minor Recitals

The Department of Music’s spring music minor recitals will take place on April 16, 23 and 24, 2022. They will take place in Price Music Center and are open to the public. The performances by our music minors will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel via the streams below. They will remain available for viewing for… 

Cover of digital issue of Wolf Tones with image of drum major Laura Dugan conducting.

Mar 10, 2022

Wolf Tones | Volume 4, Issue 2

The spring 2022 issue of Wolf Tones magazine includes stories about music minors who lead NC State ensembles and internationally recognized drum corps, an arts entrepreneurship alum building her music career in Colombia, and our latest student spotlight video featuring Masini scholar Gage Fringer. 

Laura Dugan stands on a ladder in uniform with her hands raised. A crowd of fans wearing red and white is behind her in the stands.

Mar 10, 2022

Rising through the ranks

Music performance minors Laura Dugan and Samer Issa step into leadership roles with NC State ensembles and internationally recognized drum and bugle corps.