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Marching Band

A student drum major leads their marching band section through a performance in front of a European castle.

Aug 17, 2023

Performing Across The Pond

In May 2023, the Department of Performing Arts and Technology added another stamp to its passport as the two ensembles traveled to Great Britain for three exciting performances. 

Feb 17, 2023

Trumpet Section Leader Joshua Fesmire Receives Toni Christine Masini Scholarship

The NC State Department of Music named trumpet section leader, Joshua Fesmire, as the recipient of the 2022-2023 Toni Christine Masini Memorial Scholarship. 

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. 

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. 

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

Aug 19, 2021

Wolfpack Outfitters Announces Power Sound of the South™ Collection

Apr 29, 2021

Dance Team wins ACC and National Championships

The NC State Dance Team, part of the NC State Marching Band, became the first-ever ACC Dance Team Champions on April 2, and followed that win with an impressive performance at the virtual National Dance Alliance (NDA) Collegiate National Championship, finishing first in the Dance Gameday Division 1A competition, and second in the Team Performance Division 1A… 

Apr 9, 2020

Finding Guam’s power sound

Meteorologist music alumni and twins Landon and Brandon Aydlett play the world’s grandest stages with the Guam Territorial Band. There’s something special about the bond between twins. For marching band alumni Landon and Brandon Aydlett, that bond includes a shared love of music, a shared career path, and a shared journey to the other side… 

Image of a scholarship recipient receiving an award from the donors who endowed the scholarship.

Nov 14, 2018

Scholarship recipient carries on proud family saxophone tradition

Playing the saxophone is in Dylan Misenheimer’s blood. Counting him, there are six saxophonists in his family. For as long as he can remember, they’ve gotten together as an ensemble around the holidays to perform together.