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collage of man in blue suit on the left and woman on the right.

May 23, 2024

Choir Alumni Return to Make Their Triangle Debuts as Professional Singers

On April 27, two NC State alumni returned to the Triangle, no longer students, but now professional performing musicians. Baritone Cole Nash (Physics and Applied Mathematics, ’20) and soprano Lucy Kimbell (Biochemistry, ’21) were vital student-musicians during their time at NC State, earning Minors in Vocal Performance as well as singing and serving as section leaders in… 

Ben Poovey poses for selfie with NC State's Spring 2024 Commencement attendees at PNC Arena

May 6, 2024

Student-Musician Delivers Address as Student Commencement Speaker

Benjamin Poovey addressed fellow graduates at the University's Spring 2024 Commencement ceremony. 

Layla El-Khoury's 'Force of Flows' demonstrates the process and impact of stream bank erosion through dance.

Apr 10, 2024

Dance Your PhD: NC State Grad Student Layla El-Khoury Awarded for Educational Dance Production

Written by Andrew Schnittker 

Dancers perform "Could you hold the line?"

Mar 25, 2024

Student Choreographer Recognized at Regional Dance Conference

The State Dance Company represented the Department of Performing Arts and Technology at the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Mid-Atlantic Conference with two pieces by student and faculty choreographers. 

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. 

Two dancers performing on stage

Apr 19, 2023

A Look Back on Our 2023 Day of Dance

The Department of Performing Arts and Technology hosted NC State's fourth Day or Dance in March 2023. 

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… 

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. 

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…