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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. 

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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. 

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Aug 15, 2023

Student-Choreographer Layla El-Khoury Receives Robert E. Stewart Engineering Humanities Award

The American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named student-dancer Layla El-Khoury, the 2023 recipient of the Robert E. Stewart Engineering Humanities Award for her choreographed piece, "Force of Flows." 

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Mar 17, 2023

Spring 2023 Departmental Recitals

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

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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… 

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.