Category: Music Department

May 24, 2020

2019-2020 Arts Awards Announced

The annual Arts NC State creative and performing arts awards celebrate NC State students who either create new work and/or perform in dance, music or theatre.

February 18, 2020

The Randy Foy Music Scholarship Endowment

Join the tribute: From an anonymous gift, the Randy Foy Music Scholarship Endowment has been created in memory of NC State’s former director of orchestral studies.

November 5, 2019

Student Spotlight: Coleridge Nash

Cole Nash – a senior double-majoring in physics and applied math – knew that he wanted to be involved in music, but never thought his career trajectory would change from becoming a physics professor to performing as an opera singer.

August 6, 2018

A Lifetime of Music, a Legacy at NC State

After Miriam Bailey Gardner was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, her husband Bill assembled a scrapbook of her life, so that their children would more fully understand Miriam’s personal and professional accomplishments. In the process, Bill learned much more about his wife’s early life, including the fact that her lifelong love of music was ignited while a student at NC State.

February 14, 2018

Artful Match

We all know NC State is living proof that chemical engineers can be sensational singers, accountants can really act and software designers can play extraordinary piano. But who knew arts at NC State could also be an incubator for lifelong love matches?

August 21, 2017

A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

What better way to start the school year than with a Led Zeppelin tribute concert, featuring The Quadrivium Project, NC State’s faculty rock band. Yes, it’s true. They’re gonna ROCK Stewart Theatre!

September 2, 2015

The Next Fest: A festival for emerging artists

Written By Rich Holly, Executive Director of ARTS NC STATE The Next Festival of Emerging Artists is an intensive music festival for young professional string players, founded by NC State Director of Orchestral Studies Peter

May 6, 2015

‘My ART is. . .’: Final Reflection

Everyone has an art. Whether it is painting the next soon-to-be unforgettable masterpiece of the century or engineering a state-of-the-art technological system for the next millennium, everyone has a craft that is worth sharing for the