Category: Music Department

December 9, 2014

DASA Spotlight: NC State Music Department

By Kim Paris Ninety years ago, the NC State Music Department was an office of one. Walter Price came to NC State as an instructor in the College of Textiles, but an affinity for music

December 9, 2014

DASA Employee Spotlight: Logann Graham

By Kim Paris How long have you been with the Music Department? I started as a student worker in 2008 and joined the department full time following graduation in 2011. What is your own background

November 18, 2014

State Chorale to Sing During WRAL’s 55th Tower Lighting Ceremony

The State Chorale will be singing live from the WRAL-TV studio during the 5:00, 5:30, and 6:00 p.m. news broadcasts on December 1, 2014 when WRAL lights up the 300-foot tower on Western Boulevard. The tower lighting is an annual tradition dating back more

September 15, 2014

NC State Names New Director of Orchestral Studies

by Christy Rain NC State’s new director of orchestral studies, Dr. Peter Askim, is as vibrant, talented and unique as the ensembles that he began directing Fall Semester 2014. Askim, a conductor, composer, bassist and

August 28, 2014

Guest Artists Visit ‘Music of Asia’ Course

Sitar player Viswas Chitnis and tabla player Rahim Zalal presented a lecture-demonstration on North Indian Classical Music to students and visitors in Dr. Alison Arnold’s MUS 350 Music of Asia. Coming in only the second

September 15, 2013

Students Bring Entrepreneurial Energy to the Arts

by Kate Dobbs Ariail This kind of thing may be common among technogeeks, but it’s not so common in the arts. Dr. Gary Beckman and his students in the NC State Arts Entrepreneurship Minor are changing