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Apr 23, 2013

Heart of Darkness

Composer J. Mark Scearce finds inspiration for his new opera in a supernatural tale of soul-wrenching horror. A little night music may end up giving you nightmares. 

Jan 8, 2013

Label Re-releases Waschka Concerto

A recording of NC State composer Rodney Waschka’s trumpet concerto, Winter Concerto, has just been re-released on the prestigious British label, Nimbus.  

Oct 4, 2012

Pioneering Rapper Inspires CNR Students

Thomas Easley is CNR's diversity director as well as a professional rapper known as "RaShad." Find out why CNR students think he's awesome.  

Jul 25, 2012

Packapalooza Packs a Punch

Head out to Hillsborough Street on Aug. 18 for Packapalooza, a street fair celebrating NC State's 125th anniversary.  

Mar 22, 2012

Reynolds Named Top Teacher

The winner of the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching knows how to make astrophysics accessible. 

Jan 13, 2012

Memories of a Maestro

Longtime NC State band director Frank Hammond, who pushed his students to reach their potential in music and in life,  died Jan. 7 at his home in Washington, N.C. He was 78. 

May 13, 2011

Remembering Adcock, Leader of the Band


Mar 14, 2011

Scearce to Conduct in Connecticut

Composer J. Mark Scearce, director of the music department, will visit the University of Connecticut this week to conduct performances of his commissioned work for cello and orchestra. 

Nov 24, 2010

On the World Stage

Two NC State musicians head to Russia for a performance in historic Glinka Hall, where Franz Liszt once played. 

Jul 9, 2010

Arts Medalists Have Campus Ties

A composer, costume designer and cultural arts advocate with ties to NC State are among the 2010 winners of the Raleigh Medal of Arts, the city’s highest arts honor presented for lifetime achievement. J. Mark Scearce, William Ivey Long and Banks C. Talley Jr. will be honored Oct. 6.