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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. 

Jul 8, 2010

Music in His Method

A new licensing agreement with Discovery Education will bring the music and methods of Dr. Lodge McCammon within reach of a million teachers around the world. 

Jun 24, 2010

You Say You Want a Revolution

WKNC 88.1 FM has been named the best college radio station in the Triangle in the Independent Weekly’s annual reader survey. Meet the talent behind the voices and the music. 

Feb 25, 2010

Waschka’s Film Premieres

Horizons, composer Rodney Waschka’s film collaboration with director Zlatko Cosic received its world premiere screening at the Macon Film Festival in February and was selected as a prize winner in the “Experimental” category. 

Oct 22, 2009

Faculty Work on Kinston Music Trail

College of Design faculty members developed preliminary concepts for a trail showcasing African American music heritage in Kinston, N.C. 

Aug 27, 2009

Scearce Wins Sackler Prize

Dr. J. Mark Scearce, director of the music department, has been named the recipient of the eighth Raymond and Beverly Sackler Music Composition Prize. 

Jun 18, 2009

Musicologist Shares Sounds of Suriname

Musicologist Jonathan Kramer joined Frank Stasio on WUNC's “The State of Things" to share the musical traditions of Suriname.