Tag: Music Department

Allison Loggins-Hull
February 29, 2020

Inherited Trauma Informs New Music

Flutist and composer Allison Loggins-Hull is one of four artists commissioned to create a new work for the orchestras of NC State during this “20 for ’20” themed season.

Orchestral Bluegrass
February 5, 2020

Orchestral Bluegrass

Thrilling. Once in a lifetime. Totally exhilarating. That’s a sample of reactions from NC State Department of Music orchestra students (and their professor, Dr. Peter Askim) in response to a transformative experience in October 2019.

February 3, 2020

Wes Parker Named University College Outstanding Teacher

This year, University College has selected Dr. Wes Parker, Director of the Jazz Studies, as the winner for the Outstanding Teacher Award. Dr. Parker’s work and teaching have been praised by students and co-workers alike.

Lucas Sanders practices playing piano using the Piano+ interactive method book created through a DELTA Grant in partnership with Olga Kleiankina from the Department of Music. Photo by Erin Zanders. The student is playing piano and has a tablet in front of him with the Piano+ loaded on the screen.
September 10, 2019

Class Piano Goes Digital

Through a DELTA Grant, a team of staff members partnered with Associate Teaching Professor Olga Kleiankina from the Department of Music to transform MUS 107: Class Piano I by creating an interactive web book to replace the standard method book.

January 17, 2019

University College Outstanding Teacher Nominees

Every college within NC State nominates exemplary teachers each year to represent their college. This year, University College considered five spectacular candidates for its nominee for the Outstanding Teacher Award.

August 21, 2018

DELTA Announces 2018-2019 Grant Recipients

DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the university including eight academic colleges and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. DELTA Grants apply innovative pedagogy, instructional technology and course design to solve instructional challenges.

July 14, 2017

Luncheon Celebrates Philanthropy, Connects Donors and Students

This spring, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) hosted its inaugural Endowment and Scholarship Luncheon. The event was the first such opportunity for the division to bring together donors and the talented students who are greatly impacted by their generous support.