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Music Department

An empty stage behind a red curtain

Mar 27, 2023

Introducing the Department of Performing Arts and Technology

Music and dance faculty have unified in a new academic department and launched a new B.S. degree in music technology. 

Portrait of Shilpa Giri in front of a wall of Technician covers.

Mar 1, 2023

“You Can Be That Voice”: Meet 3 Student Leaders

Women’s History Month gives us opportunities to learn from the women who came before us and the women in our lives today. Meet three students who are championing inclusivity and speaking up for one another here on campus.  

Two people hold hands in front of the Memorial Belltower

Feb 10, 2023

Ringing in a New Chapter

The Memorial Belltower is NC State’s most iconic landmark. For some alumni couples, it represents their commitment to the university — and each other. 

A large group of student-musicians in matching outfits holding their instruments

Jan 9, 2023

The Performance of a Lifetime

The NC State Jazz Orchestra was the first collegiate ensemble from North Carolina invited to perform at the Midwest Clinic, the world's largest instrumental music education conference. 

An aerial photo of Carter-Finley Stadium during the marching band's halftime show, where the band spells out "state"

Dec 16, 2022

The Biggest Academic and Student Affairs News from 2022

Look back at student life and achievements, anniversaries and celebrations, and individual and departmental recognitions in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs this year. 

Three people from the concert

Oct 26, 2022

NC State Chamber Orchestra Concert Will Highlight Hunger, Homelessness and Hope

The "Paths to Dignity" program is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. in Stewart Theatre. The event is presented in conjunction with Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. 

A large group of students wearing matching NC State shirts pose with the Chancellor, faculty members and Mr. and Ms. Wuf for a photo.

Sep 26, 2022

Meet the Incoming Class for 2022

The newest members of the Wolfpack are experiencing all of their NC State firsts — their first classes, of course, but also their first time exploring the stacks at D.H. Hill Library, eating Howling Cow ice cream or cheering on the Pack in Carter-Finley Stadium. The class of 2026 is our largest and most diverse in… 

A student attending outdoor Convocation in 2021 claps along as the band plays the school fight song

Aug 10, 2022

Mark Your Calendar for Wolfpack Welcome Week

Get the NC State Guides app and mark your calendars for these fun activities to start the new school year. 

students in marching band drumline

Jul 22, 2022

Marching to the Beat of a New Drum(line)

Thanks to NC State Crowdfunding, the Department of Music was able to raise over $15,000 in just 30 days to purchase new drums for its marching band. The band’s passionate and ever-supportive alumni, parents and friends were key to the rousing success of the effort. 

Alyssa McInnis and Emily Southard in their red graduation robes, sitting in the stands of Carter Finley Stadium

May 16, 2022

‘Whatever You Need, I’m There’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Emily and Alyssa

Brought together by the saxophone section, best friends reminisce on their time in Carter-Finley Stadium.