On the heels of a guest appearance on the hit television series, The Walking Dead, and being featured in Atlanta Ballet’s performance of Carmina Burana, the Georgia State University Singers took first prize at one of the most significant chamber choir competitions in the world – the more »
Alumni and former faculty member, Curtis Bryant won second prize in The American Prize in Composition, 2016, in the Opera category. Congratulations!
Atlanta native Curtis Bryant (b. 1949) has composed music for a wide variety of genres including orchestral, chamber, choral, art song, and grand opera. A seven-time Emmy Award nominee, Bryant has also… more »
The College of the Arts at Georgia State University announces that Dr. Nickitas Demos has been appointed Interim Director of the School of Music
Dr. Demos, who has been with School of Music for over 20 years, takes over this leadership role from Dr. Wade Weast, who is now Founding Dean of the new College of the Arts. Currently, Dr. Demos is Professor of Music, where he coordinates the Composition Studies area and directs of the neoPhonia New… more »
This summer, the Georgia State University Singers will embark on a tour of Germany and Austria where we will compete in the International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf, Germany. This project will fund a large portion of the overall cost associated with the trip, and our goal of $10,000 will help cover the costs for… more »
A new video compilation that celebrates Georgia State University School of Music students’ success, creative passion, entrepreneurship and connections with local and international audiences.
AUGUST 29, 2016 (Atlanta, GA) – The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta (MYSO) is a community-based youth orchestra dedicated to furthering the music education of its students. The primary goal of MYSO is to instill in its students a love for music that will stay with them forever.
Dr. Wade Weast, Dean of… more »
New School of Music students were introduced to the Passport to Success! This interactive app was designed specifically to answer common questions new students have, “Who do I see? Where do I go? What resources are available to me?”
The Passport to Success provides students with an interactive way to familiarize themselves with campus. As… more »
Dr. Wade Weast has been named the founding dean of Georgia State University’s College of the Arts, a new academic unit that will focus on education in arts and related media, promote creativity and respond to the changing needs of artists, on- and off-campus.
The college, which will open in July 2017, will… more »
Carroll Freeman has directed over 170 productions and was named the Classical Singer Magazine’s 2010 Stage Director of the Year. He is also the Valerie Adams Distinguished Professor in Opera Studies at Georgia State University School of Music. A veteran of New York City Opera and Houston Grand Opera, he has performed with the… more »
Dr. Marie Sumner Lott joined the administrative executive staff at the School of Music as Assistant Director, effective July 1, 2016. In her former role, Dr. Sumner Lott was Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature .
Musicologist Marie Sumner Lott joined the faculty of Georgia State University in 2012; she teaches graduate and undergraduate… more »