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 »
Dr. Deanna Joseph, Georgia State University’s Director of Choral Activities, was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award for the College of Arts and Sciences. The College has over 640 full-time faculty, and Dr. Joseph was the single winner.
Dr. Joseph’s award was announced at the April 21, 2015 College faculty meeting. Patrick K. Freer,… more »
APPLICATIONS AND AUDITIONS Each student must complete the application and audition for combos and big band. Auditions will be held August 14, 15, and 16, 2015. Applications will be available in July. The processing fee for applications and auditions is $25 (non-refundable).
The Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra (RYJO) was formed by Dr. Gordon Vernick in… more »
The Harrower Summer Workshop Gala Dinner on June 7 was a spectacular event. It was a successful fundraiser benefiting Opera Studies at GSU. The students from the workshop performed alongside the guest artists, Indra Thomas and Morris Robinson. The following weekend the students performed in three operas Falstaff, Der Rosenkavalier and The Marriage of Figaro.
Robert was in Finland and just finished a guest conducting engagement with the Helsinki Police Band. He gave performances in Kotka and Karkilla. The concert in Kotka was combined with the Kotka Youth Wind Ensembles and was standing room only. He learned that he was the first guest conductor in the history of the group.
Beginnings. I actually wasn’t interested in music when I was younger. My parents had me and my three siblings start on violin at the age of five – but I never practiced. What I really wanted to do was be a gymnast and go to the Olympics. I focused on gymnastics and dance… more »
Come fall in love! Georgia State University Opera Theater invites you to share the experience of its youthful production of the Puccini classic romantic tale. Will young bohemians hold on to love, fulfill their dreams and survive a punishing Parisian winter? This bold fare features Artistic Director Carroll Freeman’s modern and spontaneous choreography and the… more »