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The United States Marine Band in Japan has a New Addition

Posted On January 15, 2019
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The School of Music is pleased to announce that Marcus Moore (BM ’19) has accepted a full-time position as clarinetist in 1 of the 10 United States Marine Field Bands.  At his audition, the graduating senior impressed the panel of judges to the extent where he was offered a military post of his choice. Moore… more »

The United States Marine Band in Japan has a New Addition

Posted On January 15, 2019

The School of Music is pleased to announce that Marcus Moore (BM ’19) has accepted a full-time position as clarinetist in 1 of the 10 United States Marine Field Bands.  At his audition, the graduating senior impressed the panel of judges to the extent where he was offered a military post of his choice. Moore… more »

Professor Patrick Freer Travels to Bogota, Colombia for a Conductor Residency

The School of Music faculty continues to connect across the globe, this time in South America where Professor of Music, Patrick K. Freer recently returned from a Conductor in Residence program with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá (Colombia).

The residency incorporated Professor Freer’s research area of working with adolescent boys and their… more »

Ph.D. Candidate Steven Anderson Receives the Provost Dissertation Fellowship

Posted On June 29, 2017

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Steven Anderson who is a recipient of the Provost Dissertation Fellowship. The internal fellowship supports doctoral students from across the university as they complete their dissertations.

Steven is completing his doctoral degree in the Teaching and Learning Music Education program. His dissertation, “Stereotype Management Among Black Doctoral Music Students”… more »

Curtis Bryant wins second prize in The American Prize in Composition

Posted On May 31, 2017

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 »

Georgia State School of Music’s Passport to Success

Posted On August 22, 2016
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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 »

Georgia State University to Create College of the Arts

Posted On August 15, 2016
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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 »

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Deanna Joseph

Posted On July 17, 2015
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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 »