George E. Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University. A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, Lewis’s other honors include a MacArthur Fellowship (2002), a Guggenheim Fellowship (2015), a United States Artists Walker Fellowship (2011), an Alpert Award in… more »
Henry Cheng received an invitation from the Cameristi della Scala to conduct in January, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland at Victoria Memorial Hall. The chamber orchestra “Cameristi della Scala”, formed by the musicians of the orchestra of Teatro alla Scala di Milano, was founded in 1982. Cameristi della Scala has performed in many prestigious venues… more »
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ATLANTA—More than 300 members of the Georgia State Panther Band, including alumni, were cast to march and perform in Sunday’s Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show featuring three-time Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 and contributing musical artists, including Travis Scott and Big Boi.
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The School of Music is pleased to announce that Marcus Moore (B.M. ’19) has accepted a full-time position as clarinetist in one 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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »