Alumnus Henry Cheng Received an Invitation to Conduct with Cameristi della Scala

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 »

The United States Marine Band in Hawaii Has a New Addition

Posted On January 15, 2019
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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 »

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 »

Small Ensemble

Posted On July 28, 2017
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Georgia State University Ensembles provide students with the opportunity to coalesce their musical knowledge in a group performance setting.  The School of Music offers a wide variety of outstanding performance opportunities in instrumental and vocal music. Ensembles are available to all students in the university through audition.  The Choral Union is the one ensemble that… more »

Large Ensemble

Posted On July 28, 2017
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Georgia State University Ensembles provide students with the opportunity to coalesce their musical knowledge in a group performance setting.  The School of Music offers a wide variety of outstanding performance opportunities in instrumental and vocal music. Ensembles are available to all students in the university through audition.  The Choral Union is the one ensemble that… more »

Scholarships and Fellowships

Posted On July 12, 2017
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Scholarship Title Description Alfredo Barili Scholarship To provide scholarships for music students with preference given to undergraduate string performers. Students must have demonstrable skill, evidenced through a combination of academic and musical talent, GPA and performance ability. Bill Lowery Scholarship To provide scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in music. Bobbie Bailey / NARAS Endowment To provide scholarships… more »

Alumni Spotlight, ALISA MCCANCE

Posted On March 14, 2017
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Alisa grew up in Tyrone, Georgia, singing at every talent show, fair, festival and musical event possible. After high school, she attended Georgia State University on the Bill Lowery Scholarship for music where she earned a degree in Sound Recording. Upon graduation from GSU, Alisa went on to work for Bill Lowery… more »