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“Evocative, imaginative, engaging.” “Exquisitely controlled chaos.” “… from the mesmerizing opening scene, I was completely drawn in and it gave me HOPE.” The Arizona State University School of Music...
Arizona State University is now offering the first bachelor’s degree in popular music in the state, creating a career pathway to a music industry that clocked $19 billion in sales in 2018. The...
The 10th annual PRISMS Contemporary Music Festival at Arizona State University puts the human voice center stage. PRISMS: Voices will highlight the different aspects and styles of voice Nov. 6-10. “...
Praised as “passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding” by the London Independent, the internationally acclaimed Brentano Quartet returns to the ASU School of Music for the school’s Visiting Quartet...
The Arizona State University School of Music’s 2019-20 choral season explores the power and subtlety of the human voice with music familiar to groundbreaking. This year’s season includes recent music...
The School of Music’s 2019-20 Organ Series celebrates the pipe organ — an instrument with a repertoire than spans more than 500 years. Performances this year feature a wide range of music, from 14th...

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Focus on Faculty

From the temples of Bali to the depths of the Amazon jungles, ethnomusicologists have traveled around the globe to journal humanity’s relationship with music. Ted Solís , professor of ethnomusicology...
Stephanie Weiss , assistant professor of voice in the ASU School of Music, recently released her first solo and duo recording, “ Sacred & Profane: Duo Au Courant Performs Song Cycles of Daron...
Jason Caslor, associate professor and associate director of bands and orchestras in the ASU School of Music, will take the helm as director of ASU wind ensembles beginning fall 2019. Caslor , an ASU...
Composer Alex Temple has joined the Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as an assistant professor of music composition. “I have taught a...
Daniel Bernard Roumain’s work as a composer and performer focuses on fostering awareness of and conversations about complex social issues. An Institute Professor in Arizona State University's...
Josef Burgstaller, world-renowned trumpeter, will join the ASU School of Music as associate professor of trumpet beginning in August 2019. Burgstaller is a double alumnus of Arizona State University...

Students news

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Felix Herbst refuses to settle on one path. The 21st-century musician is a violinist, vocalist and arranger-composer...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Ariana Warren, a mezzo-soprano of exceptional talent, embodies everything that the ASU School of Music in the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . When Arizona State University School of Music graduate Fredrick Brown, Doctor of Musical Arts in wind band...
Seyon Saxophone Quartet, a chamber music ensemble composed of Arizona State University School of Music students, won first and second prizes at two prominent national chamber music competitions...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . The term “sisterhood” holds special meaning to Arizona State University School of Music and Barrett, The Honors...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . In her four years at Arizona State University's School of Music, Caitlin Kierum accomplished a lot, exploring...

 

Alumni news

The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded grants to 31 artists throughout the state, including two faculty members and six alumni from Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design...
Two Arizona State University School of Music alumni have been selected to participate in the Sphinx Organization’s national arts leadership and artistic development programs dedicated to transforming...
Arizona State University School of Music alumnus Joshua Hill is the recipient of the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for best original song for his work on the 2017 animated feature film “ The Breadwinner...
Carolyn Rose Rynex, Arizona State University School of Music alumna, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize from the American Choral Directors Association for her doctoral...
David Earll, Arizona State University School of Music alumnus, has been appointed assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the Ithaca College School of Music in New York, beginning fall 2018....
Shu Liu, an alumna of Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was awarded first prize at the 2018 Hong Kong International Violin Competition....