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Faculty, staff and alumni in Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts engaged students and community members of all ages at the Musical Instrument...
Jason Thompson, assistant professor in the School of Music, has been selected to speak at TEDxASU: Boundless in March. Thompson, who leads the ASU Gospel Choir in the School of Music, part of the...
Katelyn Vincent, Arizona State University School of Music Master of Music in composition student, was awarded an "Honorable Mention" from the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz...
Melanie Brooks, a doctoral student in wind conducting in ASU’s School of Music, has a passion for projects that focus on community building through music performance. Brooks received funding in 2017...
Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Angela Brower, who is an alum of the School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, returns to ASU this week...
Kimberly Marshall, the Patricia and Leonard Goldman Endowed Professor in Organ in the Arizona State University School of Music , is known worldwide for her compelling programs and presentations of...
Taylor Hutchinson, a Doctor of Musical Arts student in music performance in Arizona State University's School of Music, spent summer 2017 as a collaborative pianist intern at the Franco-American...
Alonzo Jones has one of the best jobs at Arizona State University: associate athletic director for inclusion and championship life. Who doesn’t want to lead a championship life? Jones is in charge of...
The harp, one of the oldest known instruments in the history of music, has existed in one form or another in every land since 3000 B.C. Evolving from simple strings to electro-acoustic technologies,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Tee Tong Tang has such a love of the violin that she will devote her career to teaching young...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Alexandra Birch is a violinist. This Dec. 11, she earns her Doctor of Musical Arts degree...
Known as the epitome of bringing history into the 21st century, the Tony-winning Broadway musical "Hamilton" has inspired ASU professors to approach their curriculum with contemporary...
Brianne Borden, DMA graduate student in music performance, has experienced firsthand the rigors of pursuing a career as a professional musician — from debilitating performance anxiety to repetitive...
Lauren Scott, a graduate of Arizona State University's School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is teaching students at the same place where she learned as a child....
A recent work composed by Arizona State University School of Music Professor of Practice Daniel Bernard Roumain is changing the possibilities of what opera is and can be. His critically acclaimed...
Catalin Rotaru, an Arizona State University School of Music associate professor, was afforded the rare opportunity to bring the music and spirit of legendary Italian composer and virtuoso Giovanni...
Jill Sullivan, associate professor in the ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has conducted extensive research on women in military bands. Her research has...
The sounds of the jittery feet from musical theater students roared from Arizona State University's Music Building last week as students anxiously warmed up to take a tap Master Class from...
“Every man needs a place to go where he can go crazy in peace,” said author and desert rat Edward Abbey. There may soon be less of one of those places. President Donald Trump announced Friday he...
Ysaÿe M. Barnwell’s pedagogy is more far-reaching than just singing music. She teaches the humanity of music-making. “Music is infinitely functional,” Barnwell said. “It ties the whole existence of a...
Micah Wilkinson, former Arizona State University School of Music student, won the position of principal trumpet of the internationally acclaimed Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for 2017. Wilkinson was...
Ever since Dean Steven J. Tepper arrived at ASU, he has been working on a way to bring the diverse students, faculty, staff and alumni of Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts together. Given...
The AriZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence, Arizona's awards for outstanding theater, recognized Arizona State University's excellence in theatrical productions and individual performances...
Arizona State University’s School of Music is hosting the Society of Composers, Inc. Region VII Conference Oct. 13–14. Region VII includes Society of Composers members from Arizona, Nevada, Utah,...
The exploration of temporality in Eastern and Western music is the focus of “Out of Time,” this year’s Prisms Contemporary Music Festival at the Arizona State University School of Music, Nov. 8–12....
Arizona State University School of Music students and faculty are uniting with local community members for a benefit concert to aid the relief efforts in Houston, Texas. Lisa Blasi, School of Music...
Recognized as the No. 2 educational clinic in the nation, the Arizona State University Music Therapy Clinic in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts School of Music changes lives one note...
On a recent Saturday morning in September, a small group of people files into a room at Arizona State University’s Counseling Training Center on the Tempe campus. Laid out on tables are drums of...
Three alumni from the School of Music in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts were featured presenters at the quadrennial conference of the International Congress of Voice Teachers (...
Adriana Martínez, faculty associate in Arizona State University's School of Music, in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently participated in a seminar for college and...
Arizona State University’s School of Music welcomes musician, composer, singer, choral clinician, educator and author Ysaÿe M. Barnwell for a weeklong residency Sept. 5–8. During her time on campus,...
Roger Mantie, associate professor of music education in the School of Music, co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Technology and Music Education , which was published Aug. 8. Mantie worked on the 700-...
Her sophomore year, Anissa Griego served as the assistant director and choreographer for the Lyric Opera Theatre student production of “Grease.” It was one of the greatest challenges of her life,...
Kay Norton, associate professor in the School of Music, presented the paper “Using Aesthetics to Help Students Recognize the Long Reach of Romanticism in Music” at the North American Conference on...
For more than 35 years, the ASU Guitar Series has impressed audiences with a selection of unforgettable performances by virtuosos from around the world. This year’s lineup continues this tradition,...
ASU counseling master's student Kristian Mastin’s learned instrument is the banjo. But this week, in between seeing youth clients as a clinical intern in a small Mesa counseling practice, Mastin...

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