Announcements, April 30, 2012
These final weeks bring spectacular performances by soloists, chamber groups, and large ensembles. Meanwhile, students are also completing final projects and preparing for end-of-semester juries. The pace is rapid, everyone's concentration is intense, and the results are clearly revealing the quality of work that has occurred throughout the academic year.
EVENTS For complete listings, including details about live audio/video stream availability, please see the HSoM Calendar: http://music.appstate.edu/current-news-events
String Chamber Ensembles perform on Monday, April 30, at 8 pm, in the Recital Hall.
Appalachian Chorale performs Tuesday, May 1, at 8 pm, in Rosen.
Guest jazz artist Jamey Abersold performs with HSoM faculty on Wednesday, May 2, at 6 pm, in Rosen.
Cornocopia occurs on Thursday, May 3, at 8 pm, in Rosen.
Friday, May 4, is the last day of classes for the Spring 2012 semester.
Jazz Vocal Ensemble performs on Friday, May 4, at 8 pm, in Rosen.
The ASU Choral Reunion Concert occurs on Saturday, May 5, at 8 pm, in Rosen.
Final Exams occur Monday-Friday, May 7-11.
Graduate School Commencement occurs Friday, May 11, at 6 pm, in the Holmes Convocation Center. The ceremony will include a performance by four graduating Percussion Performance students.
Hayes School Commencement occurs Saturday, May 12, at 1 pm. Our speaker will be Dr. Concetta Tomaino, music therapist and executive director of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function in Bronx, NY.
HSoM ON THE ROAD (upcoming)
The ASU Wind Ensemble will perform at the American School Band Directors Association (ASBDA) national conference on Wednesday, June 20, in Asheville, NC.
KUDOS, APPRECIATION, and OTHER EVENTS
Please join me in offering special thanks to Music Industry Studies coordinator Kim Wangler for her four years of extraordinary service as the HSoM's Faculty Senator.
Two HSoM faculty colleagues, music therapist Christine Leist and music theorist Jenny Snodgrass, have received Graduate Research Associate Mentoring awards for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 academic years.
Music Industry Studies senior Alexis Worthington won an online voting competition to open for performing artist Dave Barnes in concert on April 29 in Charlotte. Additionally, her new CD "Show Me Where to Go," produced by Split Rail Records will have its release party on Thursday, May 3, at 10 pm, at Galileo's restaurant.
With my best wishes for the last class week of ASU's Spring 2012 semester!
William L. Pelto, Ph.D.
Dean, Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608