This week is all about exams and Commencement. We look forward to celebrating the accomplishments our seventy bachelor's and master's degree recipients on Friday, as well as hearing from our guest speaker Ms. Mary Luehrsen, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants. (See EVENTS.)
EVENTS For complete listings of performances, including student degree recitals and details about live audio/video stream availability, please see the HSoM Calendar: https://music.appstate.edu/news-events/performance-calendar and http://music.appstate.edu/news-events/live-streams
Final exams occur Monday-Thursday, May 8-11.
Commencement speaker Mary Luehrsen, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, will appear in two open forums on Thursday, May 11: 10-11 am, BMC 300, "Careers in Music;" and 1:30-2:30 pm, BMC 300, "Creating an Arts Advocacy Toolkit."
The HSoM Advisory Board meets Friday, May 12.
The HSoM Graduate Hooding ceremony occurs Friday, May 12, at 12:30 pm, in the Recital Hall.
HSoM Commencement occurs Friday, May 12, at 2 pm, in Rosen Concert Hall.
ASU Summer Session I begins Tuesday, May 30.
Cannon Music Camp begins Saturday, June 24.
KUDOS AND OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS
HSoM faculty musicologist Reeves Shulstad has been elected to serve for the next two years as ASU Faculty Senate vice president.
HSoM Music Education instructor Karen Thomas presented a research poster titled "The Effect of Aural Instruction with Tonal and Rhythm Patterns on the Aural Discrimination Abilities of Second-Grade Students" during the International Conference for Research in Music Education held on April 24 - 27 in Bath, England.
With best wishes for Spring 2017 Commencement Week,
William L. Pelto, Ph.D.
Dean, Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608