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Announcements, March 20, 2017

We're back after ASU's Spring Break, ready for the last six weeks of the semester. We'll enjoy numerous concerts, symposia, our annual opera production, the conclusion of this year's faculty searches, Guitar Fest, and many opportunities to... Read more

Announcements, March 6, 2017

This back-and-forth season (nearly 70 degrees last Wednesday, snow Friday morning) leads us to Appalachian's Spring Break. First we'll enjoy two highlight concerts—the annual Women Composers Concert on Monday, and guest jazz artist Miguel... Read more

Announcements, February 27, 2017

This week, as March begins, we also welcome guest artist percussion ensemble Percuba from El Instituto Superior de las Artes in Havana, Cuba. The ensemble will perform Saturday, March 4, at 8 pm, in Rosen. These artists will also conduct... Read more

Announcements, February 20, 2017

By way of celebrating Black History Month, I offer the following excerpts from Frederick Douglass's address of September 3, 1894, given in Manassas, Virginia: Education…means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting... Read more

Announcements, February 13, 2017

It is February, but yesterday's temperatures felt like May. The thermometer dropped again today, and the wind has been fierce. So clearly, this is a typically unpredictable Boone winter. Meanwhile, we're enjoying many great performances by faculty... Read more

Announcements, February 6, 2017

Greetings from the Hayes School of Music as February begins. We'll enjoy our fourth audition Saturday this coming weekend.   EVENTS   For complete listings of performances, including student degree recitals and details about live... Read more

Announcements, January 30, 2017

This third week of classes began with a weather delay, due to snow and high wind, but regular operations resumed at noon, and we're now enjoying a beautiful sunny afternoon—there's nothing that compares to mountain weather! FACULTY AND... Read more

Announcements, January 23, 2017

After a four-day first week of classes, we settle in for the semester. The next weeks prior to Spring Break bring us three more audition days for identifying the incoming fall 2017 class.      EVENTS   For complete... Read more

Announcements, January 17, 2017

Spring 2017 begins here at Appalachian, and the Broyhill Music Center is once again filled with brilliant music making. We look forward to this Saturday's auditions for the incoming fall 2017 class.   EVENTS   For complete listings... Read more

Announcements, December 8, 2016

This coming Saturday, we will celebrate the accomplishments of approximately thirty HSoM undergraduates and master's degree candidates who will receive their diplomas at the December Commencement ceremony.  Then, the HSoM and much of the... Read more

Announcements, November 28, 2016

We're in our last three class days of the semester. Final performances include the Appalachian Chorale on Tuesday, Gospel Choir on Wednesday, and our annual Holiday Scholarship Concert on Saturday. Also on Saturday, we'll begin the year's process... Read more

Announcements, November 21, 2016

This week brings just two class days before students and faculty take a break for Thanksgiving, and the University will be closed Thursday-Sunday, November 24-27. Then we enjoy the semester's last class days, and we look forward to our annual... Read more