News Archive

HSoM and the English Department Celebrate Black History Month 2021

HSoM and the English Department Celebrate Black History Month 2021
Feb 3, 2021

In 1976, during the presidency of Gerald Ford, America officially designated the month of February as "Black History Month." ...

Dr. Shawn Roberts

Let's Play Drums: Community Music School brings the rhythm to Watauga County
Feb 1, 2021

BOONE – From the timeless drum cadences of Africa to the tempos of the Middle East, a new online class offered by the Community Music School will so...

App State’s Community Music School Continues to Make Musical Arts Accessible for All Ages; Spring Group Classes Registration Open Until Feb. 5
Feb 1, 2021

By Harley NefeThe Community Music School at Appalachian State University is a nonprofit organization that proudly serves Boone and the surrounding com...

Nancy Schaffel, right, and Neil Schaffel in Rosen Concert Hall on Appalachian State University’s campus. Photo by Marie Freeman

Schaffels commit to $1 million matching gift for An Appalachian Summer Festival
Jan 29, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — With hopes of inspiring others’ philanthropy, Nancy and Neil Schaffel and the Murar Foundation have made a $1 million matching gift ...

Hayes School of Music senior Samantha Latino to perform in Fall Commencement Ceremony
Dec 8, 2020

https://today.appstate.edu/2020/12/07/commencement...

Walker Ballard ’19 Engages Students with “Untold Music History” Podcast
Nov 25, 2020

https://rcoe.appstate.edu/news/alumni-update-walker-ballard-’19...

Two members of the Steely Pan Steel Band play steel drums while wearing Christmas tree hats.

Holiday Scholarship Concert Streaming Dec. 4-6 as part of "Schaefer Center Presents" - Free Ticket Required
Nov 19, 2020

https://theschaefercenter.org/event/hayes-school-of-music-holiday-scholarship-concert/...

Hayes School of Music Choral Ensembles Present Virtual Concert on Nov. 20
Nov 16, 2020

Hayes School of Music Choral Ensembles Present Virtual Concert on Nov. 20By Lisl DoughtonThe Choral Ensembles of the Hayes School of Music at Appalach...

Dr. Rob Falvo, Professor and Percussion Area Coordinator at the Hayes School of Music

Appalachian Percussion Ensemble Presents “Pieces with Choice” Concert on Nov. 18
Nov 16, 2020

Appalachian Percussion Ensemble Presents “Pieces with Choice” Concert on Nov. 18by Lisl DoughtonThe Appalachian Percussion Ensemble will present a...

Jonathan Scales

HSOM Alum Jonathan Scales and his Fourchestra Perform with Steely Pan Steel Band on March 31
Feb 10, 2020

Congratulations to Hayes School of Music Alum Jonathan Scales! Come hear him and his Fourchestra perform with the Steely Pan Steel Band on March 31 at...