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The 5th Annual International William Adam Trumpet Festival Takes Place at Appalachian State University, July 18-21, 2019
Jul 2, 2019

The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC is proud to welcome the 5th Annual International William Adam Trumpet Festival,...

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Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Review: I Want Magic (is Magical)
Feb 24, 2019

By David CoulsonOne of the best kept entertainment secrets in the High Country has become the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra. How many towns the ...

Adam Campbell ’18

Adam Campbell ’18 covers all things sound at Campbell University
Feb 12, 2019

By Alex JansenWhat do sporting events, church services and symphonies at Campbell University all have in common? They all need technical support for s...

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4 Appalachian faculty and staff receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards
Feb 11, 2019

By Mallory SadlerFour faculty and staff members at Appalachian State University have been selected to receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal...

Dr. Greg McCandless, assistant professor of music theory and composition in Appalachian's Hayes School of Music.

Appalachian music professor’s music may air during Super Bowl LIII
Jan 29, 2019

Super Bowl LIII is Sunday, and, if history serves, the ads may be more compelling than the game. But what about the music that transitions bowl viewer...

Dr. Jesse Lutabinga, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Education and Devlopment with Dr. Suzi Mills and Mr. Rich Campbell.

Campbell and Mills Recognized for Leadership of Appalachian Global Symposium
Nov 20, 2018

Dr. Jesse Lutabinga, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Education and Devlopment with Dr. Suzi Mills and Mr. Rich Campbell. Mr. Richard ...

First-year Olympiad pianist Brian Newmark

ASU Community Music School's Scale Olympiad celebrates students in its fifth year
Nov 15, 2018

The Community Music School at Appalachian State University held its fifth annual Scale Olympiad on Saturday, Nov. 10, for High Country area pre-colleg...

Cory Halterman—Featured Musician

More Than a Song - A ZEST Feature for The Peel Literature & Arts Review
Nov 14, 2018

Loose fitting jeans and sneakers provide a stark contrast to the state-of-the-art recording equipment found in Studio A of the Robert F. Gilley Record...

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At Appalachian, Graham Sloboda ’17 learned to wear many hats — and he still does
Oct 22, 2018

By Alex JansenBOONE, N.C. — While a student at Appalachian State University, Graham Sloboda ’17 learned to wear many hats: musician, producer...

Kevin Xu of Cary took home second place

Hayes School of Music announces piano competition winners
Oct 15, 2018

The inaugural 2018 Hayes School of Music Piano Competition at Appalachian State University proudly presented awards to winners on Oct. 6. First place ...