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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...

Graham Sloboda '17

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 ...

Alumnus Craig Phillips ’93 works to restore musical legacy of The Revelers
Jul 17, 2018

By Linda CoutantDr. Craig Phillips ’93, bass singer with the twice Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble New York Polyphony and University of Oregon ...

Joshua Hobbs and Sidney Ginn

Schaefer Center Presents “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” April 13–15
Apr 3, 2018

The “The Schaefer Center Presents…” performance series, a program of Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs, cont...

Jake Keller

Appalachian National Guard Specialist thanks faculty for their support with ESGR Patriot Award
Feb 16, 2018

By Mary GiuncaWhen Jake Keller ’17, a student in the Master of Music Therapy program at Appalachian State University, told Dr. Cathy ...

University Singers

Hayes School of Music’s University Singers Perform at American Choral Directors Association Conference
Feb 2, 2018

The University Singers from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music have been selected to perform at the southern regional conference o...

Appalachian to hold annual Hayes School of Music Endowed Scholarship Recital
Feb 2, 2018

By Anna KimbroThe annual Hayes School of Music Endowed Scholarship Recital will be held Thursday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Broyhil...

Smith with trombone

Appalachian alum Grant Smith takes a bite of the Big Apple’s jazz scene
Jan 26, 2018

Grant Smith ’16, an Appalachian State University alumnus and trombonist from Charlotte, is navigating the New York City jazz scene while pursuing a ...