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ASU music students, alumni win top honors at 2019 Hong Kong International Chamber Music Competition

April 1, 2019

Arizona State University School of Music doctoral students and alumni won all three top prizes at the renowned 2019 Hong Kong International Chamber Music Competition.

The Laniakea String...

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School of Music | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

ASU's School of Film, Dance and Theatre wants you to move your body this April

April 2, 2019

The Arizona State University School of Film, Dance and Theatre is holding a monthlong celebration of dance this April consisting of three events: Latin Sol, SpringDanceFest and Come AZ You Are....

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School of Film, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

ASU School of Music professor wins prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

April 11, 2019

The United States and the Soviet Union clashed on many fronts during the Cold War, and music was one of them. 

An Arizona State University professor who’s an expert on the music of that time...

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3D printing and vinyl cutting join needle and thread in ASU's costume shop

April 16, 2019

It used to be that people would dress up once a year at Halloween, but the world of cosplay has opened new opportunities for people to create intricate, elaborate costumes to wear year-round....

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After fleeing persecution, ASU student eager to tell stories like hers through film

April 17, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement. 

Maedeh Moayyednia’s journey as a refugee inspired her to become a storyteller through the...

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School of Film, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

ASU School of Music joins community partners for Harmony Bridge ASU intergenerational program

April 19, 2019

Arizona State University School of Music education, performance and therapy areas recently joined forces with community partners Kyrene Aprende Middle School and Sunrise Senior Living Community to...

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Graduating art student gets inspiration from ancestors

April 23, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.

When artist Edgar Fernandez transferred to Arizona State University, he was...

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School of Art | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Keep on writing on, downtown Phoenix

April 23, 2019

Among the uninitiated, Phoenix might conjure less-than-savory thoughts of suburban sprawl, ecological challenges or a dearth of history.

But the truth is every place has its own unique...

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The Design School | Department of English | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Film student started own company while still in school

April 23, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement. 

At 19 years old, Krystina Owens started her own production studio while attending...

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School of Film, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Barrett, The Honors College

Risks pay off for digital culture student

April 24, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.

Erick Fowler made a big decision when he chose to go to college 1,000 miles away...

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School of Arts, Media and Engineering | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

ASU Music Theatre and Opera’s new works initiative creates path to a Pulitzer Prize for composer

April 26, 2019

The 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Music went to the composer of “p r i s m” — an opera that had its first developmental workshop at the Arizona State University School of Music and was commissioned and...

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ASU School of Music announces 2019 ASU Concerto Competition winners

April 26, 2019

The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has announced five winners in the 2019 Concerto Competition. Eleven students performed as finalists...

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Students showcase the inspiration they discovered at Roden Crater

April 29, 2019

Roden Crater, a large-scale art installation of light and perception in northern Arizona, is seen by only a few hundred people every year. This past year, 60 Arizona State University students were...

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School of Art | School of Arts, Media and Engineering | The Design School | Department of English | Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Center for Science and the Imagination

ASU School of Music alumna returns to ASU Gammage in 'Wicked'

April 30, 2019

Among a sea of aspiring actors dressed in black and lined up at an open call audition, Tregoney Shepherd wore a bright red miniskirt. Whether the skirt helped or hurt her chances, she’s unsure —...

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School of Music | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | ASU Gammage

Faculty, student and alumni news items

Cheryl Heller joins ASU as director of design integration

April 3, 2019

Designer, inspirational author and trailblazer Cheryl Heller will create more new pathways in the next chapter of her career. Heller joins Arizona State University as the director of...

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The Design School | Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | W. P. Carey School of Business

ASU jazz studies professor releases critically acclaimed CD

April 8, 2019

Michael Kocour, professor and director of the Arizona State University School of Music jazz studies program, recently released his second solo CD. “East of the Sun” is comprised of 10 Great...

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School of Music | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Music professor receives international award for major contribution to art of horn playing

April 19, 2019

John Ericson, professor in the Arizona State University School of Music and brass area coordinator, received the Punto Award from the International Horn Society (IHS) for his contribution to the...

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Assistant professor of musicology recognized for contribution to study of American music

April 23, 2019

Christopher J. Wells, assistant professor of musicology in the Arizona State University School of Music and former editor of the Journal of Jazz Studies, has been awarded the 2018 Irving Lowens...

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Music graduate’s passion for music and Holocaust studies leads her to new path: jurisprudence

April 25, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.

In her four years at Arizona State University's School of Music, Caitlin Kierum...

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School of Music | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Barrett, The Honors College

Music graduate hopes to have positive impact on students

April 25, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.

It took losing music for Aliyah Qualls to realize how much making music meant to her.

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School of Music | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Gamer and clarinetist shows commitment to service and sisterhood

April 25, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.

The term “sisterhood” holds special meaning to Arizona State University...

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School of Music | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Interior architecture student draws on theater background in design projects

April 29, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.

Working in an ensemble theater that has a focus on civic dialogue turned out to be a useful...

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