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Renowned product innovator Luis Angarita has been selected as head of the industrial design program in The Design School at Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts....

The Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre has announced Jace Kaholokula Saplan as associate professor of music learning and teaching and choral conducting, and co-director of...

Dance educator Shola K. Roberts will be joining the dance faculty in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University. Roberts is an international award-winning professional dancer...

The Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre welcomes Miki Aoki as assistant professor of collaborative piano. Aoki is recognized internationally for her diverse abilities as a...

Karen Schupp , associate professor of dance and associate director of the School of Music, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University , recently published a book titled “ Dancing Across the...

Brian DeMaris , associate professor and artistic director of the Music Theatre and Opera program in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, is a recognized conductor,...

Carley Conder , clinical assistant professor of dance in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University, was recently recognized as a 2022 Tempe Arts and Culture Award recipient...

Eugenia Hernandez Ruiz , assistant professor in ASU's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, was recently awarded The Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award in the amount of $20,000 from the American...

Kay Norton, musicologist and professor in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, received the Distinguished Service Citation at the virtual Society of American Music...

Deanna Swoboda, associate professor in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is the first woman to be awarded the...

Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre welcomes international music engineer and producer Jorge Costa Palazuelos as assistant professor of studio engineering and recording...

Karen Schupp, associate professor and associate director of curriculum and instruction in ASU's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, has been awarded both the Susan W. Stinson Book Award for...

New Morse Code, a group co-founded by Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre Assistant Professor Michael Compitello, recently won the grand prize in the Ariel Avant "Impact...

Elena Rocchi , a clinical assistant professor of architecture in The Design School within Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was recently recognized as the 2020...

The Design School at Arizona State University welcomes Swati Piparsania, who will join the faculty as a clinical assistant professor in the industrial design program. Piparsania joins the school...

Dongwoo “Jason” Yeom has joined The Design School at Arizona State University as assistant professor in the architecture faculty. “We are very excited to have Jason join the program,” said Marc Neveu...

Chamber musician, soloist and teaching artist Michael Compitello joins Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre as assistant professor of percussion beginning this fall....

Music theorist Nicholas Shea will join the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre as assistant professor of music theory beginning in August 2020. “We are thrilled to have attracted Nicholas Shea to...

The Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Jamal Duncan as assistant professor of instrumental conducting beginning in...

Christopher Creviston , associate professor in Arizona State University's School of Music and internationally renowned saxophonist, will perform the world premiere of Concerto for Soprano...

This semester a group of art students and a group of film students in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will get the chance to learn from film and television...

Arizona State University School of Art faculty members Daniel Mayer and John Risseeuw , professor emeritus, will both have work exhibited at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, in...

Angela Ellsworth , a professor in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is one of several notable contemporary artists featured in a new...

Arizona State University School of Art Assistant Professor Christine Lee has an installation at the Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia for the group exhibition “ Making a Seat at the Table: Women...

Adriene Jenik , professor of intermedia in the School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, was awarded a competitive artist residency through NES in...

From the temples of Bali to the depths of the Amazon jungles, ethnomusicologists have traveled around the globe to journal humanity’s relationship with music. Ted Solís , professor of ethnomusicology...

The latest rankings from the America’s Top Ranked Architecture & Design Schools survey conducted by DesignIntelligence recognized three Arizona State University faculty members among the most...

Jason Caslor, associate professor and associate director of bands and orchestras in the ASU School of Music, will take the helm as director of ASU wind ensembles beginning fall 2019. Caslor , an ASU...

Composer Alex Temple has joined the Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as an assistant professor of music composition. “I have taught a...

Robert LiKamWa sees a future in which the next generations of visualization technologies will enhance our experiences in an ever-increasing number of pursuits. Applications of virtual and augmented...

Daniel Bernard Roumain’s work as a composer and performer focuses on fostering awareness of and conversations about complex social issues. An Institute Professor in Arizona State University's...

Josef Burgstaller, world-renowned trumpeter, will join the ASU School of Music as associate professor of trumpet beginning in August 2019. Burgstaller is a double alumnus of Arizona State University...

From classical to electronic, a new professor at Arizona State University School of Music said he composes music for all, which is one reason why he is excited to join the school in the Herberger...

Deanna Swoboda , associate professor in the ASU School of Music, has enjoyed a vibrant career as a performer, educator and entrepreneur, but she said one of her most challenging roles yet is serving...

The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will welcome Matthew Fiorentino as assistant professor of music education in August 2019. “We are...

World-renowned pianist Cathal Breslin will join the Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as assistant professor of piano in August 2019. “I am...

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