Benefit from more than a century of music teaching history at ECU by studying with renowned faculty who are committed to your academic, artistic and career success.You will participate in award-winning ensembles including three large bands, symphony orchestra, three choirs, two jazz bands and multiple jazz combos, four specialty ensembles and two sports bands. Experience unique performance and mentoring opportunities with professional musicians during five on-campus music festivals.
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*last day for scholarship consideration
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Two ECU voice majors were awarded prizes at this year’s Orpheus National Competition for Vocalists, held March 2, 3 and 4 on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. Senior Joseph Morris (baritone), and Sophomore Arianna Ford (soprano) tied for third place in the final round of the competition. Morris was awarded the Orpheus Da Capo award, while Ford took home the Richard Strauss award. Both awards came with cash prizes.
Arianna Ford is a student of Nicole Fraley-Franklin. Joseph Morris is a student of John Kramar.
School of Music voice students also won numerous awards at the NC National Association of Teachers of Singing competition in Winston-Salem in February.
First place winners included:
1st Place Graduate Women - Kerby Baier; 1st Place Senior Women - Gina Falk; 1st Place Junior Women - Alex Fee, 1st Place Junior Men - William Edwards; 1st Place Sophomore Women – Arianna Ford; 1st Place Freshman Men – Jacob McCain (click here for a complete list of winners)
Jacob McCain was also selected as overall outstanding male singer.
They are students of Jami Rhodes, Nicole Franklin, Daniel Shirley and John Kramar.
Nelson has taught music history, music appreciation, lute and guitar literature, and early guitar and lute performance at ECU.
School of Music faculty member Bo Newsome contributed images to the musical elements appendix to help students understand basic musical concepts.
East Carolina University sophomore cellist Scott Alex Levine won first place in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist North Carolina strings competition on October 28 in Raleigh, NC. He advanced to the MTNA Southern Division competition in Lynchburg, VA, on January 12-15, where he received honorable mention.
The MTNA National Student Competitions are the most successful and prestigious student competitions in the country. Each year, thousands of students compete for top prizes and national recognition.
Levine is a student of Emanuel Gruber.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should call 252-737-1016 (voice/TTY) at least 48 hours prior to the event.