FSU College of Music

FSU College of Music professor receives 2021 Music in American Culture Award  

A Florida State University professor has received the 2021 Music in American Culture Award from the American Musicological Society, which recognizes the best writing on music in American culture. Associate Professor of Musicology Sarah Eyerly received the honor for her book, “Moravian Soundscapes: A Sonic History of the Moravian Missions in Early Pennsylvania,” which explores Moravian music in 18th Century America and the sounds that […]

FSU College of Music to showcase talents in two annual concerts

Florida State University · FSU'S College of Music showcases two annual concerts The Florida State University College of Music will present two concerts at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall showcasing the breadth of talent of the college’s students and faculty featuring a wide range of musical performances. “The 40th annual PRISM concert and the 24th Seasonal Celebration will feature performances of all sizes and configurations, from solos to sectionals, orchestras to […]

FSU College of Music celebrates International Education Month with three ensembles 

Florida State University’s College of Music will honor its commitment to music around the world during International Education Month as it presents three ensembles highlighting international music’s unique styles and traditions this November. “The College of Music has a long and rich tradition studying and performing music that celebrates incredible diversity in how music expresses the lives of people,” said Gregory Jones, associate dean in the College […]

FSU College of Music presents classic Mozart opera during Halloween weekend

The Opera at Florida State University’s College of Music will present one of Mozart’s most beloved and beautiful masterpieces on Halloween weekend with iconic music that focuses on love, virtue and the triumph of good over evil. “Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)” tells the story of a young, innocent couple’s struggle to confront adversity and find enlightenment and happiness after experiencing life’s trials and tribulations. The opera will perform at […]

Carly Fulcher

Most first-year college students face challenges adjusting to new academic demands and campus life. These challenges can be even more daunting for students on the autism spectrum. Carly Fulcher, a Florida State University College of Music senior, who is on the spectrum, knows firsthand what it’s like to face these adversities. Although Fulcher found a […]

FSU College of Music presents guest artist residency series

Florida State University’s College of Music is presenting a guest artist residency series featuring masterclasses and performances by artists and scholars from genres across the musical map. The Housewright Virtuoso Series kicks off the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, with “Sing for Hope,” a nonprofit organization and soprano group described as an “arts peace corps,” featuring founders Monica […]

FSU College of Music celebrates 80 years of summer music camps 

Florida State University’s College of Music will host its 80th year of music camps this summer, one of the country’s oldest and largest summer music camp programs. “For 80 years, the FSU Summer Music Camps program has been an important tradition that encourages students to visit our beautiful campus while working with world-class music educators,” said Todd Queen, dean of the College of Music. “It is no surprise that the majority of students […]

FSU performing arts programs persevere through COVID-19 to train next generation of performers

With heavy hearts and a near-empty stage, the world’s live-performance pause has brought more questions than answers. At Florida State University, home to some of the best performing arts programs in the country, one thing is for certain — the show must go on. Now, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered in-person performances and […]

The sound of music: FSU programs adapt in age of COVID-19

Music is in the air once again at Florida State University. While the pandemic has upended “normal” campus life, students and faculty from the College of Music are using the unexpected course of events as a source of creativity and inspiration. As students returned to campus this fall, FSU’s renowned music programs and their faculty […]

College of Music to continue successful virtual tele-therapy services 

Like many other healthcare providers around the world, music therapy faculty and students from the Florida State University College of Music have reinvented how they deliver services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Now, FSU’s music therapists are providing tele-music therapy, which allows them to provide beneficial services to clients in a safe manner and offers opportunities and challenges for student training.   “The Music Therapy program at Florida State […]

College of Music hits all the high notes under Flowers’ leadership 

Florida State University changes people’s lives for the better, and the College of Music’s Dean, Patricia Flowers, is a classic example.  Flowers, who graduated with a doctorate from the FSU College of Music in 1981, has served as dean since 2013. She will step down from that position in June after helping build upon the college’s outstanding reputation for the past seven years.  “FSU reaches people from all walks of life, […]