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13673
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In 1929, persistent, stubborn B.B. Dougherty installed a tiny, one-woman music department at the college he founded - Appalachian State Teachers College at Boone. Twelve years and a couple of wars and depressions later, the dream of a useful and nationally recognized music department has come true.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 33, Jan 1952, p7, 22, f
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25474
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Long before joining the faculty at East Carolina, Carroll V. Dashiell, Jr. learned from the music industry’s greatest and performed with the Boston Pops, National Symphony, and Washington Philharmonic Orchestra. As a music educator at East Carolina, Dashiell gets to share his passion for music, specifically jazz, and bringing that genre to the masses.
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25706
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Associate professor of music at East Carolina, Mark Ford is making music fun through a mixture of mellow and mirth sounds. In directing the ECU Percussion Ensemble and the student-based professional steel drum band, Panama Steel, Ford inspires students to not only entertain but also connect with the audience.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1999, p34-35 Periodical Website
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26045
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Thomas Otten, world-class pianist, is a new associate professor in the music department. Otten has already established a good reputation as a professor, coach, performer, and composer.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 2003, p7-9, il, por Periodical Website
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27718
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The Beat Making Lab is a winner of the 2014 Indie Art Awards. The UNC Chapel Hill group puts on classes, international residencies, runs a community youth center in Chapel Hill, and operates a backpack-sized recording studio. They recently received a one million dollar grant from the State Department to fund their Next Level program which uses popular music and dance to foster diplomatic goodwill and model conflict resolution through collaboration. The group has traveled to Senegal, Panama, Fiji, and Ethiopia teaching hip-hop, making beats, and recording music.
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28545
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The town of Brevard and the quality of music that is produced there every summer is profiled. The Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium and Brevard Music Center hosts more than 80 concerts over the summer, many of them free to the public. Students come from all over the country to study and perform with renowned musicians here. The music scene and its importance to the area are detailed.
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32314
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The Brevard Music Center in Transylvania County calls itself “The Summer Cultural Center of the South.” The center is an international summer institute and festival enrolling thousands of students who participate in orchestra, ballet, dance, and opera. This article discusses development, financing, and plans for improvement at the music center.
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34940
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Local Fayetteville musician Kia Walker runs the Blue Violin Music Education Center. After graduating with a degree in psychology, Walker pursued music ministry and opened the education center in 2010 to teach local students. The Center has since expanded into offering online classes.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2017, p50-53, il, por Periodical Website
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36516
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The Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF) has been helping musicians preserve Southern traditions that most of them learned to play by simply listening. It focuses on musician sustenance, musical development, and cultural access.