The FSU College of Music announces participation in the first-ever Tallahassee Music Week festival, April 3–12, 2015. A ten-day celebration of music diversity and the rich musical talent of Florida's capital city, the inaugural Music Week kick-off takes place at Railroad Square on Friday, April 3rd, and will feature more than a dozen performances.
College of Music Professor Dr. Alice-Ann Darrow and alumnus Josh Bula (PhD Music Education, 2011) were recognized at the 2015 FMEA conference. Darrow, the Irvin Cooper Professor of Music Therapy and Music Education, was named “Collegiate Music Educator," an award which recognizes a music educator’s exemplary service to students, community, and profession. FSU Alumnus Dr. Josh Bula (PhD Music Education, 2011) received FMEA’s “Distinguished Service” award, reserved for individuals outside the field of professional music education who demonstrate exceptional service to or support of music education.
Dr. John W. Parks, IV was recently elected to voting membership in Recording Arts Academy, founders of the annual GRAMMY award for excellence in the recording arts.
The “C. P. E Bach at 300 Festival” features three days of concerts and lectures celebrating the life, music, and influence of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. The festival is presented through a partnership with the FSU College of Music and the Tallahassee Bach Parley, takes place from Friday, November 21 until Sunday, November 23, 2014.