Ligeti Festival

College of Music to Host 2013 Ligeti Festival & Symposium

College Welcomes Five New Faculty

As the fall semester begins, the College of Music is proud to announce the addition of five new faculty members to the Clarinet, Musicology, Organ, and Voice areas.

The Modern Jazz Generation

Marcus Roberts and The Modern Jazz Generation present original compositions from "Romance, Swing, and the Blues" during a free concert in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on Thursday, August 29, 2013.

New Faces at the College of Music

College welcomes new Director of Development, Interim-Director of Community Engagement, Director of Fiscal Offices

Bruce Holzman Inducted into Guitar Foundation of America Hall of Fame

Bruce Holzman, Professor and Director of Guitar studies at Florida State University since 1972, received the GFA’s Artistic Achievement award during a ceremony on Sunday, June 30, 2013 as part of the Guitar Foundation of America’s 40th International Convention and Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.

Emerging Composers Featured in College's 16th Festival of New Music

The Florida State University College of Music recently celebrated its 16th biennial Festival of New Music, featuring guest composer Zhou Long, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer prize for music.

College of Music Welcomes Dr. Patricia J. Flowers as New Dean

The College of Music welcomes alumna Dr. Patricia J. Flowers as the next dean of the Florida State College of Music.

Florida State University College of Music Faculty and Students Help Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Jazz at Lincoln Center

College of Music Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts returns to JALC with his 12-piece ensemble to celebrate 25 years of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Entrepreneurship on the Rise at the College of Music

David Cutler, Director of Music Entrepreneurship at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, spoke with College of Music during his October 5 and 6th residency on campus. Rachel Roberts, who directs the Music Entrepreneurship program at the New England Conservatory of Music, will be the next speaker on the topic of music entrepreneurship.

Standley's PAL Device Uses Music to Save Lives

Dr. Jayne Standley's new medical device helps preterm babies one lullaby at a time: PAL brings healing power of music to world's neonatal intensive care units. The innovative PAL device uses lullabies to help infants quickly learn the muscle movements needed to suck and feed, shortening NICU stays by up to five days.