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.

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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.

DM Student Ciulei Wins Top Honors at International Guitar Competitions

Accomplished DM student Silviu Ciulei adds an impressive collection of prizes to his credit: first place honors at the Appalachian Guitarfest, held at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC; first place at the International Columbus Guitar Symposium in Columbus, GA; second place at the Texas International Guitar Competition in Dallas, TX.

College of Music Students Headed to Carnegie Hall

College of Music Students Albert Lee, Edward Rothmel, Hyemin Kim and Joohae Kim have earned the right to represent the College of Music at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall this spring.