Brian DeMaris, associate professor and artistic director of the Music Theatre and Opera program in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, is a recognized conductor, pianist and composer. This year, with the release of two albums of original compositions, he adds solo recording artist to his title.
The School of International Letters and Cultures held its annual Language Fair online last month for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which has been running for nearly 25 years, showcases the university’s more than 20 language programs to prospective students from high schools across Arizona.
Before a piano produces beautiful music on stage, the care and maintenance of its 12,000 parts is itself a complicated and delicate symphony.
At Arizona State University, Rick Florence has spent almost 30 years carefully coaxing the most perfect notes possible from the pianos as the head piano technician in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre.
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, in partnership with the Contemporary Chinese School of Arizona and Phoenix Sister Cities, celebrated Lunar New Year last month with a virtual event that showcased the school’s Chinese program and its many connections within the local community.
A new study from Arizona State University, in collaboration with the Recording Academy and Berklee College of Music Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, is illuminating the experiences of women in the music industry to inspire a more inclusive and equitable environment.
Margaret Schmidt, professor of music learning and teaching in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, was recently named the Music Educator of the Year by the Arizona Music Educators Association (AMEA). Schmidt was presented the award at the 2022 Conference, “Going Back to Our Future.”
From a classic movie to a modern musical, 'Tootsie's' leading lady talks career, the show, life on tour
Adapted from the beloved 1982 Oscar-nominated film, "Tootsie" tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a difficult and pushy actor who struggles to find work until a desperate and daring stunt lands him a career-defining role.
Several faculty members in Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures have recently been named recipients of grants and awards in support and recognition of their teaching and research.