School of Music, Dance and Theatre

ASU professor awarded International Clarinet Association's highest honor

Robert Spring, professor in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, received the International Clarinet Association’s highest honor, the Honorary Membership Award, at the association's 2021 annual conference. The award, a lifetime achievement counterpart, is given to clarinetists worldwide who have made a significant difference in the clarinet world through performance, teaching and service.

ASU theater program welcomes new lecturer in technical direction

Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre welcomes Heather Feeney as lecturer in technical direction to the theater program.

“I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with several recent graduates of the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre, and they continuously demonstrate outstanding work ethic, strong skills in their craft and a well-rounded training in theater,” Feeney said. “I am grateful to participate in their academic journey and be an ambassador for them while in school and beyond.” 

ASU musicologist recognized for decades of service to American music

Kay Norton, musicologist and professor in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, received the Distinguished Service Citation at the virtual Society of American Music annual conference this summer.

“The Society for American Music is my professional society home,” said Norton, who joined the organization in 1991. “The society matches the Americanist side of my research – American sacred music — especially gospel — and music of the southern United States.”

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