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Music & Music Education

In a city that has musical roots that include famed composer Johnny Mercer's auspicious beginnings, music students at Armstrong can immerse themselves in musical studies both in the classroom and in the community. Extensive music theory, history and education course sequences support private studio performance regimens that produce well-rounded young professional musicians and music educators in degree areas of performance (Bachelor of Arts in Music) and classroom education (Bachelor of Music Education).

The renowned international Savannah Music Festival, Savannah Jazz Festival and Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus concert events provide additional local musical stimulation for the aspiring music student.

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Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture Featuring Dr. Regina Bradley and Angela Horne on Dec. 8

(November 29, 2016)–In a lecture entitled “Landscapes of Unrest: Visual Narratives of Environmentalism and Civil Rights in Photographic Stills,” Visual Arts Professor Angela Horne and African-American Culture Professor Regina Bradley will discuss how seemingly "still" images of a landscape are translated into stories that inform the way we engage with modern American culture and society. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Professor Receives 2017 Georgia Art Education Association Distinguished Service Award

(November 11, 2016) – Armstrong State University Art, Music and Theatre Department Head Tom L. Cato, Ed.D., received the Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Distinguished Service within the Profession Award. This award recognizes an outstanding GAEA member for exemplary contributions, service and achievement at the state level. The award was presented at the annual convention in Gainesville, Ga., on October 15.

Read More 49 Portraits Project: Armstrong Art Professor Honors Orlando's Pulse Victims

(September 8, 2016) – After the Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando that left 49 dead in June, Mia Merlin, a full-time lecturer of Art Appreciation and Foundations, felt helpless in the face of yet another national tragedy.

Read More Armstrong Professor Selected as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar

(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong Professor Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar to participate in a residency centered on veteran discourse hosted at Virginia Tech. 

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