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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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NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Art Senior Creates Winning Logo Design for 2019 Conference

(April 4, 2017) – A design created by Armstrong Senior Sonia Mednick, an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design, was chosen as the official logo for the 2019 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) annual meeting, which will be held in Savannah, Ga. 

Read More Moveable Feast Series Presentation Featuring Pamela Sears on April 6

(March 24, 2017) – In “From Peril to Promise: The Social Responsiveness of American Theater in the 1930s and 40s,” Sears will discuss the playwrights, theater artists and composers of the 1930s and ‘40s. During the discussion, a company of Armstrong’s musical and theatrical performers and directors will explore scenes from the period’s popular dramatic works by Tennessee Williams, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Kaufman and Hart. 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.

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