Music Education

Kale Barnes at NCACTE

Kale Barnes ’23 Named Finalist for NCACTE’s Student Teacher of the Year Oct 10, 2023

Music education alum Kale Barnes ’23 was named one of the top five finalists for the North Carolina Association of Colleges f... Features, Teacher Education, Music Education

Rhododendron Recipients

Alumni Hardy ’98, Wilson ’68, and Witcher ’74 ’87 Inducted into the Reich College of Education Rhododendron Society Jun 13, 2023

Appalachian State University alumni Nakia Hardy ’98, Tommy Wilson ’68, and William “Bill” Witcher ’74 ’87 were inducted into the Rhododendron Society on June 9,

Alumni Update, Features, Music Education, Chemistry Education
Kale Barnes

Kale Barnes Recognized as the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year May 17, 2023

Kale Barnes was named the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year for the 2022-2023 academic year in a video message.

Features, Music Education, Teacher Education
Patton Band Director Chad Higdon is pictured with some of his students from The Patton High School Panther Regiment on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.

Burke County band director wins prestigious regional award Mar 9, 2023

Congratulations to music education alum Chad Higdon '96!

In the Media, Alumni Update, Music Education
Bonilla and her class

Music Education Major Malcolm Vaughn and App Educators Club Connect with International Classroom Jan 12, 2022

Malcolm Vaughn, a sophomore music education major from Apex, North Carolina, first met Pamela Londono Bonilla and her students through his CI... Features, James Center for Student Success and Advising, Music Education

Audra and Chris Loftin own Sweet Grown Alabama Farms in Tanner. Audra Loftin is “Teacher of the Year” at Columbia Elementary School. CONTRIBUTED

As ‘Teacher of the Year,’ Audra Loftin lets students know music is their own Jun 28, 2021

Congratulations to alumna Audra Loftin '98 on being named Teacher of the Year!

In the Media, Alumni Update, Music Education
Choir (re)-Imagined: Project Appalachian Youth Chorale

Young voices harmonize amid COVID-19 during grant-supported Appalachian Youth Chorale Jun 21, 2021

Congratulations to education alumni and students Brandon Winbush ’17, Kaitlyn Moore ’20, Miranda Tedder '21, and Malcolm Vaughn on the

At Appalachian, Music Education