Around Campus - Intro to Music Technology

Posted by Andy Cunningham on October 20, 2022 at 1:30 PM

Students in Amy McGlothlin's Intro to Music Technology course get an overview of music and technology. The course focuses on acoustics, hardware operation, music theory, notation, and composition skills through instructional software and on creating, recording, and editing sounds with digital audio applications. Learn more about our music programs here.

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Topics: Student Experience, Humanities, Music Programs

Faculty Profile: Amy McGlothlin, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM

What is your educational background? 

  • I attended Marshall University in West Virginia for my undergraduate degree. I have a BFA in Music Performance. After moving to New England, I attended the Longy School of Music where I received my Master’s degree in Saxophone Performance and then Boston University where I completed my DMA in Woodwind Performance.

How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University? 

  • I began teaching at Fitchburg State in 2018
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Topics: Our Faculty, Humanities, Music Programs

Faculty Profile: Hildy Schilling, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM

What is your educational background?

  • At Southern Methodist University, I majored in violin & viola performance and psychology, and earned a master’s degree in experimental psychology. I earned a PhD in cognitive psychology from UMass Amherst. 
How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University?
  • In 1999, I started teaching classes as an adjunct instructor, and in 2006 I began a tenure track position in the psychological science department.
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Faculty Profile: Jane Fiske, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM

What is your educational background?

  • My Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees are from the New England Conservatory of Music in piano performance.  After teaching at the Walnut Hill School for Performing Arts and the Saint Mark’s School, I decided to return to school myself and earned a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in music education from Boston University.

How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University?

  • I have been teaching at Fitchburg State University since 1986; first as an adjunct professor and then as a full time professor in 1989.  I have taught courses in music history and music theory as well as interdisciplinary courses and applied instruction in piano and voice. 
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Faculty Profile: Jonathan Harvey, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 30, 2022 at 11:00 AM

What is your educational background?

  • I got my bachelor’s in Music and Philosophy from a small Quaker-affiliated liberal arts school, called Earlham College. I then went straight into a master’s program in Choral Conducting at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Then, after working for several years in Massachusetts, directing college choirs, community choirs, children’s choirs, and working in public radio, I went back to school to get my doctorate in Conducting at the University of Connecticut.

How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University?

  • I’ve been teaching at Fitchburg State since Fall 2016 - it seems like yesterday, and also so long ago!
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Around Campus - Voice Lesson

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 2, 2022 at 4:04 PM

Mark St. Laurent gives a lesson in voice as part of our Community Music Program this afternoon in the Band Room of our Conlon Fine Arts Center. The Community Music Program offers year-round programs (individual & group lessons, cello choir, chamber music fest) to the public.

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Topics: Community, Humanities, Music Programs

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