Department of Music
Coming to HSU this summer: the 46th annual Henderson State University Band Camp!
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Henderson State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie Pawelski as Director of Bands! Ms. Pawelski will officially begin her duties on July 1, 2013.
Ms. Pawelski is a doctoral candidate in instrumental conducting at Arizona State University and will complete her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in May of this year. She also holds a Master of Music degree in Conducting from the State University of New York at Fredonia and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Trombone Performance from the Eastman School Music. Her instructors include Gary W. Hill (ASU), Dr. Paula Holcomb (Fredonia), and Dr. John Marcellus (Eastman).
Ms. Pawelski brings to Henderson a wealth of teaching experience at the collegiate and secondary levels. As a graduate teaching assistant at ASU and Fredonia, she conducted concert ensembles at all levels, assisted with athletic bands, and taught courses in basic and advanced conducting. She also taught middle school and high school for five years in the South Milwaukee school district (Wisconsin) where she team taught the 6-12 band program. During this time she founded and directed a competitive marching band at the high school, served as the K-12 Music Curriculum Coordinator, and was the middle school's Music Department Chair.
Welcome to the Department of Music!
We are very proud of our students, alumni, faculty, and our long tradition of excellence! HSU is a special place – we are concerned with the success of every student, and we work very hard to help everyone develop their full potential.
Please follow the links at the right to find out more about our department, including Auditions and Scholarships, the many performing ensembles, and our faculty.
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