Video: Two live ensembles meet during COVID-19 lockdown

Amid COVID-19, Emma Hill plays the cello durning a live rehearsal in the band practice room.

This semester, just two live music ensembles are permitted to meet face-to-face at Fresno State amide the COVID-19 pandemic. We talked to the students and faculty to see how these courses worked, the challenges and how we may experience more live music in the near future.

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#TBT The 2017 Bulldog Marching Band Prepares for the Season

#TBT Throwback Thursday - Image of a Bulldog Marching Band Member in uniform holding his fist up.

In normal times, for a couple of weeks leading up to the start of the Fall semester, the buildings’ empty halls begin to come alive as the Bulldog Marching Band assembles for their annual Band Camp. The sounds of drums reverberate off walls around the campus as student musicians prepare to entertain during the back to school festivities and ensuing football season.

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#TBT College of Arts and Humanities Student Stories

Kelsi Stieler, Kaylee Gutierrez, and Kristin Bonillas; Jen Rhodes; Kelvin Diaz

These extraordinary students in the College of Arts and Humanities have followed their passions to find the right mentor, overcome obstacles, and collaborate with each other to teach children how to make the world a better place. Here are three stories that will make you proud to be a Bulldog!

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Remembering the life of Dr. Jack Fortner

In Memoriam: Dr. Jack Fortner

Dr. Jack Fortner, music professor emeritus, composer, and founder of the Orpheus chamber ensemble, died from cancer on Thursday, June 25, in São Paulo, Brazil. He was 84 years old.

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#TBT Travis ‘Hype Man’ Morris makes a movie

#ThrowbackThursday - Travis Morris

Within weeks of his viral video posting, Travis Morris appeared on several news programs, including ABC’s Good Morning America, when his dream came true — Ellen DeGeneres invited Travis on her show.

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