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  • Art: The Grand Illusion 

    Stoehr, Alexander (East Carolina University, 2019-05-14)
    My presentation facilitates an understanding of everyday design choices and the potential influence it has on a viewer. From marketing designs to popular film I do my best to breakdown my understanding of the artist/audience ...
  • de Materia Medica 

    Reyes, Carolina Sephra (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    Until the development of conventional medical practices, more commonly known as Western Medicine, or Allopathy, the practice of herbalism has been used for thousands of years throughout many cultures around the world. ...
  • Scurry 

    Shultz, Ronson (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    There has been a shift in the politics in America with many voters moving into a post-truth society. Where debates, laws and policies are framed by appealing to emotions, rather than facts. This political movement, also ...
  • Is there a solution to climate change? 

    White, Margaret Claire (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    This document supports my Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition consisting of two digital prints, ten lithographs, vinyl text corresponding to each print and 5 stickers with listed references, in the SOAD gallery. The ...
  • Metamorphosis in Red 

    Lang, Joanne (East Carolina University, 2019-04-26)
    Folk and fairy tales have been told for centuries and they remain a mainstay in children’s literature. When they were first written down, the tales included startling episodes of mistreatment of women, including sexual ...
  • Held 

    Roddenbery, Holly (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
    The idea of the "spiritual" conjures notions of belief, wonder, and divinity for many people. I have come to understand the spiritual to be a part of my daily life, my inner thoughts and feelings, and the means to which I ...
  • Untitled 

    Bradsher, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
    I believe in the practice of empathy. Einfühlung is the ability to put oneself in the shoes of another and is the inspiration for this thesis exhibition. My work elicits emotion through sculptural representations of ...
  • COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF MOVEMENT ONE OF JENNIFER HIGDON’S VIOLIN CONCERTO 

    Green, Brittany (East Carolina University, 2018-07-20)
    Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) is quickly becoming one of the most performed and sought after American composers of our time. Her works have been played by all major American orchestras, along with several major European ...
  • AN ANALYSIS OF ALFRED SCHNITTKE'S POLYSTYLISM IN HIS STRING QUARTET NO. 3 (1983) 

    Herndon, Dallas J (East Carolina University, 2018-07-30)
    The study of polystylism and its role in the history of music is a relatively new idea; Alfred Schnittke is often regarded as the first true proponent of the term, and the bulk of his compositional output did not begin ...
  • SYMPHONY NO. 2 “SYMPHONY OF CHORALES” BY LUKAS FOSS: A STUDY IN COLLAGE AND MUSICAL BORROWING 

    Powers, Alec (East Carolina University, 2018-07-20)
    In his second symphony, the Symphony of Chorales (1958), Foss seems to be struggling to merge two identities, his Stravinskian Neoclassicism and his improvisation-influenced experimentalism. The mature Foss is first able ...
  • Ty Matson: Senior Recital, Trombone 

    Matson, Ty Christian (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    This Senior Honors Project is entitled “Ty Matson: Senior Recital, Trombone.” The author of the project is Ty Matson. The Senior Honors Project was the preparation and performance of my senior trombone recital, with program ...
  • THE FOUNDATION OF MUSIC 

    Castillo, Jean (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    Music is a powerful tool that can be heard all over the world. It is used as a means of expressing emotions, overcoming obstacles, and establishing an identity as an individual and as a culture. I plan to create a program ...
  • The Emotional Effect of Musical Underscoring in the Play columbinus 

    Rogers, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    One of the most debated political topics in today’s media is the prominence of school shootings. During a time of discourse, artists typically use this energy to enhance their work and create emotional pieces of art that ...
  • The Effect of NFL Protest for TV Viewership 

    Phillips, Austin (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    Two things have significantly impacted the National Football League (NFL) in the last year: First, there was a decrease of viewership of around 9.7% in the last Nielsen ratings of 2017 (Rovell, 2018). Second, the protests ...
  • Object Stories Through Visual Prints 

    Bornheimer, Jennifer L. (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    I have been fascinated by the shapes and textures of objects, how their properties not only capture beauty, but also tell stories of intent and use. My goal for this project was to investigate these objects, learn their ...
  • Lovable Lunatic: The Life & Lyrics of Dorothy Fields 

    Piner, Talen Reid (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    There are not enough artistic pieces that celebrate and feature powerful women. In addition, the number of men cast in most theatrical productions usually double the number of women: the production 1776, produced here at ...
  • IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE TABLE: A CREATIVE ENDEAVOR IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE 

    Weddle, Kaitlin Sarah (East Carolina University, 2018-05-04)
    I’ve wanted to be a musical theatre performer since I was a little girl. I loved to sing and dance and play pretend, and being able to study what I love is an utter blessing. I’ve learned that in order to accomplish what ...
  • Flute Music Throughout the Years 

    Koloustroubis, Katerina Elizabeth (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    To fulfill the Senior Honors Project requirements, I have chosen to partake in a senior recital performance of flute works from a range of eras, genres, and styles. As I began my musical journey at the mere age of three, ...
  • Florestan and Eusebius: A Look into the Critical and Creative Mindset of Robert Schumann Through the Study of Selected Writings and Fantasiestücke op. 73 für Klavier und Klarinette 

    Lewis, Lauren B (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    Robert Schumann was an extremely influential composer and music critic during the Romantic era. Recognized for his strong connection between literature and music, musicians remember Schumann as one of the great composers ...
  • Lovable Lunatic: The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields 

    Leach, Caitlyn Joyce (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    There are not enough artistic pieces that celebrate and feature powerful women. In addition, the number of men cast in most theatrical productions usually double the number of women: the production 1776, produced here at ...