“[Hersey’s] playing was quite wonderful…like the compelling exhibition of an unusual and endangered bird.”
– Austin Statesman Newspaper
Leadership and Music Discussion on All the Hats We Wear Podcast with Scott Snow
I very much enjoyed this podcast with music therapist and podcaster Scott Snow, on his All the Hats We Wear Podcast We talked about my life and career, and balancing the different hats, how I view the importance of my daily warm-up routine, and much more! Thank you Scott for inspiring us to healthily balance all of these sides of our lives with a strong sense of purpose.
Listen to more podcasts and interviews with Joanna here.
From Conflict to Creativity: UNCP Professor Provides Veteran Support
Dr. Joanna Hersey, associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of Music at UNC Pembroke, participated in a special event in Washington D.C. held at the Library of Congress.
UNCP Professor Joanna Hersey Presented with Leadership Award
Dr. Joanna Hersey, associate dean of Student Success and Curriculum for the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC Pembroke, was presented with the Susan Slaughter Award for Leadership at the 2022 International Women’s Brass Conference held at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
New Music for a Digital Journal Release
I am so pleased to share BRAVERY 6, which is the UNC Pembroke College of Arts and Sciences annual digital journal, highlighting the scholarship of faculty across the college.
“As a composer, the vastness and diversity of your albums O quam mirabilis and Zigzags have expanded my idea of how the tuba can sound and what can be written for tuba. Your work has encouraged me to write what I hear for tuba and to place no limits on the musicality the tuba can achieve.”
– Charles J. Lumar II