I had started out as an Art/Painting major at another school.  During my freshman year I got a job in graphic design, and I knew that's what I wanted to do...
Melissa Mykal Batalin '06
EMAC gave me a breadth of study which became invaluable to me in my current job at DreamWorks Animation...
Eli Bocek-Rivele '06
The EMAC program taught me some of the necessary software to succeed in the field, along with many new ways of visualizing things and creating new ideas...
Christina Ciani '10
Certain courses taught me to look at everything from different perspectives, and that ... a situation may call for a non-traditional approach...
Kirk Duwel '03
I had the opportunity to work with feature animation right through graduation...
Adam Gaige '07
EMAC gave me an understanding of concepts and theories that I use every day in my career...
Josh Goldenberg '10
The diversity of classes I took while attending RPI as an EMAC student allowed me to discover my ideal career path...
Chris LaPointe '10
The EMAC program definitely prepared me for graduate school because it gave me an excellent foundation for a graphic design career...
Steve Lucin '08
It is unique that we receive a B.S. rather than a B.A. I think this opens a lot more opportunities...
Kimberly Gomboz '09
Being an EMAC major gave me the communication background needed for my job...
Emelie Hegarty '09

EMAC News and Events

 

News

Annual competition honors RPI student writers on Wednesday, April 12 at CBIS Auditorium

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A staged reading of Quiero Volver will be performed on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Leslie Phillips Theater, Holyoke Community College. This performance is free and open to the public, and sponsored by Holyoke Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Northampton Community Television. 

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Dr. Heather Dewy-Hagborg (ARTS PhD 2016) on the cover of Leonardo Journal, with a top ranked Rensselaer PhD abstract!

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The EPA Summit is cross-disciplinary gathering bringing together artists, thinkers, scientists and others in the fields of urban ecology, art, dance, movement and performance to explore the possibility of embodied research, and the value of urban weeds as collaborators, guides and mentors. Co-hosted by Catherine Grau, Arts PhD student Ellie Irons, andrea haenggi, Christopher Kennedy, and the plants of 1067 Pacific Street.

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Fall 2017 auditions will be held in West Hall room 206

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Events

Roots of Africa Music Ensemble

Academy Hall Auditorium
October 25, 2017 7:00 PM

Professor Ade Knowles leads the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble as they continue chasing the rhythms with their first performance of the semester at Academy Hall, start time 7:00 pm.

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Annual Fall Evening of Chamber Music

EMPAC Studio Beta
November 10, 2017 7:00 PM

Students in the Chamer Music course present a concert of their recent work.

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Rensselaer Concert Choir Fall Concert

EMPAC Concert Hall Stage
November 11, 2017 2:00 PM

Rachmaninoff's All Night Vigil & Vivaldi's Gloria

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Previous Events

Auditions for Rensselaer Orchestra and Concert Choir are ongoing. Contact Prof. Nicholas DeMaison for more information.http://www.hass.rpi.edu/pl/news-s17/audition-info-rensselaer-orchestra-chamber-music-ensemble-concert-choir

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Rensselaer Concert Choir Spring Concert

Chapel + Cultural Center
April 22, 2017 7:30 PM

Rensselaer Concert Choir Annual Spring Concert: Music from the House of Tudor

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