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Featured Performances and Events
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Starts: October 27, 2014 - 8:15pm
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Starts: October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
Ends: Nov 1 2014 - 8:00pm
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Starts: November 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Ends: Nov 5 2014 - 1:00pm
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Three Graduate Students To Be Classical Music Ambassadors
Three Penn State graduate students have been selected for the new Classical Music Project Student Ambassador Program. The program is part of the Center for the Performing Arts Classical Music Project, funded by a grant provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and through a partnership with the Penn State School of Music. “I am very excited to be launching this new and ground-breaking program,” said George Trudeau, director of the Center for the Performing Arts. “We have...
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New Degree Option Announced
The Penn State School of Music is pleased to begin offering the Bachelor of Arts degree with an option in Music Technology. This new degree option is available to current students and to those pursuing acceptance beginning fall 2015.   Students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Arts-Music Technology must first audition for acceptance into the School of Music. Four semesters of music courses and general education courses in calculus, physics, musical acoustics, and computer science should...
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Announcing New Radio Program
In partnership with WPSU-FM, the Penn State School of Music is pleased to announce that its performances will be featured in a monthly one-hour radio program titled "In Performance at Penn State." Using a similar format to the popular "Performance Today" produced by American Public Media, each one-hour show will include a potpourri of solo, chamber music, and ensemble performances by Penn State faculty and students. WPSU's Kristine Allen will serve as producer,...
Student Spotlight
Dave Phillips

Congratulations to Dave Phillips on being named a 2014-15 Classical Music Student Ambassador. From Colonie, New York, he is the son of Christopher and Carmen Phillips. Dave is a first-year graduate student in viola performance, studying with...

Faculty Spotlight

Ted Christopher, Artistic Director of Opera Theatre, will direct the Cincinnati Opera Outbound tour of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance in October 2014. The tour, which features a reduced version of the beloved comic...

Alumni Spotlight
Larry Doran

The Symphonic Band of Midlothian High School (TX), conducted by Larry Doran (’90 B.S.), has been  accepted as a performing ensemble at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference in Chicago in December 2014.