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Percussion Alums Showcased at PASIC convention
Four alumni of the Penn State percussion studio will be performing or presenting at the annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), November 19-22, in Indianapolis, Indiana. PASIC is the largest percussion event in the world featuring over 120 concerts, clinics, masterclasses, labs, workshops, panels and presentations. The program showcases all areas of percussion, including: drumset, marching, keyboard, symphonic, world, recreational, education, music technology, new music...
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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...
Student Spotlight
Alix Bigley

Congratulations to Alix Bigley, a second-year graduate student in Voice Performance and Pedagogy, who has been named a 2014-15 Classical Music Student Ambassador.

Originally from Tarpon Springs, Florida, Alix received her bachelor’s...

Faculty Spotlight
Kim Cook

Kim Cook traveled to Porto Alegre, Brazil on October 2-10, 2014. During her visit, she gave a recital, presented a masterclass, and performed a Haydn concerto with the Orquestra Sinfonica de Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul...

Alumni Spotlight
Aaron Tindall

Aaron Tindall (B.M. '06) released his second solo CD in January 2014, titled "This is My House." The CD, containing all premieres, has received two Global Music Awards for "instrumental soloist" and "...