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Application and Audition Information
Thank you for your interest in the Penn State School of Music! Penn State music students have the best of all possible worlds. They are part of an intimate environment offering outstanding instruction in programs that foster exceptional performers, scholars, and teachers. At the same time, they are a part of a world-class University offering an unparalleled breadth of programs and activities for students of all interests. Our audition dates for the 2015-16 school year are:...
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artsUP Set to Soar September 20!
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- If you’re looking for a free, family-friendly, educational and entertaining activity this Sunday, Sept. 20, artsUP is for you. The public event, presented by the College of Arts and Architecture from noon to 5 p.m. in the Arts District on the north end of the University Park campus, will include performances, exhibitions, demonstrations, hands-on workshops and more. Highlights include: Noon– 1 p.m.: Improv with Richard Robichaux, head of acting in...
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CMP Ambassador Leaders Host First Event
The newly appointed 2015-16 Classical Music Project Student Ambassador Leaders - Dave Phillips, Tetyana Pyatovolenko, and Joseph Helinski - will host their first function on Thursday, September 17 at 12:00 p.m. in 110 Music Building I. Titled "Opening Bach to the World: A Lunchtime Discussion with Catalyst Quartet," the discussion moderated by the Ambassador Leaders will explore the process of adapting the Johann Sebastian Bach's "Goldberg Variations" for string...
Student Spotlight
Corie Auger

Congratulations to second-year graduate voice student Corie Auger for being named the winner of the 2015 Penn State Graduate Exhibition (Performance Option). Corie performed for the Penn State community on March 20 in Esber Recital Hall, singing...

Faculty Spotlight
Rob Nairn

Congratulations to Robert Nairn who is a recipient of the University's 2015 Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement. The medal was awarded at a luncheon on April 15. Nairn, an internationally recognized performer and teacher...

Alumni Spotlight
Carlos feliciano

Congratulations to Carlos Feliciano ('14 M.M. Voice Performance) who was selected to participate as tenor soloist for the mass led by Pope Francis at the Basilica of the National Shrine in Washington D.C. on September 23, 2015. This, the...