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Starts: December 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
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Starts: December 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
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Starts: December 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Brewster Scholarship Winners Named
Flutist Ammi Lopez and clarinetist Rachael Hendricks, both seniors pursuing the Bachelor of Music degree, were recently awarded the Marjorie Jane Brewster Memorial Music Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Penn State School of Music. Created in memory of Marjorie Jane Brewster (’61 B.A. Arts) by her father, the late R. Wallace Brewster (’28 B.A. Arts and Letters and ’30 M.A. Political Science), the scholarship is awarded based on competition to...
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Achievement Award and Trustee Scholarship Applications Now Available
Applications are now available for the Student Achievement Awards and the For the Future Trustee Scholarships.  Student Achievement Awards These awards recognize individual students for their outstanding achievements both inside and outside of the classroom. The following awards are available. Eric A. Walker Award (University Park students only) Graduate Student Service Award Jackson Lethbridge Tolerance Award John W. Oswald Award Ralph Dorn Hetzel Memorial Award A description...
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Kim Cook CD Released
MSR Classics recently released a CD featuring faculty member Kim Cook as soloist with the Philharmonica Bulgarica under the batons of Valeri Vatchev and Grigor Palikarov. Cook can be heard playing the cello concertos of Camille Saint-Saëns and Edouard Lalo, as well as Gabriel Fauré's "Elegy in C Minor, Op. 24." See the complete description of the recording here. An early review of the CD can be found by accessing the website for the Audio-Visual Club of Atlanta, and clicking on...
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
Velvet Brown

Congratulations to tuba/euphonium professor Velvet Brown, who plays tuba in the Stiletto Brass Quintet. The quintet and its members have been named as a Buffet Group Artist Ensemble. The announcement and a profile on Professor Brown appears in...

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 "...