The College of Arts and Architecture
Featured Performances and Events
Charles West
Starts: October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
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Starts: October 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
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Starts: October 23, 2014 - 8:00pm
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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
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
Eric Sanders

Eric Sanders (B.S. ‘95, percussion) has served on the faculty of the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media (AIMM) since 2009. A percussion student named Jason Barnes enrolled at the school in 2013, functioning without a right forearm...