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Soprano Wins Brewster Competition
Lisa Marie Rogali, a senior pursuing the Bachelor of Music Education degree, was 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 selected...
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Ballora to Present Research in Borland Project Space
“Sonifications of the Universe (and more),” a research project by Mark Ballora, associate professor of music technology, is currently on display in the Borland Project Space (BPS), 125 Borland Building, through December 12. BPS will host brown-bag lunches with Ballora, noon–1 p.m. on Fridays, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4, and Wednesdays, Dec. 2 and 9. The public is welcome. A closing reception, featuring a panel discussion with Ballora; Jenni Evans, professor of meteorology...
Tania Pyatovolenko with artists
Cellist Collaborates with Printmakers for Recital
School of Music graduate student Tania Pyatovolenko is used to carting her cello around campus. But one morning early in the fall semester, she took it to a place where she had never performed before—a printmaking class. Pyatovolenko played excerpts from pieces from her upcoming recital, including works by Beethoven, Bach and 20th-century composer George Crumb. The printmaking students listened intently—and then got to work. The resulting artwork, inspired by Tania...
Student Spotlight
Patrick Feher

Congratulations to junior music education major Patrick Feher who has been named as a winner of the 2015-16 Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition. He will perform "Concerto for Saxophone and Band" by Walter S. Hartley...

Faculty Spotlight
Ann Clements

Associate professor Ann Clements will travel to England in September 2015 to present her research at the "Designs for eLearning Conference" hosted by the University of London.

Clements will be joined by Penn State colleagues...

Alumni Spotlight
christian baldini

Christian Baldini (M.M. '05-orchestral conducting) has released a CD with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and soprano Emma Watts. Titled "Mozart: Arias and Overtures," the CD was named "Recording of the Month" by BBC...