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Featured Performances and Events
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Starts: December 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
centre Dimensions Jazz Ensemble
Starts: December 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
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Starts: December 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
Burt Fenner
Scholarship Created in Memory of Burt Fenner
The children of Burt Fenner have established the Burt L. Fenner Scholarship in Music Composition in his memory, to provide recognition and financial assistance to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Music. Fenner, who died in October 2013, was a longtime faculty member in the School of Music, teaching composition, theory and electronic music until his retirement in 1994. According to Fenner’s son, William, he and his sister, Deborah, wanted to establish the...
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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...
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
Anthony Leach
Congratulations to Anthony Leach for receiving the 2014 June Herr Educator of the Year award from his undergraduate alma mater, Lebanon Valley College (LVC). This annual award recognizes outstanding educational achievements of LVC's alumni....
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 "...