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Voice Students Excel at Region NATS Auditions
Congratulations to the Penn State undergraduate voice majors who participated in the Eastern Region Conference and Student Auditions sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). The conference was held at Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA) on...
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Music Education Alumni Award Winner Announced
Congratulations to Gordon Kaslusky ('03 B.S.) who has been named the winner of the 2017 Outstanding Music Education Alumni Award. He will be introduced at the upcoming Pennsylvania Music Educators Association's annual in-service conference in Erie, and will visit...
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New Center Created for Arts and Design Pedagogy
The College of Arts and Architecture and Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State (TLT) have announced the creation of the Center for Arts and Design Pedagogy (C-PAD), a cross-disciplinary center whose goal is to advance arts and design pedagogies, research, and...
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2017 Spring Scholarship Winners Announced
The Penn State School of Music's annual Spring Scholarship Competition was held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Esber Recital Hall. Eight students were awarded significant scholarships based on their performances. The Atherton Memorial Music Award was created to honor...
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Alumni Magazine Now Online
Read our alumni magazine and get the latest update on our exciting building project as well as other news regarding our updated curricula, faculty accomplishments, and student and alumni honors. The traditions of a world-class university - outstanding performance and...
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Beyoncé’s shout-out was only the beginning for Penn State student
For first-year Penn State student Emmanuel “Manny” Houndo, it was a pivotal moment in his life when Beyoncé shared a YouTube video of him playing her song, “Drunk in Love,” on his violin. A social media shout-out from Beyoncé, Grammy winner and...
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New Student Engagement Opportunity for Music Education Students
Public school districts schedule periodic professional development during the school year for their faculties. While offering opportunities for faculty, the school students receive a day off. This schedule can sometimes wreak havoc with University music education students...
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School of Music Students Teach Community Basics of Playing Instruments During Instrument Petting Zoo
No experience needed. This was the motto at the Center for the Performing Art’s event, the Instrument Petting Zoo, where students with any level of musical experience were able to attend to informally learn the basics of how to play certain wind and string...
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School of Music Seeks New Director
The College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the School of Music. The College seeks a collaborative and strategic leader who will exemplify transparency, energy and...
Mark Ballora
Professor Publishes Music Technology Text with Oxford University Press
Professor Mark Ballora has published a new book with Oxford University Press. Designed for introductory courses in electronic music and multimedia, Digital Audio and Acoustics for the Creative Arts presents the fundamental concepts of musical acoustics, psychoacoustics,...

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