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Amy Petrongelli
New Voice Teacher Joins Faculty
The Penn State School of Music welcomes soprano Amy Petrongelli as a new voice teacher. She will begin her duties in fall 2017. Lauded in the New York Times for her “admirable fluidity,” soprano Amy Petrongelli revels in singing music of all different periods...
Jerry McCoy
Announcing New Faculty Appointment
The Penn State School of Music is proud to welcome Jeremy McCoy as a new faculty member teaching double bass students. He will begin his duties in the fall 2017 semester. Jeremy McCoy serves as assistant principal double bass with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and...
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Clarinet Choir Seeks Donations for Conference Performance
The Penn State Clarinet Choir has been invited by audition to perform at the International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFest in Orlando, FL. The event takes place July 26-30 and the ensemble's performance is July 29th at 9:30am. The ensemble will represent Penn...
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David Frego Named Director of School of Music
David Frego, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has been appointed director of the Penn State School of Music, effective July 1, 2017. Frego, who is the Roland K. Blumberg Professor of Music at UTSA, has been at the...
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Music Minors Win Top Awards in Sciences
Proving that Penn State students can do it all – and do all of it well -  music performance minors Jacob Cordell and Sylvia Biscoveanu have been named the winners of Penn State’s most prestigious awards given in the sciences. Jacob and Sylvia are co-...
Fouad Fakhouri
2017 Alumni Award Winner to Visit Campus
Fouad Fakhouri, a ’97 graduate student in Composition/Theory and an ’01 M.M.-Orchestral Conducting degree recipient, has been named as the recipient of the School of Music’s 2017 Alumni Award, presented by the College of Arts and Architecture. He will...
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Esber Recital Hall Organ Up for Auction
Due to the new recital hall construction and subsequent renovations occurring in Music Building I, the Holtkamp Organ located in Esber Recital Hall is up for auction. To access the auction information, click on Holtkamp Organ auction. Any questions may be submitted on the...
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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...
Gordon Kaslusky
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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