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WWFM Interview
George Trudeau, director of the Center for the Performing Arts, and Marica Tacconi, professor in the School of Music, were interviewed by WWFM host Rachel Katz regarding Penn State's highly successful Classical Music Project on February 16, 2013. The full interview can...
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Green Residency Continues
Renowned bassist and author Barry Green will complete his residency at Penn State with a recital on Thursday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. in 128 Music Building II. "Barry Green and Friends" will include special guest artists Tir Na Nog, Irish Dance School; Sue Garner...
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Professor's Article in Huffington Post
Mark Ballora has co-authored an article discussing sonification and using music to study the universe that is currently appearing in the Huffington Post. Ballora is an associate professor of music technology, teaching courses in music technology, history of electroacoustic...
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New for Summer 2013
We are proud to present The Honors Music Institute, a one-week immersion in the art of music-making designed for talented high school students entering grades 9-12 in fall 2013 (recent high school graduates are also eligible). Whether you have a passion for singing or...
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Scholarship Announced
The School of Music Alumni Affiliate Program Group (APG) has announced a 2013 scholarship competition to benefit undergraduate students. The Penn State School of Music Alumni Scholarship is a $500 award for fall 2013, and all full-time music majors currently in their...
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Due Colori Visits Voice Forum
Due Colori, an ensemble including soprano Megan Monaghan and Daniel Boring (guitar, lute, and theorbo), will perform in the weekly Voice Forum on Friday, February 15 at 3:30 p.m. in 110 Music Building I. Following the performance, the duo will work with selected voice...
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Danny Young Seminar
The School of Music’s percussion area will host a seminar titled “Beyond the Gig” on Thursday, February 21 at 11:15 a.m. in 128 Music Building II. Led by professional percussionist Danny Young, the seminar is designed to "give up and coming musicians...
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Steven Mead Residency
Acclaimed artist Steven Mead, euphonium, will be in residence with the School of Music’s Tuba/Euphonium studio from February 16 to 19. As part of the residency, he will perform a free public recital on Monday, February 18 at 5:00 p.m. in Esber Recital Hall. Steven...
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President's Concert a Success!
Congratulations to the School of Music students who performed a magnificent President's Concert on Friday, February 8 at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. This seventh annual President's Concert featured the Concert Choir, Baroque Ensemble,...
New faculty member appointed
The School of Music is pleased to welcome Dr. Mark Ferraguto as a member of the musicology faculty, beginning Fall 2013. Dr. Ferraguto specializes in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century music, especially the instrumental music of Haydn and Beethoven. He received his PhD in...

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