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Raymond Page
In Memoriam: Raymond Page
Raymond Page, violinist/violist and former faculty member at Penn State, passed away on January 4, 2016 at the age of 82. He was committed to practicing his violin every day of his life, whether preparing for a performance, or simply perfecting his technique. He continued...
Norman Spivey
Voice Faculty Member Leads National Organization
In one of his columns as president of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), School of Music faculty member Norman Spivey writes—admittedly at the risk of sounding old-fashioned—that he believes it’s important for people to try to get...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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New CD Released by MirrorImage
Penn State horn professor Lisa Bontrager and her MirrorImage collaborator, Michelle Stebleton (Florida State University), have released a new CD on the MSR Classics label. Titled "On Safari: MirrorImage Goes Wild," the CD features a collection of new works written...
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Stambler Releases New CD
Saxophone professor David Stambler recently released a CD on Blue Griffin Records with his acclaimed saxophone ensemble, the Capitol Quartet. Titled “Balance,” the CD features premiere recordings of works by Stacy Garrop, Carter Pann, and J. A. Lennon. Daniel...
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artsUP Set to Soar September 20!
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- If you’re looking for a free, family-friendly, educational and entertaining activity this Sunday, Sept. 20, artsUP is for you. The public event, presented by the College of Arts and Architecture from noon to 5 p.m. in the Arts District...
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CMP Ambassador Leaders Host First Event
The newly appointed 2015-16 Classical Music Project Student Ambassador Leaders - Dave Phillips, Tetyana Pyatovolenko, and Joseph Helinski - will host their first function on Thursday, September 17 at 12:00 p.m. in 110 Music Building I. Titled "Opening Bach to the...
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School Debuts New Concert Series September 9
The Penn State School of Music is proud to introduce the Spotlight Concert Series, five performances throughout the school year featuring its outstanding faculty performers collaborating in varied and intriguing combinations of instruments and repertoires. Based on the...

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