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Amy Martin Balsbaugh
Award-winning Alumna to Visit Campus
The Penn State School of Music’s 2015-16 Outstanding Alumni Music Educator Award winner, Amy Martin Balsbaugh (’05 B.S.) will visit the University Park campus on Friday, March 25. She will give a presentation to music education students at 9:00 a.m. and...
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Choirs Tour during Spring Break
For Penn State students, spring break can mean many things—a beach vacation with friends, a chance to spend quality time with family, an opportunity to do some extra studying. For students in School of Music ensembles, spring break is often a time for performing on...
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Haug Assumes NASM Presidency
Sue Haug, director of the Penn State School of Music, has assumed the presidency of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and will hold the position through November 2018. Haug joined the Penn State faculty in 2005, after having served on the...
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PA Quintet Performs at Millenium Cafe
In an effort to bring the arts and the sciences together, the Millennium Science Complex’s Millennium Café hosted both the Pennsylvania Quintet and geoscientist Richard Alley at its January 26 event. This is the first time that musicians have been...
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Apply for the 2016 Honors Music Institute
Occurring July 17-23, the Penn State Honors Music Institute is one of the most exciting of its kind for talented high school musicians. The Institute is an intensive, week long immersion in the art of music making for talented high school students. As one of the...
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Piano Professor Emeritus Receives Rave Review for Beethoven CDs
Piano professor emeritus Steven Smith's monumental CD recording project titled "Piano Masterworks of Beethoven" has received a laudatory review by American Record Guide, the country's oldest and most prestigious classical music review magazine.  The...
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African American Music Festival, January 28-30
The 2016 African American Music Festival is titled "Homegrown," and includes five performances by soloists and ensembles from the Penn State School of Music. The festival kicks off on January 28 with a recital of music written by African-American composers and...
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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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