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Achievement Award and Trustee Scholarship Applications Now Available
Applications are now available for the Student Achievement Awards and the For the Future Trustee Scholarships.  Student Achievement Awards These awards recognize individual students for their outstanding achievements both inside and outside of the classroom. The...
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Community Arts Conversation Scheduled
Music education faculty member Darrin Thornton will serve as a panelist in an open community discussion reflecting on the arts as a valued component of the State College Area School District's curriculum. "Community Conversation: Arts with the Brain in Mind...
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Kim Cook CD Released
MSR Classics recently released a CD featuring faculty member Kim Cook as soloist with the Philharmonica Bulgarica under the batons of Valeri Vatchev and Grigor Palikarov. Cook can be heard playing the cello concertos of Camille Saint-Saëns and Edouard Lalo, as well as...
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Percussion Alums Showcased at PASIC convention
Five alumni of the Penn State percussion studio will be performing or presenting at the annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), November 19-22, in Indianapolis, Indiana. PASIC is the largest percussion event in the world featuring over 120 concerts...
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IAH Symposium Announced
The Penn State Institute for the Arts and Humanities presents "The Beginnings of 'Leavings'" on October 11, 5:00 p.m. at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center. The symposium is an introduction to the beginnings of an original work based on the life and...
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Three Graduate Students To Be Classical Music Ambassadors
Three Penn State graduate students have been selected for the new Classical Music Project Student Ambassador Program. The program is part of the Center for the Performing Arts Classical Music Project, funded by a grant provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and through...
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Penn State to Host CIC Music Education Conference
The Penn State School of Music will host the annual CIC conference for music education faculty and doctoral students on October 8-10, 2014. The meeting, coordinated and hosted by a different CIC institution each year, brings together faculty members and students from the 13...
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New Degree Option Announced
The Penn State School of Music is pleased to begin offering the Bachelor of Arts degree with an option in Music Technology. This new degree option is available to current students and to those pursuing acceptance beginning fall 2015.   Students wishing to pursue the...
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Announcing New Radio Program
In partnership with WPSU-FM, the Penn State School of Music is pleased to announce that its performances will be featured in a monthly one-hour radio program titled "In Performance at Penn State." Using a similar format to the popular "Performance Today...
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Second Honors Music Institute a Success!
The Penn State School of Music was filled with talented high school aged students from 14 states, Guam and China for the second annual Honors Music Institute held July 13-19, 2014. After submitting YouTube video auditions, 88 students were selected to participate in the...

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