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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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Bundy Announces Retirement
O. Richard Bundy, the man whose name has been associated with the Penn State Blue Band for more than 30 years, has announced his retirement effective July 1, 2015. Bundy was a graduate assistant with the Blue Band from 1980-1983. He served as acting assistant director of...
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Stravinsky book released July 10
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Maureen Carr on the release of her new book, After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925), published by Oxford University Press.  "The riot that erupted during the 1913 debut of Igor Stravinsky...
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Classical Music Student Ambassadors - Call for Applications
The School of Music is pleased to announce a new program, open to junior and senior music majors, graduate students in music, and PPC students. The Classical Music Student Ambassador Program is based on the principle of “students-engaging-students.”  The...

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