The College of Arts and Architecture

Featured Performances and Events

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Starts: Sep 24 2017 - 1:00pm

Free Admission

These weekly concerts are held in the BIG Deal exhibition on the museum’s second floor. An elevator is available for patrons, located at the rear of the museum shop on the first floor. Seating at the Palmer Museum of Art is limited. Because of the gallery setting, there is no standing room. Parking at the museum is available at any of the nearby campus parking lots, which are open and free for visitor parking on weekends.

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Palmer Museum of Art
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Starts: Sep 28 2017 - 7:30pm

Free admission

Penn State cello professor Kim Cook performs the final solo concerto written by Czech composer Antonin Dvořák in 1894. She is assisted by collaborative pianist Svetlana Rodionova.

Program

Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, B. 191 ♦ Antonin Dvořák

  • Allegro
  • Adagio, ma non troppo
  • Finale: Allegro moderato – Andante – Allegro vivo

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Palmer Museum of Art
Chamber Orchestra
Starts: Oct 1 2017 - 4:00pm

Suggested Donation: General $12/Students $2

Performing on the UUFCC Music Series in collaboration with the Penn State School of Music, the Penn State Chamber Orchestra performs its first concert of the fall semester. The ensemble's program features guest artist mezzo-soprano Timothi Williams ('16 M.M.) in a performance of "Folk Songs" by 20th-century Italian composer Luciano Berio, as well as compositions by Igor Stravinsky and Richard Wagner.

The...

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Center County
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Starts: Oct 6 2017 - 7:30pm

Free admission

Interlochen Arts Academy flute professor Nancy Stagnitta presents a recital as a prelude to Penn State Flute Day. In addition to the recital, she will also present a masterclass on Saturday, October 7 for high school and collegiate flutists. A classically trained flutist, the first half of her recital includes works by Griffes, Dohnanyi, and Francis Poulenc. She is joined by collaborative pianist Joanne Yang. Also well-known as a jazz flutist, the final set of Stagnitta...

110 Music Building I
Philharmonic Orchestra
Starts: Oct 7 2017 - 7:30pm

General admission $12/students $4

Buy tickets in advance for School of Music concerts in Eisenhower Auditorium and save 40%. There is no limit on the number. Purchases made the the day of the concert are not eligible. Tickets are available at any Arts Ticket Center location, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or online at ...

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Starts: Oct 8 2017 - 1:00pm

Free admission

These weekly concerts are held in the BIG Deal exhibition on the museum’s second floor. An elevator is available for patrons, located at the rear of the museum shop on the first floor. Seating at the Palmer Museum of Art is limited. Because of the gallery setting, there is no standing room. Parking at the museum is available at any of the nearby campus parking lots, which are open and free for visitor parking on weekends.

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Palmer Museum of Art
essence of joy
Starts: Oct 8 2017 - 3:00pm
Worship Hall- Pasquerilla Spiritual Center - University Park, PA

General admission $4.99/students $2

No advance ticket purchase is available. Ticket sales begin 45 minutes prior to the concert in the lobby. Cash only.

Essence of Joy presents its first concert of the season in the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center's Worship Hall. The concert features two contrasting arrangements of the spiritual "Ride the Chariot," as well as differing arrangments of "America the Beuatiful." The music director of Essence of...

dave liebman big band
Starts: Oct 8 2017 - 6:00pm

General public $20/faculty and staff $15/students $5. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, contact aim125@psu.edu.

The Penn State Jazz Educators Club, in cooperation with the University Park Allocation Committee (UPAC), will host jazz master Dave Liebman and the Dave Liebman Big Band during a special performance at the Nittany Lion Inn on Oct. 8 at 6:00 p.m.

Under the direction of Gunnar Mossblad, the Dave Liebman Big Band...

Nittany Lion Inn Grand Ballroom
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Starts: Oct 9 2017 - 3:30pm

Free admission

Jazz master Dave Liebman and members of the Dave Liebman Big Band present a jazz masterclass which is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Gunnar Mossblad, the Dave Liebman Big Band performed works by John Coltrane at a concert on Sunday evening, October 8. Liebman, who played soprano saxophone and wooden flute, will be joined in the masterclass by selected musicians including saxophonists Gunnar Mossblad, Charles Pillow, Dave Riekenberg, Tom...

128 Music Building II
symphonic wind ensemble
Starts: Oct 9 2017 - 7:30pm
Eisenhower Auditorium - University Park, PA

General admission $12/students $4

Buy tickets in advance for School of Music concerts in Eisenhower Auditorium and save 40%. There is no limit on the number. Purchases made the the day of the concert are not eligible. Tickets are available at any Arts Ticket Center location, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or online at Penn State Arts Ticket Center.

The Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble present their first performances of the 2017-...

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Starts: Oct 14 2017 - 7:30pm
Worship Hall- Pasquerilla Spiritual Center - University Park, PA

Free admission

Honoring Parents and Families Weekend, five Penn State choirs will combine to present a fast-paced concert in in the glorious acoustic of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. Mixed, men's, women's, and gospel choirs will present an array of compositions from the ­sixteenth century to the present day. The concert will conclude with the audience joining over 300 singers to perform the Penn State Alma Mater.

Performing choirs include the Concert...

the Pennsylvania quintet
Starts: Oct 18 2017 - 7:30pm
Eisenhower Chapel - Pasquerilla Spiritual Center - University Park, PA

Free Admission

Members of the Pennsylvania Quintet are joined by guest faculty saxophonist David B. Stambler and bass clarinetist Andy Hunt, a student in the professional performer's certificate program at Penn State. The recital program features music written for woodwind quartets and reed quintets. The members of the Pennsylvania Quintet performing on tonight's program...
concert choir
Starts: Oct 29 2017 - 4:00pm
Worship Hall- Pasquerilla Spiritual Center - University Park, PA

General admission $4.99/students $2. No advance ticket purchase is available. Ticket sales begin 45 minutes prior to the concert in the lobby. Cash only.

The Penn State Concert Choir presents its fall concert along with a guest choir, State College Area High School Mastersingers, and organist William Neill. The choirs will perform a set of compositions individually to begin the program, and then will combine in a performance of Requiem by French composer Maurice Duruflé,...

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Starts: Nov 7 2017 - 5:30pm

Free admission

University of Missouri faculty member Alice Dade performs a recital. A masterclass for Penn State flute students will follow the recital at 7:30 p.m. in 112 Music Building I. The masterclass is also free and open to the public.


Flutist Alice K. Dade enjoys a career of great variety including concerto appearances, performing chamber music, recording projects, and guest principal performances in orchestras in Asia and Scandinavia.
 
Alice...

122 Music Buildng II
philharmonic orchestra
Starts: Dec 6 2017 - 7:30pm

General admission $12/students $4

Buy tickets in advance for School of Music concerts in Eisenhower Auditorium and save 40%. There is no limit on the number. Purchases made the the day of the concert are not eligible. Tickets are available at any Arts Ticket Center location, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or online at Penn State Arts...