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Starts: Jul 17 2017 - 8:00pm
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

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The Honors Music Institute begins its exciting week of concerts and recitals with an eclectic recital by the institute's faculty members.

The Honors Music Institute is an immersion in the art of music-making designed for talented high school students. It offers the opportunity to learn, study, and perform with other accomplished student musicians, all under the direction of renowned faculty members from Penn State’s School of Music.

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Starts: Jul 20 2017 - 8:00pm
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

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The week of the Honors Music Institute begins to draw to a close with a recital performed by the institute's most talented student soloists. They are assisted by collaborative pianist Kathy Gattuso Cinatl.

To appear on the honors recital, high school singers, pianists, and wind players perform a preliminary audition on their first day in residence, followed by a final audition on Tuesday afternoon.

The Honors Music Institute is an immersion in the art...

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Starts: Jul 21 2017 - 8:00pm
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

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The week of evening concerts associated with the Honors Music Institute draws to a close with a concert of opera scenes and chamber music performed by the institute's students. On the first day, the students were assigned to chamber ensembles based on their auditions. These ensembles rehearsed one our per day and were coached by institute faculty members. A favorite event of the week, it is the final opportunity for the students to share their talents prior to the...

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Starts: Jul 22 2017 - 9:00am
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

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The Honors Music Institute culminates with four final student performances in Esber Recital Hall. The day begins with a piano recital at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Chamber Choir concert at 11:00 a.m.. Jazz combos perform 1:00 p.m. and the day's events conclude with a performance by the institute's Wind Ensemble at 3:00 p.m.

The piano students were instructed by Christopher Guzman. The...

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Starts: Jul 22 2017 - 11:00am
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

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The Honors Music Institute culminates with four final student performances in Esber Recital Hall. The day begins with a piano recital at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Chamber Choir concert at 11:00 a.m.. Jazz combos perform 1:00 p.m. and the day's events conclude with a performance by the institute's Wind Ensemble at 3:00 p.m.

The Chamber Choir is conducted by Christopher Kiver and...

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Starts: Jul 22 2017 - 1:00pm

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The Honors Music Institute culminates with four final student performances in Esber Recital Hall. The day begins with a piano recital at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Chamber Choir concert at 11:00 a.m.. Jazz combos perform 1:00 p.m. and the day's events conclude with a performance by the institute's Wind Ensemble at 3:00 p.m.

Marko Marcinko directs the jazz combo program. The Chamber Choir was conducted by...

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Starts: Jul 22 2017 - 3:00pm
Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA

Free Admission

The Honors Music Institute culminates with four final student performances in Esber Recital Hall. The day begins with a piano recital at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Chamber Choir concert at 11:00 a.m.. Jazz combos perform 1:00 p.m. and the day's events conclude with a performance by the institute's Wind Ensemble at 3:00 p.m.

Dennis Glocke conducts the Wind Ensemble. The Chamber Choir was conducted...

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Starts: Aug 25 2017 - 7:30pm

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The fall semester Undergraduate Recognition Recital showcases the school's most outstanding undergraduate performers. Musicians are chosen to appear on the recital based on the quality of their juried performances at the conclusion of the previous spring semester.

Recital Performers

Christian Lopez, marimba

  • Drift ♦ Caleb Pickering

Jonathan DiPrima, trumpet; Kathy Gattuso Cinatl, piano 

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Starts: Sep 24 2017 - 1:00pm

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Faculty flute professor Naomi Seidman is joined by flutist Cristina Ballatori, cellist Jonathan Dexter, baritone Dimitrie Lazich, and pianists Kevin Chance and Christopher Guzman for a recital featuring two Pennsylvania premieres and the world premiere performance of a multi-movement work by P....

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