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New Center Created for Arts and Design Pedagogy
The College of Arts and Architecture and Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State (TLT) have announced the creation of the Center for Arts and Design Pedagogy (C-PAD), a cross-disciplinary center whose goal is to advance arts and design pedagogies, research, and professional development applicable to learning and teaching in all disciplines. It will serve as a nexus for scholars, artists, designers, practitioners and community members who share a common interest in learning and...
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2017 Spring Scholarship Winners Announced
The Penn State School of Music's annual Spring Scholarship Competition was held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Esber Recital Hall. Eight students were awarded significant scholarships based on their performances. The Atherton Memorial Music Award was created to honor Helen Atherton Govier. It provides recognition to undergraduate music students in their second, third, or fourth years who are making a significant contribution to the musical life of the University. The winner of the 2017...
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Alumni Magazine Now Online
Read our alumni magazine and get the latest update on our exciting building project as well as other news regarding our updated curricula, faculty accomplishments, and student and alumni honors. The traditions of a world-class university - outstanding performance and educational opportunities - excellence in instruction and achievement - this is the Penn State School of Music. 2017 Alumni Newsletter
Student Spotlight
Hurlie Yang

Congratulations to senior Hurlie Yang, who has been awarded the 2016 Marjorie Jane Brewster Memorial Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Penn State School of Music. Created in memory of Marjorie Jane Brewster by...

Faculty Spotlight
Paul Barsom
Paul Barsom’s composition Making Merry Hoohaw Over Misery for oboe and fixed audio will be featured in performance at the West Fork New Music Festival at Fairmont State University in West Virginia on...
Alumni Spotlight
Chris Madden

Christopher Madden ('11 B.M.-piano, M.A. theory/history) has joined the Baylor University School of Music as a one-year Lecturer in Piano. He teaches class piano and applied piano for secondary students. He is currently a D.M.A. candidate in...