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Starts: January 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
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Starts: January 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
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Starts: January 25, 2018 - 9:00am
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Brewster Scholarship Competition Winners Announced
The Marjorie Jane Brewster Memorial Music Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded by the Penn State School of Music. Created in memory of Marjorie Jane Brewster (’61 B.A. Arts) by her father, the late R. Wallace Brewster (’28 B.A. Arts and Letters and ’30 M.A. Political Science), the scholarship is awarded based on competition to selected undergraduates in their final year of study who wish to pursue advanced degrees. The scholarship supports one year...
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SMT Recognizes Achievements of Maureen Carr
The Society of Music Theory (SMT) is the professional organization of music theorists, promoting the development of and engagement with music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. Since 1995, the executive board of this international organization has granted Lifetime Memberships to certain members in recognition of their truly outstanding contributions to the field. Congratulations to Penn State distinguished professor Maureen Carr who received this honor at the society's 40th...
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Center for the Performing Arts Classical Music Project ends on a high note
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Center for the Performing Arts Classical Music Project, an initiative that aimed to elevate the profile of the center’s classical music program within the community, recently concluded its six-season commitment. According to center Director George Trudeau, the focus of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project was to provide students with live performance experiences and personal interaction with the musicians as a way to engage and grow new...
Student Spotlight
Francisco Montero

Congratulations to graduate pianist Francisco Montero on the release of his first solo CD titled “New York Dreams.”  Produced by KNS Classical, the CD features Montero’s performances of Brahms’ “...

Faculty Spotlight
Vincent Benitez
Congratulations to Professor Vincent P. Benitez, who has recently published the second edition of his book, Olivier Messiaen: A Research and Information Guide. Released by Routledge in September 2017, this new book presents...
Alumni Spotlight
meghan carey

Congratulations to cellist Meghan Carey ('09 B.M.) who has joined the music faculty of Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN) as assistant professor of low strings.

Originally from Lewisburg, PA, Meghan was previously an...