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Soprano Wins Brewster Competition
Lisa Marie Rogali, a senior pursuing the Bachelor of Music Education degree, was recently awarded the Marjorie Jane Brewster Memorial Music Scholarship, 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...
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Ballora to Present Research in Borland Project Space
“Sonifications of the Universe (and more),” a research project by Mark Ballora, associate professor of music technology, is currently on display in the Borland Project Space (BPS), 125 Borland Building, through December 12. BPS will host brown-bag lunches with Ballora, noon–1 p.m. on Fridays, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4, and Wednesdays, Dec. 2 and 9. The public is welcome. A closing reception, featuring a panel discussion with Ballora; Jenni Evans, professor of meteorology...
Tania Pyatovolenko with artists
Cellist Collaborates with Printmakers for Recital
School of Music graduate student Tania Pyatovolenko is used to carting her cello around campus. But one morning early in the fall semester, she took it to a place where she had never performed before—a printmaking class. Pyatovolenko played excerpts from pieces from her upcoming recital, including works by Beethoven, Bach and 20th-century composer George Crumb. The printmaking students listened intently—and then got to work. The resulting artwork, inspired by Tania...
Student Spotlight
Will Broaddus at nittany lion statue

Congratulations to BME senior William Broaddus who was named the winner of the American Choral Director’s Association-PA chapter’s 2015 Undergraduate Choral Conducting Competition. The competition was held in conjunction with the...

Faculty Spotlight
Kim Cook

Congratulations to Kim Cook who will be recording premieres of new works for solo cello, and cello and piano, by by Paul Reale for Naxos. She will be joined by piano faculty member Christopher Guzman for...

Alumni Spotlight
Bryan Proksch

Congratulations to Bryan Proksch ('02 M.A. Musicology) on the recent publication of his book titled Reviving Haydn: New Appreciations in the Twentieth Century by University of Rochester Press.

Bryan Proksch is assistant...