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guzman
Starts: February 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ends: Feb 22 2019 - 9:00pm
Nina Assimakopoulos
Starts: February 23, 2019 - 11:00am
Ends: Feb 23 2019 - 12:00pm
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Starts: February 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ends: Feb 27 2019 - 12:00pm
News
Maureen Carr
Maureen Carr wins Solie Award
Distinguished Professor of Music, Maureen Carr, was presented with the Ruth A. Solie Award at the 2018 meeting of the American Musicological Society in San Antonio, Texas, for a book entitled The Rite of Spring at 100 (Indiana University Press, 2017). The award citation read: "This book of essays applies multidisciplinary approaches to ongoing questions about a central work by Stravinsky. The contributors include an international group of authors drawn from dance and theater specialists,...
trombones
Music faculty to Cuba
Faculty from four universities joined forces with jazz musicians in Santiago de Cuba in September for the Cuban premiere of a new work for big band, Cuban Pictures at an Exhibition, inspired by Modest Mussorgsky’s famous Pictures at an Exhibition. Penn State was represented by faculty members Mark Lusk (trombone), David Stambler (saxophone), Velvet Brown (tuba), and Mark Marcinko (drums), graduate student Wade Judy (trombone), and alumni Alex Mann (...
Armistice
Cantata for the Centenary of the Armistice
One-hundred years after the end of World War I, a new composition commemorating that day in history will be performed by the Penn State Concert Choir on November 11 at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the School of Music’s new recital hall. MEMORIA: A Cantata for the Centenary of the Armistice, by Scott Eggert, was commissioned by Christopher Kiver, director of choral activities at Penn State, as part of an interdisciplinary project commemorating the armistice that ended the war. The commission...
Student Spotlight

Sadie Spivey was recipient of the 1st prize in the Sing Out! – a scholarship competition for voice performance across theatrical genres – receiving the Steve Roland Prize. Sing Out! was held in the Borland Project Space, with...

Faculty Spotlight
Sue Haug

Sue Haug, Professor of Music, was granted Honorary Membership in the National Association of Schools of Music in November 2018 at the association's annual meeting in Washington, DC. In presenting the award on behalf of the NASM Board of...

Alumni Spotlight
Shanti Nachergaele, photo credit: Sergio Verane

Shanti Nachtergaele ('17 M.A. Theory and History) is in her second year of Ph.D. studies in musicology at McGill University. She was awarded the Vaniere Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS), a 3-year award for doctoral studies granted by the...