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Featured Performances and Events
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Starts: March 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
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Starts: March 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
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Starts: March 18, 2015 - 4:45pm
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School to Offer New Degree Option
In addition to mastering their instruments, Penn State School of Music students will now have the option to delve deeper into the technological aspects of music, like digital recording, editing, and distribution. Music performance is full of age-old rituals: clamping new reeds into clarinets, running bars of resin along violin bows, and ensuring instruments stay in tune and in tip-top shape. These traditions will never go away, but alongside music’s traditional world of pristine...
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"Lincoln Portrait" and Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" on the steps of Old Main
In April, the steps of Old Main will be used as more than an entrance into Penn State’s administrative home. The School of Theatre will stage a production of “Julius Caesar” on the steps, with three performances at 7:30 p.m. April 15 to 17. On April 17, Penn State’s Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” prior to “Julius Caesar.” Both the April 17 concert and “Julius Caesar” performance will be...
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Penn State Glee Club Kicks Off Dream Matching Challenge
When Chris Kiver, director of the Penn State Glee Club, revealed his dreams for the club during its 125th anniversary celebration in 2014, he never thought those dreams would become a reality. But former Glee Clubber Mike Helms (’68 B.S., ’74 M.S. Business) was listening. Within a few months, Helms and his wife, Martha, made the decision to offer a dollar-for-dollar match of any gift made to the Glee Club Endowment up to $50,000 between January 1 and April 30, 2015, or...
Student Spotlight
Corey Durham

Professional Performance Certificate candidate Corey Durham has been named a winner of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s 2014-15 Concerto Competition. He will play “Three Miniatures” by Anthony Plog with the ensemble in an upcoming...

Faculty Spotlight
Anthony Leach
Congratulations to Anthony Leach for receiving the 2014 June Herr Educator of the Year award from his undergraduate alma mater, Lebanon Valley College (LVC). This annual award recognizes outstanding educational achievements of LVC's alumni....
Alumni Spotlight
Christian Baldini in concert hall

Christian Baldini (M.M. '05-orchestral conducting) has been invited to serve as the cover conductor for Michael Tilson Thomas with the San Francisco Symphony, and he will make his debut with the symphony in December of this year.