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Visit the School of Music

To schedule a visit to the School of Music, contact the instructor of your instrument from the list below.

Campus tours are available through our admissions office. Go to the Penn State admissions website and click on University Park in the map of campuses for information. This site also contains an option to take a virtual tour.

Click here to view a map of the University Park campus.

A list of local hotels is available on the Visitor's Bureau website. In addition, this site contains valuable information regarding restaurants, events, and area tours. For further information, please visit the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitor's Bureau. The Bureau is located at 800 E. Park Ave, directly across the street from Beaver Stadium.

Strings

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
James Lyon, violin jpl5@psu.edu (814) 863-4411
Max Zorin, violin mxz16@psu.edu (814) 865-5659
Timothy Deighton, viola tjd8@psu.edu (814) 863-4406
Kim Cook, cello kdc3@psu.edu (814) 863-7984
Robert Nairn, double bass rcn3@psu.edu (814) 865-8339

Woodwinds

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
Naomi Seidman, flute nks11@psu.edu (814) 865-0175
Timothy Hurtz, oboe tfh2@psu.edu (814) 863-2048
Anthony Costa , clarinet ajc26@psu.edu (814) 863-4410
Daryl Durran, bassoon dwd3@psu.edu (814) 865-3220
David Stambler, saxophone dbs12@psu.edu (814) 865-1252

Brass

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
Langston Fitzgerald, trumpet ljf11@psu.edu (814) 863-4414
Lisa Bontrager, horn ljb5@psu.edu (814) 865-3221
Mark Lusk, trombone marklusk@psu.edu (814) 863-4415
Velvet Brown, tuba/euphonium vmb10@psu.edu (814) 863-2126

Percussion

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
Dan Armstrong dxa5@psu.edu (814) 863-4418

Piano

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
Christopher Guzman cmg32@psu.edu (814) 863-4405
Jose Ramon Mendez jrm67@psu.edu (814) 863-4401
Timothy Shafer tps1@psu.edu (814) 863-4413

Voice

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
Ted Christopher, opera euc11@psu.edu (814) 863-0696
Richard Kennedy rrk3@psu.edu (814) 863-4416
Raymond Sage, musical theatre rms44@psu.edu (814) 863-5999
Mary Saunders, musical theatre mxs89@psu.edu (814) 863-5393
Norman Spivey fns2@psu.edu (814) 863-4404
Jennifer Trost jlt29@psu.edu (814) 863-4402

Composition

String Instructors
Name Email Phone
Paul Barsom prb4@psu.edu (814) 863-4409