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Jose Ramon Mendez
New Faculty Member Appointed
The School of Music is pleased to welcome José Ramón Méndez as a member of the piano faculty, beginning fall 2014. Described as “an artist with a polished sound and tremendous constructive power” and hailed by the Hoja del Lunes de Madrid, as “the Spanish...
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Voice Students Succeed at NATS competition
The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Conference and Student Auditions were held in March, 2014 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Five Penn State undergraduate students, three master's students, and a recent alumna...
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Faculty Members Author Sightsinging Text
The 8th edition of "Sight Singing Complete" was released by McGraw-Hill Higher Ed. on March 21, 2014. Distinguished Professor Maureen Carr collaborated with faculty colleagues Taylor Greer, Eric McKee, and Phillip Torbert to publish this edition in honor of the...
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Spring 2014 Scholarship Award Winners
The Penn State School of Music's annual Spring Scholarship Competition was held March 6, 2014. Eight students were awarded significant scholarships based on their performances, and two graduating seniors received awards recognizing their cumulative achievements...
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Cooperating Teachers Lauded
Congratulations to five cooperating teachers in Penn State's Partnership for Music Teacher Education program who are 2014 recipients of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) "Citation of Excellence" award. The awards will be presented at PMEA...
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Register for Glee Club Anniversary
Calling all Glee Club alumni! Festivities to mark the 125th anniversary of the Glee Club will occur from April 25-27, 2014. A special alumni choir of at least 125 men is being formed to sing at the concert on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium....
Brent Wissick
Alumni Award Winner Named
Congratulations to Brent Wissick ('78 M.M.) who will receive the Penn State Arts & Architecture Alumni Award on April 4, 2014. The alumni award is designed to recognize outstanding accomplishments of Penn State alumni, and also to connect prominent...
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Faculty and alums contribute to award-winning text
A reference book including chapters written by four School of Music faculty members and one alumnus has been named to the "2014 Outstanding Reference Sources" list by the American Library Association. Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs,...
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Application and Audition Information
Thank you for your interest in the Penn State School of Music. Our students, whether majors, minors, or participants, have the best of all possible worlds. They are part of a School that offers outstanding instruction with full-time artist faculty, many...
Ted Christopher
Opera Theatre Director Receives Endowed Professorship
The first recipient of the College of Arts and Architecture’s Agnes Scollins Carey Memorial Early Career Professorship in the Arts plans to embark on an international opera venture with unique ties to Pennsylvania. Ted Christopher, assistant professor of music and...

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