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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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Tuba Euphonium Ensemble to Perform at Army Band Workshop
The Penn State Tuba Euphonium Ensemble will perform by invitation at the United States Army Band's Tuba-Euphonium Worskhop on January 31 at Fort Myer in Arlington County, Virginia. The ensemble is conducted by faculty member Velvet Brown. Highlighting the concert is a...
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Maureen Carr leads "City Lights"
Distinguished Professor Maureen Carr will join with the Division of Development and Alumni Relations and the College of Arts and Architecture to present  a "A Night at the Symphony" on February 1 at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. Her presentation is a...
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Scholarship Winners Named
Seniors John Livingston (B.M.A.) and Eddie Sundra (B.M.) have been named the winners of 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 (...
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Success for Singers at NATS
Congratulations to the Penn State singers who participated in the fall student auditions sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing's Allegheny Mountain chapter. The auditions were held at Mansfield University on November 9, 2013. Winners included...
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Music Ed. Faculty Awarded Grant
Penn State Music Education faculty members Ann Clements and Darrin Thornton have been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Center for Innovation in Online Learning (COIL) to create a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) learning module in collaboration with music education faculty...
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Alum Returns to Campus
Matthew B. Swope, recipient of the 2013-2014 Outstanding Alumni Music Educator Award, will return to campus on November 15.  He will work with music education students during the day, and then receive the award formally at a ceremony occurring at 2:30 p.m. in...
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Spring Opera Auditions Announced
Penn State Opera Theatre will present Gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance" April 4-5, 2014 at the State Theatre. Auditions will occur on Tuesday, December 10 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. in Esber Recital Hall. There will be a call-back audition on Thursday,...

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