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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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Music Education Welcomes Visiting Scholar
The Music Education area will welcome Dr. Carlos Abril from the University of Miami (FL) to the University Park campus November 4-5. His residency is the latest in the area's visiting scholar program, a function of the Center for the Study of Music Learning and Teaching...
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CMP Lecture Series
The Classical Music Project's autumn lecture series, presented in Palmer Museum's Lipcon Auditorium, continues on December 11. Hear fascinating talks by Penn State faculty members as well as invited scholars. All lectures are free and open to the public. The...
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Fall Visit Day, October 14
The School of Music cordially invites high school students to the University Park campus on Monday October 14, 2013 to explore the opportunities available as a Penn State music major. Our various programs are among the finest in the country, and we welcome the opportunity...
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Alums Enter Leadership Academy
Four alumni of Penn State's music education degree program are members of the inaugural class of the Leadership Academy sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA). This leadership initiative was launched to mentor young music educators who are...
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Ballora Contributes to Work Appearing at Smithsonian
Faculty member Mark Ballora was a contributor to the DVD project "Rhythms of the Universe," which was authored by former Grateful Dead percussionist and ethnomusicologist Mickey Hart and 2006 Nobel Laureate George Smoot. The premiere will occur at 8 p.m. Sunday,...
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Brazilian Youth Orchestra to Visit
The School of Music and the Central Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra welcome the Orquestra Jovem Das Gerais on Thursday, September 19 for a full day of activities, culminating in a public performance. The collaboration begins at 10:00 a.m. with a viola...

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