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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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Apply and Audition for 2014
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 opportunities for...
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Want to be a music major?
Penn State is pleased to sponsor a website designed for high school students and their parents seeking facts and perspectives regarding majoring in music and careers in music after graduation. Majoringinmusic.com, a comprehensive resource including audition strategies,...
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Choirs to Perform at ACDA
Two Penn State choirs have been selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association's Eastern Division conference on February 5-8, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Penn State Glee Club, conducted by Christopher Kiver, and Essence of Joy, conducted by...
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Violinists to Perform
Four violin students of James Lyon will appear as featured soloists during the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra's 2013-2014 season titled "Viva Vivaldi!" Each of Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons will be performed over the course of four concerts. Junior Hannah...

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