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Future Plans for College Marshal
What happens when a student has strong interests in two vastly different fields of study? How does the student choose a path? Josh Laughner decided not to choose and successfully pursued degrees in both chemistry and music. Laughner, a resident of Wadsworth, Ohio, recently...
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FivE to Compete at Fischoff
FivE, a euphonium quartet comprised of undergraduate students Drew Bonner, Luke Gall, Mitchell Mest, and Brian Sugrue, has been chosen by audition to compete in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association's competition at the University of Notre Dame on May 10-12....
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Conducting Workshop Invitations
Three graduating master’s conducting students have been invited on the basis of audition to participate in conducting workshops this summer. David Hood is pursuing a master’s degree in choral conducting. He will be attending a workshop titled “The Complete...
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Faculty to Perform in Italy
Clarinet professor Anthony J. Costa and saxophone professor David Stambler have been invited to play a half-recital at the 2013 International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFest, occurring July 24-28 in Assisi, Italy. The recital will include a new composition for the...
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Freshmen win President's Awards
Congratulations to three music majors who have been awarded the "President's Freshman Award" for outstanding academic achievement during their first year of study. Kelly Myers is from Danville, Pennsylvania. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in music...
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Thompson Symposium Planned
Convening on April 27, the Thompson Symposium provides a forum for master’s degree students in music education to share their completed and in-progress research with graduate students, faculty, and the general public. This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Marie...
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APG Scholarship Winner Named
Junior B.M.E. student Allison Long has been named as the recipient of the School of Music Alumni Interest Group Scholarship (APG) for the fall 2013 semester. She is a clarinet student of Anthony Costa. The daughter of Jim and Marilyn Long, Allison is a graduate of Southern...
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Alumni Award Announced
Matthew B. Swope has received the School of Music's 2013-2014 Outstanding Alumni Music Educator Award. This award recognizes alumni who are making a positive difference in the lives of their students through music education, and to allow current students to learn from...
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National Performance Planned
The Penn State Flute Choir has been invited to perform at the national convention of the National Flute Association, August 8-11, 2013. Themed “Confluence of Cultures & Perseverance of Spirit,” this year's conference will take place in New Orleans,...
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Graduate Exhibition Results
The Graduate Exhibition, a showcase of musical and theatrical performances, cutting-edge research, and visual arts presented by Penn State's graduate students, occurred March 22-24, 2013. Students entered in the performance option presented their concerts on Friday,...

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