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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...
Allison Long
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,...
Keith P. Thompson
Emeritus Professor Lauded
Congratulations to Keith P. Thompson for his induction into the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association's Hall of Fame. Thompson, now of Fernandina Beach, Florida, is well-known for his long career at Penn State. After receiving his bachelor's degree in music...
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Euphoniums shine in Florida
Freshman Mitchell Mest won first prize in the solo euphonium competition held at the Southeast Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference in Jacksonville, Florida on March 15-16, 2013. Hosted by the University of North Florida, the two-day event consisted of concerts,...
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Students stand out at NATS
Four Penn State voice majors participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region conference held March 15-17, 2013 in Ithaca, New York. Baritone David Schmiech placed first in the sophomore men's division. His repertoire included...
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Spring Award Winners Announced
The Penn State School of Music's annual Spring Scholarship Competition was held February 24 in Esber Recital Hall. Five current students were awarded significant scholarships based on performance, and three graduating students received awards recognizing their...

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