The College of Arts and Architecture
Featured Performances and Events
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Starts: August 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Ends: Aug 25 2017 - 5:00pm
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Starts: August 25, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Starts: September 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
Amy Petrongelli
New Voice Teacher Joins Faculty
The Penn State School of Music welcomes soprano Amy Petrongelli as a new voice teacher. She will begin her duties in fall 2017. Lauded in the New York Times for her “admirable fluidity,” soprano Amy Petrongelli revels in singing music of all different periods and styles. Most recently, she premiered the role of Margie in Laura Kaminsky's opera, Some Light Emerges with the Houston Grand Opera. Other highlighted solo performances include an art song recital for the...
Jerry McCoy
Announcing New Faculty Appointment
The Penn State School of Music is proud to welcome Jeremy McCoy as a new faculty member teaching double bass students. He will begin his duties in the fall 2017 semester. Jeremy McCoy serves as assistant principal double bass with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and maintains an active role as soloist, chamber musician, studio session player, and teacher. He began studying double bass in his native Ottawa, Canada where his early teachers were David Currie, Thorvald Fredin, and Winston Budrow....
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Clarinet Choir Seeks Donations for Conference Performance
The Penn State Clarinet Choir has been invited by audition to perform at the International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFest in Orlando, FL. The event takes place July 26-30 and the ensemble's performance is July 29th at 9:30am. The ensemble will represent Penn State University by performing a 25-minute program featuring three pieces: “A Butterfly Coughs in Africa” by Paul Richards, “Overture to Hansel and Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck (arranged by Matt...
Student Spotlight
Walker Konkle

Congratulations to senior Walker Konkle, who has been named as the recipient of Penn State’s John W. Oswald Award for Creative and Performing Arts. This university-wide award is given to graduating seniors who have provided outstanding...

Faculty Spotlight
Mary Saunders-Barton
Congratulations to Professor Mary Saunders-Barton for receiving the College of Arts and Architecture's 2017 Award for Excellence in Advising and Mentoring.
Alumni Spotlight
Diana Shull
Diana Shull (’15 PPC-cello) recently completed a concert tour to China as a member of the German Film Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Christiane Silber. The tour included performances in ten cities in China, including a...