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New Center Created for Arts and Design Pedagogy
The College of Arts and Architecture and Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State (TLT) have announced the creation of the Center for Arts and Design Pedagogy (C-PAD), a cross-disciplinary center whose goal is to advance arts and design pedagogies, research, and professional development applicable to learning and teaching in all disciplines. It will serve as a nexus for scholars, artists, designers, practitioners and community members who share a common interest in learning and...
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2017 Spring Scholarship Winners Announced
The Penn State School of Music's annual Spring Scholarship Competition was held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Esber Recital Hall. Eight students were awarded significant scholarships based on their performances. The Atherton Memorial Music Award was created to honor Helen Atherton Govier. It provides recognition to undergraduate music students in their second, third, or fourth years who are making a significant contribution to the musical life of the University. The winner of the 2017...
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Alumni Magazine Now Online
Read our alumni magazine and get the latest update on our exciting building project as well as other news regarding our updated curricula, faculty accomplishments, and student and alumni honors. The traditions of a world-class university - outstanding performance and educational opportunities - excellence in instruction and achievement - this is the Penn State School of Music. 2017 Alumni Newsletter
Student Spotlight
Stephen Cannistraci

Congratulations to graduate student Stephen Cannistraci who has been named as one of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble's Concerto Competition winners for 2016-17. He will perform Rolf Wilhelm's "Concertino for Euphonium and Concert Band...

Faculty Spotlight
Darrin Thornton

Congratulations to music education faculty member Darrin Thornton for his election to the Steering Committee of the the MayDay Group. The MayDay Group is an international think-tank of music educators which aims to identify, critique, and change...

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...