The College of Arts and Architecture
Featured Performances and Events
chamber orchestra
Starts: October 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
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Starts: October 4, 2016 - 7:30pm
philharmonic orchestra
Starts: October 6, 2016 - 7:30pm
Scott Sheehan
Music Ed Alumni Award Winner to Visit Campus Sept. 30
Scott Sheehan, the 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Music Educator Award, will visit the School of Music on Friday, Sept. 30 to address current students. All sessions are open to students, faculty, and the public. His schedule is as follows: 8:00 a.m. - Music for All: Defining & Aligning Music Education (128 Music Building II) 9:00 a.m. - Be the Advocate! - Strategies for Articulating the Importance of Music Education in the Curriculum (110 Music Building I) 2:30 p.m. - Common...
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2016-17 Application and Audition Information
Thank you for your interest in the Penn State School of Music! Penn State music students have the best of all possible worlds. They are part of an intimate environment offering outstanding instruction in programs that foster exceptional performers, scholars, and teachers. At the same time, they are a part of a world-class University offering an unparalleled breadth of programs and activities for students of all interests. Our audition dates for the 2016-17 school year are:...
Orpheus Singers
Auditions Now Open for Orpheus Singers
The Orpheus Singers, an auditioned chamber choir comprised of community members and Penn State students, is looking to recruit new members. Founded and conducted by faculty member Christopher Kiver, the 32-voice choir comes together for specific projects, and has performed with the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, at the Music at Penn’s Woods Festival, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, and as part of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, presented by Penn State in 2013. In...
Student Spotlight
Lindsay Fulcher

Ph.D. candidate Lindsay Fulcher has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of string education at the University of Northern Colorado, beginning fall 2016. She will be collaborating with music education and string faculty to...

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
Stephanie Fort

Stephanie Fort ('03 M.M. voice pedagogy and performance) will present a session titled "Motivational interviewing as a tool to facilitate behavioral change in voice patients” at the fall conference of the Pan American Vocology...