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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...
David Frego
David Frego Named Director of School of Music
David Frego, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has been appointed director of the Penn State School of Music, effective July 1, 2017. Frego, who is the Roland K. Blumberg Professor of Music at UTSA, has been at the university since 2008. He previously served as associate director and associate professor in the School of Music at Ohio State University. “I'm thrilled to join the music faculty at Penn State. I look forward to...
Student Spotlight
Anthony Poehailos

Congratuatlions to graduate student clarinetist Anthony Poehailos, who was named the winner of Penn State's Graduate Exhibition "Performance Option" on Friday, March 24, 2017. Anthony and his collaborator, dancer Natasha McCandless...

Faculty Spotlight
christopher kiver

Congratulations to Christopher Kiver who has received Penn State's 2017 President's Award for Engagement with Students. The award is given to a faculty member who goes beyond his or her responsibilities to engage and encourage students in...

Alumni Spotlight
Alex Meixner

Alex Meixner ('01 M.M.-trumpet) is currently appearing in a national commerical for Hormel...