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Release Date: Jan 08 2018

Penn State Music alumnus Ray T. Fortunato (’52 M.M.), long-time supporter of the Penn State Glee Club and composer of "Hail, Oh Hail," passed peacefully on December 31, 2017, one month short of his 95th birthday. Ray was raised in...

Release Date: Jan 08 2018

The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is pleased to announce its schedule of exhibitions for 2018. Dominated by three major contemporary shows, the lineup also highlights the work of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American painters and...

Release Date: Jan 02 2018

The Penn State Viola Ensemble has released a CD available on CDbaby. "Hail Cremonus!: Music for Multiple Violas by Scott Slapin" has 10 tracks, including the five-movement work "Hail Cremonus!" Penn State viola professor...

Release Date: Dec 20 2017

Marko Marcinko is so busy, he can’t miss a beat lest he lose the rhythm. The Penn State School of Music’s director of jazz studies and accomplished drummer crisscrosses the Keystone State to fulfill his duties as full-time faculty member...

Release Date: Dec 18 2017

The Society of Music Theory (SMT) is the professional organization of music theorists, promoting the development of and engagement with music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. Since 1995, the executive board of this international...

Release Date: Dec 12 2017

A summer tour wasn’t enough for Straight No Chaser. After releasing the “Six Pack: Volume 3” EP in July, the nine-member vocal ensemble embarked on its “Speakeasy Tour” with a cappella versions of rock and pop hits by...

Release Date: Dec 12 2017

Selected wind and string musicians of the world-famous Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra work overtime in the chamber music ensemble Camerata RCO. The Dutch ensemble will make its Penn State premiere in a concert featuring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’...

Release Date: Dec 12 2017

It has been an exciting year for Dan Willis. In addition to celebrating his thirtieth anniversary as professor of architecture at Penn State, Willis was awarded the Stuckeman Endowed Professorship for Advanced Design Studies (ADS), a two-year...

Release Date: Dec 06 2017

Mallika Bose, associate professor of landscape architecture, is the first Administrative Fellow in the College of Arts and Architecture, as part of a pilot program during the 2017–18 academic year. The purpose of the program is to provide...

Release Date: Dec 06 2017

Bill Doan, professor and director of the School of Theatre, has been named to the College of Fellows of the American Theatre, an honorary society of outstanding theatre educators and professional theatre practitioners. Now an independent not-...

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