You want to perform!
It’s in our blood too! We dance. We act. We compose and practice and play. It’s about connecting with an audience, and setting the stage. The College of Arts and Architecture’s majors, minors, and graduate programs will prepare you to succeed in the limelight.
Alex MeixnerMaster of Music 2001
Meixner is a nationally acclaimed musician, performer, bandleader, educator, and a leading advocate of polka music. Formally trained in classical, jazz, and ethnic music, he has cross-pollinated his versatile playing styles through pop music, funk, jazz, and polka. Photos: Chris Spiegel and Michael G. Stewart.
Penn State Downtown Theatre
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Assistant Professor of Music
Assistant Professor Naomi Seidman joined the School of Music faculty in 2012. An accomplished solo performer, she has won the Mid-South Flute Competition and the Frank Bowen Young Artist Competition, and was first runner-up in the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition. She was also a semi-finalist in the Beijing Nicolet International Flute Competition. She has performed as a soloist with the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra, Santa Fe Symphony, Kingsville Symphony, and Ballet Austin. She has also been an invited performer, judge, and presenter at National Flute Association (NFA) conventions and is a member of the NFA Cultural Outreach Committee.
Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Lyric Diction ClassPasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Trost StudioPasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Opera TheatrePasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
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Displaced: Composers Who Left Their Homelands Because of Political Turmoil - A faculty recital by Christopher Guzman, piano
Join Penn State Professor Dr. Christopher Guzman on Sunday, Feb.5 at 4:00 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the School of Music as he presents an afternoon piano recital of