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Tony Leach produces “One Mo’ River to Cross” featuring responses to race issues



Tony Leach's "One Mo' River to Cross" features Penn Staters' response to race issues via music and spoken word performances.
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School of Music receives $2 million endowment to establish faculty chair



The David P. Stone Chair in the School of Music has been established in the name of the late Penn State alumnus, philanthropist and music enthusiast.
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Music Education alum compiles book with fellow School of Music contributors



Music Ed alum Dr. Brian Winnie compiled "The Conductor's Companion: 100 Rehearsal Techniques, Imaginative Ideas, Quotes and Facts" with contributions from Music alums and faculty.
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Women of Color Symposium set for Oct. 28



The 2020 Women of Color in Arts and Design Symposium, featuring alumni from across the college, will be Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. via Zoom.
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Nichols’ article addresses equity in music education during pandemic



Bryan E. Nichols' article, "Equity in Music Education: Access to Learning During the Pandemic and Beyond," has been published in Music Educators Journal.
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School of Music leans on science to find harmony during pandemic



Faced with unique, unprecedented challenges the School of Music takes a science-based approach to pedagogy during a pandemic.
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Students launch radio show to safely share new music during pandemic



Members of Living Music, a student-run organization focused on promoting new music, have not let the COVID-19 pandemic squash their plans to launch a radio show on WKPS 90.7.
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Virtual 5K to benefit Blue Band Legacy Fund



Blue Band alumni may not be able to return to Penn State for Homecoming this year, but they can connect virtually by participating in the ABBA Virtual 5K, Oct. 17–24.
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College welcomes new faculty



The College of Arts and Architecture welcomes six new faculty members
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Penn State Trombone Labor Days offered virtually on holiday weekend



On Sunday, Sept. 6 the School of Music will present virtually its annual Penn State Trombone Labor Days event.
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School of Music launches live-streamed faculty recital series



The School of Music is presenting a live-streamed solo faculty recital series, “Together, Alone,” throughout the fall. All concerts are 30 minutes and take place Mondays at 7:30.
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Music alumna recounts experience teaching in China during early days of pandemic



School of Music alumna Melody Gifford recounts her experience teaching in China when the coronavirus pandemic began.
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Thornton appointed interim associate dean for academic affairs and outreach



Darrin Thornton has been appointed interim associate dean for academic affairs and outreach.
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Sophomores create online community for School of Music



School of Music sophomores Kirsten Haddox and Meghan Nardella are working to keep their school community engaged through Facebook and Instagram.
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2020 Art Business Ideas Competition now accepting entries



Jonathan Gangi, assistant professor of music and arts entrepreneurship is now accepting entries for the 2020 Arts Business Ideas Competition.
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Benitez appointed scholarship and research editor of the College Music Symposium



Vincent P. Benitez, associate professor of music theory, has been appointed as the Scholarship and Research Editor
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Music faculty perform in Cuba



Faculty from four universities joined forces with jazz musicians in Santiago de Cuba in September for the
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Help us tune the new recital hall!



We need 400 people to help us tune the School of Music's new recital hall on October
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Interdisciplinary lab will explore the effects of music on the brain



Pitch Exploration Lab, a space created for undergraduate or graduate students from any major to explore music,
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Lusk’s bi-annual trombone recital to feature special guests



Mark L. Lusk, School of Music Professor, will hold his 63rd bi-annual trombone recital on Jan. 28
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Music Ed alum receives N.J. Governor’s Educator of the Year Award



Libby Gopal ('02 B.S. Music Education) was recently selected as the recipient of the New Jersey Governor's
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Miller/Junker Family Music Scholarship extended



Christine Miller Junker ('87 B.S. Music Ed, '91 M.B.A.) and Philip Junker have made a significant financial
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Edgy new musical “The Last Day” adds another chapter to Reid’s Penn State story



There was a time when former Nittany Lion and Cincinnati Bengal football star Mike Reid terrorized his
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International tours a highlight for Penn State choir members



This summer, 32 members of the Concert Choir, along with School of Music faculty members Christopher Kiver,
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