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The Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) provides a context, through artistic connections, to the human experience. By bringing artists and audiences together we spark discovery of passion, inspiration, and inner truths. We are a motivator for creative thinking and examination of our relationship with the world.

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Aug 7

Virtual Mus. Theatre Voice Ped Workshop

Music Academic Calendar
The Penn State Musical Theatre Voice Pedagogy Workshop 2020 has been moved to online. It will be held August 7 & 8, 2020 and prices

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Virtual Mus. Theatre Voice Ped Work

Music Academic Calendar
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Aug 8

The Penn State Musical Theatre Voice Pedagogy Workshop 2020 has been moved to online. It will be held August 7 & 8, 2020 and prices


SOM - Bach's Lunch

CSED All Faith Chapel
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Sep 3

Voice Jury Honors Voice students with superlative performances at their end-of-semester performance final sing a program of best songs and arias. "Bach's Lunch" is a


SOM - Bach's Lunch

CSED All Faith Chapel
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Sep 10

Sophomore Showcase Sophomore voice performance majors sing a showcase of songs and arias as a precursor to entrance to upper level study. "Bach's Lunch" is


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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.

In late January, School of Music alumna Melody Gifford was preparing to take 10 of her most promising music students at the Dalian American International School in Dalian, China, on


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Addressing climate change, promoting sustainability through design

Architecture alumna Gillean Denny and a group from the Stuckeman School are celebrating the unveiling of a “Living Chapel” they designed to promote environmental consciousness
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Hufnagel endowment for the Center for the Performing Arts is “for the kids”

The Robert and Sonia Hufnagel Endowment for the Center for the Performing Arts will fund jazz music education and promote CPA engagement for K-12 students.
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