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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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Sep 29

Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Lyric Diction Class

Pasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
Lyric Diction Class Voice students present a program focusing on English and Italian diction skills developed in class. "Bach's Lunch" is a weekly Thursday afternoon

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Chamber Orchestra

Music I 130 Recital Hall
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Oct 2

Venue: School of Music Recital Hall Admission Information: to be announcedAvailable Online: School of Music Media Program Information: to be announced COVID Disclaimer: Please review


Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert 3rd- & 4th-Year Voice Students

Pasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
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Oct 6

3rd- & 4th-Year Voice Students Upper-level students in voice present a program of favorite songs and arias. "Bach's Lunch" is a weekly Thursday afternoon concert


Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Music I 130 Recital Hall
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Oct 7

Venue: School of Music Recital Hall Admission Information: to be announcedAvailable Online: School of Music Media Program Information: to be announced COVID Disclaimer: Please review


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Opera ‘A Marvelous Order’ to make world premiere Oct. 20 in Eisenhower Auditorium

In conjunction with the opera's debut, the Palmer Museum of Art will host an exhibit featuring a collection of the director’s “blueprint” cyanotypes created with the event.

In conjunction, Palmer Museum presents an exhibit of works by opera’s director   The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State will present the world premiere of the contemporary


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Soul Science Lab artists to talk empowerment with free virtual film, Q&A Oct. 4

“Creating Make a Joyful Noize” is a short film that blends music, spoken-word interviews and dance to capture the visceral, contagious and unapologetic energy of Black joy.
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School of Music to host ‘Queer Voices in Hip Hop’ lecture

The School of Music's Diversity in 3D Series welcomes Lauron Kehrer, assistant professor of ethnomusicology and musicology in the School of Music at Western Michigan.
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