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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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Feb 9

Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Spivey Studio

Pasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
Spivey Studio Students in the voice studio of Norman Spivey present a program of songs and arias. "Bach's Lunch" is a weekly Thursday afternoon concert

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

Pasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
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Feb 16

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


Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Trost Studio

Pasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
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Feb 23

Trost Studio Students in the voice studio of Jennifer Trost present a program of songs and arias. "Bach's Lunch" is a weekly Thursday afternoon concert


Bach’s Lunch – School of Music Voice Area Noontime Concert Opera Theatre

Pasquerilla/Eisenhower Chapel
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Mar 2

Opera Theatre Singers from Opera Theatre present a program of scenes and excerpts. "Bach's Lunch" is a weekly Thursday afternoon concert series during the school


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Displaced: Composers Who Left Their Homelands Because of Political Turmoil - A faculty recital by Christopher Guzman, piano

Faculty Recital: Displaced: Composers Who Left Their Homelands Because of Political Turmoil - Prof. 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


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2023 African American Music Festival to take place Feb. 1-4 with full slate of events

The 2023 African American Music Festival will take place Feb. 1-4 on the Penn State University Park campus.
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Period instrument Eybler Quartet to perform long-forgotten works by Franz Weiss

The Eybler Quartet, a Toronto period instrument ensemble, will perform two long-forgotten string quartets by 19th-century composer and viola virtuoso Franz Weiss on Jan. 31.
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