Skip To Main Content
Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Select where to search:


Sparking discovery

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.

Learn more about CPA

Visit the main CPA website


Place holder image for Events
Jun 15

PWMF: Festival Musicians

Music I 130 Recital Hall
Venue: School of Music Recital Hall Admission Information: Purchase Tickets Available Online: School of Music Media Program Information:Café Music | Paul Schoenfeld (b. 1947) Sally Minnich,

Events

Go. Explore.

PWMF: Festival Orchestra

Music I 130 Recital Hall
Place holder image for Events
Jun 18

Venue: School of Music Recital Hall Admission Information: Purchase Tickets Available Online: School of Music Media Program Information:The Wasps Overture | R. Vaughn Williams (1872–1958)Concertpiece for


PWMF: Festival Musicians

Music I 130 Recital Hall
Place holder image for Events
Jun 22

Venue: School of Music Recital Hall Admission Information: Purchase Tickets Available Online: School of Music Media Program Information:3 Odelettes anacréontiques, Op.13 | Maurice Emmanuel (1862–1938) Au


PWMF: Festival Orchestra

Music I 130 Recital Hall
Place holder image for Events
Jun 25

Venue: School of Music Recital Hall Admission Information: Purchase Tickets Available Online: School of Music Media Program Information:Overture (2022) | Jessie Montgomery (ca.1980) premiere Piano Concerto


See All Events

News from A&A

Oboist in the American Youth Symphony featured in latest ‘Movers, Shakers’

The May 2022 edition of “Movers, Shakers, Designers, Makers" features oboist and alumnus of the School of Music Noah Breneman.

Oboist Noah Breneman is featured in the latest “Movers, Shakers, Designers, Makers,” the College of Arts and Architecture’s interview series highlighting alumni making an impact across the arts and design


Read More

Music professor Velvet Brown named Penn State Laureate for 2022-23

Velvet Brown, David P. Stone Chair and associate director for equity, diversity and inclusion in the School of Music, has been named 2022-23 Penn State Laureate.
Read More

One Night on Broadway returns to Centre Stage

Penn State Centre Stage Broadway alumni will return home for "One Night on Broadway," a special event, Monday, May 16, at the Penn State Downtown Theatre.
Read More