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Be the Sound!

The Penn State Athletic Bands program is an academic and music ensemble within the College of Arts and Architecture, which provides service to the University and Athletic Department. The Penn State Athletic Bands program is committed to the development of student musicians.

The Penn State Athletic Bands program is committed to the development of student musicians. We provide resources and opportunities through music education to support student learning and development for success at Penn State and beyond. We endeavor to realize this commitment through the Penn State Marching Blue Band and Pride of the Lion pep bands.

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Go State!

FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! // For the Blue and White // Victory will our slogan be!
Values:
Leadership
Musicianship
Tradition
Teamwork
Respect
Service
FAMILY

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Penn State Theatre Professor Steve H. Broadnax III is the director of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” which premiered on Broadway in October 2021 after runs in Syracuse and Baltimore.

Penn State Theatre Professor Steve H. Broadnax III is the director of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” which premiered on Broadway in October 2021 after runs in Syracuse and Baltimore.


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