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The Penn State School of Music

The School of Music’s mission is to inspire and educate performers, composers, scholars, and teachers in an atmosphere that fosters excellence and serves the global and regional community.

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Across the College
  • Erin Coe, director of The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, N.Y., has been named director of the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State, effective September 11, following a national search. Patrick McGrady, Charles V. Hallman Curator at the Palmer, will continue to...
  • Rather than having a staff appreciation day this year, the College of Arts and Architecture celebrated its staff for the entire week, May 8–12. About eighty staff members took advantage of the week’s offerings, which included staff headshots, a...
  • The FaceAge project is one of several initiatives to receive a grant in a new University-wide program launched by the Penn State Bookstore, managed by Barnes & Noble. The $45,000 grant for FaceAge will support touring of the video installation to state,...
Student Spotlight
  • Penn State Architecture undergraduate In Pun was named a finalist in ModernfoldStyles, Inc.’s Office of the Future design competition, winning a $2,000 scholarship. ModernfoldStyles, based in Hackensack, N.J., sells and...
  • Janet Purdy, doctoral candidate in art history, is one of three Penn State graduate students recognized with the 2017 Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Research Award to help fund their research pursuits. The award, now in...
Performances and Exhibitions
  • The Woskob Family Gallery is pleased to announce Home Economics, a collection of two- and three-dimensional work by ten artists engaging with various understandings of home, what it means to belong, and the intricacies of domestic relationships. Home...
Faculty/Staff Spotlight
  • Andrew Belser, professor of movement, voice, and acting and director of the Arts & Design Research Incubator (ADRI) in the College of Arts and Architecture, has been named Penn State Laureate for 2017–18. As Laureate,...
  • Madhuri Desai, associate professor of Art History and Asian Studies, recently published her book, Banaras Reconstructed: Architecture and Sacred Space in a Hindu City (University of Washington Press, 2017). “After several...
Research/Creative Activity
  • In fall 2016, five architecture and landscape architecture students registered for a small independent study course with a big project—redesigning and updating the cobblestone forecourt at the entrance of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence in...
Alumni and Donor Spotlight
  • Friends and colleagues of Sue Haug surprised her with the establishment of an endowment in her honor at a reception on May 4. Haug, director of Penn State's School of Music since 2005, has stepped down from that post but will...
  • Stephen Zimmerer (’16, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture) has been named a Landscape Architecture Foundation 2017 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist. Finalists receive a $1,000 award and a certificate at a recognition...

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