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Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


Three collective members play ukuleles. The farthest member sings.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain has undoubtedly influenced musicians worldwide to assemble and perform, and two central Pennsylvania clubs—Allegheny Ukulele Kollective and PSUkulele—are in o

Performing arts audience members with visual impairments might get more out of a live performance than their sighted seatmates do thanks to View Via Headphones, an audio description program created

Orchestra members gather around to play a single ukulele in the middle of the group.

Beginning in the late 1990s, celebrities such as Jake Shimabukuro, Zooey Deschanel, and Eddie Vedder helped to reintroduce the ukulele to America.

From a young age, Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodríguez lived a musical life, first studying at a conservatory and later performing with his father’s television band.

Aparna and Ranee Ramaswamy stand together holding their arms in the air.

Growing up in India, Ragamala Dance Company co-founder Ranee Ramaswamy studied classical dance the way many girls in the United States take up ballet or tap.