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Ticket program ignites Centre County teens’ passion for the arts

It might have been your first ballet, the sound of an orchestra filling an auditorium, or the clarity and pitch of that one perfect note.

Penn State Musical Theatre graduate shines in touring Broadway’s MEMPHIS March 27

It’s the 1950s in Memphis, Tennessee. In what some called the “Fabulous Fifties,” others found a decade of seemingly impossible dreams.

Sutton Foster, one of Broadway’s brightest young stars, performs Valentine’s weekend concert Feb. 15

Sutton Foster, winner of two Tony Awards, returns to Broadway this spring as the title character in the musical Violet.

Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan, and Romero Lubambo string together classical, jazz, and Brazilian music Jan. 31

Sharon Isbin is the most celebrated classical guitarist of her generation.

Pianist Jeremy Denk introduces Mehldau’s Fantasy at his Penn State debut concert Jan. 29 in Schwab

When Jeremy Denk performs the world premiere of Fantasy at his Penn State concert January 29 in Schwab Auditorium, the pianist could be forgiven for thinking the new work’s title applies t