Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State


Cho sits at the piano with his arms raised as he finishes performing.

Fans call Seong-Jin Cho’s playing style “miraculously fluid” and “heaven.” One Japanese follower says his performances reignited her love affair with piano music.

Lida and Pieter Ouwehand pose for a photo.

Pieter Ouwehand describes he and his wife Lida’s relocation from Europe to New Jersey in the late 1960s as an adventure and a change of scenery.

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

Schneider smiles and leans against a window.

Maria Schneider, who NPR describes as “a national treasure,” calls her own shots.

Ballora smiles for a photo.

Audial information—assigning a sound to data—is a part of the modern world.