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


Brad Wells smiles for the camera wearing glasses and a button-down shirt.

Brad Wells, choral director and music lecturer at Williams College in Massachusetts, has dedicated his academic and professional career to studying the voice.

A closeup photo of Bria Skonberg wearing a leather jacket, blouse, and long blonde hair over her shoulders.

A New York Times critic describes Bria Skonberg as “the shining hope of hot jazz, on the strength of a clarion trumpet style indebted to Louis Armstrong, a smooth purr of a singing voice i

In 1996, members of Indiana University’s Singing Hoosiers collegiate choir decided to form a new group—Straight No Chaser.

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.

Hatton smile for the camera with her viola.

Violist Celia Hatton is leaving her mark across the world.