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Three women in gowns sing in front of an orchestra.

Audiences return each year during the holiday season to experience a thrilling, fast-paced adventure when the Penn State School of Music presents its showcase concert Mosaic at Eisenhower

A cellist and two violinists perform on a dark stage.

Seven musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s roster of virtuosos visit Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium on Nov. 20 to perform a commissioned work by Sebastian Currier plus three compositions by Mozart.

Hubble telescope image of a spiral galaxy.

Toronto’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra brings together early music and images of space in November 5, 2014, concert at Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium.

Regina Carter wearing a black and white flowered blouse smiles with her violin.

Jazz violinist Regina Carter is an explorer. Her Reverse Thread (2010) album rejoiced in African folk music.

Four musicians stand in front of a brick wall.

Music can unite and uplift. It can cross borders and generations. Music can provide an escape or be an outlet for expression.