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


Seventeen students and their teacher stand in a school stairwell.

“Snow day!” Those words usually excite students, but a group of youngsters at St.

Rosanne Cash looks down in a dark room wearing a black cardigan and a bright pink blouse.

“You have to love the thread.” Alabama clothing designer Natalie Chanin’s comment concerned sewing. But to Rosanne Cash’s ear, those six words came to symbolize the fabric of life.

Two violinists and a cellist as seen from the side of the stage.

When Time for Three was getting its start, the trio called itself “the world’s first classically trained garage band.”

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.