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


Deb and Stan Latte smile in front of their fireplace.

She is a lifelong dancer and ally to the arts, and he is an admitted sports junkie with no real prior arts experience.

Bob and Sonia Hufnagel have made a substantial contribution to the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State to support music education for K–12 school students.

Emmet Cohen smiles in a portrait.

When a pandemic quarantine slapped a hiatus on New York City’s nightlife, what was a professional jazz pianist to do?

Fifteen people stand in a row.

An online group founded to encourage in-person assembly of arts-minded activity partners has gone virtual in the age of COVID-19.

Musicians perform in front of an assembly room full of children.

To enrich young students and expose them to the beauty and complexity of music, storytelling, and history, musicians associated with Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People program