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June 15, 2021 - 9:50pm

Rob Oelhaf (middle) has been installed as our newest member! 

Although his joining was in March of 2020, this event had to be postponed to June 14, 2021 due to our Covid pause.

We are delighted to have Rob join our Lead section and we thank his "Man of Note", Paul Wagner (pictured...

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June 10, 2021 - 11:15pm

The Nittany Knights get ready to clean up the stretch of Rt. 26 in State College that we "adopted."  How do we prepare?  We sing!
Though it was only 3/4 of a mile, ten of us spent two hours and collected eight large bags of trash--part of our commitment as a community service organization...

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May 3, 2021 - 6:50am

After more than a year of lockdown, the Nittany Knights emerged from hibernation on Monday, May 3, with an evening of pizza, cake and catching up.

Blowing a year's worth of dust off our vocal cords, we revisited some of our favorite songs and resolved to get back to our standard of...

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April 15, 2021 - 12:23pm

Congratulations to Mike Andriaccio for being recognized as 2020 Barbershopper of the Year !!!!  Mike was recognized for his efforts to keep all the Knights connected during the pandemic, by managing online social activities via Zoom. Needless to say, the Nittany Knights were unable to meet in...

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February 17, 2020 - 8:39am

Hugh Mose surprises his wife Janyce with a Singing Valentine, delivered at the Centre Hills Country Club dining room by Barbershop Quartet "Level Best".

From restaurants to offices to homes to schools, Knights' quartets bring their Valentine's gift of 4 part harmony to unsuspecting...

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January 16, 2020 - 9:58am

Selden W. Smith, right, was named Barbershopper of the Year by the Nittany Knights Barbershop Chorus on Jan. 12.  The award was presented at the chorus's annual Officer Installation Dinner, held at Reynolds Mansion in Bellefonte.  At left, Graham Sanders, chorus director and last year's awardee...

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September 22, 2019 - 9:23am

On Monday September 16, Jack Coughlin (left) was welcomed as a new member. He is a resident of Boalsburg and will be a positive and fun addition to the lead section of the chorus. 

Welcome to the Nittany Knights, Jack!

September 21, 2019 - 7:23pm

On Monday September 9, Thomas Delahoy was welcomed as a new member. He is a 9th grade student at Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy in Boalsburg. He is known for his lead voice in the quartet Menharmonics. He will sing lead with the Nittany Knights.

September 13, 2019 - 12:53pm
The "LION Bash" was held on Wednesday, September 10.
The "Lion" in Lion Bash stands for "living in one neighborhood."
Students and residents within State College attended this blockparty-style event....
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July 2, 2019 - 8:00pm

Welcome and congratulations to our new member Rich Delozier Jr. (left). Rich lives in State College and has joined the tenor section of the Chorus. Also in the photo is Chorus President Bill Drosnes (right)

June 3, 2019 - 6:30pm

State College Mayor Don Hahn presents Paul Wagner with a proclamation declaring June 17 “Nittany Knights Day” in State College.  June 17, 1964 is the date the chorus was officially incorporated.  The Knights then sang “Sound Celebration” for the Borough Council and guests.

June 1, 2019 - 8:00am

The Nittany Knights Barbershop Chorus sang for patrons of the Schlow Centre Region Library in the Downsbrough Community Room at the kick-off event "Summer Reading Blasts Off"

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