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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"

March 11, 2019 - 10:40pm

The newest member of the Nittany Knights Chorus, Mike Andriaccio (center), is presented with his new member certificate by Chorus President, Bill Drosnes (right) and Man of Note, Paul Hamilton (left).
Together in Harmony!

January 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Congratulations to Graham Sanders (pictured left) as recipient of the prestigious Barbershopper of The Year Award for 2018. The award is chosen by a committee of previous winners (continuing right), Jeff Snowman, Rodger Smith, and John Bittikofer. The honor recognizes Graham for going above and...

August 29, 2018 - 7:45am

The newest member of the Nittany Knights Chorus, Don Bingaman (left), is presented with his new member certificate by Chorus President, Paul Wagner. 
Welcome aboard Don! We all look forward to harmonizing together!

May 9, 2018 - 10:32pm

Through the generous stewardship of the Centre Foundation, non-profit organizations local to State College, PA are provided the opportunity to receive donations through the Centre Gives campaign.  This May 8th and 9th, patrons of a capella harmony helped the Nittany Knights raise more than $2800...

January 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

At the Annual Officer's Installation Dinner, John Bittikofer was announced as the recipient of the 2017 Barbershopper of the Year.  Congratulations on a job well done!

(pictured left-to-right are Jeff Snowman 2015 BOTY, president Paul Wagner, John Bittikofer, and Rodger Smith 2016 BOTY...

January 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

Recognized for her valuable contribution as Newletter Editor and chorus fan, Karen Ciletti (r) is pictured with Chapter President, Paul Wagner, at the Annual Officer's Installation Dinner on January 13, 2018.

January 1, 2018 - 12:00am

Men of all ages resolve to sing more this year.  Did you know that the joy of singing promotes health and a positive attitude.  It is low calorie and can even help you lose weight!!  Don't delay get involved now.  We love visitors and invite you to attend our rehearsals each Monday night at 7:00...

September 13, 2017 - 7:35pm

To Be Eligible You Must:

  • Register by contacting Bill at 814-355-3559 or at [email protected]
  • Pass a one-note phone audition (you'll need to match a note with your voice)

Rehearsals are Monday Evenings.  ...

August 21, 2017 - 7:10am

The Knights performed at the 143rd annual Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair, better known as “The Grange Fair,” on August 21, 2017.  Patrons of the fair enjoy camping, amusement rides, exhibits, livestock competitions, tractor pulls, and ... Barbershop Harmony!

May 6, 2017 - 6:48am

The Nittany Knights performed their Annual Show at the State Theatre on May 6, 2017.  The performance titled "New Beginnings" was presented at a new location under a new director, Graham Sanders, with many new songs for the audience to enjoy.  Guest Quartet and Barbershop Harmony Society's...