Recent news

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...

March 15, 2020 - 6:50am

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, all events, activities, rehearsals, and meetings of the Nittany Knights have been postponed. This notice will be removed when our schedule returns to normal.

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...

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...

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....
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"

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...