Recent news

October 22, 2021 - 4:57pm

As President and as Man of Note, Terry Roof welcomes his Blue Band alumnus friend Tom Range (right) to the Barbershop Harmony Society and to the bass section of the Nittany Knights. Tom's musical background and positive attitude make him an ideal addition to our chorus. Welcome Tom!

October 13, 2021 - 4:10pm

On October 5th Charlie Silecchia joined the baritone section of the Nittany Knights. His "Man of Note" is Mike Andriaccio. Mike encouraged Charlie to sing with us and we all appreciate his effort. Pictured from left to right is Charlie and our president, Terry Roof. A plaque is presented to all...

September 29, 2021 - 9:11am

The audience enjoyed the sounds of the Nittany Knights Barbershop Chorus for the final performance of the Lemont Village Green Concert Series.
 And it was the first concert appearance for 4 of our new members. Congratulations!

September 24, 2021 - 1:28pm

We are pleased to have Adam Baldoni (on left) join our bass section.  He is a graduate student at Penn State and his man-of-note is Jim Kerhin (not pictured). Jim invited Adam to join our chorus. Our president, Terry Roof, introduces Adam to the chorus. 

Thank you, Jim, and welcome aboard...

September 24, 2021 - 1:07pm

We are delighted to have Brent DiLella join us as our newest lead. His Man-of-Note is none other than our director Graham Sanders (on left). Graham invited Brent to sing with us. On the right is Terry Roof, our president.

Welcome to the Nittany Knights, Brent!

September 11, 2021 - 11:39am

Our Nittany Knights had a blast at the 2021 Lion Bash on Allen Street. Here Mayor Ron Filippelli joins the bass section, but no one sent him the uniform memo!

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...