Music theorist and popular music scholar John Covach will present a lecture as part of Penn State's Music History & Theory Colloquium on Oct. 13 in 115 Music Building I. Titled "George Harrison, Songwriter," the lecture will explore Harrison’s songwriting contribution to "The White Album."
Five decades ago, as the Beatles prepared to embark upon their first world tour, the unthinkable happened when Ringo Starr suddenly fell ill, thrusting one man from virtually anonymity into international stardom in the blink of an eye, according to Beatles expert Kenneth Womack.
Penn State Lehigh Valley will welcome the University's 2013-2014 Laureate, Kenneth Womack, for a special presentation at 7 p.m. on April 10 in room 135. Womack, a professor and dean of academic affairs at Penn State Altoona, will deliver a multimedia presentation, "From Work to Text: The Beatles' 'A Day in the Life.'"