We Are...

...the Allegría Ensemble, a chamber music group of five adventurous professional musicians based in central Pennsylvania in the town of State College, home to Penn State University. Our musicians perform live music in concert and feature the Allegria String Quartet for wedding ceremony music, receptions, private events, and memorials. We also offer trio or duo combinations to accommodate a range of budgets. Our repertoire ranges from early music, to classical music and wedding standards to pop tunes. We enjoy introducing new audiences of all ages to live classical music. Our musicians are members of the Central PA Musicians Association, American Federation of Musicians, Local 660.

News Flash...

STATE COLLEGE August 23, 2019 -- Allegria Ensemble has been selected for the 2019 Best of State College Award in the Musician category by the State College Award Program. 

Each year, the State College Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the State College area a great place to live, work and play. 

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 State College Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the State College Award Program and data provided by third parties. 

About State College Award Program 

The State College Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the State College area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value. 

The State College Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

Wedding Ceremony Music

Live music creates a wonderful ambience for your special occasion. Let us help create the mood you want with choices from a wide range of styles and repertoire.  Our repertoire is constantly expanding as we add custom arrangements requested by our clients.  Contact us for available dates and rates.

We're booking into 2020, but don't be shy about short notice if you'd like live music. Look at Events to see which dates are still  open.

Live Music Performance

Free public performances are funded in part by the Music Performance Trust Fund, the Penn's Woods Music Festival, and generous donors.

We are passionate about bringing new listeners to live classical music. Watch for our outreach concerts each spring.

Penn's Woods Music 4 Kids performances are supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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