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About Fisher Auditorium

Designed in an Art Deco style by the architectural firm of Sloan and Robertson and constructed under the General State Authority, Fisher Auditorium was dedicated in 1939.

The first class to hold commencement ceremonies there was the Class of 1940. Fisher Auditorium is located on the corner of Oakland Avenue and South Eleventh Street on the IUP campus.

Many notable artists and speakers have appeared in Fisher Auditorium during its almost seventy-year history, including the following:

  • Percy Grainger
  • President Jimmy Carter
  • Bob Dole
  • Billy Joel
  • Brian Bedford
  • Doc Severinsen
  • Harry Connick, Jr.
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Bill Cosby
  • David Copperfield
  • Tito Puente
  • Pat Metheny
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Richard Leakey
  • 10,000 Maniacs
  • Liz Story
  • Gregory Hines
  • Hal Holbrook
  • Bob Dylan
  • George Benson
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Salt ’N Pepa
  • Christopher Hollyday
  • Run DMC
  • Judy Collins
  • Johnny Cash
  • B. B. King
  • Chuck Berry
  • Penn & Teller
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • The Moscow Philharmonic
  • Willie Nelson
  • Dave Matthews
  • Live
  • James Brown
  • Tom Jones
  • Kenny Rogers
  • FUEL
  • Jane’s Addiction
  • Psychedelic Furs
  • Righteous Brothers
  • Sugar Ray
  • Art Garfunkel
  • Trisha Yearwood
  • Joan Jett
  • Everclear
  • Charlie Daniels Band
  • Olivia Newton John
  • Three Doors Down
  • Dashboard Confessional
  • Living Color
  • Jethro Tull
  • Toad the Wet Sprocket
  • Garbage
  • Lit
  • Tori Amos
  • Leann Rimes
  • Amy Grant
  • Joe Paterno
  • The Mythbusters
  • Boston Brass
  • Don McClean
  • Deborah Conant
  • Momix
  • Pilobolus
  • Attack Theatre
  • Peter, Paul, and Mary
  • Ray Charles
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Spike Lee
  • Randy Travis
  • William Cohen
  • Eric Foner
  • Sister Souljah
  • The Beach Boys
  • Richard Thornburgh
  • Indigo Girls
  • Kath Mattea
  • The Clarks
  • Billy Taylor
  • F. W. DeKlerk
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Peter Nero
  • George Carlin
  • Tom Jones
  • Kevin Eubanks
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

... and many others

  • Fisher Auditorium
  • 403 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2548
  • Fax: 724-357-7899
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.