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IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove and
Music Theater will present its season finale, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” on April 14–17
and 20–23 at 8:00 p.m. and April 17 at 2:00 p.m. The hit musical will be
presented on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.
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“The Magic Flute,” part of
the Lively Arts’
Sound Choices and Music Theater series, highlights pieces from Mozart’s
last opera and will be performed October 31, at 7:00 p.m. and
November 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts
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On September 23–24, musicians from the Pittsburgh Symphony
Orchestra will coach IUP music students who will participate in the residency and subsequent
performance with the PSO in Fisher Auditorium on
September 30. The sessions are free and open for auditing.
Posted on 9/17/2015 3:47:10 PM
For 14 years, the Pittsburgh Symphony
Orchestra has partnered with IUP to bring a variety of concerts, classes, and
workshops to the Indiana community. For the first time, the partnership will
involve a full side-by-side concert on
Wednesday, September 30, in Fisher Auditorium.
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The IUP Music Department presents the annual Homecoming Concert, “A New Beginning,”
on October 4, in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center.
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The IUP Community Music School is continuing to take registrations for
all fall 2015 offerings, including private lessons, ensembles, and
Following a year of growth, including a successful lesson program and three ukulele camps during
the summer, the IUPCMS i
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The Lively Arts announced its
2015–16 Ovations! series season at the Thursday, May 21, After Hours
event organized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Lively Arts. During a presentation,
nearly 100 area business and community leaders heard which events will tour
through Indiana over the coming year.
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The choir for the IUP Community Music School , the Indiana Community Choir, will
present their spring concert at
4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. The performance takes place in Gorell
Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall on the IUP campus.
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The Lively Arts at IUP will
present two winners with a full season of world-class entertainment by asking
for your thoughts on one event, plus by inviting you to play a little guessing
Posted on 4/27/2015 10:13:23 AM
The Lively Arts at IUP will present Broadway’s award-winning
“Memphis, the Musical.” Featuring the traveling tour direct from Broadway, the show will be presented on Monday,
May 4, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
Posted on 4/22/2015 9:54:08 AM
The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department will host the world-renowned music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra , Manfred Honeck, in a “Meet the Composer” interview and Q&A session. It will be held from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 in DiCicco Hall, Room 121 Cogswell Ha
Posted on 4/15/2015 9:03:11 AM
After a February appearance was
cancelled due to weather, the PSO is re-set to
perform as part of this year’s Ovations! series. The concert, under the baton
of Maestro Manfred Honeck, will now be presented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April
20, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
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Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater at IUP will present
the fantasy-filled musical “Into the Woods”
April 16–19, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
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The Jones Maruri Duo,
consisting of cellist Michael Jones and guitarist Agustin Maruri, will
present several outreach sessions during their weeklong stay in Indiana
April 5–10, 2015.
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Visiting cellist Tess Remy-Schumacher
will present an evening of chamber music on Saturday, April 11, in Gorell Recital Hall. She will be joined by IUP faculty members Stanley
Chepaitis, violin; Jacob Ertl, piano; and Linda Jennings, cello.
Admission is free.
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Continuing its 25th anniversary season, the Lively Arts at IUP will present the return of the Jones Maruri
Duo as part of this year’s Ovations! series. Based in Spain, the cello and guitar duo will
perform at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in Gorell Recital Hall.
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Broadway’s smash hit musical “Memphis” will be performed on May 4, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium,
located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.
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The Lively Arts and IUP Libraries
present Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and
arranger Pablo Ziegler in a special question-and-answer demonstration
event on Wednesday, March 25, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. in Cogswell
Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.
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The Department of Theater and Dance and Department of Music will present “An Evening of Dance and
Percussion” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
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The Lively Arts at IUP will host the Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango for a
one-night-only performance infused with Latin jazz on
Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.
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The College of Fine Arts and Department of Music will host
internationally acclaimed guitarist Paolo Schianchi in a free recital on
Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in
Gorell Recital Hall.
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Vienna Boys Choir will perform a wide selection of
repertoire from medieval to contemporary music in their one-night-only performance on Wednesday, March 18, in Fisher Auditorium of
IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
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The Lively Arts is pleased to announce that the Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra concert has been rescheduled. The concert will now be
presented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in Fisher Auditorium.
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The Lively Arts is working non-stop with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to try to
reschedule the concert originally scheduled for February 21, 2015, which was cancelled
due to weather.
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Pablo Ziegler, a Latin Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and
arranger, and his quartet will bring Argentinian musical
tradition to IUP with this chamber music engagement on March 26.
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This music and dance exploration, a joint performance by IUP Dance Theater and IUP Percussion Ensemble, will be held on March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.
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Bach and Beyond is an IUP music faculty concert on
March 21, 2015, that will begin in DiCicco Hall in Cogswell, move to Gorell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall, and end with a
reception in the Blue Room to benefit the music scholarship
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The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department will host the
world-renowned music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,
Manfred Honeck, in a “Meet the Composer” interview and Q&A session.
It will be held 4:30–5:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in DiCicco Hall, room 121 Cogswell Hall. Geared t
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The Lively Arts at IUP will present the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing an all-Beethoven concert on Saturday, February 21, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
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the first Ovations! series event of 2015, the Lively Arts at IUP will bring the hit musical comedy “Sister Act,” direct from Broadway, for one night only on January 20.
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IUP Music Theater will present the iconic American opera The Tender Land . Presented also as part
of the Lively Arts’ Sound Choices series, the production will be performed
December 4–6, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 7, at 2:00 p.m. on the
Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.
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For one month only, starting on Monday, November 17, 2014, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all spring semester series events. Tickets make a great gift for the holidays for your family, friends, and colleagues, or a special treat for yourself.
Patrons will a
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When the Grammy-nominated electric harpist Deborah Henson-Conant is on stage, you will never look at a harp in
the same way. This out-of-the-box performance is perfect for all
ages and will be held on December 4, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium, located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.
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Direct from Beijing, the National
Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform a one-night-only event on November 11, 2014, at a family-friendly time of
7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
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These two dance pieces, “Appalachian Spring” and “The Soldier’s Tale,” directed by
Holly Boda-Sutton and Jack Stamp, take place November 1, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium.
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The Barkada Quartet, featuring
alumnus Justin Polyblank, will present a free concert on Thursday, October 9,
and join the IUP Wind Ensemble as guest artists for
IUP’s annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 12.
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Strings and Serpents is a multicultural collaboration between two
pianists, an animator, and two koto players. The mix of Japanese
and Western form, language, and rhythm will be presented on October 22, 2014.
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Celebrate the arts in Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 28, when Indiana is the Cultural Capital of the Commonwealth for the Day, hosting a slate of festive activities capped by the presentation of the state's highest arts honors to five
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Musicians consisting of some of IUP’s finest music alumni,
faculty, and students will be on stage with Doc Severinsen for his concert
on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Starting at 8:00 p.m., it will be performed in
Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.
The two ensembles, gathered specifically f
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The Vienna Boys Choir, performing since its founding in the 15th century, is among the final set of performances to be announced for the
Lively Arts’ 2014–2015 Ovations! series.
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The Ovations! series,
presented by the Lively Arts at IUP, will
present two major Broadway touring productions during the 2014–2015 season plus
one international theatrical event.
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Celebrating 25 years of the Lively Arts at IUP, the Ovations! series will offer events during 2014–2015 that bring back several
popular past acts, including Doc Severinsen and jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant.
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Several members of the IUP community are performing with the Indiana Symphonic Winds, the community band formed as part of the IUP Community Music School . The concert is Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 7:30 in Fisher Auditorium and admission is free.
The Community Music School offers music lessons and group instruc
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For the first time in over a decade, the IUP Percussion Ensemble will present its Spring Concert in Fisher Auditorium, moving from its normal venue of Gorell Recital Hall. This free concert is on Tuesday, April 22.
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Visiting cellist Juan Hermida and pianist Misa Ito will present an evening of chamber music—including performances with IUP Music Department faculty members Mary Hastings, Linda Jennings, and Stanley Chepaitis and the IUP Cello Choir—on Tuesday, April 15, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall.
Hermida and Ito are on facul
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The IUP Choirs, under the direction of Ryan Beeken, present “Faces of Love,” an afternoon of choral works, on
Sunday, March 9, 2014.
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eclectic repertoire and dynamic onstage style will forever change your ideas
about chamber music performance! Join us as we welcome the string quintet for their performance on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
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Direct from Broadway, the most beautiful love story ever told comes to life on stage with “Beauty and the Beast.” This classic musical is filled with unforgettable characters, beloved songs, lavish sets, and spectacular costumes. Thursday, February 27, in IUP’s
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IUP Lively Arts presents the
Symphony Orchestra Pops, featuring special guest singers
Noll and Hugh Panaro, performing love songs from
Broadway and beyond. The performance will take place
February 14, 2014.
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In this solo concert, Corey Harris will perform Fulton Blues, a
collection of both original and classic material. The performance will take place on Wednesday,
February 5, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.
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The IUP Department of Music will present the IUP Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Wind Ensemble in their final concert of the semester on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. It will be presented in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.
The concert will consist of traditional band music as well
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The country’s premier musical theater improvisational company, Baby Wants Candy, will
visit for a single performance on November 19, 2013, at the Indiana Area Senior High School.
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Tickets are now available for the upcoming Theater-by-the-Grove event “A Christmas Carol” on December 3–7, and for the Rhythmic Circus show on December 3, 2013.
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The Litton Quartet , IUP’s string residency faculty string quarter, will present its first concert of the season on October 29, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall. The program will feature two works written a century apart, but linked by a common concept and s
Posted on 10/18/2013 9:35:09 AM
Following the performance of the Broadway touring production of “The Addams Family,” the Lively Arts will offer a “real-world” educational opportunity to
area high school-age and IUP students who have an interest in theater on October 24, 2013.
Posted on 10/17/2013 1:16:33 PM
IUP Bands in Concert: Concert and Symphony bands, under the direction of Stephanie Caulder and Jason Worzbyt, will take place November 14, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.
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The Lively Arts at IUP will host the Broadway musical national touring production of “The Addams Family” for a single performance on Thursday, October 24, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s PerformingArts Center.
Posted on 10/10/2013 11:12:39 AM
Tickets are now available for two upcoming Ovations! and Music Department events. Koresh Dance will perform on Thursday, November 7, 2013, and IUP Jazz Band and Ensemble in Concert will be presented Saturday, November 9. Tickets for both shows can be purchased though the HUB Box Office, in person, by callin
Posted on 10/7/2013 1:44:31 PM
Continuing into its 2013–2014 Ovations!
season, the Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host an
encore performance by a septet that combines music with a heavy dose of absurdest theater, Mnozil Brass .
This one-night performance will take place on Friday, October 18, 2013,
at 8:00 p.m. in Fi
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The IUP Music Department
will present two upcoming concerts: the 2013 Chorale Collage and the first concert of the season for the IUP Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are now available through the
HUB Box Office, in person, or by calling
724-357-1313. Led by Ryan Beeken, the IUP Chorus and Chorale will presen
Posted on 9/17/2013 11:35:26 AM
Ovations! and Theater-by-the-Grove proudly present their next events, Mnozil Brass and The Brothers Karamazov. Tickets for both shows are now available through the HUB Box Office.
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Music Department will present the annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Tickets are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person, or by calling 724-357-1313.
Under the direction of Stephanie Caulder, Jason Worzbyt, and
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Pianist Chindarat Charoenwongs of Thailand will join IUP faculty member Linda Jennings, cello, in a recital on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.
Posted on 8/27/2013 11:57:01 AM
The 2012–2013 season for the Lively Arts arts-in-education program,
ArtsPath , was a banner year as several thousand students were served through multiple outreach sessions by touring artists, as well as through long-term artist residencies with ArtsPath teaching artists.
From jam s
Posted on 8/6/2013 12:53:26 PM
Twelve nationally touring acts are slated for the next season of Ovations!, including Broadway musicals, dance troupes, an improv group, the ZOFO piano duet and more musical groups, and a return visit by one of the most talked-about Lively Arts performance groups of all time.
Posted on 6/17/2013 10:17:09 AM
A Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder workshop for music, art, theater, dance, media arts educators, classroom teachers, and teaching artists will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center at 142 Kerr Road in Ford City, Armstrong County from 8:30 a
Posted on 6/12/2013 3:06:10 PM
The Indiana community will have a unique opportunity to see 17 performing artists showcasing their talent on June 5–6, 2013, as the Lively Arts at IUP hosts the exciting annual Pennsylvania Presenters Conference.
Posted on 5/30/2013 9:01:03 AM
Sound Choices will conclude its 2012–2013 season with a unique concert featuring the IUP Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, University Choir, Opera Theater Workshop, faculty members Mary Logan Hastings and Joseph Baunoch, and special guest and former Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Fracker. An Opera Gala will be presente
Posted on 4/30/2013 12:04:14 PM
The Lively Arts at IUP will present Sirius/XM Satellite Radio personality Seth Rudetsky as part of its Ideas and Issues series. Talking about his favorite subject—Broadway—Rudetseky will speak on Monday, May 6, 2013.
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A special Lively Arts event, Sonny Landreth will perform at the Indiana Theater on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
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The IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will present their final performance of the academic year on May 4, 2013, featuring guest conductor Dai Zhonghui of the Beijing Conservatory.
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The Lively Arts at IUP will present the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company in collaboration with the Ahn Trio string ensemble for their dance collaboration, Temptation of the Muses, on April 25, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.
Posted on 4/19/2013 10:11:16 AM
The Lively Arts at IUP will present Sonny Landreth as a special community summer event. Performing an evocative and vibrant mixture of southwest Louisiana blues, the concert will be presented on May 31, 2013.
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