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Sound Choices

  • Sound Choices presents “the best of the best,” highlighting IUP’s Music Department faculty, students, alumni, and honored guests in a specially selected and exceptional lineup of concerts and recitals.

    Below are events from the 2016–17 season. The 2017–18 season is planned to be announced by June 15, 2017.

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  • A Broadway Extravaganza

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:00 p.m. Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Enjoy the IUP Symphony Orchestra and IUP Music Theater for a night of Broadway classics! This performance will include show tunes from Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods, The Music Man, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeny Todd, and more. Directed by Dr. Oliver Lo.

    A Broadway Extravaganza

  • Liebeslieder

    Friday, September 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

    The IUP voice and piano faculty are joining forces to showcase their talent and hard work with an evening of art songs, arias, and piano solos, plus collaboration on Brahms’ Liebeslieder. This combination of talent in one night is a rare treat indeed. Come hear our internationally acclaimed faculty members doing what they do best.

  • Litton Quartet

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

    The Litton Quartet, IUP’s resident faculty string quartet, opens their season with a special recital with works to include Haydn’s String Quartet in G Major Opus 77, no. 1; Beethoven’s Quartet Number 9, Opus 59, no. 3; and “Dances in Time” by Stanley Chepaitis. 

    The Litton Quartet
  • Die Fledermaus (The Bat)

    December 2 and 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.; December 4, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Coproduced by the Department of Music and the Department of Theater and Dance, and sung in English, Die Fledermaus is an ever-popular operetta by the King of Waltz, Johann Strauss. Join in this full-stage production as disguise provides a delightfully humorous night. Directed by Oliver Lo, choreographed by Joan Van Dyke, and featuring the IUP Faculty Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Michael Borowitz.

    Die Fledermaus
  • The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

    Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    This musical masterwork by Karl Jenkins combines the IUP Choir with soloists and a specially assembled orchestra of faculty and guest artists along with collaborators from across the community and campus.

    The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
  • Other Upcoming Events


    Check Back in June for I\nnformation on our upcoming 2017-18 Season.