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.

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  • Annual Homecoming Concert: A New Beginning

    Sunday, October 4, 2015, at 3:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    The annual Homecoming Concert is a music tradition at IUP, and this year’s concert, titled A New Beginning, also welcomes Timothy Paul as the new conductor of the IUP Wind Ensemble and IUP’s director of bands.

    Annual Homecoming Concert: A New Beginning

  • Ayres Ibericos

    Friday, October 9, 2015, 8:00 p.m.; Gorell Recital Hall, second floor Sutton Hall

    With the voice of Raquel Winnica Young and joined by pianist Sun Min Kim, the performance Ayres Ibericos is all about the love for Latin American music. Songs by Jesus Garcia Leoz, Federico Garcia Lorca , Manuel de Falla and others will be featured in this exploration of Spanish music.

    Ayres Ibericos

  • The Magic Flute

    Saturday, October 31, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.;Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    The Magic Flute, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was in the form of a Singspiel, an opera that includes both singing and spoken dialogue. This two-act opera has had many adaptations and has inspired other works. However, none of them can compare to this original grand, entertaining, delightful story. This production of The Magic Flute will be semi-staged and sung in English.

    The Magic Flute

  • Home for the Holidays

    Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Vocal and choral groups come together to celebrate the season with Home for the Holidays. Groups include choral ensembles from the IUP Music Department and IUP Community Music School, along with other area vocal and choral groups.

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  • Litton Quartet: Heiliger Dankgesang

    Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.; Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

    The Litton Quartet, IUP's resident faculty string quartet, returns to with works by Beethoven, including Op. 18 No. 1 which  accompanies the sword fight in Romeo and Juliet. The second work is “Heiliger Dankgesang,” meaning “the song of thanksgiving.”

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  • Carmina Burana

    Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    IUP Dance Theater combines forces with the vocal arts, piano, and percussion areas of the IUP Department of music, bringing to life a visual and exciting new interpretation of Carl Orff's monumental work.

    Carmina Burana


  • Other Events


    Objects 177

    Objects of Mourning

    October 1-29, 2015

    I and You 177

    I and You

    September 24-October 3, 2015

    Dracula 177

    L.A. Theatre Works: Dracula

    Thursday, October 8, 2015