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Please visit our Lively Arts Calendar for the most up-to-date information on music, theater, art, and dance events presented by the College of Fine Arts.

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Electric Harp is Key to Wild Concert

The Lively Arts at IUP will present a return visit from Grammy-nominated electric jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant on December 4, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/20/2014 4:15:35 PM

Ertl Invited to Perform at Carnegie Hall

IUP Piano faculty member Jacob Ertl was invited to be a guest performer at a concert in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall on December 20, 2014.

Posted on 12/13/2014 3:15:43 PM

Beeken Teaches At Univerza v Ljubljani Akademija za glasbo

Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, recently returned from an eight-day residency at the University of Ljubljana Academy of Music.

Posted on 12/11/2014 10:29:52 AM

IUP Community Music School Presents Concert

The IUP Community Music School will present a fall/Christmas concert on Sunday, December 21, in Gorell Recital Hall, featuring the Indiana Symphonic Winds, the Crimson Children’s Choir, and the Indiana Community Choir.

Posted on 12/10/2014 10:31:42 AM

Room Naming Ceremony for Daniel DiCicco Hall to be held on December 6

The IUP Board of Trustees recently approved the naming of the large instrumental rehearsal space in Cogswell Hall as Daniel DiCicco Hall. The official naming ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Posted on 12/1/2014 3:41:25 PM

Beeken Conducts Blair County Senior High Honors Choir

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of Choral Studies, led 125 students from central Pennsylvania through two days of rehearsals and a performance.

Posted on 11/26/2014 1:02:41 PM

IUP Music Students Win State Music Teachers National Association Competition

Several IUP music students performed at the 2014 MTNA State Preliminary Competition on November 23. The winners will compete at the MTNA Eastern Division Competition on January 10–11, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 11/25/2014 1:56:38 PM

Firestone Wins Johnstown Symphony Young Artist Competition

Saxophonist Richard Firestone, senior music education major, recently won the Johnstown Symphony Young Artist Competition.

Posted on 11/20/2014 10:13:26 AM

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