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Music Department News: October 2010

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Grace Kelly Set for Jazz Concert as Season Finale

For its finale to this season’s Ovations! series, the Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will feature renowned musician, singer, and songwriter Grace Kelly on Thursday, April 24.

Posted on 4/14/2014 2:00:20 PM

Percussion Ensemble Takes on Fisher

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.

Posted on 4/11/2014 3:51:41 PM

“Pipe Dreams” Combines Orchestra and Organ

The IUP Music Department will conclude the 2013–2014 performance season with a unique concert titled “Pipe Dreams,” featuring the IUP Symphony Orchestra and organist Christine Clewell, on Sunday, May 4.

Posted on 4/18/2014 3:30:10 PM

Guest Artists from Puebla Mexico to Perform with IUP Music Faculty and Students

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, in Gorell Hall.

Posted on 4/7/2014 3:41:22 PM

Music Department to Receive Pipe Organ from American Guild of Organists

The Department of Music will add a notable instrument this spring to its already vast keyboard collection. In May 2014, the department will make way amid its 93 Steinway pianos for the Pogorzelski-Yankee Memorial Organ, valued at $400,000.

Posted on 1/14/2014 12:16:28 PM

Antonacos to Appear on Tenafly Library Concert Series

Dr. Anastasia Antonacos, a member of the keyboard faculty of the IUP Department of Music, will appear on the Tenafly (N.J.) Library concert series on November 7, 2010, with cellist Ani Kalayjian.

Posted on 10/30/2010 12:28:16 PM

Premiere of Stamp’s “Five Songs from the Hills”

IUP Music Professor Jack Stamp had the premiere of his “Five Songs from the Hills” for soprano, baritone, and wind ensemble at East Tennessee State University on October 10, 2010. It was conducted by IUP alumnus Dr. Christian Zembower, director of Bands at ETSU.

Posted on 10/21/2010 5:12:01 PM

Perlongo’s Symphonies Premiere in Slovenia and IUP

Daniel Perlongo, IUP Music Department, attended the premiere of two of his symphonies in Slovenia and will premiere his newest work on October 13, 2010, in Gorell Recital Hall on the IUP campus.

Posted on 10/7/2010 6:44:23 PM

Music Alumnus Presents Lecture-Recital to IUP Percussion Students

On Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 2:00 p.m., alumnus Christopher Davis will present a lecture-recital for Music students. The presentation on Experimental Music will be held in the Percussion Rehearsal Room of Cogswell Hall, Room 117.

Posted on 10/7/2010 2:50:06 PM

Music Professor's Compositions Are Flying High

Dr. Jack Stamp, chair of the IUP Department of Music and 2008–2009 University Professor, has recently learned that his music is being featured on a number of airline music programs.

Posted on 10/4/2010 1:09:09 PM

Composer Perlongo Premieres Work in Slovenia

Daniel Perlongo, who teaches composition and theory for the IUP Music Department, will have a new work performed by Ensemble MD7 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and at other tour locations in Europe during October 2010.

Posted on 10/3/2010 8:09:29 PM

Wacker to Present World Premiere of “On Wings of Song”

Dr. Therese Wacker, associate professor of Flute in the Department of Music, will present the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s “On Wings of Song: Concerto for Piccolo and Wind Ensemble” at the department’s annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 10, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/3/2010 9:54:42 AM

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