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: October 2012

Tickets on Sale: “Pirates of Penzance”

IUP Music Theater will present The Pirates of Penzance from November 30 to December 2, 2012. This celebrated comic opera has something for the whole family—love stories, sword fights, dancing, and much more!

Posted on 10/29/2012 9:12:52 AM

Premiere of New Play Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-the-Grove will present In Quietness by Anna Moench on November 1–3 and 7–10, 2012, with a matinee on Sunday, November 4.

Posted on 10/23/2012 10:28:16 AM

Tommy Igoe Leads Drum Workshop, Jams With Local Youth

Famed drummer Tommy Igoe led a drum set workshop on October 9, 2012, for IUP students and high school students from Indiana, Leechburg, and United high schools. A jam session followed with Igoe and the IUP Jazz Ensemble. As Igoe began his workshop on drumming technique for an eager audience, he stressed the impor

Posted on 10/22/2012 3:33:55 PM

IUP Graduate Returns to Conduct Church Choirs of Indiana

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee is pleased to present its fifth Choral and Hymn Festival at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Admission is free, with donations for the scholarship fund gratefully accepted. It will feature the church

Posted on 10/22/2012 1:15:01 PM

Artist and Author Meets with Community and Campus Representatives

New York-based artist, author, and speaker Christopher Beckman was in Indiana Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16 and 17, 2012, to meet with leaders representing a variety of organizations and concerns in a visit organized by the Lively Arts in connection with its Ideas and Issues program.

Posted on 10/16/2012 11:24:49 PM

Indonesian Cultural Arts Day is Saturday, October 27

Afternoon workshops and an evening program of music and dance on Saturday, October 27, 2012, will celebrate Indonesian traditional and contemporary cultures, highlighting performances and workshops by guest Indonesian musicians, dancers, and performing ensembles. The general public is invited, and admission is free.

Posted on 10/16/2012 5:48:46 PM

Tickets on Sale: Litton String Quartet and IUP Concert and Jazz Bands

The IUP Department of Music announces two upcoming performances: The Litton String Quartet on Monday, November 12, and the IUP Concert and Jazz Bands on Thursday, November 15, 2012. For their second performance of the season, the Litton String Quartet will be joined by faculty member Nathan Santos on bass and s

Posted on 10/16/2012 8:31:12 AM

Tickets on Sale: Bands in Review and New Directions Veterans Choir

Sound Choices and Ovations! announce the next performance in their series: Bands in Review on Sunday, November 11, and the New Directions Veterans Choir on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

Posted on 10/15/2012 11:18:17 AM

The Ukes Set to End U.S. Tour in Indiana

From across “the pond,” the Lively Arts brings the all-strumming, all-singing Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain to Fisher Auditorium on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, as the finale event of its eight-city U.S. tour.

Posted on 10/12/2012 2:19:09 PM

Dance Gives Lighthearted Twist to Oz Classic

Dance Theater will present A Whirlwind to Oz on October 19 and 20, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Zink Dance Auditorium at IUP. A matinee performance will be offered on Sunday, October 21, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/11/2012 1:34:32 PM

Tickets on Sale for IUP Bands in Concert

The Department of Music proudly presents a gala performance by the IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. The first IUP Bands in Concert event of the season will take place at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium on Thursday, November 8, 2012. General admission tick

Posted on 10/8/2012 9:19:09 AM

Choral Collage Program Offers Variety

The University Chorus and IUP Chorale will perform “A Choral Collage” on Sunday, October 14, 2012. Marking the debut concert for Ryan Beekan, newly appointed director of choral studies, the concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. It will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/3/2012 10:56:45 AM

Lively Arts Unveils Four Additional Videos

The Lively Arts at IUP has released additional videos to add to the original video unveiled in early September 2012. The newer videos explain different activities of the Lively Arts in more detail.

Posted on 10/2/2012 10:04:58 AM

Piano and Violin Recital Has Family Connections

James Staples, professor emeritus of the IUP Department of Music , will be joined by IUP alumnus and Staples’ stepson, Mark Richardson in presenting a recital of music for piano and violin beginning at 4:00 p.m. on October 13, 2012. It will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sut

Posted on 10/2/2012 8:59:38 AM

Tickets on Sale: “In Quietness”

Theater-by-the-Grove proudly presents In Quietness on the Waller Hall Mainstage November 1-4 and 7-10, 2012.

Posted on 10/1/2012 10:07:31 AM

Birdland Big Band Bringing Top-Class Jazz to Fisher

Straight from one of the hottest jazz clubs on the planet, world-renowned drummer Tommy Igoe and his Birdland Big Band will perform at Fisher Auditorium on Tuesday, October 9, 2012.

Posted on 10/1/2012 8:30:44 AM

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