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Music Department News: October 2013

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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

IUP Trumpet Ensemble to Present Fall Recital

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its 2013 fall recital on Thursday, November 14, in Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 10/31/2013 1:43:19 PM

Jazz Weekend at IUP to Feature IUP Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, and IUP Alumni Jazz Band

These three groups will perform on Saturday and Sunday, November 9–10, 2013, in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/30/2013 4:21:55 PM

October 26 IUP Cello Festival Now Open to All String Players

On Saturday, October 26, the IUP Music Department String Area will host an IUP String Festival, a day-long workshop highlighting guest Matt Turner, Indiana Area School District Director Julianne Laird, and IUP faculty member Linda Jennings. String players of all age and ability levels are encouraged to attend the festival and explore the many facets of string playing.

Posted on 10/21/2013 1:14:57 PM

IUP Orchestra Performs for County School Children

Elementary students from across Indiana County will enjoy the IUP Orchestra, in partnership with the Indiana Area Arts Council, in a performance of Maurice Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite” on Wednesday, October 16. 

Posted on 10/11/2013 11:08:28 AM

Jazz Ensemble to Perform Music of Mary Lou Williams

The IUP Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin Eisensmith, will present a lecture/recital featuring the music of Mary Lou Williams in Gorell Recital Hall on Thursday, October 17.

Posted on 10/8/2013 10:49:46 AM

Ertl Performs on the Johnstown Concert Series

Jacob Ertl, assistant professor of piano, will perform on the Johnstown Concert Series on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

Posted on 10/7/2013 10:56:42 AM

IUP Hosts Allegheny Chapter of American Musicological Society

The IUP Music Department will host the Allegheny Chapter of the American Musicological Society’s Fall Meeting on October 19, 2013, with papers on subjects ranging from folk tunes to electronic dance music.

Posted on 10/2/2013 9:18:45 PM

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