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Music Department News: February 2014

Music News

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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

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 Symphony Orchestra to Present Performance

The IUP Symphony Orchestra will present the first of two performances this semester on Friday evening, March 7.

Posted on 2/26/2014 12:08:59 PM

Beeken Conducts Blair County Junior High Honor Choir

IUP Alumnus and secondary vocal music director for Holidaysburg Schools Wendy Jo Nagy, invited Director of Choral Studies, Ryan Beeken, to serve as the 2014 Blair County Junior High Honor Choir guest conductor.

Posted on 2/26/2014 11:50:05 AM

Beeken Conducts PMEA Region 3 Honor Choir

IUP director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken was invited to serve as the 2014 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region 3 Honor Choir director.

Posted on 2/17/2014 3:23:53 PM

World Music and Pop Fusion at IUP’s Festival of Women Composers

The annual Festival of Women Composers celebrates women and songwriting with plenty of love songs for all during Valentine’s week, February 13–15, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 2/7/2014 4:39:02 PM

Alumnus “Fiidla” Brown to Present Concert in New York’s Lincoln Center

Music Alumnus Owen “Fiidla” Brown ’96 will perform at Lincoln Center in New York City on February 14, 2014, in a collaboration between Emmy award-winning tap dancer Jason Samuels Smith and the musicians of the Fiidla Brown Quartet.

Posted on 2/4/2014 11:31:05 AM

Wildcat Regiment Band Concert

As part of TrumpetFest 2014, Indiana’s own Wildcat Regiment Band will perform a free concert in Gorell Hall on the IUP campus on Saturday, February 22 beginning at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/4/2014 9:33:45 AM

IUP Trumpet Studio presents TrumpetFest 2014

TrumpetFest 2014 is scheduled for February 22–24, and will feature performances by IUP trumpet students and faculty.

Posted on 2/4/2014 9:32:33 AM

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