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Music Department News: May 2012

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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 Faculty, Students, and Alumni Attend Trumpet Conference

Professor of trumpet Kevin Eisensmith and a number of students and alumni recently attended the 2012 Conference of the International Trumpet Guild in Columbus, Ga.

Posted on 5/29/2012 2:00:52 PM

Music Student Organizations and IUP String Project Raise Funds for Music Education Programs in Haiti

IUP Music Department student organizations joined forces with the IUP String Project in the Spring 2012 semester in several fundraising efforts to support arts education programs for youth in Haiti.

Posted on 5/24/2012 4:44:01 PM

Jennings to Perform in Canada with Arcadia Piano Trio

IUP Music Department faculty member Linda Jennings will perform with the Arcadia Piano Trio at the St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Ridgeway, Ontario, on June 6, 2012, for its summer concert series.

Posted on 5/24/2012 3:51:16 PM

Polyblank '09 Wins Grand Prize at Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition

Justin Polyblank '09, along with fellow members of the Barkada Saxophone Quartet, won the prestigious Grand Prize at the 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition on May 13.

Posted on 5/14/2012 9:31:08 AM

Stamp’s “Nagrobek” to Premiere in Minnesota

Jack Stamp’s most recent band composition, “Nagrobek,” will receive its premiere at St. Michaels High School in Minnesota on Monday, May 14, 2012. Conducting the premiere will be Adam Sroka (M.A. ’06), who commissioned the work from Stamp.

Posted on 5/9/2012 10:13:40 AM

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