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Music Department News: September 2013

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

Annual Homecoming Concert Features World-Renowned Percussion Soloist

The IUP Bands’ annual Homecoming concert will feature Mark Ford, coordinator of percussion activities at the University of North Texas, in one of his own compositions, “Stubernick Fantasy,” with the IUP Wind Ensemble.

Posted on 9/30/2013 10:57:01 AM

IUP Student Selected to American Choral Directors Association Conducting Finals

Music Education student Tate Dewalt is one of five undergraduate conductors from Pennsylvania selected to compete in the American Choral Directors Association – Pennsylvania annual conducting competition.

Posted on 9/26/2013 2:59:54 PM

Beeken Conducts Southern Invitational Choral Conference

Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, served as the guest conductor for the Southern Inivitational Choral Conference hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi on September 22–25, 2013.

Posted on 9/26/2013 2:55:07 PM

IUP Cello Festival 2013, Featuring Internationally Acclaimed Guest Cellist Matt Turner

The IUP Music Department String Area will host its first IUP Cello Festival, a day-long workshop highlighting guest Matt Turner. Cellists of all age and ability levels are encouraged to attend the festival and explore the many facets of cello playing.

Posted on 9/19/2013 8:05:48 PM

Stamp was Guest Clinician at Two Midwest Universities JS Clinic

Jack Stamp, IUP’s Music Department chair and director of Band Studies, appeared as a guest clinician this summer at the University of South Dakota and the University of Minnesota.

Posted on 9/12/2013 8:52:53 AM

IUP String Project Open House Kicks Off Semester

The IUP String Project will host its opening event of the year on Saturday, September 14, from 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in Cogswell Hall. The Open House is for new and returning students.

Posted on 9/7/2013 11:39:24 AM

Music Department Announces Alumni Jazz Reunion for Fall 2013

The Alumni Jazz Weekend takes place November 8–10 and includes a reception at Breezedale Alumni Center, rehearsals on Saturday, an evening performance presented by the IUP Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble, and a performance on Sunday afternoon.

Posted on 9/3/2013 10:27:56 AM

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