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Tickets on Sale Monday, September 14, for Two Major Performance Events

Heinz Hall StageTickets go on sale Monday, September 14, 2009, for IUP Plays Pittsburgh, scheduled for November 2, 2009, at Heinz Hall and for Helwig Distinguished Artist Marvin Hamlisch, slated for October 5, 2009, in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is proud to present a musical celebration—IUP Plays Pittsburgh—in the majestic surroundings of Heinz Hall. Performances will feature various IUP Music Department ensembles, including the IUP Wind Ensemble, Opera Theater, Trombone Choir, Keystone Winds, and Marching Band. WQED-FM host Ted Sohier will serve as master of ceremonies.

The event will be held of Monday, November 2, 2009. Ticket holders are invited to a pre-concert dessert reception starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Heinz Hall lobby followed by a 7:30 p.m. concert.

Tickets will be available through the Heinz Hall box office starting Monday, September 14, 2009. You can charge tickets starting on September 14 by calling the Heinz Hall Box Office at (412) 392-4900, toll free 1-800-743-8560, or through Heinz Hall’s on-line ticketing website. Tickets are $16 for regular admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $10 for students and children. Seating is by general admission.

Further information about this concert, charter bus availability, a special alumni event planned, and tickets for high school students is available on our website. 

Marvin HamlischOn the same day—Monday, September 14, 2009—The Lively Arts at IUP will begin selling tickets for the appearance of award-winning composer, arranger, and conductor Marvin Hamlisch. Hamlisch will offer a solo performance combined with several numbers with the IUP Jazz Ensemble.

Hamlisch is this year’s Helwig Distinguished Artist and will perform at 8 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2009, in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center. The concert is presented by The Lively Arts, a program of the College of Fine Arts, as part of the Performance Plus series.

Tickets for Marvin Hamlisch will be available at the Hadley Union Building and on line through the HUB Box Office. Tickets are $20 for regular admission, $16 for senior citizens, and $12 for students and children, and all seats are reserved.

Persons wishing to receive further discounts and preferred seating may order season subscriptions through October 1, 2009, by downloading the season brochure and order form, by calling The Lively Arts at 724-357-2547, or by e-mailing lively-arts@iup.edu.

The Performance Plus series is funded in part by Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, IUP Student Cooperative Association, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (pending state budget adoption and appropriattions), Office of International Education, Liberal Studies Program, Office of Social Equity and Civic Engagement, and the Career Development Center.

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