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Music Series Events 2012–2013

The Department of Music presents dozens of events each year. Of special note are those presented as part of our Sound Choices series and Music Theater.

Performed by a variety of ensembles, including Music Theater and various inter-departmental collaborations, the concerts are produced by our faculty and highlight performances by our students, faculty, alumni, and special guests.

View the Events Calendar for all Lively Arts events.

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The Lively Arts is the umbrella for all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.

Find an event to attend on our calendar; browse by event type, including art, dance, music, and theater; or search by series, including IUP’s premier performing arts series, Ovations!

Litton String Quartet

September 25, Tuesday 8:00 p.m.; Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall

Featuring new and classic pieces, faculty memebers Stanley and Swanna Chepaitis (violins) and Linda Jennings (cello) are joined by special guest Raul Faure (viola).

Litton String Quartet  


Bands in Review

November 11, Sunday 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

Conducted by David Martynuik, the IUP Marching Band performs a collection of spirited music. The concert will include the IUP Jazz Ensemble, led by Kevin Eisensmith.

Bands in Review  


The Pirates of Penzance

November 30–December 1 at 8:00 p.m. December 2 at 2:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

A celebrated comic opera for the whole family, this musical has love stories, sword fights, dancing, and much more.

The Pirates of Penzance  


You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

March 6–9 at 8:00 p.m. and March 10 at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center.

A musical comedy based on the comic strip “Peanuts.” We invite you to enjoy a day with Charlie Brown and gang.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown  


An Evening of Dance and Percussion

April 6 at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

IUP’s Dance Theater and Percussion Ensemble join forces for a rousing evening of music and movement.

An Evening of Dance and Percussion  


An Opera Gala

May 10 at 8:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center

A unique production for the university and community, this concert gala will feature the IUP Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Martynuik; IUP voice faculty members Mary Logan-Hastings and Joseph Baunoch; and special guest Richard Fracker, former Metropolitan Opera tenor. Among the evening’s offerings will be favorites from operas by Puccini, Verdi, and Gounod.

An Opera Gala  


Other Events



Walk Thru LA 177

Walk Through Latin America

October 31 - December 12, 2015

 Genghis 177

Genghis Barbie

January 23, 2016


Home for Holidays 177

Home for the Holidays

December 6, 2015

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