Fine Arts Events Calendar

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis

Blue Room, Sutton Hall

Enjoy a night of live jazz as members of the IUP Department of Music perform the music from the critically acclaimed compilation album of American jazz great Miles Davis.

Released in 1957, Birth of the Cool compiles eleven tracks recorded by Davis’s nonet for the label over the course of three sessions during 1949 and 1950. Featuring unusual instrumentation and several notable musicians, the music consisted of innovative arrangements influenced by classical music techniques such as polyphony and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz.

As the title suggests, these recordings are considered seminal in the history of cool jazz. Most of them were originally released in the 10-inch 78-rpm format and are all approximately three minutes long.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Concert: “Intensity” - The IUP Chamber Percussion Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Under the direction of Michael Kingan, Intensity will feature chamber compositions for percussion instruments.

Free admission.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Theater: “Actually”

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Theater: Actually

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Theater: Actually

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Recital: Dorothy Sutton Festival

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Indiana Musical presents their annual Dorothy Sutton Festival Award Recital.

Free admission.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Faculty Recital: Oliver Lo

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Oliver Lo, Director of IUP Music Theater, presents a recital of sacred music.

Free admission.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Theater: “Actually”

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Theater: “Actually”

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Theater: “Actually”

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Theater: “Actually”

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

IUP Bands Homecoming Concert

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The IUP Symphony Band, under the direction of Jason Worzbyt and guest conductor Travis Weller, will perform works by Holst, Grainger, Surovchack, Collins, and Weller.

The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Timothy Paul, will present works by Boss, Mackey, Schumann, and Thomas.

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Recital: Third Floor Reed Trio

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

IUP's Third Floor Reed Trio (Stephanie Caulder, Rosemary Engelstand and Jason Worzbyt) will perform a variety of repertoire written specifically for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon.

Free Admission.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Faculty Recital: Dr. Logan-Hastings, soprano with guest artist, Jan Halmes, piano

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Mary and Jan have collaborated on German, French and English Art Song for over forty years, forming a deep musical rapport. 

Free Admission.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Masterclass: The Art of Accompaniment

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

A dedicated accompanist since the age of 12, Jan has studied Art Song with masters such as Hans Hotter, Elly Amling, Otto Edelmann and Walter Berry.

Free Admission.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Concert: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

Another season commences and a long-time tradition continues as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra graces the Fisher stage for another spectacular performance. Holding to its mission to “engage, enrich, and inspire through unparalleled live musical experiences,” the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Manfred Honeck, is scheduled to begin the evening with Sibelius’ “The Swan of Tuonela, No. 2” from Legends, Opus 22, followed by the return of their recently Grammy® nominated performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” Join us afterwards in the Crimson Café for our annual PSO Post-Show Reception.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

IUP Symphony Orchestra - French Fair

Gorell Recital Hall

The IUP Symphony Orchestra and their new conductor, Alexandra Dee, perform masterpieces of French music, including works by Bizet, Ravel, Offenbach, and Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges - an 18th century composer, violinist, and fencing champion dubbed the "Black Mozart."

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Disco Inferno: Saturday Night Fever at the Museum

University Museum & The Blue Room, First Floor Sutton Hall

Dust off your platform shoes and polyester suits. It's a Celebration of an era. It's the University Museum's annual benefit celebration featuring visual art, live entertainment, and culinary artistry. Reservations are required and period dress is encouraged with more details to come.


Sunday, October 20, 2019

Faculty Tuba Recital: Zach Collins

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

A recital of new and standard solo works for the tuba.

Free Admission

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Concert: Niyaz, featuring Azam Ali

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

With all the mysticism and allure of their native lands, Niyaz seamlessly blends ancient Sufi poetry and folk songs from the Middle East to India, with rich, acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics. This immersive multi-media experience is a natural evolution for a group who is always aiming to redefine the boundaries of tradition in order to unite people from different cultural and spiritual backgrounds through our shared humanity. Led by front woman Azam Ali whose Iranian heritage and Indian upbringing have formed a bewitching singer of richly textured proportions, Niyaz is not limited by tradition. With four best-selling and critically acclaimed albums, their music has been featured in several major Hollywood film and television scores, including “The Matrix,” “Prince of Persia,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “True Blood,” and “Bones,” to name only a few.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Keystone Chamber Winds

Gorell Recital Hall

The Keystone Chamber Winds, a faculty and student ensemble in the IUP Department of Music, will present a free concert featuring the music of the Franz Krommer, Fisher Tull, and Reynaldo Hahn

Friday, October 25, 2019

Guest Artist Recital: Elisabeth Shafer, Trombone

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

IUP welcomes Dr. Elisabeth Shafer, visiting professor of trombone at University of Akron. She will be performing a recital of music for trombone and piano.

Free admission.

The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

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Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

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The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Guest Artist Recital: Justin Badgerow, Piano

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Associate Professor of Piano at Elizabethtown College, Dr. Justin Badgerow will present a solo piano recital entitled "Reminiscences of Brazil". The program will include works by Villa_Lobos, Milhaud, Mignone and Gondim.

Free Admission.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Saxophone Studio Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

This concert will present the IUP saxophone studio in chamber and large ensembles performing classical and jazz works and some spooky Halloween music.

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

About the Show:

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.
TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets will be available beginning August 26, 2019. Patrons with mobility disabilities needing accessible seating, please call the Lively Arts Business to acquire your tickets.  

Regular Tickets ….. $15

Discounted Tickets*

60+, Military, Non-Student I-Card Holders ….. $12

IUP Student, 18 & Under ….. $10

Group Rate: Special pricing for groups of 15 or more. Please call the Lively Arts Business Office at 724-357-2787.  

Tickets can be purchased:**

Online (Link will be available August 26.)

By Phone by call 724-357-1313 during the Lively Arts Ticket Office hours

In Person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office

Night of Show at the Lively Arts Ticket Office beginning one hour before the show  

*Discounted Tickets must be purchased in person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office.

Driver License, Military Card, or I-Card must be presented to receive discount.

**Ticket Fees of $3 per ticket are applied to purchases made online, by phone, and in person on the day and night of show.

To avoid ticket fees, please purchase your tickets at the Lively Arts Ticket Office the day before the show or earlier.    

TICKET OFFICE INFORMATION:

The Lively Arts Ticket Office is located in the lobby of the IUP Performing Arts Center, 403 S. 11th Street, Indiana, PA 15705.

Hours are 12 noon to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, when classes are in session.

On the night of show, the Lively Arts Ticket Office opens one hour before the show.

Parking while purchasing tickets is located along the north side of the 400 block of S. 11th Street, across from Sprowls Hall.

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

About the Show:

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.
TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets will be available beginning August 26, 2019. Patrons with mobility disabilities needing accessible seating, please call the Lively Arts Business to acquire your tickets.  

Regular Tickets ….. $15

Discounted Tickets*

60+, Military, Non-Student I-Card Holders ….. $12

IUP Student, 18 & Under ….. $10

Group Rate: Special pricing for groups of 15 or more. Please call the Lively Arts Business Office at 724-357-2787.  

Tickets can be purchased:**

Online (Link will be available August 26.)

By Phone by call 724-357-1313 during the Lively Arts Ticket Office hours

In Person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office

Night of Show at the Lively Arts Ticket Office beginning one hour before the show  

*Discounted Tickets must be purchased in person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office.

Driver License, Military Card, or I-Card must be presented to receive discount.

**Ticket Fees of $3 per ticket are applied to purchases made online, by phone, and in person on the day and night of show.

To avoid ticket fees, please purchase your tickets at the Lively Arts Ticket Office the day before the show or earlier.    

TICKET OFFICE INFORMATION:

The Lively Arts Ticket Office is located in the lobby of the IUP Performing Arts Center, 403 S. 11th Street, Indiana, PA 15705.

Hours are 12 noon to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, when classes are in session.

On the night of show, the Lively Arts Ticket Office opens one hour before the show.

Parking while purchasing tickets is located along the north side of the 400 block of S. 11th Street, across from Sprowls Hall.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

About the Show:

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.
TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets will be available beginning August 26, 2019. Patrons with mobility disabilities needing accessible seating, please call the Lively Arts Business to acquire your tickets.  

Regular Tickets ….. $15

Discounted Tickets*

60+, Military, Non-Student I-Card Holders ….. $12

IUP Student, 18 & Under ….. $10

Group Rate: Special pricing for groups of 15 or more. Please call the Lively Arts Business Office at 724-357-2787.  

Tickets can be purchased:**

Online (Link will be available August 26.)

By Phone by call 724-357-1313 during the Lively Arts Ticket Office hours

In Person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office

Night of Show at the Lively Arts Ticket Office beginning one hour before the show  

*Discounted Tickets must be purchased in person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office.

Driver License, Military Card, or I-Card must be presented to receive discount.

**Ticket Fees of $3 per ticket are applied to purchases made online, by phone, and in person on the day and night of show.

To avoid ticket fees, please purchase your tickets at the Lively Arts Ticket Office the day before the show or earlier.    

TICKET OFFICE INFORMATION:

The Lively Arts Ticket Office is located in the lobby of the IUP Performing Arts Center, 403 S. 11th Street, Indiana, PA 15705.

Hours are 12 noon to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, when classes are in session.

On the night of show, the Lively Arts Ticket Office opens one hour before the show.

Parking while purchasing tickets is located along the north side of the 400 block of S. 11th Street, across from Sprowls Hall.

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

About the Show:

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.
TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets will be available beginning August 26, 2019. Patrons with mobility disabilities needing accessible seating, please call the Lively Arts Business to acquire your tickets.  

Regular Tickets ….. $15

Discounted Tickets*

60+, Military, Non-Student I-Card Holders ….. $12

IUP Student, 18 & Under ….. $10

Group Rate: Special pricing for groups of 15 or more. Please call the Lively Arts Business Office at 724-357-2787.  

Tickets can be purchased:**

Online (Link will be available August 26.)

By Phone by call 724-357-1313 during the Lively Arts Ticket Office hours

In Person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office

Night of Show at the Lively Arts Ticket Office beginning one hour before the show  

*Discounted Tickets must be purchased in person at the Lively Arts Ticket Office.

Driver License, Military Card, or I-Card must be presented to receive discount.

**Ticket Fees of $3 per ticket are applied to purchases made online, by phone, and in person on the day and night of show.

To avoid ticket fees, please purchase your tickets at the Lively Arts Ticket Office the day before the show or earlier.    

TICKET OFFICE INFORMATION:

The Lively Arts Ticket Office is located in the lobby of the IUP Performing Arts Center, 403 S. 11th Street, Indiana, PA 15705.

Hours are 12 noon to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, when classes are in session.

On the night of show, the Lively Arts Ticket Office opens one hour before the show.

Parking while purchasing tickets is located along the north side of the 400 block of S. 11th Street, across from Sprowls Hall.

Theater: The Awakening of Spring

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Dr. Henry Wong Doe, Faculty Piano Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

IUP piano professor Henry Wong Doe will give a solo piano recital. Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Chopin, Prokofiev, and selections from his New Zealand album "Landscape Preludes". 

Free Admission.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Bands in Review

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

Join the IUP Marching Band, under the direction of David Martynuik in the roof raising finale to the 2019 season. Also featuring the IUP Wind Ensemble under the direction of Timothy A. Paul.

Free admission.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Concert: IUP Trombone Choir and IUP Symphony Band

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The IUP Trombone Choir and Symphony Band will present a free concert in honor of Veteran's Day. Please come out and help honor our veteran's sacrifice to our country.

Free admission.

Recital: Clara Wieck Memorial

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Recital celebrating the Bicentennial of the pianist and composer Clara Wieck Schumann, including songs, solo piano and comments by music historian Matt Baumer. 

Free Admission.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Dance Theater: ''Stargazer''

Zink Auditorium, Zink Hall

Join the IUP Dance Theater on a journey through the cosmos.  Through movement and original music, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe.  Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton, with an original score by David Martynuik, the work will include choreography and musical performance by invited guest artists.

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Dance Theater: ''Stargazer''

Zink Auditorium, Zink Hall

Join the IUP Dance Theater on a journey through the cosmos.  Through movement and original music, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe.  Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton, with an original score by David Martynuik, the work will include choreography and musical performance by invited guest artists.

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Theater: 1984, Presented by Aquila Theatre

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

In George Orwell’s “1984,” Winston Smith wrestles with oppression in Oceania, a place where the Party scrutinizes human actions with ever-watchful Big Brother. Defying a ban on individuality, Winston dares to express his thoughts in a diary and pursues a relationship with Julia. These criminal deeds bring Winston into the eye of the opposition, who then must reform the nonconformist. George Orwell’s “1984” introduced the watchwords for life without freedom: BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU. Written in 1944 near the end of World War II, “1984” depicts a society controlled by a perfectly totalitarian government where technology is wielded as a weapon to inundate citizens with propaganda and to monitor thoughts and actions. Imagined before the existence of computers, this dystopian future explores the power of technology as a mental manipulator and source of curated information.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Dance Theater: Stargazer

Zink Dance Studio, 2nd Floor Zink Hall

Join the IUP Dance Theater on a journey through the cosmos.  Through movement and original music, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe.  Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton, with an original score by David Martynuik, the work will include choreography and musical performance by invited guest artists.

Get tickets here.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Dance Theater: ''Stargazer''

Zink Auditorium, Zink Hall

Join the IUP Dance Theater on a journey through the cosmos.  Through movement and original music, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe.  Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton, with an original score by David Martynuik, the work will include choreography and musical performance by invited guest artists.

Get tickets here.

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Concert: IUP Jazz Band & Jazz Ensemble

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

This is the annual fall performance of the IUP Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble, featuring jazz music written for the big band.  The Jazz Band is led by Dr. James Flowers.  The Jazz Ensemble is directed by Dr. Kevin Eisensmith.  This concert is free and open to the public.

Free Admission.

Dance Theater: ''Stargazer''

Zink Auditorium, Zink Hall

Join the IUP Dance Theater on a journey through the cosmos.  Through movement and original music, explore the dynamic imagery and theories related to the universe.  Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton, with an original score by David Martynuik, the work will include choreography and musical performance by invited guest artists.

Get Tickets Here. 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Faculty Recital: Dr. Therese Wacker featuring Dr. Kevin Eisensmith

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

Faculty recital featuring the World Premiere of Daniel Dorff's Ballade for Alto Flute, Flugelhorn, and Piano.

Free admission.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Recital: IUP Trumpet Studio

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

This recital is presented by members of the IUP Trumpet Studio.  Students from freshman to senior will perform solos with piano accompaniment and works for two and three trumpets. 

Free Admission.

Recital: IUP Trumpet Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

This is the annual fall performance of the IUP Trumpet Ensemble.  The 15-member ensemble will perform original and arranged works for groups ranging from 3 to 15 trumpets.  The IUP Trumpet Ensemble is conducted by Dr. Kevin Eisensmith.  This recital is free and open to the public. 

Free Admission.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Theater: RENT

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters — love.

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Indiana Brass Band Concert

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Indiana Brass Band is a portrayal of brass bands of the mid 19th century. The band is dedicated to exploring the Amiercian Brass Band movement and performing the music on original instruments.

Free Admission.

Recital: IUP Percussion Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

This program will feature a variety of contemporary Percussion Ensemble pieces and the IUP Steel Band.

Free Admission.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Sound Choices: Broadway Extravaganza

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

About the Show:

Sound Choices Program

IUP Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Alexandra Dee, Conductor

IUP Music Theater

Drs. Oliver Lo and Evan Englestad, Music Director

Featuring IUP Faculty and students, presenting famous show tunes by Frank Losser, Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Sondheim and more.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Recital: IUP String Project Students

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The IUP String Project Recital will feature the students of the String Project playing solo and ensemble works.

Free admission.

IUP Holiday Festival of Bands

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The IUP Holiday Festival of Bands present: A Holiday High School Festival of Bands with guest conductor Dr. Ricky Fleming of SUNY Buffalo State. The IUP Symphony Band under the direction of Dr. Jason Worzbyt and Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Timothy A. Paul will present additional holiday selections.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Concert: The Swingles

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with songs of good cheer brought to you by The Swingles? The unmistakable sound of The Swingles has long been associated with Christmas, and audiences can look forward to music from five decades of holiday releases including their 2015 album ‘Yule Songs Vol. II’. Alongside these seasonal favorites, the program includes select pieces from the group’s year-round touring repertoire. Program to include classic carols, beloved Christmas songs, and more.

For more than half a century, The Swingles have pushed the boundaries of vocal music. The seven young singers that make up today’s London-based group are driven by the same innovative spirit that has defined the five-time Grammy® winners since they first made waves in the 1960s. At a time when a cappella music is more popular than ever, The Swingles are recognized as masters of their craft.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Indiana, PA Merry TubaChristmas

Indiana Mall

Join tuba and euphonium players from Indiana and surrounding areas for the annual TubaChristmas celebration!

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