Fine Arts Events Calendar

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Dance Theater: “Stargazer”

Zink Dance Studio, Second Floor of 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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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

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Dance Theater: “Stargazer”

Zink Dance Studio, Second Floor of 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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IUP Piano Studio Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The IUP Piano Studio will be giving their Fall studio recital. The program will include solo and duet selections. 

Free Admission

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Dance Theater: “Stargazer”

Zink Dance Studio, Second Floor of 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

More information about this event 

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.

IUP Horn Studio Recital

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

IUP Horn Ensemble performing a variety of works including selections by Mozart, Wiggins, and Weber.

Free admission.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

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

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

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.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

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 theater. 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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Recital: IUP Percussion Ensemble featuring Joe McCarthy

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

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

Joe McCarthy has led a diverse career as drummer/percussionist, bandleader, producer, and educator in a myriad of settings from symphony orchestra to bebop, big band, afro cuban, theater, and beyond. He is the founder, leader, producer, and drummer of Afro Bop Alliance Big Band, winner of the 2008 Latin Grammy for Latin Jazz Album of the Year.

Joe recently completed a 20-year tour as chief petty officer with the United States Naval Academy Band, where he served as principal percussionist with the wind ensemble and chief in charge/drummer of the Next Wave Jazz Ensemble, one of the Navy’s two premier big bands. He proudly endorses Zildjian, Yamaha, Remo, Latin Percussion, and Vic Firth, featuring the Joe McCarthy signature drumstick.

Free Admission.

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.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Faculty Brass Quintet Recital

Gorell Recital Hall

The IUP brass faculty will present a recital of contemporary chamber music for brass quintet, including holiday favorites for the season.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

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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Friday, December 6, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

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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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Student Quintet Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

This recital features students Allie Gerber, flute, Callan Moyer, oboe, Cas Shetter, bassoon, Jacinda Dowling, horn, and Joshua Snively, clarinet. The program includes works for wind quintet.

Free Admission

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

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

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Indiana, PA Merry TubaChristmas

Indiana Mall

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

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Exhibit: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Exhibit Closes: The Longing Ritual

Kipp Gallary, First Floor Spowls Hall

Throughout his career, the concept of synthesis has been central to Turri’s work. The source material for “The Longing Ritual” series is culled from cyclical rituals: walking through Frick Park, the Homewood Cemetery, the neighborhoods of Squirrel Hill, and Point Breeze where he often records (through photography) the memorable visual moments that he experiences with regularity.

The paintings are not traditional landscape paintings; the work is meant to reflect the ever-pervasive presence of the screen and the digital device and its intrusion on the ability for real experience.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Project Trio

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

PROJECT TRIO is a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuostic composer/performers from Brooklyn, New York. Blending their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles, PROJECT Trio has made an impact on audiences of all ages.  Bursting onto the scene with their landmark videos, right out of the Internet generation, PROJECT Trio is a musical experience defining a new level of entertainment! 

Free Admission!

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Concert: Imani Winds

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Over the course of their 20+ year career, Grammy® nominated quintet Imani Winds has discovered what audiences’ value most from their concerts: a sense of connection with the music, the performers, the composers, the artistry, and beyond. This concept of connectivity has led them to program not only music from the traditional chamber music canon, but also concerts that reach beyond the usual boundaries of the recital stage.

mani Winds seamlessly navigates between classical, jazz, and world music idioms demonstrating their mission to expand the wind quintet repertoire. Extolled by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “what triumph sounds like,” Imani Winds has created a distinct presence in the classical music world through their dynamic playing, culturally relevant programming, and virtuosic collaborations.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Faculty Horn Recital, Sarah Schouten

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

A faculty recital featuring Sarah Schouten, horn and pianist Amber Shay Nicholson, performing works by Basler, Naigus, Mutter, and more!

Free admission.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Concert: Chamber Music of Gregory Fritze

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Concert featuring the chamber music of guest artist Gregory Fritze. Performers include an almni and current IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble

Free Admission.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

IUP Bands play the music of Gregory Fritze

Fisher Auditorium

The IUP Symphony Band and Wind Ensemble will perform the music of visiting guest composer Gregory Fritze.  Mr. Fritze is an internationally known award-winning composer of wind band music, and will be the Music Department's visiting composer-in-residence.  Joining the IUP Bands will be bass trombonist Mr. Richard Gaynor and IUP faculty emeritus Dr. Gary Bird, tuba. 

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The Manhattan Saxophone Quartet met while completing degrees at the Manhattan School of music and features IUP Alumnus Aaron Patterson.

Ovations!: River City Brass Brasstacular

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

In November 1981, something special happened... 

...a musical renaissance took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Under the baton of conductor Robert Bernat, the River City Brass (RCB) took to the Carnegie Music Hall stage for its inaugural performance. It was an evening of musical excellence and determination – determination to bring about the revival of the grassroots tradition of the American brass band.

ow under the skillful baton of Dr. James Gourlay, the RCB continues its tradition of excellence as they bring to the Fisher stage a great selection of their most popular repertoires. Enjoy an evening brimming with a bit of Broadway, the hits of Hollywood, and some American brass band favorites. Students of the IUP brass studios will share the stage with the talented musicians of RCB as they perform on select pieces.

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

6th Annual IMTA Monster Piano Concert

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana Chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association presents its Sixth Monster Piano Concert. Participants will present ensemble selections of popular and classical works. The IUP Piano Ensemble (IUP piano majors) will also feature in the program.

There is a suggested donation of $5 per adult.

Opening Reception: Dr. Kabala's Cabinet of Wonders: Highlights from a Collection

University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

Join us for the opening reception for Dr. Kabala's Cabinet of Wonders: Highlights from a Collection

Free Admission

Guest Artist and Alumni Recital, Sarah Hetrick

Gorell Recital Hall

Sarah is a saxophone alumnus of IUP and current Doctoral saxophone teaching assistant at the University of Texas at Austin.

Admission: Free

Monday, February 10, 2020

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.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Exhibit: Dr. Kabala’s Cabinet of Wonders: Highlights from a Collection

University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

This exhibition features an eclectic array of artwork from Dr. Irene Kabala’s collection that covers multiple centuries. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; noon–4:00 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

This event runs from February 11, 2020 to March 6, 2020

Free Admission.

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