Fine Arts Events

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

James Iman - Piano Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

IUP alumnus, James Iman, will present a solo piano recital.

**A live audience will be permitted.**

Number of tickets available will be based on current COVID guidelines.

This event will NOT be live streamed.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Rescheduled to April 22-25: Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

Viewing Codes:

Family / Group $20

Individual $10

IUP Student $7.50

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Ovations Concert: Dreamer's Circus

Streamed Online Performance

This young driving force in Nordic world music draws inspiration from folk and traditional Scandinavian music and reshapes it with an endlessly innovated and contemporary approach. The Dreamers’ Circus trio musicians Nikolaj Busk (Denmark, piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Sweden cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (Demark, violin)—display inventiveness and talent in their approach to performances. Based in music from Denmark and Sweden as well as Iceland, Finland, and the far reaches of the windswept Faroe Islands, they view these traditional roots merely as a point of departure from which to expand. In playing, they seek to unlock imaginations and allow the mind to wander to a place where stories unfold. The name of the band is no accident. The magical feel upon entering the circus tent, surrounded by vividly colored memories… Dreamers’ Circus strives to engage your senses and invoke a place of freedom, somewhere for our imagination to play in and a space for dreaming.

Rescheduled to April 22-25: Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

Viewing Codes:

Family / Group $20

Individual $10

IUP Student $7.50

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Rescheduled to April 22-25: Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

Viewing Codes:

Family / Group $20

Individual $10

IUP Student $7.50.

Flute Studio Recital

DiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall, and Live-Streamed

The IUP Flute Studio will present solos and chamber music under the direction of Therese Wacker. A live audience will be permitted. The number of seats available will be based on the current COVID guidelines. 

This event is free and will be live-streamed on the Department of Music’s YouTube Channel.

Monday, April 19, 2021

IUP Piano Studio Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The IUP Piano Studio will present their Spring 2021 recital of solo and duo selections

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Recital: IUP Trumpet Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall

The spring performance by the IUP Trumpet Ensemble. Featured will be music for four to 20 trumpets. 

This event is free admission. 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Instead of a traditional weeklong spring break this year semester, there will be seven non-class days incorporated into the spring semester to allow for several short breaks. The full list of dates is:

  • Thursday, Feb. 25
  • Friday, February 26
  • Saturday, March 13
  • Sunday, March 14
  • Monday, April 5
  • Tuesday, April 6
  • Wednesday, April 21

Get more information about the spring semester changes and check the academic calendar for other important dates.

Rescheduled to April 22-25: Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

Viewing Codes:

Family / Group $20

Individual $10

IUP Student $7.50

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

This evening's performers will be from the RED CAST.

Viewing Codes:

  • Family / Group: $20
  • Individual: $10
  • IUP Student: $7.50


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Friday, April 23, 2021

Theater: “Ordinary Days”(5)

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

This evening's performers will be from the BLUE CAST.

Viewing Codes:

  • Family / Group: $20
  • Individual: $10
  • IUP Student: $7.50


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Faculty Trumpet Recital: Kevin Eisensmith

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

This event is part of the annual IUP TrumpetFest. TrumpetFest features recitals by IUP trumpet students and faculty.

A live audience will be permitted.

All events are free and open to the public. Number of tickets will depend on current COVID guidelines. The performance will also be live streamed on the IUP Department of Music's YouTube Channel.

Saturday, April 24, 2021

IUP Trumpet Studio Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

A performance by members of the IUP Trumpet Studio. This event is part of the annual TrumpetFest.

**A live audience will be permitted.**

The Number of tickets available will be based on current COVID guidelines. 

Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22-24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25.

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

This evening's performers will be from the RED CAST.

Viewing Codes:

  • Family / Group: $20
  • Individual: $10
  • IUP Student: $7.50


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Sunday, April 25, 2021

Theater: “Ordinary Days”

Virtual Performance

Please note that this production will run for one week only:

7:30 p.m., Thursday–Saturday, April 22–24; and
2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 25

Written by Adam Gwon, Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love, and cabs. It is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.

This evening's performers will be from the BLUE CAST.

Viewing Codes:

  • Family / Group: $20
  • Individual: $10
  • IUP Student: $7.50

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Concert: IUP Trombone Studio Reunion

DiCicco Hall, Rm 121 Cogswell Hall

The IUP Department of Music will hold the Trombone Studio Reunion Concert today. 

This event is free admission. 

Dance Theater: “It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus”

Zink Auditorium

Join IUP Dance Theater as they unfold their unique rendition of It’s Just a Bunch of “Hocus Pocus.” On Halloween night, the Sanderson Sisters are brought back from the dead by curious youth who then find themselves pursued by the sisters. Throughout the night, the youth and a cat named Binx attempt to defeat the Sanderson Sisters.

Under the direction of Holly Boda-Sutton, IUP Dance Theater will tell their tale through original choreography on the Zink Dance Auditorium stage.

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