Lively Arts Events

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Exhibit: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh presents: Lost in the Flood

Kipp Gallery & Kipp Annex Gallery located on the first floor of Sprowls Hall

The exhibition features works by thirteen members of Associated Artists of Pittsburgh.

The exhibition is on view at Kipp Gallery, located on the first floor of Sprowls Hall, from January 21 – February 14, 2020.

Kipp Gallery Hours: Tues - Fri: Noon - 4 pm

Theater: Mummenschanz you & me

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

Mummenschanz has become synonymous with magic. By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, Mummenschanz offers a stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination. The Swiss-based theater troupe has pioneered a new form of visual theater that has been dazzling audiences worldwide for more than 45 years.

Their most recent program, “you & me” features new performers bringing to life their larger-than-life creations right before your very eyes. Allow your imagination to flourish and fantasy to bloom as you encounter a world of extreme creativity. Experience the life of an oversized frog contemplating dinner and a graceful swan gliding across the waterless stage. Escape to an underwater world to encounter jellyfish and seahorses in their natural habitat. Enjoy, also, the traditional acrobatics of their classic sketches that have stood the test of time. A perfect setting for a magical Valentine’s Day for all ages.

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Intensity - The IUP Chamber Percussion Ensemble Concert

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

This concert features members of the IUP Percussion Studio performing a variety of percussion chamber ensemble and solo literature.

Free Admission.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

TrumpetFest: Student Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

Friday, February 21, 2020

TrumpetFest: Student Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

Saturday, February 22, 2020

TrumpetFest: Studio Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

TrumpetFest: Faculty Trumpet Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

Sunday, February 23, 2020

IUP Trumpet Day

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

Trumpet players of all ages (beginning with 7th graders) are invited to attend Trumpet Day, which will include a warm-up session, rehearsals, clinics, and a recital presented by guest artist Rex Richardson.

$15 Registration

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Concert: IUP Brass Ensemble

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The IUP Brass Ensemble will perform along with student chamber music ensembles.

Free admission

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

Get tickets here

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Concert: IUP Bands

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

IUP Bands Presents: The IUP Symphony Band under the direction of Dr. Jason Worzbyt and guest conductor Stephen Lytle fromk WVU will perform works by Mahr, Persichetti, and Cross. The Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Timothy A. Paul and guest soloist Dr. Kevin Eisensmith will perform works by Boss, Gryc, Sadler, and Turner.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

Get tickets here

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Crimson Squawkfest

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The IUP Crimson Squawkfest is a one-day (9am-6pm)clarinet event featuring guest artists, student performers, and a large final ensemble performance. ALL clarinetists, regardless of skill level are welcome! Register online at http://iupclarinets.weebly.com or contact Dr. Rosemary Engelstad rosemary@iup.edu.

Free Admission.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

Get tickets here

Recital: Alumni Trumpet Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

A recital presented by alumni of the IUP Trumpet Studio.  Former students of Dr. William Becker, Dr. Calvin Weber, Dr. Kevin Eisensmith, Dr. David Ferguson, Mr. John Kulp, Ms. Karen Sloneker, Mr. Steve Dubé, and Mr. David Wygonik are invited to attend and participate in the weekend's activities.

Free Admission.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Recital: ''IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet''

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet will perform a variety of standard and contemporary works, featuring the Pennsylvania premiere of Jack Stamp's Quintet for Winds.

Free Admission

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Concert: Tubaphonium Ensemble

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble, under the direction of Zach Collins, will perform works for tuba-euphonium ensemble by Gregory Fritze, Michael Forbes, and others.

Free admission.

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