Kipp Gallery & Kipp Annex Gallery located on the first floor of Sprowls Hall
exhibition is on view at Kipp Gallery, located on the first floor of
Sprowls Hall, from January 21 – February 14, 2020.
Performing Arts Center, Upper Lobby
The Arts-in-Education program ArtsPath will host it's 2020 regional Poetry Out Loud recitation competition at 6:30 p.m. in the upper lobby of the Performing Arts Center on Monday, February 3. School champions from participating high schools in Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana, and Jefferson counties compete for right to represent the ArtsPath region at the state level competition in Harrisburg in March. The winner of the state competition moves on to represent Pennsylvania at the national competition in Washington D.C.
The competition is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Coordinator for Arts-in-Education services for the Lively Arts, Jeff Wacker, at 724-357-4565, or at email@example.com.
In case of inclement weather, the competition will be held at the same time and location on Wednesday, February 5.
Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall
Concert featuring the chamber music of guest artist Gregory Fritze. Performers include an alumni and current IUP tubaphonium ensemble.
Join the artists for the reception for Lost in the Flood
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,
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Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall
Manhattan Saxophone Quartet met while completing degrees at the Manhattan
School of music and features IUP Alumnus Aaron Patterson.
Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
In November 1981, something special happened...
musical renaissance took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Under the
baton of conductor Robert Bernat, the River City Brass 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
Now under the skillful baton of 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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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.
University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall
Join us for the opening reception for Dr. Kabala's Cabinet of Wonders: Highlights from a Collection
Gorell Recital Hall
a saxophone alumnus of IUP and current Doctoral saxophone teaching assistant
at the University of Texas at Austin.
Recital celebrating the Bicentennial of the pianist and composer Clara Wieck Schumann, including songs, solo piano and comments by music historian Matt Baumer.
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
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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This concert features members of the IUP Percussion Studio performing a variety of percussion chamber ensemble and solo literature.
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.
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.
Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center
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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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.
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.
recital features our Squawkfest Clarinet Day guest artists. Yevgeny
Dokshansky, professor of clarinet at Virginia Tech, will present a varied
program of music for clarinet. Amanda Morrison (Slippery Rock University),
Lynda Dembowski (Towson University), and Rosemary Engelstad (IUP) will join
him in an arrangement of Blackbird for clarinet quartet.
the final concert for our Squawkfest Clarinet Day. The program includes
performances by the IUP Clarinet Ensemble (PA premieres of works by Lynne
Snyder and Lynda Dembowski) and by the Squawkfest Ensemble, comprised of
clarinet day participants.
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.
The IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble, under the direction of Zach Collins, will perform works for tuba-euphonium ensemble by Gregory Fritze, Michael Forbes, and others.
Join Dr. Irene Kabala as she leads viewers through her collection, talking about specific pieces and answering your questions.