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Music Faculty, Students, and Alumni to Present Concert as Keystone Chamber Winds

Join the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Department of Music asthey continue their Sound Choices series with a performance from the KeystoneChamber Winds on Thursday, October 25, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/19/2018 1:58:07 PM

Free Artrageous Event for Indiana Community

The Lively Arts will present Artrageous in a free, interactive demonstration of its unique combining of art and music on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., in Fisher Auditorium. Buy one-get one vouchers will be available for the 3:00 p.m. performance.

Posted on 10/15/2018 2:20:50 PM

IUP Community Music School Student Video Goes Viral

A practice audition video for IUP Community Music School by student Adrian Escalona has had more than 2.6 million views on Facebook in less than a week.

Posted on 10/12/2018 2:42:23 PM

Kipp Gallery: Multi-disciplinary Exhibit Opening and Artist Talk from Andy Byers

The Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvaniacontinues its 2018–19 season Tuesday, October 16, with the opening of theexhibit, “Andy Byers: The One Who Sleepson His Breath.”

Posted on 10/10/2018 2:00:44 PM

Ovations Series Presents Evening of Flamenco Music and Dance

Hailed for his modern and courageous choreography, EduardoGuerrero Compañía Flamenca will be performing “Flamenco Pasión” at FisherAuditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center, on Tuesday, October 16,2018.

Posted on 10/8/2018 1:55:40 PM

Sound Choices Season at IUP Opens with “Myths” Faculty Voice Recital

This concert, featuring the work of the Pittsburgh-based music ensemble Musica Mundana, takes place October 12 in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall. The ensemble includes Raquel Winnica Young and invited guest artist Joseph Baunoch, both from the Department of Music.

Posted on 10/5/2018 1:24:36 PM

University Museum to Host Halloween-Themed Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in Sutton Hall. The theme for this event is Halloween. Please join us and mingle with spooks and friendly spirits alike.

Posted on 10/4/2018 1:11:39 PM

IUP Theater Opens 40th Anniversary Season with Special Collaborative Creation

The Department of Theater andDance opens its 40th anniversary season with a special collaborative creation, Fabric of the Nation, interweaving the stories of 11 young people from our region. It will be performed October 12–14 and 17–20 on the Waller Hall main stage.

Posted on 10/3/2018 7:40:46 PM

Special Weekend and Special Discount for Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The Lively Arts kicks offthe Ovations! Series with a performance from the PittsburghSymphony Orchestra, featuring this year’s Helwig Distinguished Artist, violinist Pinchas Zukerman, on Saturday, September 29, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditoriumof the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/27/2018 1:32:20 PM

Q&A: Meet The Maestros

The Lively Arts and IUP Department of Music present a Q&A on Saturday, September 29, featuring the music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Manfred Honeck, and guest soloist, the world-renowned violinist Pinchas Zukerman, the 2018-19 Helwig Distinguished Artist.

Posted on 9/19/2018 12:03:02 PM

Lively Arts Opens Season with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Helwig Distinguished Artist

The Lively Arts at IUP opens its 2018–19 Ovations season with a performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, featuring this year’s Helwig Distinguished Artist, violinist Pinchas Zukerman, on Saturday, September 29, in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/18/2018 1:54:35 PM

IUP Art Faculty Open 2018–19 University Museum Season

The IUP Art Faculty Triennial Exhibition opens the University Museum 2018–19 season and will run September 8 to October 27, 2018, featuring works faculty members and works from the private collections of art historians Irene Kabala, Hye-Ri Oh, and Brenda Mitchell.

Posted on 9/4/2018 10:23:48 AM

IUP Community Music School Fall Semester

The IUP Community Music School begins its fall 2018 semester on Tuesday, September 4, immediately following the Labor Day weekend. Registration is ongoing, and, while all the same programming is continuing, there are some exciting changes for the semester.

Posted on 8/27/2018 1:51:27 PM

Koehler and Planisky Selected Second Cohort of Pennsylvania Arts Marketing Initiative

Kristen Koehler, executive director, and Catherine Planisky, Performance Services assistant, of IUP’s Lively Arts have been selected to take part in a new, five-year initiative to strengthen and advance the arts marketing and audience engagement skills of Pennsylvania-based arts and cultural professionals.

Posted on 6/22/2018 5:31:07 PM

IUP Community Music School Joint Band-Choir Concert

The spring performance of the Indiana Community Choir and Indiana Concert Band will take place as a joint concert at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 5/2/2018 1:38:43 PM

Annual Sidewalk Commentary Contest Planned for May 2

The annual IndianaUniversity of Pennsylvania Sidewalk Commentary Contest, also known as “Chalk theWalk,” will be held Wednesday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the IUP OakGrove.

Posted on 4/25/2018 9:23:30 PM

“Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen” Performance Canceled at IUP

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Lively Arts hasannounced that the “Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen” performance originallyscheduled for Thursday, May 3 has been canceled due to scheduling difficulties.

Posted on 4/23/2018 10:39:47 AM

IUP’s Music Theater Presents Innovative and Fast-Paced Production Filled with Operatic Favorites

IUP’s Music Theater will present Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!, a unique blend of music from two comic operas—The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini and The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—featuring talented singers, pianists, and a professional string quintet May 2–5 in the Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/23/2018 10:04:43 AM

“Kinky Boots” Post-Show Q&A is Final 2017–18 Outreach Session

The Lively Arts will present its final Ovations! series educational outreach session for the 2017–18 season by hosting a Q&A with cast members from the Broadway mega-hit musical Kinky Boots. The session takes place in Fisher Auditorium’s Mezzanine Lobby approximately 10 minutes after the April 19 show.

Posted on 4/16/2018 11:31:36 AM

Tony Award-Winning Best Musical “Kinky Boots” to Close 2017–18 Ovations! Season

The Lively Arts at IUP presents Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winners Harvey Fierstein (book) and Cyndi Lauper (score), on IUP’s Fisher Auditorium Stage for one night only on Thursday, April 19, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/11/2018 1:36:11 PM

Crimson Youth Choir to Perform in International Unity Day

The IUP Community Music School’s Crimson Youth Choir has been invited to perform at International Unity Day 2018, which will be held on Saturday, April 7, at the upper level of the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 4/3/2018 9:18:13 AM

IUP University Museum Goes Downtown with “Women of Art”

Returning to the Artists Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar onPhiladelphia Street for the fifth consecutive year,“The University Museum Goes Downtown” opens with“Women of Art.” The exhibit runs April 11 to May 21, with a public reception on Friday,April 13.

Posted on 4/2/2018 3:57:11 PM

Theater-by-the Grove to Present Shakespearian Comedy “Twelfth Night, or What You Will”

The Department of Theater and Dance will present Twelfth Night,or What You Will, written by William Shakespeare. Directed by Michael Hood, the production will run April 12–15 and 18–21 on the Waller Hall Mainstage in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/2/2018 1:50:33 PM

Popular Chinese Music Group to Make American Debut at IUP

The Lively Arts at IUP presents the American debut of the highly popular Chinese music group HAYA in its Migration Concert on Thursday, April 5, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. HAYA’s shows have a distinct ceremonious feel, providing the audience with a path for escape from a fast-paced modern world through a contemporary migration to another world, one celebrating the wonders of nature and life.

Posted on 3/26/2018 1:45:59 PM

IUP Dance Theater Presents Fairytale Fun for Families: “The Princess and the Pea…Brained”

IUP Dance Theater will present a dance adaptation of the famous fairytale The Princess and the Pea, adding a few crazy and unexpected twists and turns to the story through movement that is filled with oddball characters, comical situations, and a timeless love story. This production will run April 6–8, 2018.

Posted on 3/23/2018 4:38:56 PM

Six MFA Students Present Art Exhibition, Opening March 31

The 2018 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions celebrate the creative accomplishments of six emerging artists who are in the final stages of their graduate program. The works will be available for viewing in the University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Annex, from March 31 to April 28, 2018, with a free public reception in all venues on Saturday, March 31, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/16/2018 12:32:50 PM

French Pianist to Present Masterclass

Highly acclaimed French pianist — and Steinway artist — Lise de la Salle will present a piano masterclass from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in Gorell Recital Hall. The class is free and open to the public.

Posted on 3/16/2018 8:32:29 AM

Lively Arts Bringing Pianist Lise de la Salle to Indiana

Acclaimed French pianist Lise de la Salle will make her debut in Indiana as part of the Ovations! Series beginning at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 3/12/2018 1:56:20 PM

Acclaimed British Cellist To Present Ovations! Concert

International award-winning British cellist Jacob Shaw, known for "Radical Classics" will present a concert on Tuesday, March 6, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/28/2018 6:24:40 PM

Shaw is Final Guest of Noontime Outreach Series

Prior to his concert at Gorell Recital Hall, virtuoso cellist Jacob Shaw will be the final featured guest of the 2017–18Library/Lively Arts noontime outreach series, from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 2/27/2018 5:14:11 PM

Wind Ensemble to Present “Road to Yale” Concert in Indiana

The Lively Arts announces the final Sound Choices Series concert for the 2017–18 season. The concert will feature IUP’s Wind Ensemble, conducted by Timothy Paul, director of Bands and assistant professor of Music. It will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., in FisherAuditorium.

Posted on 2/21/2018 1:25:46 PM

Meet Native American Flutist Robert Mirabal and the ETHEL String Quartet

The Library/Lively Arts’ free noon-time meet-the-artist series continues Thursday, February 22, 2018, with the presentation of the acclaimed string quartet ETHEL, along with three-time Grammy Award-winning Native American musician Robert Mirabal, in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 2/19/2018 2:45:32 PM

Theater-by-the Grove Scores Goal with Soccer Drama

The Department of Theater and Dance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania brings Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer-nominated debut play The Wolves to the stage February 22–25 and February 28–March 3 on the Waller Hall Mainstage on the IUP campus.

Posted on 2/12/2018 4:32:25 PM

CMA Foundation Awards Grant to IUP Community Music School

The Country Music AssociationFoundation awarded the grant in fall 2017. This partnership will ensure that musical opportunities through the IUPCMS are availableto as many in the region as possible, and to assist high school musiceducators with their programs.

Posted on 2/2/2018 11:41:07 AM

University Museum Opens Exhibit on Folk Artists in Western Pennsylvania

Partnering with the Historical and Genealogical Society ofIndiana County, the University Museum at IUPwill present “Memory and Magic: Folk Artists in Western Pennsylvania” from February 3 to March 10, 2018. An opening reception will be held atthe University Museum on Saturday, February 3.

Posted on 1/25/2018 5:15:55 PM

Les Ballets Trockadero Presents Family-Friendly Comic Ballet

Billed as “The World’s Foremost All-Male Ballet Company,” Les BalletsTrockadero de Monte Carlo dances onto stage for a comedic and entertainingperformance on Monday, February 5, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 1/25/2018 12:04:51 PM

IUP Community Music School Announces Fall Concerts

The IUP Community Music is pleased to announce the fall concerts for the Crimson Youth Choir, the Indiana Community Choir, and the Indiana Concert Band. All three will be presenting music they’ve worked on throughout the semester.

Posted on 11/30/2017 11:08:01 AM

Lively Arts Offers Open Rehearsal With the Hot Sardines

Members of the Indiana community are invited to an open rehearsal of the Hot Sardines with the IUP Jazz Ensemble as they prepare for IUP’s top jazz group to join them onstage for part of their performance at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 11/30/2017 8:47:54 AM

Ring in the Holiday with “Sing in the Holiday”

Join local choirs fromIndiana on Friday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium to “Sing in the Holiday,” along with five IUP choirs and a full complement of brass, woodwind, and percussion players.

Posted on 11/28/2017 4:06:49 PM

Lively Arts Collaborates with Indiana Arts Council for Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival

As its second Lively Collaborations to date, the Lively Arts at IUP will team up with the Indiana Arts Council to help keep the Delaney Chevrolet Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival the successful community event it has become.

Posted on 11/27/2017 5:51:29 PM

Community Music School Student to March in Thanksgiving Day Parade

TheIUP Community Music School is proud to announce that one of its students,Kristina Andrei, has been selected to march in New York City with the Macy’sGreat American Marching Band in the 2017  Macy’s Thanksgiving DayParade.

Posted on 11/16/2017 12:58:09 PM

Lively Arts at IUP Partners with Indiana County NAACP for “Lively Collaborations”

TheLively Arts at IUP rolls out its new community support program “LivelyCollaborations” as it partners with the Indiana County NAACP the night of theupcoming Black Violin performance at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, at FisherAuditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/3/2017 4:19:21 PM

Black Violin Up Next for Lively Arts Ovations! Series

The Lively Arts at IUP will present a performance by Black Violin, a duo of classically trained musicians who skillfully blend classical music with hip-hop, rock, R&B, and more, on Wednesday, November 8, in Fisher Auditorium, plus a Q&A session earlier in the day in the Stapleton Library commons.

Posted on 11/2/2017 2:36:10 PM

Q&A Scheduled With PSO Music Director Honeck

The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department present a Q&A session with Manfred Honeck, music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, on Monday, October 30. It will be hosted by IUP music professor Matthew Baumer and is free and open to students, staff, faculty, and community members.

Posted on 10/26/2017 1:41:35 PM

Lively Arts 2017-18 Educational Outreach Enjoying Success

The education outreach sessions with Lively Arts 2017-18 Ovations! series artists are in full swing and enjoying early success.

Posted on 10/12/2017 1:39:53 PM

University Museum To Host Annual Gala

The University Museum at IUP will host its annual gala on Friday, September 29, 2017, in John Sutton Hall. The theme for this event is “Cirque du Musée,” evoking magic, mystery, and perhaps just a hint of the unseen—to persuade our guests to throw caution to the wind and step into a world of where nothing is certain, but all is possible. Guests are invited to indulge their creativity for the evening’s attire.

Posted on 9/14/2017 2:33:26 PM

IUP Community Music School Begins Fall 2017

The IUP Community Music School began its fifth year on Tuesday, September 5, with private lessons, ensembles, and classes all getting started. Registration is still open for ensembles and classes, and private lessons may be signed up for year-round.

Posted on 9/7/2017 9:51:19 AM

James Innes Retrospective Exhibit Opens IUP Museum Season

The University Museum at IUP opens the 2017–18 season on Saturday, September 9, with an exhibition of works by James Innes (1929–2009), an accomplished painter and printmaker and IUP faculty member from 1966 to 1989.

Posted on 9/6/2017 12:38:13 PM

Ovations! Series Announced at Westsylvania Festival

The Lively Arts at IUP announced its 2017–18 Ovations season, which includes Broadway musicals, contemporary dance, jazz and classical music, theater, and world music.

Posted on 5/26/2017 1:21:02 PM

Community Music School Announces Spring Performances

As the spring semester comes to a conclusion, the IUP Community Music School will present two concerts that will feature all three of its ensembles, as well as a recital showcasing various private-lesson students.

Posted on 4/20/2017 2:53:12 PM

Gilbert and Sullivan Musical is Ovations! Season Finale

The Lively Arts will present the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players in “HMS Pinafore” as the grand finale of its 2016–17 Ovations! season. This light-hearted musical comedy will be performed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center starting at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/20/2017 8:46:37 AM

Broadway Revue is Next for Sound Choices

The Lively Arts will present “A Broadway Extravaganza” in Fisher Auditorium. This original Broadway review will be performed on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. featuring a lineup of show-stopping tunes that includes numerous popular Broadway shows.

Posted on 4/17/2017 8:46:49 AM

“Boeing, Boeing” Theater Season Finale

Theater-by-the-Grove will present the hilarious farce “Boeing, Boeing” as its 2016–17 season finale. Performances will be held in the Waller Hall Mainstage Theater April 20–22 and 26–29 at 8:00 p.m. and April 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/14/2017 1:09:30 PM

Case Study Discussion on Diversity and Public Relations

The Lively Arts will host a free outreach discussion on cultural diversity and awareness, and public relations with David Wannen, the executive director of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP), at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, in Room B11 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. All interested students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.

Posted on 4/10/2017 2:07:00 PM

Tucker Concert Features Trio of World-Class Musicians

When Shana Tucker takes the stageThursday, April 13, 2017, she will not be alone. She will be joined by three highlytalented musicians: Shirazette Tinnin, music director and drums; Nimrod Speaks,bass; and Seth L. Johnson, guitar, in her performance in GorellRecital Hall, starting at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/10/2017 12:04:10 PM

Shana Tucker Featured in Final 2016–17 Library/Lively Arts Noontime Event

The final Library and Lively Arts event for the season takes place on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in the Commons area of Stapleton Library, featuring singer, songwriter, and cellist Shana Tucker. The Q&A session begins at 12:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/6/2017 4:23:38 PM

“ChamberSoul” With Shana Tucker Next for Ovations! Series

Singer, songwriter, and cellist Shana Tucker will share her jazz, classical, blues, pop, andR&B influences when she performs on April 13, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall,located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/4/2017 12:56:17 PM

Lively Arts Hosts Open Mic with “HMS Pinafore” Cast Member

The Lively Arts will host a free open mic event at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Cogswell Hall, Room 126, with professional singer and actor David Wannen. Any IUP student who enjoys singing is invited to participate, along with anyone wishing to sit and enjoy the music.

Posted on 4/3/2017 2:08:52 PM

Dance and Percussion Present “A New Genesis”

Dance Theater combines forces with the IUP Percussion Ensemble to present a one-night-onlyperformance of “A New Genesis.” This originalproduction will be presented Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/3/2017 8:47:00 AM

Ceramics from Permanent Collection Featured in Downtown Museum Exhibit

The annual University Museum Goes Downtown exhibit at the Artists Hand Gallery will feature a variety of pottery from the University Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibit, running April 5 to May 1, 2017, embodies an array of styles, time periods, and artists.

Posted on 3/31/2017 2:55:06 PM

Q&A Scheduled With “42nd Street” Cast Members

The Lively Arts will host a Q&A session with cast members from the Broadway musical “42nd Street” in the Mezzanine Lobby of Fisher Auditorium immediately following the show’s 8:00 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/28/2017 4:39:03 PM

NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players: “HMS Pinafore” Tickets Available

“HMS Pinafore,” part of the Ovations! Series for the 2016–17 season, will be presented on Wednesday, May 3, in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/27/2017 2:42:10 PM

Broadway Musical to Tap Its Way Onto Fisher Stage

“42nd Street,” the Tony Award-winning musical about fame and the AmericanDream, comes directly from Broadway on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/21/2017 11:47:35 AM

MFA Thesis Exhibitions Open March 25

The 2017 Master of FineArts Thesis Exhibitions celebrate the creative accomplishments of four emergingartists who are in the final stages of their graduate program. The works will be available for viewing in theUniversity Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Annex.

Posted on 3/20/2017 1:13:40 PM

“Boeing, Boeing” Tickets Now Available

Part of the Theater-by-the-Grove series, “Boeing, Boeing” is a French farce featuring Bernard, whose three stewardess fiancées all arrive in town simultaneously. Presented in the Waller Mainstage Theater April 20–29, 2017.

Posted on 3/20/2017 12:32:13 PM

Shana Tucker Tickets Now Available

Shana Tucker will perform on April 13 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall. With a deep respect for the art of storytelling, Shana’s lyrical melodies evoke strong hints of jazz, soulful folk, and acoustic pop, woven into a unique rhythmic tapestry.

Posted on 3/15/2017 10:37:50 AM

Broadway Extravaganza Tickets Now Available

This gala performance will include a parade of show tunes and showstoppers from Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods, The Music Man, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeny Todd, and more. The performance will be presented on Thursday, April 27, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/14/2017 9:26:09 AM

“42nd Street” Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for the Broadway hit “42nd Street,” part of the Ovations! Series for the 2016–17 season. The performancewill be presented on Thursday, March 30, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUPPerforming Arts Center.

Posted on 3/10/2017 2:29:07 PM

Jam Session with Irish Group Caladh Nua

Join the Lively Arts Upstairs at The Coney this Sunday evening, March 5, 2017, for Irish food and a jam session with the Irish group Caladh Nua. The event will follow their 7:00 p.m. performance in Gorell Recital Hall. Attendance is free with a show ticket or $5 without.

Posted on 3/1/2017 2:30:14 PM

Irish Folk Group to Perform March 5

Caladh Nua, a quintet from Ireland, will perform Sunday,March 5, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall,followed by a music jam reception Upstairs at The Coney.

Posted on 2/21/2017 3:23:36 PM

Harlem Quartet: It’s the Company You Keep and What You Experience Along the Way

Harlem Quartet will perform Tuesdaynight, February 21, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the secondfloor of John Sutton Hall. There will be a post-recital reception. Theperformance is part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Posted on 2/20/2017 9:40:10 AM

Harlem Quartet Presentation in Stapleton Library

On Tuesday, February 21, the multi-Grammy Award winning Harlem Quartet will be featured as the second group in the Stapleton Library/Lively Arts noontime series. The group will present a Q&A and mini-preview of their evening performance. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to this free event.

Posted on 2/16/2017 9:19:34 AM

“Armed Man” Includes IUP Choirs With Orchestra and Soloists

The Department of Music, as part of its Sound Choices series, will present “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.” This choral masterwork will be performed Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 3:00p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/15/2017 6:13:28 PM

Harlem Quartet Offers Varied Program

Fromclassical to jazz, the Lively Arts at IUP welcomes Harlem Quartet in concert on Tuesday,February 21, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the secondfloor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/14/2017 8:48:52 AM

“Electriad” Explores Three Perspectives of War

Theater by the Grove will present “Electriad” on February21–26, which uses thestory of how siblings Electra and Orestes come to terms with their situation atthe end of the Trojan War to create a conversation about how individualsand cultures experience war across history.

Posted on 2/10/2017 5:26:51 PM

Mocktails for Valentine’s Day at Taj Express

If you arrive early to the theatrical spectacle TajExpress: A Bollywood Musical Revue, you will get to experience yet anotherValentine’s Day-focused happening. A variety of student groups will serve up some specialtynon-alcoholic beverage samples at 6:45 p.m. in the Grand Lobby of FisherAuditorium.

Posted on 2/9/2017 2:31:06 PM

Taj Express Brings High-Energy Spectacle to Fisher

Direct from Mumbai, India, the songand dance theatrical spectacle "TajExpress: The Bollywood Musical Revue" will be presented as a Valentine’s Daytreat by the Lively Arts at IUP as its next Ovations! series offering on Tuesday, February 14,2017, in Fisher Auditorium, located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/2/2017 2:48:55 PM

Paintings by Frank Mason Next Museum Exhibit

Frank Mason was a mid-20th-century painter,student, and then instructor in the Art Students League of New York. A varietyof his work will be on exhibit at the University Museum starting February 4,2017, and running through March 11.

Posted on 1/24/2017 4:25:32 PM

Taj Express Tickets Available

Taj Express is a new and fresh take on traditional Bollywood theater. Part of theLively Arts’ Ovations! Series, the performance will be onValentine’s Day, February 14, in Fisher Auditorium. Prior to the performance, different studentorganizations will provide a Valentine’s Day Mocktail event.

Posted on 1/23/2017 2:12:01 PM

Community Music School Announces Fall Concerts

The IUP Community Music School will present three concerts to close the fall 2016 semester during a very busy upcoming December 10–11 weekend.

Posted on 12/6/2016 9:53:52 AM

Living Jazz Legend to Perform in Fisher Auditorium

Leading into the holiday season, the Lively Arts will welcome jazz legend Diane Schuur in concert on Friday, December 9, at 8:00 p.m.in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/29/2016 10:22:16 AM

Grand Opera Opens in Fisher December 2

Music Theater and Theater-by-the-Grove have combined forces to present the comic musical tale of “Die Fledermaus—The Bat” in the IUP Performing ArtsCenter on December 2–4, 2016.

Posted on 11/28/2016 9:48:58 AM

Community Music School Instructor Wins Regional Voice Competition

Amber Leitsch competed in the 2016 Tri-States Chapter of the National Association of Teachers and won first place in upper division, musical theater category.

Posted on 11/17/2016 8:53:24 AM

“Lively” Gifts for the Holidays Starts November 14

For one month only, starting Monday, November 14, 2016,the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all upcoming series events through May 2017.

Posted on 11/10/2016 11:39:38 AM

Diane Schuur Concert Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur in concert on December 9.

Posted on 11/7/2016 1:18:23 PM

Akropolis Offers Outreach and Concert

The Akropolis Reed Quintet will present a Q&A session in the Stapleton Library Commons from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, as the first event of the 2016–17 Library Lively Arts Mary Jane Shafer Memorial series.

Posted on 11/4/2016 9:27:13 AM

Model Train and Quilts Themes of Next Museum Exhibit

The University Museum will unveil its next exhibit, Holiday Wheels and Thrills: A Model TrainDisplay, on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The exhibit, which also features locally created quilts, will be openthrough December 10, and admission is free.

Posted on 11/3/2016 12:24:54 AM

Dance Work Tells Classic Tale

A dance adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’sfamous tale “Blood Wedding,” presented by Dance Theater and the Department of Theater and Dance at IUP, will run November 4–6 in the Zink Hall Dance Theater.

Posted on 10/31/2016 8:49:45 PM

Akropolis Quintet Brings Youthful Energy to the Classics

The Akropolis Reed Quintet, an innovative ensemble with acclaimed precision, will perform on November 9 as part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Posted on 10/27/2016 10:15:12 AM

Daloy Dance Company Founder Boasts International Credits

Ea Torrado, founder of Daloy Dance Company, will lead the group in a performance on the Fisher Auditorium stage Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/17/2016 12:54:57 PM

Fall Concert Set for Litton Quartet

As part of its Sound Choices series, the IUP Department ofMusic will present the Litton Quartet in a fall concert on Tuesday, October 25,in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/11/2016 10:06:53 AM

Lively Arts Hosts Filipino Community Dance

As part of International Education Week, the Lively Arts will host a community dance class by Daloy Dance Company on Tuesday, October 18, that celebrates the dance traditions of the Philippines.

Posted on 10/11/2016 9:28:00 AM

Filipino Dance Company Set for U.S. Debut at IUP

The Lively Arts presents the DaloyDance Companyon Thursday, October 20, 2016. The contemporarydance company will perform at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, located in IUP’sPerforming Arts Center.

Posted on 10/10/2016 2:34:46 PM

Akropolis Reed Quintet Tickets Available

The Akropolis Reed Quintet, part of the Ovations! 2016–17 season, will present a concert on November 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/5/2016 4:35:17 PM

Litton Quartet Tickets Available Now

The Litton Quartet, presented as part of the Sound Choices series, will perform on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/5/2016 4:04:04 PM

Theater Offers Thought-Provoking Play about Race

Theater-by-the Grove willpresent “We Are Proud to Present aPresentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa,From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 And 1915” on October 13–16 and 19–22, 2016, as the firstproduction of the season.

Posted on 10/5/2016 9:10:59 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Canceled

The Ovations! series concert of the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra featuring violinist Pinchas Zukerman for October 8, 2016, has beencancelled. A dinner prior to the concert has also beencancelled.

Posted on 10/3/2016 10:00:39 PM

“We Are Proud…” Tickets Available

The 2013 Obie Award-winning play “We Are Proud…”  brings the audience to a rehearsal of a group of actors recreating the story of the Herero genocide, where they learn about each other’s backgrounds, assumptions, and prejudices. October 13–16 and 19–22 as part of the Theater-by-the-Grove series.

Posted on 9/27/2016 2:48:21 PM

Zukerman to Perform With PSO as Helwig Distinguished Artist, Honeck Conducts

The Lively Arts at IUP continues its 2016–17 Ovations!season with a performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, featuring violinist PinchasZukerman, on Saturday, October 8, 2016, inFisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/27/2016 10:32:02 AM

Daloy Dance Performance Tickets Available

TheDaloy Dance Company will perform on October 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium,located in IUP’s Performing Arts Center. The danceensemble is part of the Ovations! series under the Lively Arts’ 2016–17 event season.

Posted on 9/20/2016 1:53:50 PM

Afiara Quartet Performs With Kid Koala in “Nufonia”

Afiara Quartet will perform live with DJ scratch artist and Nufonia-Must-Fall creator Kid Koala Tuesday, September 27 at 8 p.m.

Posted on 9/19/2016 8:46:32 PM

Ticket Discount Offered to Students for “Nufonia”

Many of you may know DJ and scratch artist Kid Koala.Probably very few if any of you have heard of his incredible show, “NufoniaMust Fall.” But we want you to know it, and we’re offering a hefty discount on tickets for the show on Tuesday,September 27, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 9/19/2016 10:40:53 AM

Organ Scholarship Committee Presents Sixth Choral and Hymn Festival

TheCarol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee will present the Choral and Hymn Festival on Sunday, September 25, at CalvaryPresbyterian Church. Admission andreception are free, with donations for the scholarship fundgratefully accepted.

Posted on 9/16/2016 9:03:36 AM

“Nufonia Must Fall” Offers Unique Experience for All Ages

Kickingoff the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series for the 2016–17year will be Kid Koala and his multimedia performance “Nufonia Must Fall.” This technical marvel will be performed on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/14/2016 10:38:59 AM

Museum 40th Anniversary Celebrates in Black and White for Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala on Friday, October 14, 2016, in John Sutton Hall. Thetheme for this 40th anniversary event is a “Celebration in Black andWhite.”

Posted on 9/13/2016 12:39:22 PM

“Cinderella” Tickets Now Available

The Lively Artswelcomes Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”as a part of the Ovations! series for the 2016–17 year. Relive this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical on Tuesday, October 11, in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/6/2016 10:43:00 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tickets Now Available

The Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra, featuring violinist and two-time Grammy winner Pinchas Zukerman, will perform a concert on Saturday, October 8,2016, in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center, as part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Posted on 9/6/2016 9:27:18 AM

Next “Chat With the Lively Arts” Focuses on Community

The Lively Arts will host its next “Chat” at the Artists Hand Gallery inDowntown Indiana with a focus on “Reaching Into the Community.” This Chat with the Lively Arts will be held on Friday, September 9, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00p.m.

Posted on 9/2/2016 9:24:47 AM

Voice Faculty Featured in Sound Choices Opening Concert

The IUP Department of Music will kick off its Sound Choices series with “Liebeslieder” on Friday, September 9, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. The voice faculty will join forces with the piano faculty for an evening of love songs including arias, art songs, piano solos, and selections from Brahms’ ”Liebeslieder Waltzes,” opus 52.

Posted on 9/1/2016 1:11:53 PM

Museum’s 40th Season Opens With Bancroft Works

Celebrating its 40-year anniversary, the University Museumopens the 2016–17 season on September 10 with “Gilded Age to Great War: MiltonBancroft and His Art.”

Posted on 8/31/2016 12:16:05 PM

Kick-off Concert for Festival Features Alaskan Fiddler and Poet

The Lively Arts at IUP will present the kick-off concert forthis year’s Northern Appalachian Folk Festival featuring Alaskan fiddler andpoet Ken Waldman. The free concert will be held in the Indiana Theater onPhiladelphia Street starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Posted on 8/30/2016 9:40:06 AM

“Nufonia Must Fall” Tickets Now Available

Tickets are now available forKid Koala and the multimedia performance of “NufoniaMust Fall,” based on hisgraphic novel. Kicking off the 2016–17 Lively Arts Ovations! series, theperformance takes place Tuesday, September 27, in FisherAuditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 8/23/2016 2:15:09 PM

After-School Workshops for Students With ArtsPath Artists

ArtsPath and IUP LivelyArts are partnering with the Artists Hand Gallery to host a special artist residency for students ages seven through 17 fromAugust 31 to September 24, 2016. It features two nationally known artists, both representedby the gallery and having extensive teaching experience.

Posted on 8/9/2016 10:09:01 AM

Chat: Taking Care of Touring Artists

TheLively Arts will host its third “Chat With the Lively Arts” at the Artists Hand Gallery, in Indiana, with a focuson “How We Host a Touring Artist,” on Friday, August 12, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/3/2016 8:49:25 AM

Chat Series Continues at Artists Hand

The Lively Arts will host a second Chat with the Lively Arts on Friday, July 8, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Artists Hand Gallery. Community members are invited to learn more about the programs and ask questions about its operations.

Posted on 6/30/2016 2:01:56 PM

Summer Exhibit Celebrates Indiana Borough Bicentennial

“Local Color—The Indiana Perspective” features works from the University Museum’s collection by artistswho have lived and worked in the Indiana area. The exhibit, presented in honorof the Indiana Borough Bicentennial, opens June 25, 2016, and runs through July28.

Posted on 6/16/2016 9:32:16 AM

Artists Hand Partners with Lively Arts for Chats

The Artists Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar, in DowntownIndiana, is partnering with the Lively Arts at IUP to provide an opportunity forcommunity members to “Chat With the Lively Arts” about its 2016–17 season, outreach,and operation. The first in this series will be Friday, June 10.

Posted on 6/8/2016 11:17:41 AM

Park Inn Teams with Lively Arts to Present Broadway Blockbuster

The Park Inn will be the presenting sponsor as the LivelyArts brings the Broadway tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” to Indiana on October 11.

Posted on 6/7/2016 12:34:17 PM

Local Exhibit Features Photography of David Young

“A Passion for Light” celebrates decades of photographer David Young’s work andaccomplishments. The exhibition opens in Kipp Gallery with a public receptionSaturday, June 11, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 6/6/2016 8:40:50 AM

Ovations! Season Announced at Westsylvania Festival

The Lively Arts at IUP announced its 2016–17 Ovations!season from the stage during Saturday’s Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival.

Posted on 5/25/2016 3:05:14 PM

“XX” Exhibit: Female Artists from Museum’s Collection

Curated by Jen Blalock and Ashley Bouton, the University Museum’s “XX” is a showcase of artworkfrom the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists. “XX”will open Monday, May 23, 2016, with a public reception from 6:00 to 8:30p.m. The show will run until June 11. Admission is free.

Posted on 5/17/2016 2:00:05 PM

Community Music School Presents Young Voices Concert

The IUP Community Music School will present a Young Voices concert at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, in DiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall, on the IUP main campus. The program will feature private students from the school’s voice studios, as well as the Crimson Youth and Voice choirs.

Posted on 4/28/2016 11:21:19 AM

Arnaldo Cohen to Present Open Masterclass

On Monday, April 25, 2016, the Lively Arts will present Steinway Artist Arnaldo Cohen in a special masterclass session at 6:30 p.m. He will be in town to present a full concert on Tuesday, April 26, as part of the Ovations! series.

Posted on 4/19/2016 1:13:07 PM

Cohen, Steinway Artist, to Perform in Gorell

As a finale to the 2015–16 Ovations! series, the Lively Arts welcomes Arnaldo Cohen, who will perform on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 4/19/2016 12:55:39 PM

Music Library Hosts Noontime Q&A with American Tapestry

The University Libraries and Lively Arts final combined event of the season will present a question-and-answer session by American Tapestry on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Cogswell Hall, Room 101 (Music Library). The event will start at noon, and admission is free.

Posted on 4/12/2016 3:25:58 PM

Artists Hand Hosting University Museum Landscapes

A wide variety of landscapes from the University Museum’s permanent collection are now on display at the Artists Hand Gallery in downtown Indiana through May 2, 2016.

Posted on 4/5/2016 6:22:58 PM

“Spelling Bee” Is Quirky Musical

IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove andMusic Theater will present its season finale, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” on April 14–17and 20–23 at 8:00 p.m. and April 17 at 2:00 p.m. The hit musical will bepresented on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/4/2016 11:24:22 PM

American Tapestry Presents Bicentennial Concert

In celebration of Indiana Borough’s Bicentennial, the LivelyArts welcomes the all-femaletrio American Tapestry. The group will perform on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Gorell RecitalHall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/4/2016 11:04:52 PM

“Carmina Burana” Sets Dance and Music During WWII

The IUP Dance Theater combines forces with the vocal arts, piano, and percussion areas of the IUP Music Department to present a one-evening-only performance of Carl Orff’s popular “Carmina Burana” on Saturday, April 9.

Posted on 3/28/2016 9:16:01 AM

Arnaldo Cohen Tickets Available Now

The Brazilian-born pianist Arnaldo Cohen will wrap up the 2015–16 Lively Arts’ Ovations! series with a performance on April 26 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/21/2016 1:17:39 PM

Ballet Master Radchenko to Present Pre-Performance Talk

As part of the presentation by the Moscow Festival Ballet of a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake,” on March 28, 2016, the Lively Arts will host a pre-show question-and-answer session with the company’s founder and artistic director, Sergei Radchenko.

Posted on 3/16/2016 1:29:52 PM

“25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tickets Available

This multiperformance event will be held on April 14–23 in Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center. It tells of six awkward spelling champions that are in the competition of a lifetime where only one speller can leave victorious. This production is not recommended for children under the age of 10.

Posted on 3/15/2016 3:07:51 PM

Russian Ballet Company to Perform in Fisher Auditorium, Including Pre-show Talk

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Russia’s Moscow Festival Ballet in a performance of Peter Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet “Swan Lake” on Monday, March 28, 2016, in FisherAuditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/14/2016 2:38:35 PM

American Tapestry Tickets Available

The Lively Arts presents AmericanTapestry on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall. The American culture trio performs fresh and innovative arrangements of classicAmerican music that is filled with nostalgia and has been shared from onegeneration to the next.

Posted on 3/14/2016 1:37:25 PM

Bartram’s Boxes Inspired by Art and Nature

The University Museum at IUP will open its next exhibit, Bartram’s Boxes Remix, on March 26, 2016. This touringexhibition, a collaborative effort of the Center for Art in Wood and Bartram’sGarden, both located in Philadelphia, will be on display until May 7.

Posted on 3/11/2016 12:18:00 PM

“Carmina Burana” Tickets Available Now

Experience the talent of IUP’s Department of Music and Department of Dance Theater as they come together on the Fisher Auditorium stage to present “Carmina Burana” on Saturday, April 9.

Posted on 3/8/2016 3:01:15 PM

Kipp Gallery to Open “Words and Objectivity”

IUP’s Kipp Gallery will host Spanish artist MireiaSentis for an artist exhibition, talk, and workshop. The exhibit, titled “Wordsand Objectivity,” opens March 17, 2016.

Posted on 3/8/2016 9:37:58 AM

Beethoven Featured for Litton Recital

The Litton Quartet, IUP’s faculty string quartet inresidence with the Department of Music, will present a Sound Choices recitalon Tuesday, March 22, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/8/2016 8:40:37 AM

Lively Arts Hosts Q&A With “Mamma Mia!” Actors

The Lively Arts will host a question and answer session with cast members from the hit Broadway show “Mamma Mia!” after the March 2 performance in Fisher Auditorium. Individuals interested in theater and acting are encouraged to meet in the Mezzanine Lobby of Fisher about 15 minutes after the conclusion of the show.

Posted on 3/1/2016 2:11:06 PM

“Mamma Mia!” Sold Out

As anticipated, the Ovations series presentation of Broadway's “Mamma Mia!” is sold out. Some tickets may, however, be released by individuals orgroups.

Posted on 2/24/2016 9:24:45 AM

Swan Lake Tickets Available

The Ovations! series is proud to present Swan Lake, performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet, on Monday, March 28, 2016, in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/22/2016 1:20:23 PM

Locals Cast for Tuesday Night’s RIOULT Dance NY

RIOULT Dance NY will perform as part of the Ovations! serieson Tuesday, February 23. The performance starts at 8:00 p.m. inFisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/19/2016 8:23:22 PM

Litton Quartet Tickets Available

Returning to the Lively Arts' Sound Choices show season is the Litton Quartet. The resident faculty string quartet will perform on March 22, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 2/15/2016 4:29:27 PM

Acclaimed Dance Company Performing at IUP

TheLively Arts at IUP presents RIOULT Dance NY, a robust and highly acclaimed contemporary ensemble, which will perform onTuesday, February 23, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 2/14/2016 10:03:48 PM

American Classic Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUPwill present the Eugene O’Neill American classic “The Hairy Ape” on February 18–20 and 24–27 at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/11/2016 12:57:48 PM

Lively Arts Hosts Dance Masterclass and Auditions with RIOULT Dance NY

The renowned dance company RIOULT Dance NY will present a special masterclass for dance students, ages 9–12, on Thursday,February 18, in the Rehearsal Studio of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/11/2016 10:09:47 AM

Lively Arts Outreach Plans Are Busy

The Lively Arts at IUP will present several outreach events to students and the greater Indiana community, including the opportunity to play Taiko drums with Drum TAO, dance with the renowned RIOULT Dance NY, and interact with cast members from the hit musical Mamma Mia!

Posted on 2/2/2016 2:22:05 PM

Guest Pianist to Perform at IUP February 8

Visiting pianist Miha Haas will present an evening of piano music on Monday, February 8, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall. IUP piano professor Henry Wong-Doe will also join Haas in performing two piano duos. The concert is free and open to the public.

Posted on 2/1/2016 12:16:26 PM

Drum TAO Travels from Japan With Stop in Indiana

The Lively Arts at IUP isbringing Drum TAO: Seventeen Samurai directly from Japan to Fisher Auditorium.This high-energy performance of one of Japan’s mostcelebrated company of martial arts drummers willbe held on Tuesday, February 9.

Posted on 1/27/2016 1:46:04 PM

Graduate Student Works in Museum and Galleries

The University Museum and Kipp Galleries will host the2016 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions. Showcasing a variety of media, theexhibitions will be on view February 6 through March 4, with apublic reception on Saturday, February 6.

Posted on 1/26/2016 2:37:10 PM

“Mamma Mia!” Tickets Available

The smash hit musical “Mamma Mia!” is coming to IUP as part of the Lively Arts 2015–16 event season. The Broadwayproduction will be held March 2 in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/25/2016 1:15:46 PM

Sample Music Together Early Childhood Classes Being Offered

The IUP Community Music School will offer two free "Try-A-Class" Music Together classes: one on January 23 and one on March 26, 2016.

Posted on 1/19/2016 5:37:31 PM

“Hairy Ape” Tickets Available

IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove series presents Eugene O’Neill’s “The Hairy Ape” February18–27 on Waller Hall Mainstage, part of the IUP PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 1/19/2016 3:51:36 PM

RIOULT Dance NY Tickets Available

The Ovations! series presents RIOULT Dance NY, a New York City-based dance company which will perform onTuesday, February 23, in Fisher Auditorium, locatedin the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 1/19/2016 3:45:01 PM

Special Time for Music Event in Library

A Q&A performance session with the ground-breaking, all-female Horn quartet Genghis Barbie takes place this Friday, January 22, in the Stapleton Library Commons. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the members, ask questions, and hear the French Horn played like you’ve never heard before!

Posted on 1/19/2016 1:12:40 PM

Registration Open for Music Together Early Childhood Classes

Registration is still open for the IUP Community Music School’s early childhood music and movement classes, utilizing the internationally recognized Music Together program. Classes begin on Saturday, January 16.

Posted on 1/13/2016 3:14:42 PM

The Barbies Coming to Town January 23

TheLively Arts at IUP will open its spring semester offerings with the wildlywhimsical, all-female horn quartet Genghis Barbie on Saturday, January 23,in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 1/13/2016 9:14:27 AM

IUP Community School Choir Schedules Concerts

The IUP Community Music School’s Crimson Youth Choir will perform on Sunday, December 13, in DiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall; and the Indiana Community Choir will present Handel’s Messiah at Trinity United Methodist Church, also on December 13.

Posted on 12/4/2015 1:11:19 PM

Walk Through Latin America Shifts Focus to Christmas

Portions of the Walk Through LatinAmerica exhibit in the University Museum have been transformed into displaysfeaturing the bright lights and sparkle of Navidad—theChristmas season. The exhibit will be open through December 12.

Posted on 12/3/2015 9:39:41 AM

Holiday Concert Combines Community and IUP Voices

The Department of Music at IUP will present a festive SoundChoices series concert titled “Home for the Holidays” on Sunday, December 6, in Fisher Auditorium of theIUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/30/2015 9:50:26 AM

“Lively” Gifts for the Holidays

For one month only, starting on Tuesday, November 17,the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all spring semesterseries events.

Posted on 11/12/2015 12:27:20 PM

“Ragtime,” Coming to Fisher Auditorium from Broadway

TheLively Arts at IUP will present the Tony-Award®winning musical, Ragtime, as part ofits Ovations! series. This All-American hit will be presented Thursday,November 19, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/11/2015 4:08:14 PM

Local Cast in IUP Presentation of “Ragtime”

The Lively Arts is pleased to announce that Hugo Rummel, a local preschooler, has been cast as Young Coalhouse in the upcoming presentation of “Ragtime: TheMusical,” taking place November 19 in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center

Posted on 11/6/2015 2:58:13 PM

Cantus to Perform in Stapleton Library Today

Hailed as “the premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States,” Cantus will present an informal lecture/demonstration in Stapleton Library today, November 6, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the commons area next to Java City.

Posted on 11/5/2015 1:41:49 PM

Tickets Available for “Home for the Holidays”

Ushering in the holiday season, the Lively Arts will present Home for the Holidays, a compilation of traditional holidayfavorites, festive choral arrangements, and a few surprises, onDecember 6, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing ArtsCenter.

Posted on 11/2/2015 12:15:24 PM

Additional Opportunities to Hear Cantus

The IUP Libraries and the Lively Arts will feature the men's vocal ensemble Cantus in their first noontime outreach as part of the Mary Jane Schafer Memorial series on Friday, November 6, in the Stapleton Library Commons next to Java City.

Posted on 10/27/2015 5:28:49 PM

World Touring Vocal Ensemble Next for Ovations! Series

The nine-member a cappella ensemble Cantus, hailed as “the premiermen’s vocal ensemble in the United States,” will perform onNovember 7, at Fisher Auditorium, located in the IUP PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 10/27/2015 12:51:38 PM

Dungeons and Dragons Inspiration for Next Theater Play

Theater-by-the-Grove willpresent “She Kills Monsters” as its second production of thesemester on November 5–8 and 11–14on the Waller HallMainstage of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/26/2015 1:33:39 PM

Latin Exhibition Opens on El Dia de los Muertos

The University Museum, in celebration of Hispanic HeritageMonth, will open an exhibit titled “Walk Through Latin America,” on October31, running through December 12, 2015. Admission is free tothe University Museum exhibit and all related activities.

Posted on 10/21/2015 10:42:35 AM

Fun-filled Opera Set for IUP Music Theater

IUP MusicTheater will present Mozart’s The MagicFlute. A semi-staged version featuring a full orchestra and chorus, thislight-hearted family classic will be performed in IUP’s Fisher Auditorium onSaturday, October 31, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 1, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/20/2015 2:11:33 PM

Tickets Available for Ragtime: The Musical

For the next performance of the 2015-16 Ovations! series, the Lively Arts presents Ragtime: The Musical. This multi-award winning Broadway show will take place on November 19, 2015, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/19/2015 11:39:08 AM

Dance Work Features Music by Peter Gabriel

The Department of Theater and Dance will present IUP Dance Theater’s originalproduction of Gabriel’s Dream on October 23–25 in the newly renovated Zink Dance Theater.

Posted on 10/14/2015 12:33:54 PM

Afro-Latin Jazz Group to Play Gorell

The Lively Arts at IUP will feature a performance by CALJE, the Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble. This international ensemble of gifted musicians will perform Wednesday, October 21, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/14/2015 11:01:47 AM

Museum Gala Reservations Still Available

There is still time to reserve your spot at the 2015University Museum benefit gala, “Your Special Island,” to be held Friday, October16, in John Sutton Hall on the IUP campus.

Posted on 10/8/2015 12:31:53 PM

“She Kills Monsters” Tickets Available

“She Kills Monsters,” thestory of Agnes and how she stumbles into the imaginary world written in thenotebook of her deceased teenage sister, will be performed November 5–14 on Waller Hall Mainstage,located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/6/2015 3:25:53 PM

Cantus Tickets Available

The Ovations series presents Cantus, under the Lively Arts’ 2015–16 season. The “premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” will perform on November 7, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/5/2015 2:30:23 PM

Lively Arts Continues Education Outreach with CALJE

Having already hosted two successful outreach sessions for the 2015–16 season with the Pittsburgh Symphony and LA Theatre Works, the Lively Arts will present a third outreach at Indiana Jr. High School on October 21 that features two members of CALJE, the Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble.

Posted on 10/5/2015 11:34:30 AM

Student Organizations Toasting to the Dead for “Dracula”

For its presentation ofL.A. Theatre Works’ “Dracula” on Thursday, October 8, eight organizations will participate in a “mocktail”event with a variety of beverage concoctions before the performance in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/5/2015 10:30:48 AM

L.A. Theatre Works To Hold Workshops

L.A. Theatre Works, the foremost radio theater company in the United States, will be at IUP this week for two educational outreach sessions open to the general public in advance of their performance of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel “Dracula” on Thursday, October 8.

Posted on 10/5/2015 8:31:15 AM

Recital Features Spanish Theme, New Faculty

Mezzo-Soprano Raquel Winnica Young and pianist Sun Min Kim,both new faculty members in the IUP Department of Music, will perform Ayres Ibericos, amusical journey through different regions of Spain, as part of the Sound Choicesseries on Friday, October 9, 2015.

Posted on 10/2/2015 11:28:03 AM

“The Magic Flute” Tickets Available

“The Magic Flute,” part of the Lively Arts’Sound Choices and Music Theater series, highlights pieces from Mozart’slast opera and will be performed October 31, at 7:00 p.m. and November 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/28/2015 4:21:48 PM

Lively Arts Presents Deadly Classic “Dracula”

Just in time for the Halloween season, the Lively Arts will present L.A. Theatre Works’ “Dracula.” This chilling tale, to be performed in unique radio-play style, will take place on Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/25/2015 11:17:58 AM

Annual Homecoming Concert is New Beginning

This year’s annual Homecoming Concert is titled “A New Beginning” as IUP and the Department of Music welcome Timothy Paul, the newconductor of the Wind Ensemble and director of bands. The concertwill be Sunday, October 4, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditoriumin IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/24/2015 12:50:58 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Kick Off Ovations! Series

The Lively Arts willkick off its 2015–16 Ovations! series season with a one-night only performance by the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra on Wednesday, September 30, at 8:00 p.m. in FisherAuditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/24/2015 8:52:53 AM

Gabriel’s Dream Tickets Available

“Gabriel’s Dream,” performed byIUP Dance Theater, will be held on October 23 and 24 at 7:00 p.m. andOctober 25 at 2:00 p.m. in theZink Hall Dance Theater as part of the Lively Arts 2015–16 event season.

Posted on 9/22/2015 8:28:38 AM

CALJE: Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble Tickets Available

The innovative Latin Jazzgroup CALJE, the Chicago Afro-Latin JazzEnsemble, will perform on October 21, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 9/21/2015 9:38:13 AM

Theater Season Opens With “I and You”

Theater-by-the-Grovewill present the award-winning “I and You” as its opening production of the season on September 24–27 and September 30–October 3 on the Waller Hall Mainstage of IUP’s PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 9/18/2015 10:55:07 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Players To Work With IUP Music Students

On September 23–24, musicians from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will coach IUP music students who will participate in the residency and subsequent performance with the PSO in Fisher Auditorium on September 30. The sessions are free and open for auditing.

Posted on 9/17/2015 3:47:10 PM

“Your Special Island” Theme for Museum Gala

The University Museum will host its annual gala event on Friday, October 16.

Posted on 9/14/2015 10:00:25 AM

Ayres Ibericos: Tickets Available

Ayres Ibericos is part of the Sound Choices series under the Lively Arts 2015–16 event season. This concert will be held on October 9, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, which is located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/11/2015 9:57:48 AM

“Dracula” by L.A. Theatre Works: Tickets Available

Be prepared for a scare as L.A. Theatre Work’s “Dracula” is presented on October 8 as part of the Lively Arts’ 2015–16 event season. This thriller will be held in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 9/11/2015 9:54:31 AM

Students Named to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony

For 14 years, the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra has partnered with IUP to bring a variety of concerts, classes, andworkshops to the Indiana community. For the first time, the partnership willinvolve a full side-by-side concert onWednesday, September 30, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 9/9/2015 12:58:46 PM

Triennial 2015 Opens 2015–16 University Museum Season

IUP’s faculty artists from the Department of Art are featured in the museum’s opening exhibition.

Posted on 9/8/2015 8:47:22 AM

Annual Homecoming Concert: A New Beginning Tickets Available

The IUP Music Department presents the annual Homecoming Concert, “A New Beginning,” on October 4, in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 8/31/2015 9:23:34 AM

IUP Community Music School Registrations Continue

The IUP Community Music School is continuing to take registrations for all fall 2015 offerings, including private lessons, ensembles, and classes. Following a year of growth, including a successful lesson program and three ukulele camps duringthe summer, the IUPCMS i

Posted on 8/26/2015 3:50:52 PM

I-Card Holders Get Extra Break on Lively Arts Tickets

The Lively Arts will once again offer shows this season atthe lowest prices in the region for students and others who pay the studentactivity fees.

Posted on 8/24/2015 3:11:44 PM

“I and You” Tickets Available

Theater-by-the-Grove presents the multiperformance play “I and You” as part of the Lively Arts 2015–16 season.

Posted on 8/24/2015 2:37:50 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tickets Available

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is returning to IUP as the openingperformance of the Ovations! series. The concert will be held on September 30, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 8/24/2015 2:08:46 PM

Ovations! Subscriptions Available Online

For the first time,subscriptions for the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series are now available online.Indiana’s premier series of touring performing artists offers a dozen events for 2015–16.

Posted on 8/19/2015 8:50:02 AM

IUP Community Music School Adds Additional Ukulele Camp

Due to popular demand, the IUP Community Music School has added a third Ukulele Song-Along camp for youth to its summer offerings. The camp will take place from 9:30–11:00 a.m. Monday–Friday, August 10–14, in Room 102 of Cogswell Hall. It is being offered to youth ages 8–12, or if they will be in grades 3–8 duri

Posted on 7/29/2015 12:32:46 PM

Donations for Fisher Auditorium Seats to Honor Jonathan Middler

The Lively Arts at IUP is coordinating donations topurchase and dedicate seats in Fisher Auditorium in memory of recent graduateJonathan Middler.

Posted on 6/2/2015 2:41:46 PM

Lively Arts Announces Ovations! 2015–16 Season

The Lively Arts announced its2015–16 Ovations! series season at the Thursday, May 21, After Hoursevent organized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Lively Arts. During a presentation,nearly 100 area business and community leaders heard which events will tourthrough Indiana over the coming year.

Posted on 5/20/2015 3:43:34 PM

Indiana Community Choir Presents Spring Semester Concert

The choir for the IUP Community Music School , the Indiana Community Choir, will present their spring concert at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. The performance takes place in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall on the IUP campus. Underthe direct

Posted on 5/7/2015 3:29:57 PM

Broadway Musical is a Winner

Broadway’saward-winning hit “Memphis the Musical” comesto IUP’s Performing Arts Center on Monday, May 4, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. Since openingin 2010, it has received some of theater’s highest honors.

Posted on 4/29/2015 1:26:34 PM

A Win-Win for Lively Arts Tickets

The Lively Arts at IUP willpresent two winners with a full season of world-class entertainment by askingfor your thoughts on one event, plus by inviting you to play a little guessinggame.

Posted on 4/27/2015 10:13:23 AM

Award-Winning Broadway Musical is Ovations! Season Finale

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Broadway’s award-winning“Memphis, the Musical.” Featuring the traveling tour direct from Broadway, the show will be presented on Monday,May 4, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/22/2015 9:54:08 AM

IUP to Host Maestro Honeck for Q&A Session

The session will be held from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 in DiCicco Hall, Room 121 Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 4/15/2015 9:03:11 AM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Includes Popular and New Works

After a February appearance wascancelled due to weather, the PSO is re-set toperform as part of this year’s Ovations! series. The concert, under the batonof Maestro Manfred Honeck, will now be presented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April20, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/10/2015 10:42:48 AM

Co-production Offers Up Musical Tales

Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater at IUP will presentthe fantasy-filled musical “Into the Woods”April 16–19, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/8/2015 1:31:48 PM

Jones Maruri Duo Presents Week of Outreach

The Jones Maruri Duo, consisting of cellist Michael Jones and guitarist Agustin Maruri, will present several outreach sessions during their weeklong stay in Indiana April 5–10, 2015.

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:25:17 PM

Guest Remy-Schumacher Performs with IUP Faculty on April 11

Visiting cellist Tess Remy-Schumacher will present an evening of chamber music on Saturday, April 11, in Gorell Recital Hall. She will be joined by IUP faculty members Stanley Chepaitis, violin; Jacob Ertl, piano; and Linda Jennings, cello. Admission is free.

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:09:23 PM

Recent Acquisitions Highlight as University Museum Goes Downtown

Since July 2013, over 50 new art works have been acquired bythe University Museum at IUP through purchaseand donation. Beginning April 7, 2015, many of these new works will be ondisplay at the Artists Hand Gallery.

Posted on 4/3/2015 10:36:03 AM

Guitar-Cello Duo Returns in Ovations! Series

Continuing its 25th anniversary season, the Lively Arts at IUP will present the return of the Jones MaruriDuo as part of this year’s Ovations! series. Based in Spain, the cello and guitar duo willperform at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/31/2015 1:21:47 PM

“Memphis” the Musical Tickets Available

Broadway’s smash hit musical “Memphis” will be performed on May 4, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium,located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/30/2015 2:19:23 PM

Noontime Event Today With Pablo Ziegler

Bring your lunch and join Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler today from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library as this extraordinary musician presents a special question-and-answer demonstration session.

Posted on 3/24/2015 1:44:36 PM

Invitational Exhibit Features High School Art From Across Pennsylvania

The 2015 High School Art Invitational at the University Museum of IUPis a celebration of Pennsylvania student artists, showcasing over 50 works representing 12 high schools from across thestate. The exhibit opens on Saturday, March 28, and runs through May 16.

Posted on 3/20/2015 8:54:54 AM

Grammy-Winning Pianist to Present Outreach

The Lively Arts and IUP Libraries present Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler in a special question-and-answer demonstration event on Wednesday, March 25, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 3/19/2015 3:18:50 PM

Dance and Percussion Combine for Unique Performance

The Department of Theater and Dance and Department of Music will present “An Evening of Dance andPercussion” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/17/2015 10:00:15 PM

Latin Grammy Winner Leads South American Quartet

The Lively Arts at IUP will host the Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango for aone-night-only performance infused with Latin jazz onThursday, March 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/17/2015 10:07:23 AM

Internationally Acclaimed Guitar Soloist to Perform at IUP

The College of Fine Arts and Department of Music will host internationally acclaimed guitarist Paolo Schianchi in a free recital on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/10/2015 2:18:17 PM

Centuries-Famous Choir Coming to Fisher Stage

TheVienna Boys Choir will perform a wide selection ofrepertoire from medieval to contemporary music in their one-night-only performance on Wednesday, March 18, in Fisher Auditorium ofIUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/9/2015 6:34:52 PM

President of American Guild of Organists to Offer Recital

TheCarol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee at IUP will present John Walker, former resident of Indiana and current president of the American Guild of Organists, in a free organrecital on Sunday, March 15, 2015, inDiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall, on the IUP campus.

Posted on 3/4/2015 5:08:43 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Rescheduled, New Date Set

The Lively Arts is pleased to announce that the PittsburghSymphony Orchestra concert has been rescheduled. The concert will now bepresented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/3/2015 10:32:39 AM

Graham Dance Educational Outreach Announced

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company will visit Indiana for a performance at Fisher Auditorium on March 2, 2015. The dance company will also hold a masterclass on the famed “Graham Technique” on Sunday, March 1, and a mini Tech Workshop on Monday, March 2.

Posted on 2/26/2015 12:31:03 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Rescheduling Update

The Lively Arts is working non-stop with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to try toreschedule the concert originally scheduled for February 21, 2015, which was cancelleddue to weather.

Posted on 2/25/2015 2:21:29 PM

Pablo Ziegler Classical Tango Quartet Tickets Available

Pablo Ziegler, a Latin Grammy-winning pianist, composer, andarranger, and his quartet will bring Argentinian musicaltradition to IUP with this chamber music engagement on March 26.

Posted on 2/23/2015 2:36:40 PM

“An Evening of Dance and Percussion” Tickets Available

This music and dance exploration, a joint performance by IUP Dance Theater and IUP Percussion Ensemble, will be held on March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 2/23/2015 2:17:14 PM

Groundbreaking Dance Company to Perform in Fisher Auditorium

The Lively Arts at IUP will present EssentialGraham: Martha Graham Dance Company on one night only—Monday,March 2, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing ArtsCenter.

Posted on 2/19/2015 3:39:37 PM

“Bach and Beyond” Tickets Available

Bach and Beyond is an IUP music faculty concert onMarch 21, 2015, that will begin in DiCicco Hall in Cogswell, move to Gorell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall, and end with areception in the Blue Room to benefit the music scholarshipfund.

Posted on 2/16/2015 1:53:10 PM

IUP to Host Maestro Honeck for Q/A Session

The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department will host the world-renowned music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck, in a “Meet the Composer” interview and Q&A session. It will be held 4:30–5:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in DiCicco Hall, room 121 Cogswell Hall. Geared t

Posted on 2/12/2015 2:42:43 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony to Perform Beethoven Masterpieces

The Lively Arts at IUP will present the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing an all-Beethoven concert on Saturday, February 21, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/12/2015 2:37:41 PM

“Soldier’s Heart” Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-Grove at IUP will present the drama “Soldier’s Heart,” written by Pittsburgh playwright Tammy Ryan, on February19–21 and 25–28, with a post-performance talkwith the playwright after the matinee on Sunday, February 22.

Posted on 2/11/2015 2:24:41 PM

Vienna Boys Choir Tickets Available

The Vienna Boys Choir is coming to IUP! This performance, part of the Lively Arts’ 25th anniversary season, will be held on March 18, 2015.

Posted on 2/9/2015 3:10:54 PM

“Te Amo, Argentina” Performance Filled with Love and Passion

The Lively Arts at IUP will present TeAmo, Argentina, celebrating the fascinating and diverse culture ofArgentina through dance, live music, and video, onWednesday, February 11.

Posted on 2/3/2015 3:36:15 PM

Milonga Hosted by International Tango Stars

The Lively Arts at IUP will host international Tango stars Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barriionuevo in a “Milonga” on Tuesday, February 10, in the Rehearsal Studio of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/3/2015 3:20:58 PM

Annual Thesis Exhibition Opening in Museum and Gallery

The 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will run February7 through March 5 across threeexhibition spaces—the University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and KippGallery Annex. An opening reception will be held on February 7. Admission to the exhibits and reception is free.

Posted on 1/29/2015 4:15:42 PM

Martha Graham Dance Company Tickets Available

The Martha Graham Dance Company, showcasing masterpieces inspired by choreographer Martha Graham herself, will perform on March 2, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/26/2015 2:20:52 PM

“Soldier’s Heart” Tickets Available

Tickets are now available for “Soldier’s Heart,” a Theater-by-the-Grove production about a soldier who returns home only to deal with the troubling nightmares about her deployment. Show dates are February 19–28 on the WallerHall Mainstage.

Posted on 1/23/2015 10:18:12 AM

Tickets Available for Te Amo, Argentina

Te Amo, Argentina is an original tango performance that will get you upand moving on February 11, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/23/2015 10:09:17 AM

Meet the Cast of “Sister Act”

Following the performance of the Broadway touring production of “Sister Act” on January 20, the Lively Arts will offer a “real-world” educational opportunity to area high school students and IUP students who have an interest in theater.

Posted on 1/16/2015 1:30:01 PM

I-Card Holders Get $2 Off “Sister Act”

Do you have an up-to-date activity-fee paid I-Card? If you do, remember “HolyIUP” andyou’ll be eligible to receive $2 off on up to four tickets to the Broadwaymusical “Sister Act,” set to kick off the first day of the spring semester.

Posted on 1/15/2015 2:42:31 PM

Broadway’s Singing Nuns Rolling Into Fisher Auditorium

Forthe first Ovations! series event of 2015, the Lively Arts at IUP will bring the hit musical comedy “Sister Act,” direct from Broadway, for one night only on January 20.

Posted on 1/8/2015 10:53:56 AM

Electric Harpist Continues Library Series

Come meet Deborah Henson-Conant, a Grammy-nominated one-woman orchestra who Tonight Show trumpeter Doc Severinsen calls the “Wild Woman of the Harp,” in a Q&A session and mini-preview performance at noon on Wednesday, December 3, in the Stapleton Library Commons.

Posted on 11/26/2014 12:59:19 PM

American Opera Presented by IUP Music Theater

IUP Music Theater will present the iconic American opera The Tender Land . Presented also as part of the Lively Arts’ Sound Choices series, the production will be performedDecember 4–6, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 7, at 2:00 p.m. on theWaller Hall Main stage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/24/2014 10:58:50 AM

Electric Harp is Key to Wild Concert

The Lively Arts at IUP will present a return visit from Grammy-nominatedelectric jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant on December 4, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/20/2014 3:58:29 PM

Lively Arts Gifts Available Now Through December 17

For one month only, starting on Monday, November 17, 2014, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all spring semester series events. Tickets make a great gift for the holidays for your family, friends, and colleagues, or a special treat for yourself. Patrons will a

Posted on 11/13/2014 12:29:30 PM

Season of Light Exhibit Next for University Museum

“Season of Light,” featuring a variety ofholiday decorations and items from area collectors, will be the University Museum’s exhibit from November 15 through December 13, 2014.

Posted on 11/5/2014 2:47:14 PM

Tickets Available for “The Tender Land”

This opera, composed by Aaron Copland, is set in theMidwest of the 1930’s and shows how a young girl must choosebetween living in her quiet town or leaving to explore the outside world. December 4–7 on the Waller Hall Mainstage in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/5/2014 1:40:03 PM

Theater Offers Up Futuristic Classic in “Fahrenheit 451”

Theater-by-the Grove at IUP will present “Fahrenheit 451” on November 6–8 and 12–15. This classic, provoking tale by Ray Bradbury centers on mediainfluence and will be presented on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 11/3/2014 11:45:51 AM

Tickets Available for Deborah Henson-Conant

When the Grammy-nominated electric harpist Deborah Henson-Conant is on stage, you will never look at a harp in the same way. This out-of-the-box performance is perfect for all ages and will be held on December 4, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium, located in the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/3/2014 10:18:52 AM

Chinese Acrobats Coming to Fisher Auditorium

Direct from Beijing, the NationalAcrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform a one-night-only event on November 11, 2014, at a family-friendly time of7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/30/2014 2:50:40 PM

Dance and Music Combine for Ballet Performance

The Department of Theater and Dance and the Department ofMusic at IUP will present “An Evening of Story Legends In Music and Dance” on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. inFisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/24/2014 12:52:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit at IUP Features Art and Poetry

Kipp Gallery’s next free exhibit, The Mountain and the Bumble Bee, features a variety of artand poetry and will run October30–December 5, 2014.

Posted on 10/23/2014 3:44:29 PM

Steinway Artist Joe Augustine to Present Piano Recital

Acclaimed pianistand Steinway artist Joe Augustine will be in residence on the IUP campus and will present a free recital on Tuesday, October28, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 10/21/2014 4:00:12 PM

Japanese Koto Players Begin Library Events Today

In a preview of their Wednesday performance as members of Strings and Serpents, the ensemble’s two Japanese koto players will present an outreach session in the Stapleton Library commons area on Tuesday, October 21, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/20/2014 12:29:41 PM

Lively Arts and Library 2014–15 Noontime Series Announced

Theseevents are free and provide a unique and exciting opportunity for all individualsto hear a combination of music, discussions on the music, information on theperformers’ background, and the influence the group has had nationally andinternationally.

Posted on 10/16/2014 1:08:20 PM

Contemporary Collaboration Performance Includes U.S., France, and Japan

The Ovation! series will present Stringsand Serpents, an international collaboration that explores a synthesis ofJapanese and Western structures by merging musical and visual form,performed on October 22, 2014.

Posted on 10/14/2014 2:53:52 PM

Tickets Available for “Celebrating Our Own,” November 14

Come celebrate the talents of music students and faculty in a Music Department concert by the IUP Concert and Symphony Bands under the direction ofStephanie Caulder and Jason Worzbyt.

Posted on 10/13/2014 8:49:04 AM

Tickets Available for “Fahrenheit 451”

Fahrenheit 451, presented by Theater-by-the-Grove productions, is based on the book claimed to be oneof Ray Bradbury’s best works. It brings the issues of media and technology tothe surface in a powerful, non-stop journey of adaptation. November 6–16 at WallerHall Mainstage.

Posted on 10/8/2014 1:46:33 PM

Tickets Available for Cirque Peking: National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

This thrilling acrobatic and circus performance has been enjoyed by all ages and audiences ofall types for over 60 years. Experience Cirque Peking onNovember 11, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium

Posted on 10/6/2014 10:23:37 AM

Tickets Available for “An Evening of Story Legends in Music and Dance”

These two dance pieces, “Appalachian Spring” and “The Soldier’s Tale,” directed byHolly Boda-Sutton and Jack Stamp, take place November 1, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/6/2014 9:27:33 AM

Barkada Saxophone Quartet Appearing in Solo Concert and at Homecoming Concert

The Barkada Quartet, featuring alumnus Justin Polyblank, will present a free concert on Thursday, October 9,and join the IUP Wind Ensemble as guest artists forIUP’s annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 12.

Posted on 10/5/2014 2:15:02 PM

Litton Quartet Performs October 7

The Sound Choices series, representing IUP MusicDepartment’s premier performances, will present the Litton Quartet on October 7,2014.

Posted on 9/25/2014 2:07:27 PM

Tickets Available Now for Strings and Serpents

Strings and Serpents is a multicultural collaboration between twopianists, an animator, and two koto players. The mix of Japaneseand Western form, language, and rhythm will be presented on October 22, 2014.

Posted on 9/22/2014 10:33:23 AM

Tickets Available Now for Litton Quartet

The Litton Quartet, IUP’s faculty string quartet, will present itsfirst concert of the new season on October 7, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell RecitalHall.

Posted on 9/19/2014 9:30:32 AM

All-Day Art: Event Schedule Announced for Pennsylvania Governor’s Arts Awards

http://youtu.be/jMA2iHr_JxA?list=UUwogq7xkqybiwqf3e8Kh-wA 412 262 Celebrate the arts in Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 28, when Indiana is the Cultural Capital of the Commonwealth for the Day, hosting a slate of festive activities capped by the presentation of the state's highest arts honors to five

Posted on 9/15/2014 5:01:59 PM

Alan Morrison to Perform Recital to Inaugurate New Organ

The College of Fine Arts and the Department of Music at IUP willwelcome Alan Morrison to perform the inaugural recital on its newly installedpipe organ on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Posted on 9/14/2014 6:22:06 PM

Severinsen Concert Includes All-Star Alumni, Faculty, and Student Musicians

Musicians consisting of some of IUP’s finest music alumni,faculty, and students will be on stage with Doc Severinsen for his concerton Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Starting at 8:00 p.m., it will be performed inFisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center. The two ensembles, gathered specifically f

Posted on 9/10/2014 11:50:46 AM

University Museum Opens with “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects”

The exhibit tells the cultural, social, and technological storyof ironing from the time of the Vikings, through IUP’s own home economics program, and up tothe role of irons and ironing in pop culture. September 13–November 8

Posted on 9/4/2014 9:03:56 AM

Doc Severinsen Set for One-of-a-Kind Concert, September 16

Lively Arts at IUP is honored to host the returnof Grammy award-winning trumpeter and band leader Doc Severinsen to kick off this year’s Ovations! series.

Posted on 9/3/2014 9:52:32 AM

Reserve Your Free Tickets to the Governor’s Arts Awards, September 28

Get a seat at one of the most special arts events of the year in Pennsylvania: Reserve your free tickets to the Governor’s Awards for the Arts, Sunday, September 28, at the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 8/26/2014 2:42:53 PM

Circus Is Setting for Theater Season Opener

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUPwill open its 2014–15 season with “Dr. Rick’sTraveling Shakespeare Show Presents The Tempest” on August 28–31 and September 4–7.

Posted on 8/25/2014 1:29:23 PM

“Steampunk” Is Theme for Museum Gala

The University Museum at IUP will host its annual gala event on Friday,September 26, in John Sutton Hall. Titled “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” this year’s event is inspiredby the museum’s opening fall exhibition, “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects.”

Posted on 8/21/2014 9:54:53 AM

Tickets on Sale for Shakespeare Classic

Theater-by-the-Grove’s production of “Dr. Rick’s Traveling ShakespeareShow Presents The Tempest” will be on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUPPerforming Arts Center, August 28–31 and September 4–7, 2014.

Posted on 8/18/2014 1:30:40 PM

Tickets on Sale: Doc Severinsen

Tickets are now available for trumpet legend and master showman Doc Severinsen as the opening Ovations! seriesevent for the year. Doc will beon hand Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Posted on 8/18/2014 1:22:01 PM

Keystone Rep Closes Season with American Classic, August 7-10

Keystone Repertory Theater will close its 2014 season with TennesseeWilliams’s “The Glass Menagerie” August 7–10.

Posted on 8/1/2014 2:18:10 PM

Keystone Rep Presents Sinister Musical

Keystone Repertory Theater presents the award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on July 31–August 2 at the Indiana Theater in downtown Indiana.

Posted on 7/22/2014 11:12:59 AM

Centuries-Old Boys Choir Included in Ovations! Season

The Vienna Boys Choir, performing since its founding in the 15th century, is among the final set of performances to be announced for theLively Arts’ 2014–2015 Ovations! series.

Posted on 6/27/2014 1:44:07 PM

Governor’s Arts Awards Flag Decorating Project Gets Underway

Teachers at East Pike Elementary School were among the first participants in the Governor ’ s Awards flag decorating project. (photo: Keith Boyer) Artistic spirit will fly high in hundreds of decorated flags in the Oak Grove at IUP on Sunday, September 28, when Indiana and IUP host the

Posted on 6/19/2014 9:12:19 PM

University Museum at IUP Opens Mark Bender Summer Show, June 7

The work of award-winning illustrator and Indiana native Mark Benderwill be featured in “Pencil Paint Pixel: 29 Years of Visual Communication,” running Saturday, June 7, through Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Posted on 6/2/2014 2:33:40 PM

Musical Premiere Up Next for Keystone Repertory Theater

Keystone RepertoryTheater presents the Pennsylvania premiere of themusical comedy “Hands on a Hardbody,” June 12–15, 2014, outside at the Flagstone Amphitheater—rain or shine.

Posted on 6/2/2014 12:14:06 PM

Theatrical Shows Announced for Next Ovations! Season

The Ovations! series,presented by the Lively Arts at IUP, willpresent two major Broadway touring productions during the 2014–2015 season plusone international theatrical event.

Posted on 5/28/2014 2:26:02 PM

Keystone Rep Opens Season with “Marvelous Wonderettes”

Keystone Repertory Theater, IUP’ssummer theater produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, will open its2014 season with Roger Bean’s musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes” May 29–June 1 at the Old Navy location in the IndianaMall.

Posted on 5/22/2014 10:14:38 AM

Severinsen Returns to Headline Ovations! Season

Celebrating 25 years of the Lively Arts at IUP, the Ovations! series will offer events during 2014–2015 that bring back severalpopular past acts, including Doc Severinsen and jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant.

Posted on 5/21/2014 12:36:15 PM

Museum and National Art Education Association Offer Free Workshop for Young Students

In cooperation with the IUP Chapter of the National ArtEducation Association, the University Museum will offer a Bright IdeasArt Workshop for youth in grades 3–8 on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

Posted on 4/28/2014 9:23:30 AM

Are Your Colleagues Hiding a Hidden Talent?

Several members of the IUP community are performing with the Indiana Symphonic Winds, the community band formed as part of the IUP Community Music School . The concert is Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 7:30 in Fisher Auditorium and admission is free. The Community Music School offers music lessons and group instruc

Posted on 4/24/2014 9:58:49 AM

Lively Arts Concludes Season Outreach on High Note

For its final education outreach sessions of the year, the Lively Arts presents renowned musician, singer, and songwriter Grace Kelly for two special events on Thursday, April 24, with the first in the Stapleton Library Commons at noon, and the second in Cogswell Hall at 3:30 p.m.

Posted on 4/21/2014 2:55:51 PM

“Pipe Dreams” Combines Orchestra and Organ

The IUP Music Department will conclude the 2013–2014 performanceseason with a unique concert titled “Pipe Dreams,” featuring the IUP SymphonyOrchestra and organist Christine Clewell, onSunday, May 4.

Posted on 4/18/2014 3:16:41 PM

Grace Kelly Set for Jazz Concert as Season Finale

For its finale to this season’sOvations! series, the Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania willfeature renowned musician, singer, and songwriter Grace Kelly on Thursday, April 24.

Posted on 4/14/2014 1:31:02 PM

Percussion Ensemble Takes on Fisher

For the first time in over a decade, the IUP Percussion Ensemble will present its Spring Concert in Fisher Auditorium, moving from its normal venue of Gorell Recital Hall. This free concert is on Tuesday, April 22.

Posted on 4/11/2014 3:30:10 PM

Guest Artists from Puebla Mexico to Perform with IUP Music Faculty and Students

Visiting cellist Juan Hermida and pianist Misa Ito will present an evening of chamber music—including performances with IUP Music Department faculty members Mary Hastings, Linda Jennings, and Stanley Chepaitis and the IUP Cello Choir—on Tuesday, April 15, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall. Hermida and Ito are on facul

Posted on 4/3/2014 7:44:14 PM

Musical Comedy Is Season Finale

Theater-by-the-Groveand Music Theater at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will co-produce the finale to the 2013–2014 seasonwith the classic American musical “The Pajama Game” on April 10–13.

Posted on 4/1/2014 11:07:52 AM

Mexican Folklore Central to Dance Collaboration

IUP’s Department of Music and the Department of Theater and Dance willpresent The Girl In White in the Zink Hall Dance Theater, April 4-5, 2014, at 7:00p.m. and April 6 at 2:00 p.m. The performance is part of the IUP Dance Theater and Sound Choices series. This production will present two stories, The G

Posted on 3/28/2014 10:36:50 AM

Downtown Exhibit Features Museum Collection

The IUP University Museum Goes Downtown to the ArtistsHand Gallery with an exhibit titled “Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Celebration,” April 1–May 3, 2014.

Posted on 3/25/2014 8:36:21 AM

Tickets on Sale for Grace Kelly

The Ovations! series proudly presents saxophonist and singer/songwriter Grace Kelly on April 24, 2014, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/24/2014 3:48:15 PM

Museum Celebrates Spring with Colorful Works

The University Museum at IUP willcelebrate spring with a colorful collection of paintings and drawings in anexhibit titled “Roots and Wings: Maura Koehler Keeney and David Tomb,” April 5–May 17, 2014.

Posted on 3/21/2014 11:24:45 AM

Billie Jean King Ideas and Issues Speaker

Ideas and Issues, IUP’s premier lecture series presented bythe Lively Arts, will host Billie Jean King, former tennis great and 2009 recipient of thePresidential Medal of Freedom, on Monday, March 31, 2014, in IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/18/2014 12:44:53 AM

Passion is Hallmark of Premier Latin Dance Company

The LivelyArts at IUP will host the premier Latino dance troupein the United States, Ballet Hispanico, exploring the diversity of Latinoculture through a fusion of classical, Latin, and contemporary dance in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center onMarch 27, 2014.

Posted on 3/12/2014 2:48:46 PM

Tickets on Sale for “The Pajama Game”

“The Pajama Game,” a Tony Award-winning song and dance musical based on the novel 7½ Cents byRichard Bissell, will be performed April 10–13, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/10/2014 10:36:23 AM

Tickets on Sale for “The Girl In White”

“The Girl In White” is a Dance Theater/Sound Choices production loosely based onMexican folklore.

Posted on 3/3/2014 11:12:51 AM

Sybarite 5: String Quintet Bends the Rules

The Lively Artsat IUP will host Sybarite5, the first string quintet to beselected as winners of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition,on Tuesday, March 11.

Posted on 3/3/2014 10:29:54 AM

Choral Concert Explores the Faces of Love

The Department of Music at IUP will present“Faces of Love” on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Performing will be various ensembles from IUP’s choral program.

Posted on 2/26/2014 11:11:32 AM

Tickets Available for Billie Jean King

Join us on Monday, March 31, as we welcome to campus someone who is arguably the single most important person in the history of women’s sports.

Posted on 2/24/2014 10:08:58 AM

Tickets on Sale for Ballet Hispanico

Performing a diverse repertoire by the foremost choreographers of our time, Ballet Hispanico explores, preserves, and celebrates the diversity of the Latino culture. Come experience this fusion of classical, Latin, and and contemporary dance on Thursday, March 27.

Posted on 2/24/2014 9:11:14 AM

Play Translation Receives Premiere at IUP

Theater-by-the Grove at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present its first production of the Spring 2014 semester, “The Monster In The Garden” by Caridad Svich, on the Waller Hall Mainstage on February 20–23 and February 26–March 1.

Posted on 2/13/2014 1:27:52 PM

Tickets on Sale for IUP Choirs: “Faces of Love”

The IUP Choirs, under the direction of Ryan Beeken, present “Faces of Love,” an afternoon of choral works, on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

Posted on 2/11/2014 1:30:23 PM

Tickets on Sale for Sybarite 5

Sybarite 5’seclectic repertoire and dynamic onstage style will forever change your ideasabout chamber music performance! Join us as we welcome the string quintet for their performance on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Posted on 2/11/2014 11:27:03 AM

Haimor Conducts Pops in Valentine’s Day Concert

The Lively Arts will present thePittsburgh Symphony Pops on Friday, February 14, 2014. “PSO Pops: ABroadway Valentine” features Broadway singing stars Christiane Noll and HughPanaro.

Posted on 2/11/2014 8:49:05 AM

Corey Harris Performs Acoustic Blues

The Lively Arts at IUP willfeature a performance by renowned guitarist, songwriter, and performer CoreyHarris for a one-night-only eventon Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Posted on 1/28/2014 9:20:41 AM

University Museum Hosts Graduate Exhibit

The University Museum at Indiana University ofPennsylvania will open its annual Emerging Artist exhibit on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The exhibit celebratessix students in the final stages of their graduate work in art at IUP.

Posted on 1/28/2014 8:50:18 AM

Tickets on Sale for “Beauty and the Beast”

Direct from Broadway, the most beautiful love story ever told comes to life on stage with “Beauty and the Beast.” This classic musical is filled with unforgettable characters, beloved songs, lavish sets, and spectacular costumes. Thursday, February 27, in IUP’sFisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/27/2014 12:41:31 PM

Tickets on Sale for “A Monster in the Garden”

Tickets are now available for “A Monster in the Garden,” a gender-bending, provocative comedy that asks all ofus to believe in a little magic.

Posted on 1/21/2014 2:27:04 PM

Blockbuster Lineup Announced for Broadway Valentine Concert

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has announced theline-up for “A Broadway Valentine” concert, to beperformed in Fisher Auditorium on Friday, February14, 2014.

Posted on 1/21/2014 1:47:15 PM

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony Pops: A Broadway Valentine

IUP Lively Arts presents the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pops, featuring special guest singers Christiane Noll and Hugh Panaro, performing love songs from Broadway and beyond. The performance will take place on Friday, February 14, 2014.

Posted on 1/13/2014 3:23:58 PM

Tickets on Sale for Corey Harris, Fulton Blues Concert

In this solo concert, Corey Harris will perform Fulton Blues, acollection of both original and classic material. The performance will take place on Wednesday,February 5, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 1/7/2014 12:02:29 PM

Broadway Veterans to Sing with PSO Pops for Ovations! Concert

The Lively Arts at IUP and Pittsburgh Symphony OrchestraPops recently announced that it will be changing the line-up of the singers slatedfor a February 14, 2014, concert, “A Broadway Valentine.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 2:49:49 PM

Lively Arts Educational Outreach Fall 2013: On Campus and in the Community

In the Fall 2013 semester, ArtsPath coordinated and presentedseveral highly successful educational outreach opportunities to IUP students,regional high school students, and the greater Indiana community by utilizingthe professional touring artists from the Ovations! series.

Posted on 12/4/2013 12:35:28 PM

IUP Bands Present Seasonal Concert

The IUP Department of Music will present the IUP Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Wind Ensemble in their final concert of the semester on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. It will be presented in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center. The concert will consist of traditional band music as well

Posted on 12/3/2013 8:45:48 AM

Dickens Classic Could Have Local Ghostly Ties

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUP will present Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “AChristmas Carol” December 3–8, 2013, on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/25/2013 9:19:06 AM

High-Energy Tap and Music in Store for Rhythmic Circus Show

Lively Arts at IUP will present “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now” by the world-touringtroupe Rhythmic Circus on Tuesday,December 3, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 11/21/2013 12:49:04 PM

Baby Wants Candy to Work with Area and IUP Students

Billed by the New York Times as, “Truly Amazing! Critics’ Pick!” and Chicago Magazine as the “Best Comedy In Chicago,” Baby Wants Candy brings their improvisational experience and expertise to Indiana in presenting two musical improvisation workshops.

Posted on 11/13/2013 10:07:58 AM

Musical Improvisation Genius is Group’s Focus

The country’s premier musical theater improvisational company, Baby Wants Candy, will visit for a single performance on November 19, 2013, at the Indiana Area Senior High School.

Posted on 11/11/2013 11:39:26 AM

Lively Gifts Available Starting November 11

For one month only, starting on Monday,November 11, 2013, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all Springsemester series events. Tickets make a great gift for the holidays for your family, friends, and colleagues, or a special treat for yourself.

Posted on 11/7/2013 9:38:56 AM

Koresh Brings Jazz Influence to Choreography

A one-night-only eventby the world touring Koresh Dance Company will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2013, in Fisher Auditoriumof IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/4/2013 11:06:51 AM

Tickets On Sale: Rhythmic Circus and “A Christmas Carol”

Tickets are now available for the upcoming Theater-by-the-Grove event “A Christmas Carol” on December 3–7, and for the Rhythmic Circus show on December 3, 2013.

Posted on 11/4/2013 9:37:22 AM

Two One-Act Operas Presented by Music Theater

Music Theater at IUP will present two one-act operas titled “Signor Deluso” and “Trouble in Tahiti,” performed in Waller Hall from Thursday, October 31, through Sunday, November 3.

Posted on 10/25/2013 10:31:36 AM

Tickets on Sale: Bands in Review and Baby Wants Candy

Tickets are now available for the upcoming Sound Choices event Bands in Review on November 17 and Ovations show Baby wants Candy on November 19, 2013.

Posted on 10/21/2013 1:53:54 PM

Litton Quartet to Perform Connected Works

The Litton Quartet , IUP’s string residency faculty string quarter, will present its first concert of the season on October 29, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall. The program will feature two works written a century apart, but linked by  a  common concept and s

Posted on 10/18/2013 9:35:09 AM

Addams Family Outreach Set

Following the performance of the Broadway touring production of “The Addams Family,” the Lively Arts will offer a “real-world” educational opportunity to area high school-age and IUP students who have an interest in theater on October 24, 2013.

Posted on 10/17/2013 1:16:33 PM

Exhibit Features Sculpture of John Adam Manley

An exhibit of new works by sculptor Adam John Manley will open in the Kipp Gallery at IUP on Thursday, October 31, and run through December 5, 2013.

Posted on 10/16/2013 9:40:54 AM

Tickets on Sale: IUP Bands in Concert

IUP Bands in Concert: Concert and Symphony bands, under the direction of Stephanie Caulder and Jason Worzbyt, will take place November 14, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/14/2013 1:57:23 PM

Dance Showcase Offers Thematic Variety

The IUP Dance Theater will presentits Fall Showcase with performances on October 25–27,2013, in the Zink Hall Dance Theater

Posted on 10/14/2013 11:27:01 AM

“The Addams Family” to Creep Into Fisher Auditorium

The Lively Arts at IUP will host the Broadway musical national touring production of “The Addams Family” for a single performance on Thursday, October 24, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s PerformingArts Center.

Posted on 10/10/2013 11:12:39 AM

Russian Classic Adapted for Stage by Visiting Croatian Artist

The BrothersKaramazov will be presented by Theater-by-the-Grove on October 17, 18, and 20 in the Waller Hall StudioTheater.

Posted on 10/8/2013 10:42:46 AM

Tickets on Sale: Koresh Dance and IUP Jazz

Tickets are now available for two upcoming Ovations!  and Music Department events. Koresh Dance will perform on Thursday, November 7, 2013, and IUP Jazz Band and Ensemble in Concert will be presented Saturday, November 9. Tickets for both shows can be purchased though the HUB Box Office, in person, by callin

Posted on 10/7/2013 1:44:31 PM

Austrian Brass Septet Returns to Indiana

Continuing into its 2013–2014 Ovations! season, the Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host anencore performance by a septet that combines music with a heavy dose of absurdest theater, Mnozil Brass . This one-night performance will take place on Friday, October 18, 2013,at 8:00 p.m. in Fi

Posted on 10/7/2013 10:35:15 AM

Tickets on Sale: Litton String Quartet and Two One-Act Operas

The IUP Music Department presents two upcoming shows: The Litton String Quartet on October 29, and Two One-Act Operas, October 31–November 3, 2013.

Posted on 9/30/2013 10:26:29 AM

Theater Opens Season With Comedy

The Department of Theater and Dance at IUP will open its 2013–2014 Theater-by-the-Grove season with The Optimist  by Jason Chimonides on October 3–5 and 9–12 on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 9/24/2013 9:11:24 PM

IUP Alumna to Perform Organ Recitals

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee at IUP is pleased to present Ashley Snavley, IUP alumna and previous organ scholarship recipient, in a free recital on Friday, September 27, 2013.

Posted on 9/23/2013 10:01:57 PM

Tickets on Sale: “The Addams Family” and Dance Theater Fall Showcase

The Broadway tour of The Addams Family will take place on Thursday, October 24, and the Dance Theater Fall Showcase will be presented October 25–27, 2013.

Posted on 9/23/2013 11:34:53 AM

Lively Arts Starts Season’s Educational Outreach With Dance Troupe

The world-renowned Koresh Dance Company from Philadelphia will be in Indiana September 21–24 as the Lively Arts kicks off a year of exciting educational outreach with this seasons’ touring artists.

Posted on 9/19/2013 1:41:48 PM

ZOFO Duet First Ovations! Event of Season

The Lively Arts at IUP will present one of a rare handful of professional ensembles worldwide focusing exclusively on piano duets, ZOFO. The single performance will be performed on Monday, September 30, 2013.

Posted on 9/19/2013 8:39:33 AM

Tickets on Sale: Choral Collage and IUP Symphony Orchestra Concert

The IUP Music Department will present two upcoming concerts: the 2013 Chorale Collage and the first concert of the season for the IUP Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person, or by calling 724-357-1313. Led by Ryan Beeken, the IUP Chorus and Chorale will presen

Posted on 9/17/2013 11:35:26 AM

Tickets on Sale: Mnozil Brass and “The Brothers Karamazov”

Ovations! and Theater-by-the-Grove proudly present their next events, Mnozil Brass and The Brothers Karamazov. Tickets for both shows are now available through the HUB Box Office.

Posted on 9/16/2013 3:13:54 PM

Tickets on Sale: Annual Homecoming Concert

The IUP Music Department will present the annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Tickets are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person, or by calling 724-357-1313. Under the direction of Stephanie Caulder, Jason Worzbyt, and

Posted on 9/9/2013 1:17:44 PM

Tickets on Sale: ZOFO Piano Duet and “The Optimist”

Ovations! and Theater-by-the-Grove present their first events of the year, the ZOFO Piano Duet and “The Optimist.” Tickets for each show are now on sale through the HUB Box Office.

Posted on 9/3/2013 3:11:54 PM

Kipp Exhibit Spotlights Collaboration

Kipp Gallery will open its touringexhibit season with We Two Founts: Larson and Mitchell. Opening September12, 2013, it  will run through October10.

Posted on 8/29/2013 8:30:55 AM

Guest Pianist from Thailand Joins IUP Cellist for Recital

Pianist Chindarat Charoenwongs of Thailand will join IUP faculty member Linda Jennings, cello, in a recital on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

Posted on 8/27/2013 11:57:01 AM

ArtsPath Partnership Produces Public Art in Butler

ArtsPath partnered with Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Butler Health Systems, and the Pittsburgh Glass Center in a residency at Butler Intermediate High School, where art students created a mosaic for the hospital cafeteria.

Posted on 8/21/2013 3:39:23 PM

ArtsPath Reports on Banner Year

The 2012–2013 season for the Lively Arts arts-in-education program, ArtsPath , was a banner year as several thousand students were served through multiple outreach sessions by touring artists, as well as through long-term artist residencies with ArtsPath teaching artists. From jam s

Posted on 8/6/2013 12:53:26 PM

Billie Jean King Announced to Present Ideas and Issues Lecture

A 2009 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, former tennis great Billie Jean King will be the signature speaker for the 2013–2014 Ideas and Issues series. She will speak as part of Women’s History Month on March 31, 2014, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 6/28/2013 8:43:47 AM

Lively Arts Announces Ovations! Season for 2013–2014

Twelve nationally touring acts are slated for the next season of Ovations!, including Broadway musicals, dance troupes, an improv group, the ZOFO piano duet and more musical groups, and a return visit by one of the most talked-about Lively Arts performance groups of all time.

Posted on 6/17/2013 10:17:09 AM

Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Workshop

A Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder workshop for music, art, theater, dance, media arts educators, classroom teachers, and teaching artists will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center at 142 Kerr Road in Ford City, Armstrong County from 8:30 a

Posted on 6/12/2013 3:06:10 PM

Public Invited to See 17 Performance Showcases Over Two Days

The Indiana community will have a unique opportunity to see 17 performing artists showcasing their talent on June 5–6, 2013, as the Lively Arts at IUP hosts the exciting annual Pennsylvania Presenters Conference.

Posted on 5/30/2013 9:01:03 AM

Keystone Repertory Theater Presents Neil Simon Comedy

Keystone Repertory Theater presents Last of the Red Hot Lovers on May 30–June 2, 2013, to kick off its summer season in Technicolor hilarity.

Posted on 5/23/2013 6:56:55 PM

Popular Opera Works Featured in Sound Choices Series Finale

Sound Choices will conclude its 2012–2013 season with a unique concert featuring the IUP Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, University Choir, Opera Theater Workshop, faculty members Mary Logan Hastings and Joseph Baunoch, and special guest and former Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Fracker. An Opera Gala will be presente

Posted on 4/30/2013 12:04:14 PM

Emmy and Grammy Nominee and Radio Personality Seth Rudetsky to Speak at IUP

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Sirius/XM Satellite Radio personality Seth Rudetsky as part of its Ideas and Issues series. Talking about his favorite subject—Broadway—Rudetseky will speak on Monday, May 6, 2013.

Posted on 4/29/2013 12:36:28 PM

Tickets Now on Sale: Sonny Landreth, Blues Artist

A special Lively Arts event, Sonny Landreth will perform at the Indiana Theater on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/29/2013 9:17:45 AM

Beijing Conservatory Conductor to Lead IUP Bands

The IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will present their final performance of the academic year on May 4, 2013, featuring guest conductor Dai Zhonghui of the Beijing Conservatory.

Posted on 4/26/2013 8:43:30 AM

Ahn Trio and Nai-Ni Chen Dance to Present Open Sessions

The world-renowned Ahn Trio and Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present a joint question/answer and discussion session on artistic collaboration within the influences of Asian and Western music on April 24, 2013, followed by a dance masterclass by Nai-Ni Chen.

Posted on 4/19/2013 10:34:57 AM

Touring Companies Combine Dance With Live Music

The Lively Arts at IUP will present the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company in collaboration with the Ahn Trio string ensemble for their dance collaboration, Temptation of the Muses, on April 25, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 4/19/2013 10:11:16 AM

Theater Gives 21st-Century Twist to Bawdy Classic Comedy

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUP will close its 2012–2013 season with Lysistrata by Aristophanes, April 25–28 and May 1–4 on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/16/2013 9:46:39 AM

Blues Artist Sonny Landreth to Perform Special Summer Concert

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Sonny Landreth as a special community summer event. Performing an evocative and vibrant mixture of southwest Louisiana blues, the concert will be presented on May 31, 2013.

Posted on 4/15/2013 12:45:32 PM

Cast of Hair Gives Back to Students

Cast members from the musical Hair presented a free actor talk-back session to IUP students and community members following a highly entertaining performance of the show on Sunday, April 14, 2012.

Posted on 4/15/2013 11:39:13 AM

Broadway’s “Hair” in Fisher Auditorium, April 14

The New York Broadway tour of Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical will be presented Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 4/9/2013 9:17:47 AM

Tickets Now Available: Seth Rudetsky

Radio host, actor, Emmy-nominated writer, director, and producer Seth Rudetsky will share his stories and give a perspective on the role of theater and Broadway in America on May 6, 2013, in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 4/9/2013 8:54:36 AM

Lively Arts and Libraries Noontime Series Finale

The Lively Arts and IUP Libraries ended the years noontime series on an exciting high note on April 4 with a presentation by the Colombian llanero group Cimarron.

Posted on 4/8/2013 3:39:41 PM

Pianola-Man Comes to IUP, April 13

Renowned pianolist Bob Berkman will make a very special concert appearance as the first of many Pre-Inaugural events scheduled through the next month. The concert will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 4/8/2013 11:48:35 AM

Tickets on Sale: An Opera Gala, May 10

Sound Choices and IUP Music Theater proudly present “An Opera Gala” on Friday, May 10, 2013, at 8 00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Tickets are now available through the HUB Box Office.

Posted on 4/8/2013 10:13:33 AM

Organ Scholarship Committee Presents Student Organ Competition

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee is pleased to present three pre-college age students in the seventh annual Carol Teti Memorial Organ Competition at Zion Lutheran Church this Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/4/2013 10:28:04 AM

Tickets on Sale: IUP Jazz, Bands and Vocal Arts

The Department of Music announces four upcoming shows: the IUP Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band on April 27, two Bands in Concert performances on May 4 and 5, and the IUP Vocal Arts' presentation of "Folksongs in Recital." Tickets are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person or by calling 724-357-1313.

Posted on 4/1/2013 11:25:04 AM

Cimarrón to Present Q&A Session at Stapleton Commons Thursday

Join the Latin folk music ensemble Cimarrón at noon this Thursday, April 4, in the Stapleton Library commons area for a free informal performance and question-and-answer session in the third and final Library Lively Arts Mary Jane Schafer Memorial event of the academic year.

Posted on 4/1/2013 9:44:38 AM

Dance and Percussion Provide Family-Friendly Production

Dance Theater and the Percussion Ensemble at IUP will present their popular Evening of Dance and Percussion on Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/27/2013 9:12:26 PM

South American Folk Group to Perform in Gorell Recital Hall

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Cimarron, a Latin folk music ensemble, as its next Ovations! series event on Thursday, April 4, 2013.

Posted on 3/27/2013 10:03:26 AM

Nationally Renowned Organist to Present Concert

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee at IUP will present James Kibbie, internationally renowned authority on the organ music of Johann Sebastian Bach, in a free recital on April 5, 2013.

Posted on 3/26/2013 1:59:48 PM

Tickets on Sale: “Temptation of the Muses”

The world renowned Nai Ni Chen Dance Company will join with the Ahn Trio, one of classical music’s most innovative ensembles, on Thursday, April 25, 2013.

Posted on 3/26/2013 9:11:30 AM

Tickets on Sale: “Lysistrata”

Enjoy Theater-by-the-Grove’s production of Lysistrata, coming to the Waller Hall Mainstage on April 25–28 and May 1–4, 2013.

Posted on 3/25/2013 9:53:34 AM

Tickets on Sale: “Hair”

The first great rock musical and a milestone in Broadway history, Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical will be presented in Fisher Auditorium on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/18/2013 9:30:46 AM

Artist and Author Beckman Will Offer Several Sessions During Visit

Artist, author, and speaker Christopher Beckman will visit Indiana April 1-4, 2013, offering a variety of open sessions and art critiques for community members and students.

Posted on 3/16/2013 11:21:59 AM

Tickets on Sale: An Evening of Dance and Percussion

Directed by faculty members Holly Boda-Sutton and Michael Kingan, the IUP Dance Theater and Percussion Ensemble will join forces on Saturday, April 6, 2013, for a rousing evening of music and movement.

Posted on 3/5/2013 8:39:03 AM

String Quartet to Perform in Blue Room

The Daedalus Quartet’s performance, originally scheduled for Gorell Recital Hall, will now be presented in the Blue Room, located on the first floor of John Sutton Hall at IUP, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/4/2013 2:28:44 PM

Tickets on Sale: Cimarron

The most accomplished Ilanera group from Colombia, South America, Cimarron, a seven-piece ensemble, has been together for over 20 years and has performed worldwide. They will appear at IUP on April 4, 2013.

Posted on 3/4/2013 12:46:50 PM

Daeadalus Quartet Coming to IUP March 13

The Lively Arts at IUP will present a single performance by a leader among the new generation of string ensembles, the Daedalus Quartet, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/1/2013 10:04:03 AM

Lively Arts Reports on Busy February of Educational Outreach

February 2013 was an event-filled month for the Lively Arts arts-in-education program, Artspath, with multiple outreach sessions at IUP and in area public schools.

Posted on 3/1/2013 9:14:08 AM

Peanuts Gang Sings to the Simple Things in Life

Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are combining to present their production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.   Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz, the production will be performed March 6–9, 2013, at 8:00 p.m., with a matinee offered on Sunday,

Posted on 2/26/2013 10:22:59 AM

IUP Bands in Concert Presenting World Premieres

The IUP Department of Music presents the IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band under the direction of Jack Stamp and Jason Worzbyt. This, their first concert of the Spring 2013 semester, will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. The performance will feature guest conductor and compo

Posted on 2/25/2013 11:41:38 AM

Renée Fleming: Did You Know?

Operatic superstar, the “people’s diva,” four-time Grammy winner, and Indiana native Renée Fleming will present, with pianist Richard Bado, a rare recital on March 2, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 2/18/2013 3:44:40 PM

Jazz Violinist John Blake Jr. to Appear at Free Noontime Event at Library

The Lively Arts, in partnership with the IUP Libraries Mary Jane Schafer Memorial Fund, will present a free lecture-demonstration by jazz violinist John Blake Jr, in Stapleton Library Commons at noon on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Posted on 2/18/2013 9:36:52 AM

John Blake Quartet Bringing Jazz to Gorell

The Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present famed jazz violinist John Blake Jr., along with his quartet, for a single performance on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Posted on 2/14/2013 11:02:36 AM

Tickets on Sale: Daedalus Quartet

Widely recognized for its interpretive and lively performances, the Daedalus Quartet will perform on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in the Sutton Hall Blue Room.

Posted on 2/11/2013 8:56:52 AM

Renée Fleming Receives Fourth Grammy

Renée Fleming, who will present a rare recital program on Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium, received her fourth Grammy Award as part of the 55th Grammys held on February 10.

Posted on 2/10/2013 8:58:53 PM

Renowned Walnut Street Theatre Presents Outreach

The touring company from Walnut Street Theatre will present two acting technique masterclasses and two Q&A sessions in addition to their February 12 performance of Around the World in 80 Days.

Posted on 2/7/2013 2:14:02 PM

Tickets on Sale: Litton String Quartet, Music of the Americas, IUP Bands in Concert

The IUP Department of Music announces four upcoming shows: the Litton String Quartet, IUP Choral Program’s “Music of the Americas,” and two separate IUP Bands in Concert performances. Tickets for each are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person or by calling 724-357-1313. The Litton String Quartet,

Posted on 2/5/2013 1:58:08 PM

Tickets on Sale: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Enjoy some time with the gang in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a musical comedy based on the comic strip Peanuts, coming to the Waller Hall Mainstage on March 6–10, 2013.

Posted on 2/4/2013 12:47:57 PM

Mother of All Adventure Stories is Next Ovations! Event

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Around the World in 80 Days. This high-spirited theatrical journey across oceans and continents will be performed on February 12, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/29/2013 2:39:02 PM

Jazz Violinist John Blake Jr. Events Set

Renowned jazz violinist John Blake Jr. Blake will be featured in a Jazz Jam session and an open rehearsal of the Vivaldi Violin Concerto with IUP professor of music Stanley Chepaitis on February 3–4, 2013.

Posted on 1/29/2013 2:36:23 PM

Tickets on Sale: Renée Fleming in Recital

Ovations! proudly presents Renée Fleming in Recital on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/28/2013 9:52:53 AM

Lively Arts Closes Fall Semester Outreach on High Note

The final two Fall semester educational outreach sessions for the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series took place on December 10, 2012, completing a very successful run of nine major outreach activities in just under three months. The sessions featured the cast members and musicians from the highly acclaimed Broadway

Posted on 1/22/2013 9:31:11 AM

Tickets on Sale: John Blake Jr. Quartet

Tickets are now available for the upcoming Ovations! presentation of the John Blake Jr. Quartet. The concert will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall, on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Posted on 1/22/2013 9:19:28 AM

Tickets on Sale: “Around the World in 80 Days”

The Ovations! first performance of the new semester, Around the World in 80 Days, will take place on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/14/2013 9:08:09 AM

Shrek Cast to Provide Q&A for Students after the Show, December 10

High school and college-age members of the audience are invited to an informal Q&A with cast members from “Shrek the Musical” after the performance on Monday, December 10.

Posted on 12/3/2012 4:04:47 PM

Kirchoff to Serve as Guest Conductor for Bands Concert

Internationally renowned conductor Craig Kirchhoff will serve as guest conductor when the IUP Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and Concert Band perform in concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012.

Posted on 12/3/2012 11:54:48 AM

Shrek Travels from Broadway to Fisher, December 10

Shrek the Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage. This Lively Arts Ovations! event, direct from Broadway, is a one-night-only performance on Monday, December 10, 2012, in Fisher Auditorium. Get your tickets now!

Posted on 11/28/2012 1:12:17 PM

Holiday List Long for Lively Arts

The Lively Arts is offering a wide variety of holiday connections this season from Christmas music, to holiday gifts, to family entertainment. If you are looking for something to do with the entire family, just follow the waving Jolly Roger as IUP Music Theater presents its light-hearted production of The Pirat

Posted on 11/27/2012 11:00:04 AM

Popular Musical Presented by IUP Music Theater

Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance will be presented in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center from November 30 to December 1, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. and on December 2 at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 11/16/2012 11:02:53 AM

Veterans Choir Talks with IUP Students

On November 13, 2012, only a decade after being homeless on the streets of Los Angeles, five members of the nationally known New Directions Veterans Choir shared stories about their remarkable transformation.

Posted on 11/15/2012 4:24:52 PM

Trumpet Ensemble to Perform Free Concert

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its annual fall recital on Friday, December 7, 2012, in in the DiCicco Rehearsal Studio, Room 121 of Cogswell Hall on the IUP campus. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m., and admission is free.

Posted on 11/15/2012 3:17:09 PM

HoodleBug Releases CD, Set for Holiday Concert

The HoodleBug Brass has released its first commercial CD, Christmas Postcards. The quintet will perform works from the CD and other music for the holidays on December 4, 2012, in Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 11/13/2012 9:37:16 AM

Tickets on Sale: “Shrek the Musical”

The entire family will be awed as everyone’s favorite ogre comes to life on stage in the hit Broadway touring production of Shrek the Musical on Monday, December 10, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/12/2012 12:06:46 PM

The Most Lively of Gifts for the Holidays

For one month only, starting on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, the Lively Arts will make tickets available online for all Spring semester series events.

Posted on 11/8/2012 11:56:06 AM

Touring Choir to Present Q&A, Perform in Library, November 13

The New Directions Veterans Choir will be in the lounge area of Stapleton Library at noon on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, to answer questions about their lives and work and to perform a few numbers in advance of their evening performance in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 11/8/2012 11:50:41 AM

Bands in Review Features Marching Band and Jazz Ensemble

The IUP Marching Band, “The Legend,” will present its annual "roof raising" concert on Sunday, November 11, 2012. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/8/2012 11:34:21 AM

Veterans Choir Show Includes Local Connections

The performance by the New Directions Veterans Choir on November 13, 2012, will include a special color guard organized by the local Indiana VFW Post; sponsorship of several Indiana area veterans, individuals, businesses, and veteran organizations; and a special presentation during the event.

Posted on 11/7/2012 2:57:15 PM

Tickets on Sale: IUP Symphony Orchestra and Choir, Bands in Concert

The IUP Department of Music announces two upcoming performances: the IUP Symphony Orchestra and Choir in Concert on Thursday, December 6, and the IUP Bands in Concert on Saturday, December 8, 2012. Led by Stanley Chepaitis and Ryan Beeken, the IUP Symphony Orchestra and Choir will perform on Thursday, December 6

Posted on 11/5/2012 10:24:14 AM

Litton Quartet Joined by Guest Jazz Guitarist and Bassist

On Monday evening, November 12, 2012, the Litton Quartet will present its second program of the season. It will begin at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall. The program will feature new and old works in collaboration with acclaimed jazz guitarist John Stowell. Nathan

Posted on 11/5/2012 9:51:12 AM

Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band Present an Evening of Band Classics

Come enjoy an evening of music that will include works by composers Gordon Jacob and Leonard Bernstein on November 8, 2012.

Posted on 11/1/2012 9:12:25 AM

Tickets on Sale: “Pirates of Penzance”

IUP Music Theater will present The Pirates of Penzance from November 30 to December 2, 2012. This celebrated comic opera has something for the whole family—love stories, sword fights, dancing, and much more!

Posted on 10/29/2012 9:12:52 AM

Premiere of New Play Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-the-Grove will present In Quietness by Anna Moench on November 1–3 and 7–10, 2012, with a matinee on Sunday, November 4.

Posted on 10/23/2012 10:28:16 AM

Tommy Igoe Leads Drum Workshop, Jams With Local Youth

Famed drummer Tommy Igoe led a drum set workshop on October 9, 2012, for IUP students and high school students from Indiana, Leechburg, and United high schools. A jam session followed with Igoe and the IUP Jazz Ensemble. As Igoe began his workshop on drumming technique for an eager audience, he stressed the impor

Posted on 10/22/2012 3:33:55 PM

IUP Graduate Returns to Conduct Church Choirs of Indiana

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee is pleased to present its fifth Choral and Hymn Festival at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Admission is free, with donations for the scholarship fund gratefully accepted. It will feature the church

Posted on 10/22/2012 1:15:01 PM

Artist and Author Meets with Community and Campus Representatives

New York-based artist, author, and speaker Christopher Beckman was in Indiana Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16 and 17, 2012, to meet with leaders representing a variety of organizations and concerns in a visit organized by the Lively Arts in connection with its Ideas and Issues program.

Posted on 10/16/2012 11:24:49 PM

Indonesian Cultural Arts Day is Saturday, October 27

Afternoon workshops and an evening program of music and dance on Saturday, October 27, 2012, will celebrate Indonesian traditional and contemporary cultures, highlighting performances and workshops by guest Indonesian musicians, dancers, and performing ensembles. The general public is invited, and admission is free.

Posted on 10/16/2012 5:48:46 PM

Tickets on Sale: Litton String Quartet and IUP Concert and Jazz Bands

The IUP Department of Music announces two upcoming performances: The Litton String Quartet on Monday, November 12, and the IUP Concert and Jazz Bands on Thursday, November 15, 2012. For their second performance of the season, the Litton String Quartet will be joined by faculty member Nathan Santos on bass and s

Posted on 10/16/2012 8:31:12 AM

Tickets on Sale: Bands in Review and New Directions Veterans Choir

Sound Choices and Ovations! announce the next performance in their series: Bands in Review on Sunday, November 11, and the New Directions Veterans Choir on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

Posted on 10/15/2012 11:18:17 AM

The Ukes Set to End U.S. Tour in Indiana

From across “the pond,” the Lively Arts brings the all-strumming, all-singing Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain to Fisher Auditorium on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, as the finale event of its eight-city U.S. tour.

Posted on 10/12/2012 2:19:09 PM

Dance Gives Lighthearted Twist to Oz Classic

Dance Theater will present A Whirlwind to Oz on October 19 and 20, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Zink Dance Auditorium at IUP. A matinee performance will be offered on Sunday, October 21, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/11/2012 1:34:32 PM

Tickets on Sale for IUP Bands in Concert

The Department of Music proudly presents a gala performance by the IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. The first IUP Bands in Concert event of the season will take place at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium on Thursday, November 8, 2012. General admission tick

Posted on 10/8/2012 9:19:09 AM

Choral Collage Program Offers Variety

The University Chorus and IUP Chorale will perform “A Choral Collage” on Sunday, October 14, 2012. Marking the debut concert for Ryan Beekan, newly appointed director of choral studies, the concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. It will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/3/2012 10:56:45 AM

Lively Arts Unveils Four Additional Videos

The Lively Arts at IUP has released additional videos to add to the original video unveiled in early September 2012. The newer videos explain different activities of the Lively Arts in more detail.

Posted on 10/2/2012 10:04:58 AM

Piano and Violin Recital Has Family Connections

James Staples, professor emeritus of the IUP Department of Music , will be joined by IUP alumnus and Staples’ stepson, Mark Richardson in presenting a recital of music for piano and violin beginning at 4:00 p.m. on October 13, 2012. It will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sut

Posted on 10/2/2012 8:59:38 AM

Tickets on Sale: “In Quietness”

Theater-by-the-Grove proudly presents In Quietness on the Waller Hall Mainstage November 1-4 and 7-10, 2012.

Posted on 10/1/2012 10:07:31 AM

Birdland Big Band Bringing Top-Class Jazz to Fisher

Straight from one of the hottest jazz clubs on the planet, world-renowned drummer Tommy Igoe and his Birdland Big Band will perform at Fisher Auditorium on Tuesday, October 9, 2012.

Posted on 10/1/2012 8:30:44 AM

Annual Homecoming Concert by IUP Bands Set

The IUP Bands will present their annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 7, 2012. Presented by the Department of Music , the concert will start at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center. Ensembles to perform include the Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Wind Ensemble. The concert will

Posted on 9/30/2012 9:55:01 AM

HoodleBug Brass Presents Concert

The HoodleBug Brass , IUP’s Department of Music faculty brass quintet in residence, will present their Fall 2012 recital on Thursday, October 4, 2012, beginning at 8:00 p.m. The performance will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, located at Fourth and Church streets in Indiana. The HoodleBug Brass is c

Posted on 9/26/2012 9:33:48 AM

Tickets on Sale: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

One of the most unique and entertaining groups on tour today, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is the next performance in the Ovations! series. Tickets are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person or by calling 724-357-1313.

Posted on 9/24/2012 2:13:10 PM

J.R. Martinez: A Story of Resilience and Optimism

On Thursday, September 27, 2012, Iraqi War hero J.R. Martinez will visit Fisher Auditorium to share his inspiring story. He will appear as this year’s First Commonwealth Bank Endowed Lecturer, presented as part of the Lively Arts’ Ideas and Issues series. The presentation begins at 8:00 p.m. and will be followed by a question and answer session.

Posted on 9/21/2012 11:36:42 AM

Litton Quartet Opens Sound Choices Series With New Work

The Department of Music will open is 2012–2013 Sound Choices season with the Litton Quartet , IUP’s string quartet in residence. The concert will be presented September 25, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall. The Litton will premiere a new composition by first vi

Posted on 9/19/2012 2:13:29 PM

Noel Coward Comedy Opens Theater-by-the-Grove Season

The stylish comedy “Hay Fever” opens the Theater-by-the-Grove season on September 27, 2012.

Posted on 9/18/2012 12:24:55 PM

Tickets on Sale:“A Chorale Collage,” IUP Symphony Orchestra,“Whirlwind to Oz”

Tickets for “A Chorale Collage,” the IUP Symphony Orchestra Concert, and A Whirlwind to Oz are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person or by calling 724-357-1313.

Posted on 9/17/2012 1:53:53 PM

Cameo Appearances Part of “SingAlong Sound of Music”

In addition to a free “fun pack” for every audience member, SingAlong Sound of Music (September 23) will also feature cameo and group appearances, including IUP president Michael Driscoll as the Goatherd; IUP’s first lady, Becky Driscoll, as the “Woman in the Pink Dress”; and Michael Hood, dean of the College of Fine Arts, as Captain Von Trapp.

Posted on 9/17/2012 12:05:11 PM

Make the Hills Come Alive With the Sound of Music

Maria, the Captain, and all the little Van Trapps will be seen on the big screen in Fisher Auditorium Sunday, September 23, 2012, as the Lively Arts opens its 2012 2013 Ovations series. And in this version, you are invited

Posted on 9/11/2012 10:52:35 AM

Tickets on Sale: Annual Homecoming Concert and Live at Birdland

Tickets for both the annual Homecoming Concert and for Live at Birdland with Tommy Igoe are now available through the HUB Box Office, in person or by calling 724-357-1313.

Posted on 9/10/2012 1:36:04 PM

Sing Along in Costume to “Sound of Music”

SingAlong Sound of Music, an international sensation, will be presented in Fisher Auditorium on Sunday, September 23, 2012, as the opening performance of the 2012–2013 Ovations! season, presented by the Lively Arts.

Posted on 9/4/2012 12:00:30 PM

Tickets Available: J.R. Martinez, First Commonwealth Bank Lecture Series

Sharing his story of resilience and optimism, J.R. Martinez is an Iraqi War hero, daytime television actor, and recent champion of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Tickets for this lecture on September 27, 2012, are now available.

Posted on 8/27/2012 9:21:44 AM

Tickets on Sale: SingAlong Sound of Music, Hay Fever, and Litton String Quartet

Tickets are now available for the season’s first performances of the Ovations!, Theater-by-the-Grove, and Sound Choices series. All sales are through the HUB Box Office, in person, by phone at 724-357-1313, or online at IUP Tickets.

Posted on 8/27/2012 9:06:32 AM

Video: The Lively Arts at IUP—All There Is to Experience

Check it out, and you’ll hear students, community residents, and more Lively Arts fans as well as director Hank Knerr on all there is to experience about the Lively Arts at IUP: all productions of the departments of Theater and Dance, Music, and Art; the Ovations touring performance series; the Issues and Ideas speaker series; exhibits of the University Museum and Kipp Gallery; the ArtsPath arts education series for IUP and high school students; and more.

Posted on 8/14/2012 9:34:47 AM

“Avenue Q” Rounds Out Keystone Repertory Theater Season

Winner of the Tony Awards “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, Avenue Q will close this summer’s season for Keystone Repertory Theater on August 10–11, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 12, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/9/2012 9:08:28 AM

“Next to Normal” Next for Keystone Repertory Theater

Keystone Repertory Theater presents the award-winning Broadway rock musical “Next to Normal” on July 27 and 28, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. and July 29 at 2:00 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center. Tickets on sale now.

Posted on 7/20/2012 9:29:26 AM

Lively Arts Subscriptions Now Available

IUP Lively Arts is now offering subscriptions for the 2012–2013 season. With three options from which to choose—Totally Everything, All Ovations! and the Flex Pak—subscribers are certain to find the perfect ticket package to fit their needs.

Posted on 7/13/2012 1:42:18 PM

Theater, Dance, Sound Choices, and More!

Under the umbrella of the Lively Arts, departments within the College of Fine Arts offer the campus and community a variety of performing and visual arts, including Theater-by-the-Grove, Music Theater, Dance Theater, Sound Choices, and the University Museum.

Posted on 7/3/2012 11:07:56 AM

Renée Fleming to Give Recital in Home Town

One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, soprano Renée Fleming is headed back to her home town of Indiana, Pa., to present a rare recital program in Fisher Auditorium on Saturday, March 2, 2013.

Posted on 6/26/2012 2:07:14 PM

First Commonwealth Bank Lecture to Feature J.R. Martinez

J. R. Martinez—Iraq War veteran, actor, and motivational speaker—will come to Indiana on September 27, 2012, as the next First Commonwealth Bank Endowed Lecturer.

Posted on 6/21/2012 10:36:05 AM

Season Announced for 2012–2013 Ovations! Series

The Lively Arts at IUP announced the majority of what it plans to present during the 2012–2013 Ovations! series season, including two Broadway hits, a Broadway-related family event, contemporary dance, a string quartet, jazz, Latin folk, a play, and more.

Posted on 5/21/2012 7:19:27 PM

Summer Theater Returns to Waller Hall

Keystone Repertory Theater, IUP’s summer Theater-by-the-Grove, will offer a charmingly quirky season for summer 2012. Originally scheduled to start May 18, the first production had to be cancelled. The season will now start on June 1.

Posted on 5/9/2012 11:06:45 AM

Peters’s Autographed Books Presented to Local Animal Shelters

While Bernadette Peters was in Indiana for her Fisher Auditorium peformance, she autographed two of her children’s books. One of each title was presented on May 7, 2012, to two local animal shelters: the Indiana County Humane Society and Four Footed Friends, by Florence Lattimer Helwig of Indiana.

Posted on 5/8/2012 1:09:37 PM

Bernadette Peters, Performing at IUP Friday, to Receive Special Tony Award

Bernadette Peters, performing at IUP on May 4, 2012, has been chosen to receive the Isabelle Stevenson Award during the upcoming Tony Award celebration.

Posted on 4/30/2012 3:29:12 PM

IUP Music Students and Faculty Named to Perform with Bernadette Peters

For the upcoming concert by Broadway legend, actress, and singer Bernadette Peters, the Lively Arts at IUP will provide 28 musicians that will perform with the two-time Tony Award winner.

Posted on 4/27/2012 11:56:34 AM

Special Student Prices for Bernadette Peters

A ticket to a Peters concert can easily reach over $50 per ticket. However, with support of the Student Cooperative Association and a variety of sponsors and donors, IUP students will only need to pay between $15 and $18 a seat.

Posted on 4/26/2012 11:02:17 AM

Original Dance Work Features Poetry by Retired Faculty Member

Triptych: Three Ways, Three Words will be performed by the IUP Dance Theater April 27 and 28, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m. Based on original poetry and music, the performances will beheld in Zink Hall Dance Theater. Admission is free.

Posted on 4/26/2012 10:34:10 AM

Weekend Includes Two Band Concerts

The IUP Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, Concert Band, and Brass Ensemble will be in concert Saturday, April 28, 2012, starting at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/24/2012 10:02:22 AM

Organ Studio Presents Bach n’ Rock Improvisation Recital

IUP Organ Studio students Benjamin Bugaile, Maximillian Esmus, and Evan Snyder will perform a free improvisation-based recital at Trinity United Methodist Church in Indiana on Monday, April 30, 2012.

Posted on 4/20/2012 5:50:52 PM

Faculty Recital Features Music of Olivier Messiaen

IUP music faculty member Christine Clewell will perform a free keyboard recital, “Heroes and Martyrs from WWII (1939–1945),” on Friday, April 27, 2012—the 20th anniversary of French composer Olivier Messiaen’s death.

Posted on 4/20/2012 5:29:43 PM

Bernadette Peters, Broadway Legend, Performs May 4

The inaugural season of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series will present its grand finale concert on May 4, 2012, with the appearance of Broadway legend Bernadette Peters.

Posted on 4/20/2012 1:45:34 PM

Chalk-on-the-Walk Set for April 25

A 21-year tradition will continue on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as the campus chapter of the National Art Education Association, along with the College of Fine Arts, once again presents the Sidewalk Commentary Contest: a.k.a. Chalk-on-the-Walk.

Posted on 4/16/2012 3:55:10 PM

Benefit Variety Show Showcases Broadway, With a Twist

The Department of Theater and Dance and Theater-by-the-Grove at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present a benefit titled Broadway Backwards on April 23, 2012, at 8:30 p.m.

Posted on 4/13/2012 1:49:02 PM

Concertos and Choral Work Highlight IUP Symphony Performance

The IUP Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of David Martynuik and produced by the Department of Music , will open its final concert of the semester with Philip Glass’ Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra. The concert will be performed on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, starting at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditor

Posted on 4/11/2012 2:25:33 PM

Comedy Is Theater-by-the-Grove’s Season Finale

Theater-by-the Grove at IUP will present The Gentleman Dancing Master as its 2011–2012 season finale. Performances are slated for April 19–21 and 25–28, 2012, at 8:00 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, April 22, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/11/2012 11:07:47 AM

Broadway and Transylvania Meet on the Fisher Stage in “Young Frankenstein: The Musical, April 16

It's ALIVE! The Lively Arts at IUP presents the national tour of the Mel Brooks musical comedy Young Frankenstein at 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2012, in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/9/2012 2:20:45 PM

“Young Frankenstein” Helps Get Indiana High School Theater to the Fringe

The Indiana High School drama program has been invited to perform at the prestigious Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, and to help them get there, Lively Arts will donate $1.00 for every ticket sold for the April 16, 2012, performance of Young Frankenstein: The Musical at Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 4/9/2012 1:43:31 PM

Graduate Student Work Featured in Museum Exhibit

The University Museum at IUP will host a juried exhibition of graduate student art titled “Emerging Artist” from April 13–May 5, 2012. An opening reception will be held at the museum on April 13. Both events are free.

Posted on 4/2/2012 2:47:07 PM

IUP Symphony Orchestra Tickets Now on Sale

Under the direction of David Martynuik, the IUP Symphony Orchestra will perform on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/2/2012 1:36:14 PM

Cordis to Present Contemporary Chamber Concert

Fusing the sound of original custom-made with traditional instruments for a truly unique sound, the contemporary chamber ensemble Cordis will perform Monday, April 9, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/30/2012 11:08:36 AM

Bernadette Peters Tickets Available Monday, April 2

Broadway icon, film actress, humanitarian, and multi-award winner Bernadette Peters will perform as the Helwig Distinguished Artist on Friday, May 4, 2012.

Posted on 3/29/2012 2:07:32 PM

Litton Quartet Joined by Ludwig van Beethoven

The Litton Quartet, IUP’s resident string quartet, will present a concert on Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall. The ensemble will present a performance of two of Ludwig van Beethoven’s monumental string quartet compositions in a uniquely entertaining and informative format. IUP Department of Music

Posted on 3/28/2012 5:09:54 PM

Wind Dances Set for Fisher Performance

The Department of Music and the Department of Theater and Dance at IUP will present Wind Dances at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, 2012, for one performance only.

Posted on 3/28/2012 10:13:49 AM

Jazz Festival Features Guest Artist

The Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present the 12th annual IUP Jazz Festival. It will be offered Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, 2012, and includes two concerts. The festival will feature two performances in Fisher Auditorium. Saturday’s concert at 7:30 p.m. features the IUP

Posted on 3/26/2012 1:22:13 PM

IUP Student Survey: Win a $150 Apple Gift Certificate

The Lively Arts at IUP wants to know what you think about the performing and visual arts events it presents throughout the academic year.

Posted on 3/26/2012 1:00:26 PM

Audiences Invited to Take Lively Arts Survey

You are invited to complete an online survey. Any community members completing the survey will be eligible to win two vouchers good for tickets to an event of their choice in the 2012–2013 Ovations! season.

Posted on 3/26/2012 12:55:17 PM

Tickets on Sale: IUP Bands in Concert, April 28–29

Tickets for two April 2012 performances by the IUP Bands are now on sale through the HUB Box Office: IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band (April 28) and IUP Brass Ensemble and Concert Band (April 29).

Posted on 3/26/2012 8:00:24 AM

Free Matinee Performance of India Jazz Suites

The stars of India Jazz Suites will present a free Educational Outreach performance on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium. This informational and entertaining mini-performance is open to the IUP and Indiana community.

Posted on 3/20/2012 1:54:55 PM

Tickets on Sale: “The Gentleman Dancing Master” and IUP Jazz

Coming in April 2012, the IUP Music Department will present the IUP Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band in Concert, and Theater-by-the-Grove will present The Gentleman Dancing Master. Tickets for each are now available.

Posted on 3/19/2012 2:38:16 PM

World-Renowned Organist to Perform in Indiana

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee at IUP is pleased to present one of the world's most passionate, gifted, and unique musicians, Hector Olivera, in a free organ recital at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012.

Posted on 3/19/2012 9:47:56 AM

Tickets on Sale: Young Frankenstein–the Musical

It’s alive! From the creators of the record-breaking sensation The Producers comes this monster of a Broadway musical, Young Frankenstein. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 19, 2012.

Posted on 3/16/2012 11:09:51 AM

Indiana is One of Four U.S. Stops for Mnozil Brass

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Mnozil Brass on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center—one of only four U.S. engagements for this worldwide touring brass septet.

Posted on 3/16/2012 9:22:44 AM

Fast Feet to Dance Across Fisher Stage

The Lively Arts at IUP, as part of its Ovations! series, will present an electrifying collaboration titled Fast Feet: India Jazz Suites on Friday, March 23, 2012, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/8/2012 11:30:24 AM

Film and Commentary is Next Ideas and Issues Event

The Lively Arts will present a screening of Upaj: Improvise. The documentary film, shown in conjunction with the performance of Fast Feet: India Jazz Suites, will be presented on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.

Posted on 3/5/2012 5:13:06 PM

Tickets on Sale: Wind Dances, Cordis, and Litton String Quartet

Tickets are now on sale through the HUB Box Office for three Lively Arts events occurring in April 2012.

Posted on 3/5/2012 9:29:23 AM

Tickets on Sale: India Jazz Suites and Mnozil Brass

Ovations! will present Fast Feet: India Jazz Suites on Friday, March 23, and Mnozil Brass on Thursday, March 29, 2012. These performances will take place in Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/27/2012 9:24:04 AM

Bluegrass Meets Jazz in Leap Day Concert

The Lively Arts at IUP presents the the DePue Brothers Band—a rousing mix of bluegrass, jazz fusion, classical, and rock—on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located in Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/24/2012 11:19:07 AM

American Art Song Features Five Vocalists

The IUP Department of Music will present American Art Song as part of the Lively Arts’ Sound Choices series. The concert will feature five faculty and guest vocalists performing new American songs.

Posted on 2/22/2012 3:22:25 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Offers Tchaikovsky Masterpiece

Celebrating the eleventh anniversary of the partnership with IUP, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/13/2012 11:18:04 AM

Musical of International Intrigue is Next in Waller Hall

The musical Chess will be performed February 23–25 and February 29–March 3, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. A matinee will be presented on Sunday, February 26, at 2:00 p.m. Performances will be presented on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 2/13/2012 9:19:57 AM

IUP Band to Offer “Premieres and Discoveries” in First Concert of Semester, February 18

The IUP Symphony Band and Wind Ensemble, conducted by Jack Stamp and Jason Worzbyt, will present their first program of the semester on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 2/9/2012 4:22:00 PM

Music Department to Host College Band Directors Association Conference

The IUP Department of Music will host the Eastern Division meeting of the College Band Directors Association on March 1–3, 2012, on the IUP campus. As part of the meeting, several free concerts will be peformed that are open to the general public. The event, organized by Music Department chairperson Jack Stamp,

Posted on 2/9/2012 4:14:13 PM

Faculty Work Focus of Next Museum Exhibit

The University Museum at IUP will open a new exhibit, “Multiversity: IUP Faculty Artists,” on Saturday, February 11, 2012.

Posted on 2/2/2012 12:07:56 PM

Zydeco Music to Fill Gorell Recital Hall

The Lively Arts at IUP will present four-time Grammy-nominated artist Cedric Watson and his band, Bijou Creole, on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall located in Sutton Hall.

Posted on 2/1/2012 12:23:29 PM

Ovations! Presents the DePue Brothers Band

Tickets are now available through the HUB box office for the Ovations! performance of the DePue Brothers Band on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 1/30/2012 10:11:39 AM

Tickets Now on Sale: American Art Song

A Sound Choices event, "American Art Song" is a faculty recital featuring Mary Logan Hastings, Sarah Mantel, Joseph Baunoch, and special guests in an engaging evening of new American songs.

Posted on 1/30/2012 10:00:51 AM

Lively Arts to Present School Performance

The Lively Arts and the Indiana Arts Council will present a special lecture and demonstration performance by the award-winning India Jazz Suites at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 1/26/2012 11:05:30 AM

Tickets Now on Sale: IUP Bands in Concert

Tickets for two February 2012 performances by the IUP Bands are now on sale through the HUB Box Office: IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band (February 18) and IUP Brass Ensemble and Concert Band (February 19).

Posted on 1/26/2012 11:02:46 AM

Tickets Now on Sale: “Chess”

A rock-scored metaphor for rivalry, gamesmanship, and political maneuvering, the musical Chess will be performed on the Waller Hall Mainstage on February 23–26 and February 29 through March 3, 2012.

Posted on 1/25/2012 10:32:53 AM

Ovations! Presents Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Tickets for two Ovations performances coming in February are now on sale: Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole (February 7), and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (February 22).

Posted on 1/25/2012 10:15:07 AM

Lively Arts Reports Record Partnerships: On Track for Balanced Budget

For the inaugural season of Ovations!, IUP’s premier series featuring touring performing artists, the Lively Arts at IUP is reporting a record number of programmatic partners providing a variety of support for the season.

Posted on 1/19/2012 3:30:14 PM

Celtic Fiddler Offers Christmas Family Concert

As its next event for the inaugural season of the Ovations! series, the Lively Arts at IUP will present multiple international award-winning Celtic fiddler Eileen Ivers in “An Nollaig Christmas” (an Irish Christmas) on Tuesday, December 6, 2011.

Posted on 11/28/2011 12:38:45 PM

Two Comic Tales to be Performed by IUP Music Theater

Music Theater at IUP will present Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief along with The Telephone on December 1–4, 2011, on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/21/2011 10:47:43 AM

World Premiere of September 11 Commemorative Composition

The IUP Department of Music and IUP Symphony Orchestra will present the world premiere of Jack Stamp’s “Canticle: Voces Candentes” on Thursday, December 8, 2011. The performance will be held in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free. The composition combines the forces of t

Posted on 11/14/2011 8:59:29 AM

Dance and Music Residency Features Das Collectif from Austria

Das Collectif, a music and dance ensemble from the prestigious Orff Institute in Salzburg, Austria, will perform a dance concert titled “Stomping La Luna.” It will be presented on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in Zink Hall Dance Theater. Admission is free. The dance troupe will be in residence at IUP fo

Posted on 11/9/2011 9:44:43 AM

Music Theater and Wind Ensemble Concert Features Evening of Broadway

On Saturday, November 12, 2011, at 8:00 p.m., the Department of Music will present a special concert featuring a Broadway review. The concert combines the IUP Music Theater students and the University Wind Ensemble. It will be performed in Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center. The combined forces are dir

Posted on 11/8/2011 5:09:02 PM

Tickets on Sale: Eileen Ivers’ Irish Christmas

Eileen Ivers, the virtuoso Celtic fiddler, and her ensemble join local Indiana gospel choir Voices of Joy for a spirited Christmas show on December 6, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 11/4/2011 10:21:02 AM

Music Theater Tickets Now on Sale

The Old Maid and the Thief and The Telephone will be performed December 1–3, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. and December 4 at 2:00 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 11/4/2011 10:15:40 AM

Tickets on Sale: IUP Bands in Concert 2011

IUP Bands in Concert, a gala performance by the IUP Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and Concert Band, will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 11/3/2011 1:15:49 PM

PowerPoint Slide Available on Plame and Wilson Lecture

A PowerPoint slide is now available to inform students about the upcoming First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture by Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson. The slide is formatted to a ratio compatible for most slide presentations and provides the basic information about the lecture.

Posted on 11/2/2011 12:14:56 PM

Theater-by-the-Grove Opens Chekhov Play

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUP will present the classic play by Anton Chekhov, Three Sisters, on November 9–12 and 15–17, 2011, at 8:00 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage of the IUP Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 11/1/2011 10:19:34 AM

Jazz Reunion Concert Represents Six Decades of Alumni

Music alumni from the 1950s to the 2000s will return to campus this weekend for the annual jazz alumni reunion. The weekend features performances by current students who make up the IUP Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Kevin Eisensmith '78, and IUP Jazz Band, under the direction of Professor Keith Y

Posted on 10/31/2011 5:33:11 PM

Yamato Drummers Traveling and Engaging the World

The world-renowned Taiko drumming troupe, Yamato: The Drummers of Japan, will take center stage on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, presented by the Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as part of its Ovations! series.

Posted on 10/20/2011 8:36:52 AM

Dance Theater Provides Interpretation of Contemporary Music

The Department of Theater and Dance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present The Alan Parsons Movement Project: The Human Situation, opening October 28, 2011.

Posted on 10/20/2011 8:26:28 AM

Tibetan Monks to Present Song and Dance Performance

The Lively Arts at IUP will present the Mystical Arts of Tibet: “Sacred Music Sacred Dance,” on Saturday, October 29, 2011, starting at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/17/2011 9:15:36 PM

“In the Heights”: Pure Broadway Comes to Fisher Stage

The Lively Arts at IUP, as part of its Ovations! series, will present the award-winning Broadway musical In the Heights, currently en route with its North American tour. The performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/13/2011 9:24:02 AM

OcTUBAfest Set to Start

The IUP Tuba and Euphonium studio, under the direction of Dr. Zach Collins, is set to present OcTUBAfest 2011 starting Friday, October 14, 2011, and running through Thursday, October 27. This year’s festival features two guest artists, including Richard Murrow, freelance tubist and professor of tuba and euphonium a

Posted on 10/10/2011 3:51:25 PM

Crimson Pops Features IUP Performance Ensembles

As part of the Lively Arts’   Sound Choices series, the Department of Music will present Crimson Pops on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. The performance will be held in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center and features student and faculty performers. Ensembles performing include the I

Posted on 10/10/2011 1:22:01 PM

Ovations! Presents Yamato: The Drummers of Japan

Tickets are now on sale for this tremendously engaging and theatrical show by the world-renowned taiko drumming troupe, Yamato, performing on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/7/2011 10:12:07 AM

Tickets on Sale: “Three Sisters”

Tickets are on sale for Three Sisters, Chekhov’s popular tragic-comic masterpiece about longing for the past and fantasies of the future. Performances are on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 10/7/2011 9:58:45 AM

Tickets on Sale: IUP Jazz, Wind Ensemble, and Bands in Concert

Tickets for November performances by IUP music ensembles go on sale Monday, October 10, 2011. These include: IUP Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Music Theater, and IUP Bands in Concert.

Posted on 10/6/2011 1:52:20 PM

José Franch-Ballester, Clarinet, Opens Ovations! Series

As part of the new Ovations! performing arts series at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Lively Arts will present the award-winning clarinetist José Franch-Ballester in a recital on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

Posted on 10/4/2011 2:26:27 PM

Tickets on Sale: Band in Review and Litton String Quartet

Two performances by IUP music ensembles taking place on Sunday, October 30, 2011, are now on sale at the HUB Ticket Office: the second performance by the Litton String Quartet, and the IUP Marching Band in “Band in Review.”

Posted on 9/27/2011 11:00:30 AM

New Drama Opens TBTG Season

Theater-by-the-Grove at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will open the 2011–2012 season with the gripping new drama Lindsey’s Oyster, opening October 6.

Posted on 9/26/2011 2:51:04 PM

Bonnie Collura Sculpture Exhibit Coming to Kipp Gallery

Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will exhibit the sculpture of artist Bonnie Collura. The exhibition will open on Thursday, October 6, 2011, and turn through November 1.

Posted on 9/26/2011 2:26:38 PM

Tickets on Sale: Mystical Arts of Tibet

A colorful and thought-provoking performance by Tibetan Monks, “Sacred Song Sacred Dance,” will take place Saturday, October 29, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 9/26/2011 9:00:10 AM

Tickets on Sale: Alan Parsons Movement Project

The powerful, poetic, and often melancholic music of the Alan Parsons Project is brought to the stage with the Alan Parsons Movement Project on October 28–30, 2011, in the Zink Hall Dance Theater.

Posted on 9/26/2011 8:43:19 AM

Annual Homecoming Concert Program Set

The annual Homecoming Concert, presented by the IUP Bands, will be performed on Sunday, October 2, 2011, at 3:00 p.m., featuring the IUP Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Wind Ensemble.

Posted on 9/22/2011 9:22:51 AM

Litton Quartet Opens Sound Choices Season

The Litton String Quartet, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s quartet-in-residence through the Department of Music , will present its first concert on Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. The concert is part of the Lively Arts’ Sound Choices series and will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the

Posted on 9/19/2011 1:06:47 PM

Percussion Ensemble Concert Features Special Guests

The IUP Chamber Percussion Ensemble known as Intensity will present its first concert of the season this Thursday, September 22, 2011, in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall.

Posted on 9/17/2011 10:09:10 PM

Music of Franz Liszt: A Bicentennial Celebration

Pianists Anastasia Antonacos, Henry Wong Doe, and Matthew Baumer will be joined by mezzo-soprano Jane Potter Baumer and bass Joseph Baunoch in a free recital celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of Franz Liszt's birth.

Posted on 9/16/2011 11:19:47 AM

Broadway Comes to IUP: Tickets on Sale for “In The Heights”

The Tony Award-winning Broadway show In The Heights comes to IUP on Friday, October 21, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale.

Posted on 9/16/2011 8:45:43 AM

Tickets On Sale: Crimson Pops

This entertaining evening showcasing the talents of IUP’s students and faculty will be held Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale.

Posted on 9/16/2011 8:31:04 AM

Shweet Deal Offered to IUP Students

As a special offer, all IUP students purchasing a subscription to any part of the Lively Arts various series may receive a free $5 gift card courtesy of Sheetz. A limited number are available, so don’t delay.

Posted on 9/15/2011 9:13:45 AM

Wong Doe to Perform Piano Recital

Henry Wong Doe, a member of the IUP piano faculty, will present a free solo recital on Tuesday, September 20, 2011.

Posted on 9/13/2011 8:51:19 PM

Tickets on Sale: Homecoming Concert and Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Tickets are now on sale for the IUP Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Wind Ensemble Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 2, 2011, and the IUP Symphony Orchestra performance on Thursday, October 13.

Posted on 9/12/2011 10:26:09 AM

Tickets on Sale: Lindsey’s Oyster

Theater By The Grove presents the first play of the season, Lindsey's Oyster. Performed on the Waller Hall Mainstage, the play runs October 6-9 and 12-15.

Posted on 9/9/2011 8:56:00 AM

Tickets on Sale: Jose Franch-Ballester

Opening the inaugural season of the Ovations! series, Jose Franch-Ballester will perform on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 9/9/2011 8:27:24 AM

Binai Retrospective Opens Museum Season

The University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will open its 2011–2012 season with an exhibit titled Paul Binai: Fifty-Year Retrospective. The exhibit opens Tuesday, September 13, 2011.

Posted on 9/6/2011 10:16:06 AM

Museum Gala Unveils Silent Art Auction Items

The annual gala for the University Museum, this year titled Eine Kleine Kit Kat Klub, will take place on September 10, 2011. The gala will feature several original art works as part of its silent auction.

Posted on 9/2/2011 9:06:23 AM

Aracadia Piano Trio to Present IUP Premieres

The Arcadia Piano Trio will present a free performance in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall, at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2011.

Posted on 9/1/2011 9:08:49 PM

Tickets on Sale: Litton String Quartet

The Litton String Quartet will perform a recital featuring the Brahms Piano Quintet on Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall (second floor, Sutton Hall). Tickets are now on sale.

Posted on 8/25/2011 2:53:42 PM

Ticket Prices Lowered for Upcoming Lively Arts Events

The Lively Arts at IUP announces its single ticket prices for the 2011–2012 season, including the inaugural season of the Ovations! series featuring touring artists from around the world.

Posted on 8/17/2011 9:02:00 AM

Gala Set for University Museum

The University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host its annual gala on Saturday, September 10, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. Reservations are required by September 1.

Posted on 8/9/2011 12:28:14 PM

Bernadette Peters and “Young Frankenstein” Dates Changed

The IUP performance by Tony Award-winning actor Bernadette Peters, originally slated for September 15, has been rescheduled for Friday, May 4, 2012.

Posted on 7/12/2011 3:42:06 PM

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