2022 News

September

Internationally Acclaimed Artists in Residence at IUP

The Department of Music and College of Arts and Humanities at IUP are proud to announce a week-long residency of two internationally acclaimed artists: conductor Leonard Slatkin, and composer Cindy McTee. Thanks to the generosity of the Dr. Edward R. Sims Distinguished Artists fund, these two artists will be giving lectures, rehearsals, and performances with IUP students and faculty from September 26 through September 29.

July

Summer Band Concert in the Oak Grove

The 75-piece University Band of the IUP Community Music School and IUP Music Department will present a free concert in the Grove on the Fisher Auditorium outdoor patio at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. The program will feature marches, patriotic music, and other outdoor band favorites. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music of a full band concert outdoors!

June

IUP Community Music School Summer Semester

The IUP Community Music School summer session is in full swing with over 60 students taking private lessons, and with a planned summer band concert in the Grove during July. There is still plenty of time to participate in both lessons and to dust off your instrument and play in the band!

April

University Band Debut Performance

The newest music ensemble at IUP, University Band, will present their debut performance as part of a combined concert with the IUP Music Department's Symphony Band at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, in Fisher Auditorium. The University Band combines the resources of the IUP Music Department and IUP Community Music School into a unique combination of non-music major IUP students, IUP music majors on their secondary instruments, and community members.

IUP Community Music School End-of-Year Recitals

The IUP Community Music School will be presenting three recitals as the semester begins to draw to a close—one by IUPCMS flute instructor Cynthia Hayhurst and two by nearly 35 current students taking private lessons in the IUPCMS.

March

Department of Music Presents Two Recitals Following Residency of Acclaimed Opera Conductor

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s voice, choral, and piano faculty will join forces to showcase their talent with two free evenings of music—operatic music on April 1 and art songs on April 2. Both performances begin at 8:00 p.m. and take place in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

March Instructor Recital - IUP Community Music School

Teryl Austin Rice, a Teaching Apprentice in the IUP Community Music School who recently returned from a semester abroad in Croatia, will present his senior piano recital on Saturday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, IUP main campus.

“Carousel,” Presented by Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theatre

IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater join forces to present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved Broadway musical “Carousel.”