Music Series Events 2012–13

  • The Department of Music presents dozens of events each year. Of special note are those presented as part of our Sound Choices series and Music Theater.

    Performed by a variety of ensembles, including Music Theater and various inter-departmental collaborations, the concerts are produced by our faculty and highlight performances by our students, faculty, alumni, and special guests.

    View the Events Calendar for all Lively Arts events.

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    The Lively Arts is the umbrella for all performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.

    Find an event to attend on our calendar; browse by event type, including art, dance, music, and theater; or search by series, including IUP's premier performing arts series, Ovations!

  • Litton String Quartet

    September 25, Tuesday 8:00 p.m.; Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall

    Featuring new and classic pieces, faculty members Stanley and Swana Chepaitis (violins) and Linda Jennings (cello) are joined by special guest Raul Faure (viola).

    Litton String Quartet

  • Bands in Review

    November 11, Sunday 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Conducted by David Martynuik, the IUP Marching Band performs a collection of spirited music. The concert will include the IUP Jazz Ensemble, led by Kevin Eisensmith.

    Bands in Review  

  • The Pirates of Penzance

    November 30–December 1 at 8:00 p.m. December 2 at 2:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center.

    A celebrated comic opera for the whole family, this musical has love stories, sword fights, dancing, and much more.

    The Pirates of Penzance  

  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    March 6–9 at 8:00 p.m. and March 10 at 2:00 p.m.; Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center.

    A musical comedy based on the comic strip “Peanuts.” We invite you to enjoy a day with Charlie Brown and gang.

    You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown  

  • An Evening of Dance and Percussion

    April 6 at 7:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    IUP’s Dance Theater and Percussion Ensemble join forces for a rousing evening of music and movement.

    An Evening of Dance and Percussion  

  • An Opera Gala

    May 10 at 8:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center

    A unique production for the university and community, this concert gala will feature the IUP Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Martynuik; IUP voice faculty members Mary Logan-Hastings and Joseph Baunoch; and special guest Richard Fracker, former Metropolitan Opera tenor. Among the evening’s offerings will be favorites from operas by Puccini, Verdi, and Gounod.

    An Opera Gala  

  • Other Upcoming Events



    April 26 - May 3, Theater-by-the-Grove

    Twitterleider and Alzheimer's Stories

    Twitterleider and Alzheimer’s Stories

    Sunday, May 5, Sound Choices

    Rock of Ages

    Rock of Ages

    Tuesday, April 16, Ovations!