Music Series Events 2016–17

  • 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.

  • Lively Arts logo

    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!

  • Liebeslieder

    Friday, September 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

    The IUP voice and piano faculty are joining forces to showcase their talent and hard work with an evening of art songs, arias, and piano solos, plus collaboration on Brahms’ Liebeslieder. This combination of talent in one night is a rare treat indeed. Come hear our internationally acclaimed faculty members doing what they do best.

  • Litton Quartet

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

    The Litton Quartet, IUP’s resident faculty string quartet, opens their season with a special recital with works to include Haydn’s String Quartet in G Major Opus 77, no. 1; Beethoven’s Quartet Number 9, Opus 59, no. 3; and “Dances in Time” by Stanley Chepaitis. 

    The Litton Quartet
  • The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

    Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.; Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    This musical masterwork by Karl Jenkins combines the IUP Choir with soloists and a specially assembled orchestra of faculty and guest artists along with collaborators from across the community and campus.

    The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
  • A Broadway Extravaganza

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:00 p.m. Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

    Enjoy the IUP Symphony Orchestra and IUP Music Theater for a night of Broadway classics! This performance will include show tunes from Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods, The Music Man, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeny Todd, and more. Directed by Dr. Oliver Lo.

    A Broadway Extravaganza
  • 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!