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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 12–21, Theater-by-The-Grove
The Princess and The Pea... Brained
April 6–8, Dance Theater
University Museum Goes Downtown
April 1–May 21, Artists Hand Gallery, Philadelphia Street, Indiana