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Music Department Announces Alumni Jazz Reunion for Fall 2018

The IUP Department of Music will host an Alumni Jazz Weekend on November 2–4, 2018. Events will include a reception at Breezedale Alumni Center, performances by the IUP Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble, featured alumnus Joshua Hillard, and the music of alumnus John Morris.

Posted on 9/12/2018 7:40:38 AM

Ferguson Jazz Combo, September 7

Laura Ferguson, associate professor of Music Education, will perform on September 7, 2018, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the RBG Grill. She will be joined by Emeritus Professor Keith Young on piano, and by local music educators Bob Insko on bass and Marc Nelson on drums. This event is free and open to the public.

Posted on 8/30/2018 8:46:22 AM

Alumna Pianist’s Performance Available through Live Stream

IUP alumna and world-renowned pianist Donna Coleman ’74 has a performance September 2, 2018, in Los Angeles that is available through live stream.

Posted on 8/29/2018 11:12:11 AM

IUP String Project Accepting Applications for Fall 2018

The IUP String Project, a community music education outreach program for children ages 5–18 in Indiana and the surrounding area, is now accepting applications for private lesson instruction on violin, viola, cello, and bass. Applications are due on September 7.

Posted on 8/27/2018 1:30:00 PM

Beeken Featured as Keynote Speaker for South Dakota Choral Conductors

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken was the featured clinician for the 2018 South Dakota American Choral Directors Association summer conference.

Posted on 8/21/2018 11:41:54 AM

Voice Student Strong Places Second at National Competition

Ben Strong, a BFA student in the Department of Music, placed second at the National Association of Teachers of Singing National Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June 2018.

Posted on 8/20/2018 12:22:00 PM

Alumnus Weiser Joins Washington National Opera; Regional Metropolitan Opera Finalist

Samuel Weiser (BSEd 2014) has been engaged by Washington National Opera to be a Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist. This is one of the country’s most competitive resident-training programs for singers on the verge of international careers. It was started by opera’s legendary tenor, Placido Domingo.

Posted on 8/20/2018 12:14:45 PM

Alumnus Walker-Vankuren to Apprentice with Fort Worth Opera

Jonathan Walker-Vankuren (BFA 2015) has been selected to be a Hattie Mae Lesley Apprentice Artist with Fort Worth Opera as a tenor. This is a two-year program that is in cooperation with Texas Christian University. Just four singers are chosen each year: a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, a tenor, and a bass/baritone.

Posted on 8/20/2018 12:12:28 PM

Wong Doe Performs with Auckland Philharmonia in New Zealand

Henry Wong Doe, IUP piano faculty member, performed as guest soloist with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in Auckland, New Zealand, on Thursday, August 9, 2018.

Posted on 8/13/2018 8:29:20 PM

Beeken Headlines Summer Choral Directors Conference

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken was the featured presenter at the 2018 Oklahoma Choral Directors Association summer conference in Norman, Oklahoma.

Posted on 8/9/2018 3:50:18 PM

Beeken Conducts International Choral Festival

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of choral studies, conducted A Cappella Abroad, at the request of Perform International, Inc. in Prague, Czech Republic.

Posted on 8/6/2018 3:59:11 PM

Department of Music Mourns Loss of Professor Emeritus Becker

The Department of Music mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus William Becker, who taught trumpet at IUP for 30 years.

Posted on 7/25/2018 1:42:19 PM

Music Student Goril Participates in Summer Music Program

Gabby Goril, a junior music performance andmusic education double major at IUP, attended the summer program Domaine Forget in Saint Irene,Canada. Saint Irene is located in Quebecalong the Saint Laurence River.

Posted on 7/12/2018 10:03:54 AM

Wong Doe Performs Duo Recital with Violinist Choi

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe performed a duo recital in New York with violinist Eugenia Choi on June 28, 2018.

Posted on 7/2/2018 12:24:48 PM

Music Students and Professor Take Part in International Festival

Zach Collins and eight members of the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio traveled to the 2018 International Euphonium Tuba Festival, held at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, June 17–23.

Posted on 6/26/2018 10:00:37 PM

Eisensmith Attends International Trumpet Conference

Kevin Eisensmith, professor of Trumpet, recentlyreturned from the annual conference of the International Trumpet Guild.

Posted on 6/14/2018 4:24:14 PM

IUP Department of Music Hosts Fifth Annual IFC3 Workshop

IUP’s Timothy Paul and the Department of Music are hosting the fifth annual International Fellowship of Conductors, Composers, and Collaborators (IFC3) this week (June 11–15, 2018) at IUP. The workshop features rehearsals, recording, lectures, and public concerts.

Posted on 6/12/2018 11:37:19 AM

Beeken Provides Staff Development

Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, provided staff development for music teachers in Cumberland County on Monday, June 4, 2018.

Posted on 6/5/2018 2:05:09 PM

IUP to Host 2018 Pennsylvania Music Teachers Conference

The IUP Department of Music will host the 2018 Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association Conference Friday through Sunday, June 8–10.

Posted on 6/5/2018 11:21:55 AM

Beeken Presents Invited Lecture at State Conference

Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, presented an invited lecture for the 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators State In-Service Conference.

Posted on 5/31/2018 1:50:52 PM

Beeken Adjudicates State Choral Festival In Michigan

Director of choral studies, Dr. Ryan Beeken, served as one of 6 adjudicators from across the country for state choral festivals sponsored by the Michigan Schools Vocal Music Association.

Posted on 5/31/2018 1:23:36 PM

IUP Opera Theater Tours Area Schools

IUP Opera Theater had its first mini-opera tour from May 15 to May 22, 2018. IUP faculty members Oliver Lo, Joseph Baunoch, and Evan Engelstad and IUP students Jocelynn Ziegmann and Arlene Ivory performed for more than 450 students from area schools.

Posted on 5/28/2018 10:58:57 AM

Music Student Selected as Semifinalist for International Competition

Junior music education and performance major Logan Carnes was selected as a semifinalist for the 2018 Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival, to be held in Michigan in August 2018.

Posted on 5/2/2018 11:14:10 AM

Wong Doe Adjudicates in Connecticut

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe served as a guest judge at the Schubert Club of Fairfield County awards competition, April 21, 2018.

Posted on 4/24/2018 9:16:13 PM

Jennings Presents Clinics for Regional and State Music Educators

Linda Jennings presented an Act 48 session titled “It’s All About the Bass: Cello and Bass Techniques for All Levels in a Heterogeneous Setting” at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 4 and 6 High School Orchestra Festival and at the 2018 PMEA Annual State Conference.

Posted on 4/20/2018 2:13:50 PM

Lee to Give Piano Recital

Gerald Lee, a professor of piano at West Liberty University, will give a free recital at Gorell Recital Hall (second floor of Sutton Hall) at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13.

Posted on 4/9/2018 2:33:03 PM

IUP Percussion Ensemble Takes on Fisher

On Saturday, April 14, the IUP Percussion Ensemble will come out in full force to present its spring concert in Fisher Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with special guests the Norwin High School Percussion Ensemble and the Leechburg Middle/High School Percussion Ensemble and Taiko Group.

Posted on 4/8/2018 9:17:27 PM

Wong Doe Gives Master Class at Duquesne University

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe gave a master class at the Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, on Wednesday, April 4.

Posted on 4/5/2018 10:51:54 AM

IUP Alumnus Iman to Give Piano Recital

James Iman, former student of James Staples, will give a solo recital at Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall, on Sunday, April 8, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/31/2018 6:58:37 PM

Beeken Adjudicates Music Performance Assessment

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, adjudicated the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Music Performance Assessment at Seneca Valley High School on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

Posted on 3/28/2018 12:51:11 PM

Beeken Invited to Largest Music Festival In West Virginia

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken served as an adjudicator for the Martinsburg Choral Festival hosted by Martinsburg High School in northeastern West Virginia.

Posted on 3/28/2018 12:47:32 PM

Caulder Presents Clinic for Regional Music Teachers

Stephanie Caulder presented an Act 48 session titled “Why Not Play the Oboe? Tips and Strategies for Success” at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 1 Junior High Band Festival on March 2, 2018, at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 3/26/2018 10:22:40 AM

Beeken Adjudicates in Maryland

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, adjudicated for the Maryland District XI Music Performance Assessment March 14–15, 2018 in Waldorf, Maryland.

Posted on 3/22/2018 3:22:50 PM

Department of Music Hosts Fourth Annual Tubaphonium Day

Zach Collins and the IUP Chapter of the International Tuba Euphonium Association hosted the fourth annual Tubaphonium Day on Sunday, March 18, 2018.

Posted on 3/20/2018 12:27:43 PM

Engelstad Presents on Quality Clarinet Tone Production

Rosemary Engelstad was selected to present at the New Jersey Music Educators Association Conference on February 23, 2018. The title of her session was "Essential Tips for Quality Clarinet Tone Production."

Posted on 3/16/2018 6:16:43 PM

Engelstads Perform as Guest Artists in Wisconsin

Rosemary Engelstad, clarinet, and Evan Engelstad, piano, performed recitals and presented masterclasses as members of Duo LaRo in Wisconsin January 26–31, 2018. Duo LaRo were guest artists at Carroll University (Milwaukee), University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Lawrence University (Appleton), and Fond du Lac High School.

Posted on 3/16/2018 6:12:13 PM

IUP Jazz Festival 2018

The Department of Music presents the 18th annual IUP Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 28, beginning at 7:00 p.m. with the IUP Jazz Band and the IUP Jazz Ensemble, plus the featured guest artist, drummer Steve Fidyk.

Posted on 3/9/2018 2:40:38 PM

Ferguson Jazz Performance: Saturday, March 10

Laura Ferguson, associate professor of music education, will perform with her Laura Ferguson and Friends jazz trio Saturday, March 10, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the RBG Grill.

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:02:46 AM

Beeken Conducts High-Profile Event

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, conducted the American Choral Directors Association Central and North-Central Division 7–9 grade male changing voice ensemble in Chicago, Illinois, on February 15–17, 2018.

Posted on 3/1/2018 9:52:09 AM

Organ Master Class to Be Held With James Kibbie

On Saturday,March 3, 2018, internationally acclaimed organist James Kibbie will present afree master class at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Indiana, Pennsylvania. All arewelcome for an informal breakfast at 9:30 a.m. to meet Dr.Kibbie.

Posted on 2/27/2018 9:05:04 PM

Organ Recital to Spotlight Prize-Winning Composition by LaRosa

OnSunday, March 4, 2018, the Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee willhost a recital by internationally acclaimed organist James Kibbie. Kibbiewill present the world premiere of Christopher LaRosa’s "Monument," in addition to works by Alain,Bach, Franck, Ropek, and Sowande.

Posted on 2/27/2018 9:01:55 PM

Collins Performs on Recital Honoring IUP Graduate Jim Self

Zach Collins performed on a recital honoring the contributions of Jim Self (IUP BSEd 1965) to the solo tuba repertoire. The recital, held on Monday, February 19, was part of a week-long residency by Jim Self at the University of Tennessee.

Posted on 2/25/2018 9:41:34 PM

Collins Presents Clinic to Region Band Directors

Zach Collins presented a clinic to area band directors on Friday, February 23, at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region II Band Festival, held at West Shamokin High School.

Posted on 2/25/2018 9:32:10 PM

IUP to Host New Music Festival for Flute

IUP Department of Music and the Flute New Music Consortium will co-host a contemporary music residency featuring composers Carter Pann and Bekah Simms on March 2–3.

Posted on 2/20/2018 8:39:04 PM

Indiana Brass Band Donates Trumpet Reference Work in Honor of Eisensmith

On February 15, 2018, the Indiana Brass Band donated a significant trumpet reference work to the Orendorff Music Library. The multi-volume work, titled Trumpet and Other High Brass by Sabine Katharina Klaus, was donated in honor of Kevin Eisensmith.

Posted on 2/19/2018 12:52:29 PM

PCMEA Alpha chapter Attends Dalcroze Workshop

Erica Biechy, Julian Marcinko, and Addison Holyfield, members of the IUP Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association’s Alpha chapter, and associate professor of Music Laura Ferguson attended a Dalcroze workshop on February 17, 2018, at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 2/19/2018 9:50:11 AM

Acclaimed Pianist Jihye Chang Sung to Perform

Jihye Chang Sung, lecturer of Music at Florida State University, will give a recital in Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall, on Monday, February 26, at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Posted on 2/18/2018 9:59:49 PM

Wacker to Present at Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention.

Therese Wacker will perform in a recital at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention in Reston, Virginia, on February 17, 2018.

Posted on 2/9/2018 9:39:08 AM

IUP Trumpet Studio Presents TrumpetFest 2018

TrumpetFest 2018 is scheduled for February 16 and 17 and will feature performances by IUP trumpet students, plus faculty and guest artist Judith Saxton.

Posted on 2/8/2018 10:10:48 AM

Theatrical Musician Abbie Conant to Perform on February 24

The incomparable Abbie Conant will present a lecture and master class at 2:00 p.m. and a concert at 7:00 p.m. on February 24, 2018, in Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 2/6/2018 10:00:31 PM

Indiana Musicale Hosts Fifth Monster Piano Concert

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana Chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association/Music Teachers National Association, hosted its fifth annual Monster Piano Concert on Saturday, February 3, 2018, in DiCicco Hall.

Posted on 2/5/2018 7:34:51 PM

Beeken Conducts Regional Honor Choir

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, conducted the a regional honor choir for District 8 of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association on January 25–27, 2018.

Posted on 2/5/2018 11:16:13 AM

Ferguson Sings Jazz at RBG Grill

Jazz vocalist and IUP Music Department faculty member Laura Ferguson will perform jazz standards and crossover jazz songs at RBG grill at the Park Inn on Saturday, February 3, from 9:00 p.m. to midnight. Joining her will be Keith Young, Bob Insko, and Marc Nelson.

Posted on 1/29/2018 7:29:48 AM

IUP String Project Now Accepting Applications for Spring Semester

The IUP String Project, a community music education outreach program for children ages 5–18 in Indiana and the surrounding area, is now accepting applications for private lesson instruction on violin, viola, cello, and bass. Applications are due on January 26, 2018. Lessons will begin the week of February 5.

Posted on 1/25/2018 4:19:59 PM

Wong Doe Gives Master Class in Thailand

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe gave a piano master class at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, on January 5, 2018.

Posted on 1/16/2018 10:20:25 AM

Faculty Woodwind Quintet Tours Eastern Pennsylvania

IUP woodwind faculty presented recitals and clinics for students at Spring-Ford, Penncrest, Perkiomen Valley, Boyertown Area, Octorara Area, and Upper Merion Area high schools November 13–16, 2017.

Posted on 1/15/2018 11:41:33 AM

Junior Music Major Earns Way to National Competition

Junior music education and tuba performance major Logan Carnes won the Music Teachers National Association Eastern Division Performance Competition in brass on January 7, 2017.

Posted on 1/13/2018 5:01:54 PM

Wong Doe’s Album Ranked in Top 10 List

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe’s latest solo album, Pictures, released on Rattle Records in August 2017, was named one of the top 10 classical CDs of the year by the New Zealand Herald.

Posted on 12/22/2017 2:15:42 PM

Beeken Conducts Festival in Central Pennsylvania

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, recently conducted the Blair County High School Honor Choir in Tyrone, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 12/14/2017 1:47:47 PM

Beeken Conducts Middle School Festival

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken led 130 seventh- and eighth-grade students from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, region through 10 hours of rehearsal and a culminating performance.

Posted on 12/4/2017 11:10:33 AM

High School Band Students Perform Composition Written by Professor Emeritus, Dedicated to IUP Alumnus

The Westmoreland County Senior High Band recently performed “Puzzle Pieces,” composed by IUP Professor Emeritus Jack Stamp. The composition is dedicated to Yough band director and 1983 IUP alumnus Donald Green and his 12-year-old son, William, who has been diagnosed with autism.

Posted on 12/3/2017 9:53:36 PM

IUP Music Faculty Perform at Schools in New Jersey

IUP faculty members Leonardo Perez (violin) and Linda Jennings (cello) presented performances and workshops at schools in New Jersey on November 14–17, 2017.

Posted on 11/28/2017 1:18:13 PM

Vocal Arts Faculty Host IUP Cavalcade of Choirs East

Music faculty members Ryan Beeken, Craig Denison, and Oliver Lo traveled to Nazareth High School in the Lehigh Valley to host a new annual Music Department outreach event.

Posted on 11/27/2017 3:24:15 PM

On to Prague! Help Students Get to A Cappella Abroad

Ryan Beeken of the Music Department has been appointed artistic director of A Cappella Abroad. He wants to take along his vocal students, but they need your help to travel to this international choral festival in Prague, Czech Republic.

Posted on 11/13/2017 1:46:55 PM

Beeken Provides Staff Development in Maryland

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, offered professional development sessions to music faculty in Charles County, Maryland.

Posted on 11/13/2017 9:52:54 AM

Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Tiu Performs at IUP

Prize-winning pianist and associate professor at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (National University of Singapore) Albert Tiu performed a solo recital at IUP in Gorell Hall on Monday, November 13.

Posted on 11/11/2017 10:35:23 AM

IUP Marching Band Set for Bands in Review and Veterans Day Parade Performances

The IUP Marching Band will appear in Saturday’s IndianaVeteran’s Day Parade and will complete its regular-season performances withBands in Review, a free indoor concert performance on Sunday,November 12, at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 11/6/2017 11:18:39 AM

IUP Hosts Dorothy Sutton Festival and MTNA Competitions

IUP hosted the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association Dorothy Sutton Festival and Pennsylvania State level competitions of the Music Teachers National Association, November 4–5, 2017.

Posted on 11/6/2017 11:06:55 AM

IUP Wind Ensemble Receives Prestigious Invitation

The IUP Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Timothy Paul, has been selected to perform at the 2018 College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference.

Posted on 11/4/2017 3:56:51 PM

Graduate Wind Band Conducting Student Awarded Fellowship

Congratulations to Janet Song Kim, graduate wind bandconducting student of Timothy Paul. Janet was awarded a conductingfellowship to study and perform at UCLA during the week of June 25–29, 2017.

Posted on 11/4/2017 3:53:10 PM

IUP Trumpets to Present Two Recitals, November 28

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its annual fall recital on Tuesday, November 28, in Gorell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall on the IUP campus. The program will begin at 8:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. This concert will be preceded by the IUP Trumpet Studio Recital at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 11/4/2017 2:10:53 PM

IUP Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert, November 16

The IUP Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble will present their annual fall jazz concert on Thursday, November 16, starting at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium in the Performing Arts Center on the IUP campus.

Posted on 11/4/2017 2:08:47 PM

Ferguson Sings “Leaves of Grass” November 10 in Gorell Hall

Join jazz vocalist Laura Ferguson and IUP music faculty for a beautiful setting of iconic American poet Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” composed by renowned jazz pianist Fred Hersch. The concert will be on November 10 at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/31/2017 1:47:45 PM

Litton Piano Trio Presents Outreach Program at Pittsburgh School

IUP’s resident faculty piano trio, the Litton Trio, presented a performance for instrumental music students at the Pittsburgh Creative Arts and Performing Arts School on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Posted on 10/31/2017 11:46:26 AM

Jennings Presents Lectures and Master Class at James Madison University

IUP music faculty member Linda Jennings was invited to present lectures on string music education topics and a chamber music master class for string students at James Madison University, Virginia, in October 2017.

Posted on 10/31/2017 11:45:04 AM

Beeken Presents Invited Lecture In Wisconsin

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken presented an invited session, La Voce: Teach Me To Sing, for the 2017 Wisconsin State Music Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.

Posted on 10/30/2017 3:08:58 PM

Music Students Perform at Local High Schools

Four members of the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio performed at Altoona Area, Central Cambria, and United high schools on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Posted on 10/27/2017 9:30:32 PM

Vocal Students Win at National Association of Teachers of Singing

Every year, the National Association of Teachers of Singing holds chapter competitions all over the United States and Canada. IUP hosted this year’s local Tri-States Chapter competition. IUP vocal students competed and won big.

Posted on 10/23/2017 10:48:17 AM

Lucas Gives Multi-State Classes and Performances

Heidi Lucas, assistant professor of Horn, recently completed a tour of Delaware, Colorado, and Wyoming with the Lucachinski Trio. The group gave master classes and performances at the University of Delaware (Newark), University of Colorado–Boulder, Colorado State University (Fort Collins), and the University of Wyoming (Laramie).

Posted on 10/11/2017 12:39:07 PM

Indiana Musicale Hosts Dorothy Sutton Festival

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana Chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association, hosted the annual Dorothy Sutton Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Posted on 10/3/2017 9:43:26 PM

Wong Doe Performs and Teaches at Nazareth College

IUP piano professor Henry Wong Doe gave a masterclass and performed a recital at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York on September 29, 2017.

Posted on 10/3/2017 9:37:31 PM

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano to Perform at IUP

Mezzo-soprano Jessica Renfro will bepresenting a recital on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell RecitalHall.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:42:29 PM

Music Faculty Complete Performance Tour of Tennessee

IUP Department of Music faculty members Heidi Lucas (horn) and Zach Collins (tuba) completed a tour of performances at universities in the state of Tennessee with their trio, Eastern Standard.

Posted on 9/25/2017 12:32:36 PM

Litton Piano Trio to Perform in Gorell on Monday, October 2

The Litton Trio, an IUP faculty ensemble, will perform its first concert of the season on Monday, October 2, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall. The Litton Trio includes Leonardo Perez, violin, Sun Min Kim, piano, and Linda Jennings, cello.

Posted on 9/25/2017 10:55:04 AM

Students Named to Legacy Brass

Anastazia Hall (trumpet), Holly Boyles (trumpet), Dominic Gaudio (horn), Heather Yeager (euphonium), and Logan Carnes (tuba) will participate as members of the premier student brass quintet at IUP for fall 2017.

Posted on 9/5/2017 9:57:09 PM

IUP String Project Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 Semester

The IUP String Project, a community music education outreach program for children ages 5–18 in Indiana and the surrounding area, is now accepting applications for private lesson instruction on violin, viola, cello, and bass. Applications are due by September 8.

Posted on 8/28/2017 4:42:48 PM

Wong Doe Releases New Album “Pictures” on Rattle Records

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe traveled to New Zealand this week to launch his latest album on Rattle Records, “Pictures.”

Posted on 8/20/2017 9:47:02 PM

Kim Releases CD of Cello and Piano Works

Sun Min Kim, IUP piano professor, released his first commercial CD, Small Storms, with Meredith Blecha-Wells, associate professor of Cello at Oklahoma State University.

Posted on 8/18/2017 1:50:59 AM

Kim Returns to Aspen Music Festival

IUP Assistant Professor of Piano Sun Min Kim completed a nine-week residency at the 2017 Aspen Music Festival as a recipient of the Orchestral Keyboard Fellowship.

Posted on 8/18/2017 1:18:26 AM

Music Donated to IUP Jazz Bands Library

The complete library of music composed and arranged by IUP alumnus and former faculty member John Morris was recently donated to the IUP Jazz Bands library.

Posted on 8/8/2017 3:50:33 PM

Beeken Headlines Summer Conference

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken served as a headlining clinician at the 2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Summer Conference.

Posted on 8/8/2017 2:36:03 PM

Engelstad Presents “Somatics in the Clarinet Studio”

Rosemary Engelstad was invited to present a lecture at the inaugural Chicago Clarinet Symposium at Northeastern Illinois University on May 13, 2017. “Sound Health: Somatics in the Clarinet Studio” provided participants with teaching strategies that cultivate body awareness and mindful musicianship.

Posted on 7/22/2017 5:36:08 PM

Former IUP Music Student Competes as Finalist in International Singing Competition

Nela Saric, a former student in the IUP Department of Music, recently competed as a finalist in the 36th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, held in Moscow.

Posted on 7/19/2017 10:01:31 AM

Music Student Presents Research at International Trumpet Guild

Music education undergraduate Ryan Gross presented his research at the International Trumpet Guild in Hershey in June 2017.

Posted on 6/19/2017 10:03:11 AM

Denison Publishes on Boychoir Pedagogy

Craig Denison’s chapter on “Boychoir Pedagogy” was published in April 2017 in the “Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy” by Oxford University Press.

Posted on 6/19/2017 10:01:34 AM

Wong Doe Presents at Pennsylvania Music Teachers Conference

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe presented a workshop on piano ensemble literature at the annual Pennsylvania Music Teacher’s Conference on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Posted on 6/12/2017 9:35:44 PM

Beeken Adjudicates Throughout Region

Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, adjudicated for eight choral festivals this spring.

Posted on 6/6/2017 12:38:32 PM

Wong Doe Performs at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London

IUP piano professor Henry Wong Doe performed a solo recital at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, United Kingdom, on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Posted on 5/30/2017 11:37:47 AM

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

IUP Music Faculty Ensemble Performs at Area Schools

Stanley Chepaitis (violin), Linda Jennings (cello), and Sun Min Kim (piano) presented performances and workshops at schools in western Pennsylvania May 17–19, 2017.

Posted on 5/22/2017 11:28:31 AM

Beeken Provides Clinics Throughout Region

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken presented more than 20 free clinics to school choirs during the months of February-May, 2017.

Posted on 5/18/2017 3:39:42 PM

Alumnus Morse Named to Faculty of California State University

IUP music alumnus Matthew Morse (MA 2013) was appointed assistant professor ofMusic and associate director of Bands at California State University,Sacramento. He willshare conducting responsibilities for the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and theConcert Band and will teach courses in conducting.

Posted on 5/4/2017 8:01:13 AM

Music Alumna Named Finalist for Teacher of the Year Award

Music alumna Linda Voegler Granite (BSED Music, 1992) was named as one of 12 finalists for the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award by Governor Tom Wolf at a press conference on April 13. The winner will be announced in December 2017.

Posted on 5/3/2017 2:03:23 PM

Beeken Presents Peer-Reviewed Session for Pennsylvania Music Educators Association

Director of choral studies RyanBeeken presented "Perspiration OR Inspiration? The Art of Rehearsal" at the 2017 PMEA Conference in Erie.

Posted on 4/29/2017 12:59:47 PM

Beeken Adjudicates State Festival in Michigan

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken served as an adjudicator for the Michigan Schools Vocal Music Association State Festival April 24–25, 2017.

Posted on 4/29/2017 12:55:34 PM

IUP Trumpet Ensemble Selected to Perform at 2017 ITG Conference

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble has been selected as one of only 15 collegiate trumpet ensembles to perform at the 2017 Conference for the International Trumpet Guild, May 30 to June 3 in Hershey.

Posted on 4/26/2017 4:58:44 PM

Eisensmith Elected Secretary of International Trumpet Guild

Kevin Eisensmith, professor of Trumpet, has been elected to serve as secretary of the International Trumpet Guild.

Posted on 4/24/2017 5:51:46 PM

Ferguson to Give Jazz Recital April 26 in Gorell

Join Laura Ferguson, associate professor of music education, on Wednesday evening, April 26, for a program of jazz and popular music. Ferguson will be joined by alumnus John Burgh on piano, percussion faculty member Michael Kingan on drums, local musician Scott Mitsko on bass, and the “Dr. Mrs. Estrogen Band.”

Posted on 4/24/2017 8:26:51 AM

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

Wind Ensemble to Perform at State Conference

On April 21, the IUP Wind Ensemble, under the direction of professor Timothy A. Paul, will be performing at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 4/19/2017 11:47:59 AM

Announcing 2017 Trumpet Day

Calling all trumpet players! Trumpet Day at IUP is an all-day event on May 6, 2017, for trumpet players of all ages, from eighth grade through adult.

Posted on 4/17/2017 8:36:28 PM

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

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

Engelstads Perform Recitals in Middle Tennessee

Rosemary Engelstad (clarinet), Evan Engelstad (piano), and Laura McLaughlin (clarinet) presented recitals April 13–16, 2017, at Middle Tennessee State University, Austin Peay State University, and Centennial High School in Franklin, Tennessee.

Posted on 4/7/2017 11:06:38 AM

Wong Doe Performs and Teaches in New Zealand

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe performed a recital at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Posted on 4/6/2017 7:50:57 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

IUP Horn Choir Performs at Area High Schools

The IUP Horn Choir, under the direction of Heidi Lucas, visited and gave four performances on March 31, 2017.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:59:32 PM

IUP Faculty Woodwind Faculty Tour Williamsport and Scranton Area Schools

The IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet (Therese Wacker, flute; Stephanie Caulder, oboe; Rosemary Engelstad, clarinet; Heidi Lucas, horn; and Jason Worzbyt, bassoon) recently completed a tour of Williamsport and Scranton area schools on March 28-30, 2017.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:56:27 PM

Eastern Standard Performs at 2017 Northeast Horn Workshop

Eastern Standard (Heidi Lucas, horn Zach Collins, tuba Jacob Ertl, piano) were recently featured in a full length recital at the 2017 Northeast Horn Workshop held in Hartford, Connecticut.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:52:41 PM

Faculty Awarded Grant for New Composition

Eastern Standard (Heidi Lucas, horn; Zach Collins, tuba; Jacob Ertl, piano) were recently awarded a grant from the International Horn Society to help in commissioning a new work for their group.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:48:16 PM

IUP Horn Choir Attends Northeast Horn Workshop

A select group of nine students from the IUP Horn Choir recently travelled to Hartford, Connecticut, to attend and perform at the annual Northeast Horn Workshop.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:46:55 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

Jazz Trombonist Gibson is Featured Artist for IUP Jazz Festival 2017

The Department of Music at IUP presents the 17th annual IUP Jazz Festival, held in Fisher Auditorium in the Performing Arts Center on the IUP campus on Saturday, April 15, with the IUP Jazz Band and the IUP Jazz Ensemble and the featured guest artist, trombonist David Gibson.

Posted on 4/3/2017 8:27:18 AM

IUP Jazz Festival 2017

The Department of Music presents the 17th annual IUP Jazz Festival, held in Fisher Auditorium in the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 15, at 7:00 p.m. and featuring the IUP Jazz Band and the IUP Jazz Ensemble.

Posted on 4/3/2017 8:24:59 AM

Music Department Hosts 2017 Tubaphonium Day

Zach Collins and the IUP Chapter of the International Tuba Euphonium Association hosted the third annual Tubaphonium Day on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Posted on 3/29/2017 4:08:21 PM

Beeken Presents Peer-Reviewed Session for West Virginia Music Educators Association

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken presented "La Voce: Teach Me To Sing" at the 2017 West Virginia Music Educators Association Conference in Charleston, West Virginia.

Posted on 3/28/2017 11:04:13 AM

Alumnus Vankuren Accepts Position at Opera Santa Barbara

IUP alumnus Jonathan Walker-Vankuren has accepted a position as the Tenor Mosher Studio Artist with Opera Santa Barbara. He will begin his professional career as an opera singer in this important program.

Posted on 3/24/2017 11:01:24 AM

Beeken Holds Clinics at 11 Secondary Choral Programs in Charles County, Maryland

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken visited 11 schools in Charles County Maryland. Professor Beeken interacted with multiple choral ensembles at each school, leading students in rehearsal and providing targeted suggestions for improvement and musical understanding.

Posted on 3/21/2017 7:53:14 PM

Internationally Acclaimed Barkada Quartet Performance Scheduled

IUP alumnus Justin Polyblank and former professor Anastasia Antonacos return to IUP to perform a guest artist chamber music concert on Friday, March 31, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, on the second floor of Sutton Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Posted on 3/21/2017 12:17:32 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

Organ Recital to Spotlight Prize-Winning Composition

The Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee will hosta recital by Ann Labounsky, internationally acclaimed organist, at 3:00 p.m. onSunday, March 26. Labounskywill present the world premiere of Christopher Adler’s “Construct: for organ.”

Posted on 3/20/2017 9:43:51 AM

Recital Celebrates Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin’s Centennial

Music historian Matt Baumer will present a lecture-recital celebrating the centennial of Scott Joplin on Sunday, April 2, 2017, featuring the Hoodlebug Brass; Sun Min Kim, Evan Engelstad, and IUP alumna Anqwenique Wingfield, piano; the IUP Ragtime Orchestra, and members of IUP Dance Theater.

Posted on 3/17/2017 12:40:32 PM

IUP String Project Director, Master Teacher, and Students Present Sessions for Music Educators

IUP music faculty member Linda Jennings and IUP music majors Morgan Herrington and Josh Hudson presented a session on String Instrument Techniques for music educators at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Western Regional Orchestra Festival in Dubois, Pennsylvania, on March 10, 2017.

Posted on 3/17/2017 11:40:15 AM

Alumna Snyder Debuts with Mississippi Opera

Alumna Kelly Snyder (BFA in vocal performance ’15) made her stage debut with the Mississippi Opera in the role of Peep-Bo in Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado.

Posted on 3/8/2017 10:09:41 AM

Wong Doe Performs Solo Recital in New York City

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe performed a solo recital on the “Music on Madison” series at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City, on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Posted on 3/7/2017 10:03:24 PM

IUP Clarinet Studio and Engelstad Host SquawkFest

On March 4, 2017, members of the IUP clarinet studio and clarinet professor Rosemary Engelstad hosted the inaugural Crimson SquawkFest, a clarinet-centric event for visiting community members, graduates, middle school students, and high school students.

Posted on 3/7/2017 11:46:51 AM

Beeken Conducts PMEA Region II Choir

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken served as the 2017 guest conductor for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Region II High School Honor Choir.

Posted on 3/6/2017 5:27:52 PM

Organ Performance Will Spotlight Prize Winner

An internationally acclaimed organist will perform the worldpremiere of a prize-winning composition in recital Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 3/4/2017 3:21:39 PM

IUP Brass Spectacular

The IUP Music Department presents a concert of music for brass in Fisher Auditorium on Sunday, March 5, featuring the IUP Brass Ensemble and a special performance by the Keystone Winds Brass Ensemble.

Posted on 3/1/2017 10:00:29 AM

Indiana Musicale Presents Fourth Monster Piano Concert

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana Chapter of the Music Teachers National Association, presented its fourth annual Monster Piano Concert inDiCicco Hall, on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Posted on 2/27/2017 12:18:24 PM

Beeken Adjudicates at Fox Chapel Invitational

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken served as an adjudicator and clinician for the annual Fox Chapel Concert Choir Invitational, held at Fox Chapel High School on Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Posted on 2/23/2017 11:15:14 AM

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

Music and Theater Students Invited to Perform in China

Twenty students, under the direction of Music professor Oliver Lo and Theater professor Rob Gretta, were invited to perform in China for four weekends in May.

Posted on 2/20/2017 2:24:56 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

Wong Doe Performs and Teaches in Singapore

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe performed a solo recital and worked with students at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Singapore, February 16–17, 2017.

Posted on 2/19/2017 9:00:17 PM

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

Watters and Dickinson to Perform Joint Jazz Recital February 18

Special guest artist Harry Watters will be joined by IUP trombone professor Christian Dickinson for a joint recital on February 18, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

Posted on 2/14/2017 8:22:33 AM

Music Business Seminar by Alumnus Conte

IUP alumnus Chris Conte will present a music business seminar on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. in Cogswell Hall 126. He is a professional bassist and singer in New York City.

Posted on 2/14/2017 8:15:40 AM

Beeken and Denison Present Choral Workshops

Ryan Beeken and Craig Denison presented workshops and clinics to over 150 middle school students and teachers from Beaver County on Friday, February 10, 2017.

Posted on 2/13/2017 3:11:11 PM

Celebrating 50 Years of Percussion Education at IUP

The 2016-17 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of percussion education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the IUP Percussion Ensemble is acknowledging this milestone in three ways.

Posted on 2/12/2017 10:11:14 PM

Indiana Brass Band Presents Concert as Part of TrumpetFest 2017

TrumpetFest 2017 will conclude on Sunday, February 12, with a performance by the Indiana Brass Band, performing a collection of social, sacred, patriotic, and military music of 19th-century America on a variety of original brass instruments dating from the early to mid-19th century.

Posted on 2/4/2017 10:19:22 AM

Guest Artist Dudgeon Performs Recital on Keyed Bugles

Ralph Dudgeon will present a recital of 19th-century music on the E-flat and B-flat keyed bugles on Saturday, February 11, at 8:00 p.m. as part of the Music Department’s annual TrumpetFest. Assisting Dudgeon will be Sun Min Kim and Evan Engelstad, piano.

Posted on 2/4/2017 10:18:03 AM

IUP Professor of Trumpet Presents Recital

Kevin Eisensmith, trumpet professor at IUP, will present a recital of music for trumpet on Thursday, February 9, at 8:00 p.m. Titled “Tribute,” this program will feature music dedicated to various individuals and groups of people, and is a personal testament to those who have influenced Eisensmith’s life.

Posted on 2/4/2017 10:13:12 AM

IUP Trumpet Studio Presents TrumpetFest 2017

TrumpetFest 2017 is scheduled for February 9 through 12 in Gorell Recital Hall, featuring performances by IUP trumpet students and faculty, plus guest artist Ralph Dudgeon.

Posted on 2/4/2017 9:53:12 AM

Denison Conducts Colorado All-State

Craig Denison, associate director of Choral Music and Music Education, led the Colorado Elementary All-State Choir, a group of 320 singers, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.

Posted on 2/3/2017 3:12:19 PM

Beeken Conducts PMEA District 7 Choir

Director of choral studies, Ryan Beeken, served as the guest-conductor for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 High School Honor Choir.

Posted on 1/30/2017 11:42:50 AM

Music Faculty Perform New Works in Arizona

IUP Department of Music faculty members Heidi Lucas and Zach Collins along with Nazareth College pianist Jacob Ertl toured Arizona January 24–27, 2017. The horn, tuba, and piano trio, named Eastern Standard, performed at Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Phoenix College, and Rosie’s House, an academy of music for underserved youth in Phoenix.

Posted on 1/28/2017 11:44:40 AM

IUP Organ Studio Presents “The Canon and the Contemporary”

On December 12, 2016, the IUP organ studio performed a recital on the Pogorzelski Yankee Organ titled “The Canon and the Contemporary.” The program was presented under the direction of Christine Clewell, assistant professor of Organ and Keyboard, and John Levey, assistant professor of Music Theory and Composition.

Posted on 1/25/2017 5:21:37 PM

Beeken Presents “The Choral Art: The Human Art” at International Conference

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, presented an invited session at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities on January 9, 2017, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Posted on 1/23/2017 12:16:55 PM

IUP Music Alumna Involved in Grammy-Nominated Performance

Malavika (Mika) Godbole, a graduate of the IUP Department of Music and the Cook Honors College, an instrumentalist with the choral ensemble the Crossing, was included with the group’s nomination for Best Choral Performance for this year’s Grammy Awardnominations.

Posted on 1/19/2017 9:26:32 AM

Vocal Alumnus Ayysola Conquering Boston Opera Scene

Kartik Ayysola (BFA '14) has been engaged to sing the role of Alferes in the opera Noli Me Tangere with Opera Brittenica of Boston.

Posted on 1/17/2017 11:25:36 AM

Paul Attends Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference

Timothy Paul, IUP director ofBands, attended the 71st annual Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference.

Posted on 1/16/2017 1:02:12 PM

Paul Conducts Westmoreland County Music Educators Association Honor Band

TimothyPaul, director of Bands, led 122 students from Westmoreland County,Pennsylvania, in a two-day honor band.

Posted on 1/13/2017 9:41:14 PM

IUP Piano Student Performs in Carnegie Hall

Hsin-Jou Lee, a senior candidate for Bachelor of Fine Arts in piano performance, performed at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall on December 17, 2016.

Posted on 12/18/2016 6:44:12 PM

Beeken Conducts Cumberland County Choir

Ryan Beeken led 200 students from Cumberland County Pennsylvania in a two-day choral festival.

Posted on 12/14/2016 10:14:53 AM

Brass Faculty Collaborate with Students in Easton, PA

The HoodleBug Brass, the faculty brass quintet in the IUP Department of Music, performed and taught at Easton Area High School on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Posted on 12/12/2016 10:49:42 PM

Beeken Conducts New York Area All-State Choir

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken conducted the New York State School Music Association's Zone 2 Area All-State Honor Choir.

Posted on 12/5/2016 1:35:19 PM

Jennings Performs and Teaches in Wisconsin

IUP faculty member Linda Jennings was an invited guest performer and master class clinician at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in November.

Posted on 11/30/2016 10:47:47 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

Beeken Speaks at National Conference for Music Education

Ryan Beeken, director of choral studies, presented an invited session for the 2016 National Association for Music Education National Conference in Grapevine, Texas.

Posted on 11/28/2016 10:13:30 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

Wong Doe Performs and Teaches in China

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe traveled to Shenyang, China, on November 20, 2016, to perform and teach at Shenyang Conservatory of Music.

Posted on 11/27/2016 3:28:18 PM

Tuba and Euphonium Students and Faculty Perform at High Schools

Music faculty member Zach Collins and four students from the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio performed at two local high schools on Friday, November 18, 2016. The IUP musicians visited with and performed for students at Franklin Regional Senior High School and Plum Senior High School.

Posted on 11/21/2016 11:34:45 AM

Engelstad and Music Students Represent IUP at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Eight IUP music students were selected to serve as counselors, residence assistants, and conductors for Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in summer 2016. Rosemary Engelstad was clarinet faculty during session two.

Posted on 11/15/2016 11:26:51 AM

IUP Voice Students Win at Vocal Competition

On November 12, 2016, voice student traveled to West Virginia University to compete at the Tri-States Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

Posted on 11/15/2016 9:48:57 AM

Baunoch Elected Vice President of Local Chapter, National Association of Teachers of Singing

Joseph Baunoch, associate professor of Voice, was elected vice president of the Tri-Sates Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing at the recent meeting.

Posted on 11/15/2016 9:41:23 AM

Choral Faculty Conduct Honor Choir

Music department faculty members Craig Denison and Ryan Beeken served as the guest conductors for the Cambria County Middle School Honor Choir on November 9, 2016.

Posted on 11/10/2016 6:24:47 PM

Wong Doe Receives Creative New Zealand Arts Grant

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe received an arts grant from Creative New Zealand (Arts Council of New Zealand) for his recording project next year.

Posted on 11/10/2016 9:14:16 AM

Beeken Conducts Regional Choral Festival

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of choral studies, recently served as the guest conductor for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 2 Middle School Honor Choir.

Posted on 11/8/2016 10:18:26 AM

Beeken Adjudicates Annual Concert Choir Invitational

Director of choral studies Ryan Beeken adjudicated the annual Concert Choir Invitational at Pine-Richland High School on Wednesday November 2, 2016.

Posted on 11/8/2016 10:14:57 AM

IUP Piano Student Wins First Place in State Young Artist Competition

Hsin-Jou Lee, candidate for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Piano Performance and piano student of Henry Wong Doe and Sun Min Kim, won first prize at the 2016 Music Teachers National Association Pennsylvania State Young Artist Competition.

Posted on 11/6/2016 9:40:31 PM

Beeken to Conduct International Choral Festival

At the request of Perform International, director of choral studies Ryan Beeken will serve as artistic director and conductor for a newly created international choral festival titled A Cappella Abroad.

Posted on 11/2/2016 1:02:45 PM

Student Brass Quintet Performs for Saudi National Day Celebration

The Legacy Brass, IUP’s scholarship brass quintet, performed the Saudi National Anthem for the Saudi National Day Celebration held at the HUB on October 25, 2016.

Posted on 10/26/2016 8:14:47 AM

Distinguished Musicians from India Perform on October 24

Nagaraj Rao Havaldar will present a lecture in Cogswell Hall on “The Raaga (melodic) system, The Time Theory of Raaga and the Seasonal Raagas” following by a vocal performance assisted by Kedarnath Havaldar on Tabla (percussion) and Sameer Havaldar on Harmonium (Indian keyboard instrument).

Posted on 10/14/2016 4:29:39 PM

Tuba and Euphonium Students Tour Local High Schools

Zach Collins and four students from the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio performed at three high schools in Western Pennsylvania on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Posted on 10/3/2016 9:25:25 AM

Ferguson to Perform Evening of Jazz in Johnstown

IUP music professor and jazz vocalist Laura Ferguson joins the Jazz Trip Trio for one night of cool and versatile jazz music at the beautiful Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center on Friday, October 7.

Posted on 10/2/2016 9:06:23 PM

Wacker Publishes in the “Flute Examiner”

Therese Wacker published an article in the “Flute Examiner,” a newsletter and online publication about the flute and flute pedagogy edited by Amanda Taylor and IUP alumnus Keith Hanlon.

Posted on 9/26/2016 10:20:30 AM

Kim Performs at Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professor of Piano Sun Min Kim performed a program of cello and piano works by Bohuslav Martinu with OSU cello professor Meredith Blecha on September 12, 2016.

Posted on 9/15/2016 10:29:27 PM

Concert Celebrates 50 Years of Percussion Education at IUP

The IUP Percussion Chamber Ensemble concert “Intensity” takes place on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall. Admission is free to the first of this year’s concerts to recognize and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Gary Olmstead becoming IUP’s first director of Percussion Studies.

Posted on 9/13/2016 9:11:10 AM

Opera Recording with Fenty Denison Chosen as “Critic’s Choice”

“Michael Dellaira: The Death of Webern,” a recording that includes IUP Department of Music faculty member Maria Fenty Denison, was tabbed as a Critic’s Choice by Opera News.

Posted on 9/8/2016 9:47:07 PM

Chorale Selected To Perform For Biennial Conference

The IUP Chorale, under the direction of Ryan Beeken, has been invited to perform for the biennial Eastern Division Conference for the National Association for Music Education.

Posted on 9/7/2016 12:07:48 PM

IUP String Project Accepting Applications for the Fall Semester

The IUP String Project, a community music education outreach program for children ages 5–18 in Indiana and the surrounding area, is now accepting applications for private lesson instruction on violin, viola, cello, and bass. Applications are due on September 8, 2016.

Posted on 8/29/2016 5:43:26 PM

Kim Performs at Aspen Music Festival

IUP Assistant Professor of Piano Sun Min Kim has returned from his nine-week residency at the Aspen Music Festival.

Posted on 8/24/2016 10:58:18 PM

Lucas Appointed Editor for International Horn Society Journal

Assistant Professor of Horn Heidi Lucas was appointed editor of the Books and Print Materials Reviews column in the International Horn Society's publication, the Horn Call.

Posted on 8/15/2016 9:40:50 PM

Beeken Elected As Pennsylvania Music Educator Association District Three Vice President

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken was recently elected as the Pennsylvania Music Education Association District Three vice president by the music educators of Western Pennsylvania.

Posted on 7/15/2016 4:31:31 PM

Wong Doe Performs with Auckland Chamber Orchestra in New Zealand

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe performed as guest soloist with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at the Raye Freedman Arts Center in Auckland, New Zealand.

Posted on 7/8/2016 7:55:59 PM

Collins Adjudicates and Performs at Festival

IUP Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium Zach Collins served as guest soloist and adjudicator at the 2016 Ohio Brass Arts Festival in Columbus, Ohio, on June 25, 2016.

Posted on 6/30/2016 9:31:08 PM

Music Faculty Perform at International Double Reed Society Conference

Music faculty members Stephanie Caulder, Rosemary Engelstad, Therese Wacker, and Jason Worzbyt gave an invited recital performance at the International Double Reed Society conference held at Columbus State University in Columbus, Ga. on June 27, 2016.

Posted on 6/29/2016 12:37:43 PM

Baumer Presents at Teaching Music History Conference

At the annual Teaching Music History Conference at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Matt Baumer and Kevin Burke presented a paper titled, “Beyond Appreciation: A New Philosophy for Intro to Music Courses.”

Posted on 6/21/2016 2:36:48 PM

Music Students and Faculty Perform at International Conference

Members of the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio, along with Professor of Tuba Zach Collins and Professor of Horn Heidi Lucas, performed at the 2016 International Tuba and Euphonium Conference held in Knoxville, Tenn.

Posted on 6/13/2016 9:46:35 PM

Wong Doe Presents Piano Ensembles Clinic at PMTA Conference

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe presented a clinic on piano ensembles at the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association annual conference on June 11, 2016.

Posted on 6/13/2016 2:15:09 PM

IUP Hosts Summer Music Festival

The third International Fellowship of Conductors, Composers, and Collaborators will be held June 13–18, 2016, at IUP, bringing an elite group of performers (including some current IUP music faculty) from across the country to IUP. The concerts will be free and open to the public.

Posted on 6/10/2016 9:10:54 AM

Kim Performs at Yellow Springs Piano Festival

IUP piano faculty member Sun Min Kim performed a solo recital in the Yellow Springs Piano Festival, which took place May 13–15, 2016, in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Posted on 6/3/2016 6:49:51 PM

IUP Music Faculty Perform at Area Schools

IUP faculty members Mary Hastings (voice), Linda Jennings (cello), and Sun Min Kim (piano) presented performances and workshops at schools in central Pennsylvania on May 10–12, 2016.

Posted on 6/1/2016 5:55:08 PM

Beeken Adjudicates Across the Northeast

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken adjudicated multiple festivals for Music In The Parks throughout the month of May 2016.

Posted on 6/1/2016 10:56:06 AM

IUP Brass Faculty Perform at Area Schools

The IUP Faculty Brass Quintet, known as the HoodleBug Brass, performed at eight area schools on May 9-11, 2016.

Posted on 5/13/2016 11:58:54 AM

Baumer Presents on Music and Charity

Associate Professor of Music History Matt Baumer gave a paper titled "Who Benefits from a Benefit Concert? Music and Philanthropy in 1980s Pittsburgh" at the Allegheny Chapter of the American Musicological Society at Chatham University on March 19, 2016.

Posted on 5/11/2016 9:51:36 AM

Kim Performs in Pennsylvania and Delaware

Sun Min Kim returned from his concert tour in two states.

Posted on 5/2/2016 1:47:07 PM

Beeken Conducts PMEA District 4 SongFest

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of Choral Studies, conducted SongFest for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 4 Festival on Friday, April 29, 2016.

Posted on 5/2/2016 10:48:15 AM

Kim Performs Piano/Cello Duo Recital in Tulsa

Sun Min Kim, assistant professor of piano, performed a piano/cello duo recital with cellist Bree Ahern in the Evenings at the Bernsen concert series on March 11, 2016, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Posted on 4/27/2016 10:05:26 AM

Kim Adjudicates Lois Streator/Lois Smith Competition

IUP piano professor Sun Min Kim adjudicated the Lois Streator/Lois Smith Competition in Pittsburgh on Sunday, April 17, 2015.

Posted on 4/26/2016 1:57:11 PM

Doe Performs Solo Piano Recital at Lunchtime Recital Series

IUP piano faculty member Wong Doe performed a solo recital at the Tuesday Noon Lunch series at First Lutheran Church in Johnstown on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

Posted on 4/20/2016 10:00:58 AM

Guest Cellist to Perform at IUP on April 24

Meredith Blecha-Wells, Associate Professor of Cello at Oklahoma State University, will perform a recital with music of Martinu and Prokofiev with IUP piano professor Sun Min Kim.

Posted on 4/19/2016 5:21:48 PM

Faculty Recital Pays Homage to J.S. Bach

IUP Music faculty Christine Clewell (organ, harpsichord), Stanley Chepaitis (baroque violin), and Raquel Winnica Young (mezzo-soprano voice) will perform repertoire written for organ, violin, harpsichord and alto in different combinations for a recital May 1.

Posted on 4/17/2016 10:59:23 PM

Beeken Adjudicates and Clinics at Seneca Valley High School

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken adjudicated the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Music Performance Assessment held at Seneca Valley High School on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Posted on 4/15/2016 8:09:54 AM

Legacy Brass to Present Spring 2016 Recital

The LegacyBrass Quintet will present its spring 2016 recital on Tuesday, April19, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall onthe IUP campus. This program is free andopen to the general public.

Posted on 4/14/2016 1:35:53 PM

2016 IUP Jazz Festival To be Held April 30

TheDepartment of Music of Indiana University of Pennsylvania presents the 16thannual IUP Jazz Festival in Fisher Auditorium in the IUP Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 30, beginning at 7:00 p.m., featuring the IUP JazzBand and the IUP Jazz Ensemble.

Posted on 4/14/2016 1:31:00 PM

Brass Faculty Premiere New Work

The HoodleBug Brass, the faculty brass quintet-in-residence, premiered Concerto for Brass Quintet and Orchestra on April 10 with the Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of alumnus Roger Tabler.

Posted on 4/11/2016 1:45:12 PM

Paul Conducts PMEA Region III Band Festival

Director of Bands Timothy Paul conducted the PMEA Region III Band Festival in Juanita Valley, Pa. on March 10–12, 2016.

Posted on 4/11/2016 1:31:03 PM

Beeken Leads Pennsylvania All-State Choir

Director of Choral Studies Dr. Ryan Beeken conducted the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All-State Honor Choir in Hershey, Pa., on March 30 through April 2, 2016.

Posted on 4/4/2016 2:23:06 PM

New Liberal Studies Elective for Fall 2016: MUHI 223, World Musical Cultures

The Music Department is offering a new course focusing on musical cultures around the world for fall 2016. This course will fulfill the Liberal Studies elective in the Global and Multicultural Awareness (GMA) and Global Citizenship (GZ) categories.

Posted on 3/30/2016 2:09:49 PM

Beeken Presents Invited Lectures for PMEA Region 1

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken presented two sessions to area choral teachers at the Region 1 Festival for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association.

Posted on 3/30/2016 9:55:17 AM

Beeken Conducts Blair County Junior High Festival

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken conducted the Blair County JH Choral Festival in Claysburg, Pa. on March 14-15, 2016.

Posted on 3/29/2016 1:36:27 PM

Collins Conducts Junior High District Band

On March 22, 2016, Zach Collins conducted the Pennsylvania Music Educators District 5 ninth grade band at Mars Area High School. Collins worked with 85 students throughout the day in rehearsals and in a concert of works for wind band.

Posted on 3/28/2016 10:02:52 PM

Professional Women’s Music Fraternity to Host Instrument Petting Zoo

Sigma Alpha Iota professional women’s music fraternity will host an “Instrument Petting Zoo” in Cogswell Hall on April 30, 2016, to give children ages eightand above (third grade and older) a chance to try out any and all of the basic bandinstruments that might be available to them in school.

Posted on 3/28/2016 9:42:45 PM

Baunoch and Kim Give Recital at Bowling Green

Joseph Baunoch and Sun Min Kim, Department of Music, were invited to give a recital at Bowling Green State University on March 19, 2016. The concert featured works by Giuseppe Verdi, Charles Gounod, and Cole Porter.

Posted on 3/28/2016 11:07:38 AM

IUP Percussion Ensemble Presents Spring Concert in Fisher

The IUP Percussion Ensemble, directed by Michael Kingan, will perform its final concert of the semester on Saturday, April 2, 2016, in Fisher Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Posted on 3/24/2016 2:12:55 PM

Department of Music Hosts Tubaphonium Day

Zach Collins and the students in the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio hosted the second annual Tubaphonium Day on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

Posted on 3/24/2016 12:05:46 AM

Trumpet Players: Join in on Trumpet Day, April 16

Trumpet Day at IUP is an all-dayevent on Saturday, April 16, for trumpet players from eighth grade through adult. Musicians interested in participating should register.

Posted on 3/21/2016 3:33:36 PM

Denison Presents on Becoming a Music Teacher

Craig Denison’s poster “Reflections on Becoming Music Teachers” was presented at the National Association for Music Education Research and Researchers conferences in Atlanta as part of a larger project on examining personal narrative on veteran music teacher identity.

Posted on 3/21/2016 3:19:29 PM

Music Alumni Perform in China

Vocalists Keileigh Koch (BFA '14) and Jonathan Walker-Vankuren (BFA '15) traveled to China with Michigan State University to perform an opera in conjunction with the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing.

Posted on 3/14/2016 7:16:00 PM

Baunoch Presents Masterclass at MSU

On March 11, 2016, Joseph Baunoch was invited to Michigan State University to present a vocal masterclass. He worked with both undergraduate and graduate students on various art song and operatic literature.

Posted on 3/14/2016 6:36:35 PM

IUP In National Spotlight With Organ Composition World Premier

The IUP Music Department again takes center stage on Sunday, March 13, when the Carol Teti Memorial Organ Scholarship Committee presents Kola Olowabi, for a recital featuring the premiere of Sept Hommages, the winning composition of the 2016 Pogorzelski Yankee Memorial Composition Competition.

Posted on 3/2/2016 11:52:41 AM

IUP Percussion Ensemble Goes On Tour

The IUP Percussion Ensemble, directed by Michael Kingan, will perform for high school and middle school students around the state of Pennsylvania in March 2016.

Posted on 2/29/2016 4:51:43 PM

Music Professors Visit Purchase Line Schools

IUP Department of Music faculty members Heidi Lucas (horn) and Zach Collins (tuba) taught and performed for students at Purchase Line Elementary, Junior High, and Senior High School.

Posted on 2/26/2016 11:01:47 PM

Collins Performs Recital in Texas

Zach Collins, Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at IUP, performed a recital and gave two master classes at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX.

Posted on 2/25/2016 8:54:45 PM

Guest Pianist to Perform Recital on February 29

Fulbright Scholar Moonjung Kim will be giving a guest recital featuring the four Ballades of Chopin on Monday, February 29, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 2/25/2016 5:57:31 PM

Third Annual Monster Piano Concert Set for Saturday

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana Chapter of the Music Teachers' National Association, will present its third annual Monster Piano Concert on Saturday, February 27, at 2:30 p.m.

Posted on 2/25/2016 8:22:15 AM

IUP Symphony Orchestra Presents Brandenburg Concerti

The IUP Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Stanley Chepaitis, will present the cycle of six “Brandenburg Concerti” by Johann Sebastian Bach. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, in the DeCicco Room in Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 2/18/2016 11:54:36 AM

Guest Cellist To Perform Multimedia Program on February 22

Visiting cellist Pablo Mahave-Veglia will present a program of contemporary cello music titled “Not So Alone” on Monday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall.

Posted on 2/15/2016 9:22:53 AM

IUP Trumpet Studio Presents TrumpetFest 2016

TrumpetFest 2016 is scheduled for February 18 through 21, and will feature performances by IUP trumpet students and faculty and guest artist Joseph Nibley.

Posted on 2/15/2016 8:50:45 AM

Beeken Visits Perry County

Ryan Beeken recently served as the guest conductor for the Perry County Senior High Honor Choir near Harrisburg, Pa.

Posted on 2/9/2016 9:01:03 AM

Dickinson Presents Faculty Trombone Recital

Christian Dickinson will present a solo recital on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall. He will be joined by faculty colleagues Kevin Eisensmith, Sun Min Kim, and Henry Wong-Doe.

Posted on 2/9/2016 8:58:46 AM

Naval Academy Musician Teaches and Performs at IUP

MUCS Jarrod Williams, tubist with the U.S. Naval Academy Band, taught a master class for the IUP tuba and euphonium studio and performed a recital in Gorell Recital Hall on February 4, 2016.

Posted on 2/5/2016 8:45:38 AM

Beeken Conducts West Virginia Middle School All-State Honor Choir

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of choral studies, served as the 2016 guest conductor for the American Choral Directors Association West Virginia All-State Middle School Honor Choir in Charleston, West Virginia.

Posted on 2/1/2016 11:07:05 AM

Clarinet Choir Performs at PMEA District 4 Band

The IUP Clarinet Choir, directed by Rosemary Brumbelow, performed a program for students participating in District 4 Band on January 29, 2016, at Curwensville High School.

Posted on 1/27/2016 11:27:31 AM

IUP Hosts Northeast Horn Workshop

Heidi Lucas, assistant professor of Horn, and the IUP Department of Music hosted the Northeast Horn Workshop January 22–24, 2016. More than 300 student, amateur, and professional musicians registered to attend the conference.

Posted on 1/25/2016 3:30:30 PM

Olmstead Honored by Ohio University Percussion Ensemble

Gary Olmstead, IUP percussion professor emeritus, was honored in November 2015 as the founder of the Ohio University Percussion Ensemble.

Posted on 1/25/2016 3:28:24 PM

Faculty Ensemble Releases Album

Eastern Standard is pleased to announce the release of a new digital album featuring seven works for horn, tuba, and piano trio that have not previously been recorded. Eastern Standard is comprised of Heidi Lucas (horn), Zach Collins (tuba), and Jacob Ertl (piano).

Posted on 1/19/2016 8:37:14 PM

Beeken Presents at Florida Music Educators

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken presented an invited session titled "The Choral Art: The Human Art" for the 2016 Florida Music Educators Association annual conference.

Posted on 1/18/2016 4:09:39 PM

Kim Presents at Oklahoma Music Teachers Association Conference

IUP piano professor Sun Min Kim was invited as a clinician at the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association East District Conference.

Posted on 1/17/2016 6:51:51 PM

Kim Performs at Marshall University and McNeese State University

IUP piano professor Sun Min Kim returned from his residencies from two universities.

Posted on 1/17/2016 6:48:28 PM

Kim Performs at Bogota International Piano Festival

IUP piano professor Sun Min Kim performed two solo recitals at the Bogotà International Piano Festival in Bogotà, Colombia on December 3, 2015.

Posted on 1/17/2016 6:45:10 PM

Crimson Hawks String Festival on March 19

The first Crimson Hawks String Festival for alumni and high school students will take place Saturday, March 19, 2016. This one-day event will include string pedagogy sessions, Festival Orchestra and Cello Choir rehearsals for participants, and an informal recital featuring IUP faculty.

Posted on 1/15/2016 3:00:05 PM

IUP’s “The Tender Land” Named Finalist in American Prize Competition

IUP’s Fall 2014 production of “The Tender Land” won second place in the Opera Production category of the American Prize Competition.

Posted on 1/15/2016 8:59:07 AM

Wong Doe Gives Piano Master Class at School of the Arts, Singapore

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe gave a piano master class to three students at the School of the Arts in Singapore on January 12, 2016.

Posted on 1/14/2016 4:19:50 PM

IUP String Project Still Accepting Applications for the Spring Semester

The IUP String Project, a community music education outreach program for children ages 5–18 in Indiana and the surrounding area, is now accepting applications for private lesson instruction on violin, viola, cello, and bass. Applications are due on January 19.

Posted on 1/13/2016 5:03:13 PM

Indiana Symphonic Winds/Concert Band To Hold Auditions

Auditions for the Indiana Symphonic Winds/Concert Band will take place on Tuesday, January 19, and Monday, January 25, in Cogswell Hall.

Posted on 1/12/2016 4:36:35 PM

Faculty Brass Quintet Tours Eastern Pa. and N.J.

The HoodleBug Brass, the IUP faculty brass quintet, performed a tour of eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey over winter break.

Posted on 1/12/2016 3:41:37 PM

Graduate Student Wins Position at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Choral Conducting master’s candidate Jessica Zelenack has accepted a position as unit director and Children’s Choir director at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.

Posted on 1/12/2016 12:05:10 PM

Beeken Conducts in New York Finger Lakes

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken served as the 2016 guest conductor for the Onondaga County Music Education Music Festival.

Posted on 1/12/2016 11:53:17 AM

Caulder Serves as Guest Conductor for Westmoreland Senior High County Band

Stephanie Caulder served as the guest conductor for the Westmoreland County Music Educators Association Senior High County Band on December 3–4, 2015.

Posted on 12/10/2015 1:58:07 PM

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