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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, director of choral studies, 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

Collins Conducts Cambria County Band

Zach Collins conducted the 2015 Cambria County Senior High Band on December 4. The festival was held at Cambria Heights Senior High School.

Posted on 12/8/2015 8:14:08 AM

Voice Professor Records “Dichterliebe” for Radio Television Hong Kong

A recording of “Dichterliebe” by new IUP voice faculty member Oliver Lo was broadcasted by Radio Television Hong Kong on Sept 27, 2015, and is  available online.

Posted on 12/1/2015 4:44:41 PM

Music Alumna Coleman Releases New Compact Disc Recording

Donna Coleman (IUP 1974), an American-born pianist who has lived in Australia for the past 20 years, is pleased to announce the release of her new compact disc recording, The Lost Lady.

Posted on 11/29/2015 10:30:15 AM

Beeken Conducts Honor Choirs Across Pennsylvania

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken worked with nearly 400 high school students from across the state during the month of November 2015. Beeken was invited by working teachers to interact with high school students in a festival choir setting. He selected repertoire, lead students in rehearsal and performance, and

Posted on 11/24/2015 10:48:15 AM

Faculty Brass Quintet Presents Recital

The HoodleBug Brass will present its fall recital on Tuesday, December 1, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall. The program, which will feature music of Russian composers and selections for the season, is free and open to the public.

Posted on 11/14/2015 6:10:21 PM

Hetrick Wins MTNA State Competition

Senior Music Education major Sarah Hetrick won the Music Teachers National Association state level Young Artist Woodwind category. For this competition, she prepared and performed a 30-minute recital of an extremely challenging solo saxophone repertoire with IUP alumni piano accompanist, Andrew Milliken. Hetrick i

Posted on 11/11/2015 10:40:33 AM

IUP Jazz Ensemble to Present Fall Concert

The IUP Jazz Ensemble, led by Kevin Eisensmith, will present its annual fall jazz concert on Friday, November 13. The performance will be held at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium in the Performing Arts Center on the IUP campus.

Posted on 11/6/2015 11:39:12 AM

IUP Trumpets to Present Two Recitals on November 12

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its annual fall recital on Thursday, November 12, in DiCicco Hall in the Cogswell music building on the IUP campus. The program, which is free and open to the general public, begins at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 11/6/2015 9:25:37 AM

Student Very Selected to Participate in State Conducting Competition

Anna Very, senior music education major, was one of six undergraduate choral conductors chosen to compete at the 2015 Pennsylvania-American Choral Directors Association Undergraduate Conducting Competition. Very prepared two rehearsals for the competition and worked with a choir from Lower Dauphin High School. Ver

Posted on 11/4/2015 6:10:56 PM

Beeken Presents Invited Session for National Conference

On October 26, 2015, Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, presented the invited session “Color Outside the Lines, Think Outside the Box: Empowering Creativity and Collaboration in the Choral Rehearsal” for the National Association for Music Education National In-Service Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Beeken

Posted on 11/4/2015 6:05:33 PM

Additional Opportunities to Hear Cantus

The IUP Libraries and the Lively Arts will feature the men's vocal ensemble Cantus in their first noontime outreach as part of the Mary Jane Schafer Memorial series. It takes place from 12:00–1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2015, in the Stapleton Library Commons next to Java City. The public

Posted on 10/29/2015 3:09:21 PM

Denison Research on Harmonic Discrimination Published

Craig Denison's research on the testing of pitch discrimination of simultaneous tones is now available in the Journal Research Perspectives in Music Education.

Posted on 10/28/2015 3:58:50 PM

Cellist and Pianist to Perform Guest Recital

Visiting cellist Benjamin Whitcomb and pianist VincentdeVries will present an afternoon of chamber music on Saturday, October 31,2015, at 2:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall, Room 121. Admission is free.  Theprogram will feature the Twelve Variations on “Ein Madchen oderWeibchen” by Ludwig van Beethoven, and

Posted on 10/20/2015 3:47:20 PM

Wong Doe Performs at Brussels Piano Festival

IUP piano professor Henry Wong Doe performed a solo recital at the Brussels Piano Festival in Brussels, Belgium on October 13, 2015. The series featured four pianists selected internationally over four weeks in October. The recital was held in the beautiful Gothic Hall in the Grand Place in Brussels. Professor Won

Posted on 10/19/2015 4:58:26 PM

New Work for Organ, Voices, and Woodwind Quintet to be Premiered

The College of Fine Arts and the Department of Music will present the premiere of Dan Locklair's INITIAL MEMORIES: A Divertimento for Organ and Wind Quintet, on Saturday, November 7, at 3 p.m. A pre-concert presentation by the composer will be given at 2:15 p.m. Both the concert and presentation are free and open

Posted on 10/17/2015 1:35:19 AM

Music Faculty Performs in Russia

The IUP Faculty Woodwind and Brass Quintets departed for Russia on Sunday, October 11, 2015, to begin a 10-day tour of St. Petersburg and Moscow. The two quintets performed a preview concert on Thursday, October 8 (see photos). Their tour program features works by American composers for woodwind quintet and brass qu

Posted on 10/8/2015 10:30:32 PM

IUP Music Theater Recruiting Young Performers

IUP Music Theater is recruiting young performers (non-singing), ages five to nine, for “The Magic Flute” by Mozart, presented on October 31 at 7:00 p.m. and November 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 10/2/2015 3:24:13 PM

Collegiate Chapter of American Choral Directors Association Hosts Alumnus Munson

The IUP student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association offered sessions to aspiring choral professionals from the IUP community. Singers, conductors, and music lovers from across campus interacted with Mark Munson, director of choral activities at Bowling Green State University.

Posted on 10/1/2015 7:47:17 PM

IUP To Host More Than 160 Chorus Students

On Tuesday, October 6, the IUP Choral Program will host the second annual Crimson Hawk Invitational Choral Conference.

Posted on 10/1/2015 7:37:31 PM

Beeken is Guest Artist at Bowling Green State University

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken recently returned from a residency at Bowling Green State University in northwest Ohio.

Posted on 10/1/2015 7:28:27 PM

IUP Community Music School Band Part of Homecoming Concert

The Indiana Symphonic Winds, the community band for IUP Community Music School, will perform its first concert of the fall semester at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 4, in Fisher Auditorium as part of the IUP Music Department’s Homecoming Concert, titled “A New Beginning.” The performance will be the

Posted on 9/30/2015 12:51:16 PM

Indiana Musicale Hosts Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association, hosted its Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival in Cogswell and Gorell halls on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Festival participants included five local piano students and one IUP piano major. The guest adjudicator was Nanette Kaplan

Posted on 9/30/2015 9:50:12 AM

IUP Trumpet Studio Travels to Cleveland to Hear Cleveland Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Seventeen members of the IUP Trumpet Studio traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, on September 24 to hear the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra's season-opening performance of Mozart's "Symphony No. 41" (Jupiter) and "An Alpine Symphony" by Strauss. Following the performance, Michael Sachs, principal trumpeter with the CSO, met w

Posted on 9/29/2015 9:40:36 AM

Denison to Present Poster at Society of Music Teacher Education Conference

Craig Denison’s research poster “Transitions to Teacherhood: Reflections on Becoming Music Teachers” will be presented to the Society of Music Teacher Education September 17–19 at the Society’s 2015 conference in Greensboro, N.C. The poster investigates a music education student’s journey to becoming and identifying

Posted on 9/14/2015 6:28:30 PM

Music Alumni to Perform in ATLAS Tuba Quartet

Geoff Durbin (’07) and Mike Waddell (’12) will perform as members of the ATLAS Tuba and Euphonium Quartet on Tuesday, September 15, at 5:00 p.m. in Cogswell 121. In addition to Durbin and Waddell, ATLAS also includes Matt Hightower and Andy Smith as members. They will be performing a program that includes composition

Posted on 9/14/2015 12:11:06 PM

Music Education Students Rock Out

Eight music education students and two IUP faculty members achieved Level 1 certification in Modern Band Pedagogy August 30 at Slippery Rock University. This Modern Band training was provided by Little Kids Rock , whose mission is to provide free training, instruments, and resources to teachers who want to run rocki

Posted on 9/10/2015 1:57:26 PM

Guest Performers on Percussion Ensemble Concert Include Honors College Alumna

Mobius Percussion, including founding member and IUP alumna Mika Godbole, will share a concert with the IUP Percussion Ensemble on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, in Gorell Recital Hall at 8:00 p.m. Godbole graduated from IUP in 2002 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Percussion Performance) and a minor in philosophy. S

Posted on 9/7/2015 3:10:08 PM

Alumna Berry to Debut with Wichita Grand Opera

Anna Berry (BFA 2013) will make her debut with the Wichita Grand Opera in Wichita, Kans. in the role of Iza in The Grand Dutchess by Jaques Offenbach.

Posted on 9/3/2015 10:21:14 AM

Baunoch Invited to Teach Voice in Rome

Joseph Baunoch was invited to be on faculty for the Opera Festival di Roma held in Rome, Italy. He spent two weeks in summer 2015 teaching voice students from all over the country.

Posted on 9/1/2015 10:03:18 AM

Airmen of Note to Present Free Concert at IUP

The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Corps dance band, the current band consists of 18 active duty Airmen musicians, including one vocalist. The “Note” will offer a free concert at IUP on Tuesday,

Posted on 8/26/2015 8:53:47 AM

Auditions for the IUP Concert Band

The Department of Music at IUP is pleased to announce auditions for the IUP Concert Band, a college/community ensemble that will give multiple performances during the fall semester.

Posted on 8/21/2015 11:00:55 AM

Beeken Headlines Choral Directors Conference in Alabama

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken served as the headlining clinician for the 2015 Alabama Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association Summer Conference.

Posted on 8/20/2015 12:00:06 PM

Music Professors Lucas and Collins Perform in Los Angeles

IUP music faculty members Heidi Lucas (horn) and Zach Collins (tuba) performed with Nazareth College faculty member, Jacob Ertl (piano), at the International Horn Symposium.

Posted on 8/10/2015 10:54:52 AM

Wong Doe Performs in South Africa and Singapore

IUP piano professor Henry Wong Doe performed three solo recitals in South Africa in July, and a solo recital in Singapore.

Posted on 8/10/2015 10:40:14 AM

Music Professor Solos with Hollidaysburg Community Band

Heidi Lucas performed Claude T. Smith’s “Three Contrasts for Horn and Band,” Jack Stamp’s “Concert Piece for Horn and Band,” and James Ployhar’s “Horns on the Run” with the Hollidaysburg Community Band, under the direction of Doug Stephens, on June 28, 2015.

Posted on 7/2/2015 1:20:27 PM

Music Faculty and Student Participate in International Collaboration

IUP faculty members Timothy Paul, Heidi Lucas, and Rosemary Brumbelow and graduate student Brittan Braddock participated in the 2015 International Fellowship for Conductors, Composers, and Collaborators.

Posted on 6/24/2015 3:33:51 PM

Wong Doe performs with Auckland Chamber Orchestra

IUP music professor and pianist Henry Wong Doe performed Hindemiths Kammermusik No. 2, Op. 36/1 with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra at the Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Auckland New Zealand on June 21.

Posted on 6/22/2015 9:58:24 PM

IUP Music Alumnus Wins Film Scoring Contest

Jeremy Leidhecker, BSEd ’09, was named the winner of the 2015 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers.

Posted on 6/16/2015 1:04:39 PM

IUP Trumpet Professor Participates in 2015 International Trumpet Conference

Kevin Eisensmith, professor of Trumpet at IUP, recently returned from a one-week conference of the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) held in Columbus, Ohio.

Posted on 6/14/2015 11:09:44 AM

Choral Faculty Present Clinics Across State

Director of Choral Studies, Ryan Beeken, visited several schools throughout the state interacting with nearly 1000 high school choristers.

Posted on 5/29/2015 9:24:34 AM

Brass Faculty Perform at Area High Schools

The HoodleBug Brass, the faculty brass quintet at IUP, performed a three-day recital tour to local high schools.

Posted on 5/26/2015 9:55:56 AM

Beeken Adjudicates for Music in the Parks

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken adjudicated for the Music in the Parks at Kennywood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Posted on 5/19/2015 3:32:24 PM

Beeken Adjudicates PMEA Music Performance Assessment

On May 7, 2015, Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken served as an adjudicator for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Music Performance Assessment at Hickory High School in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 5/12/2015 10:35:17 AM

Beeken Conducts PMEA District 6 SongFest

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken led 175 fifth-grade students from south-central Pennsylvania in song on Friday, May 8, 2015.

Posted on 5/11/2015 11:12:43 AM

Choral Students Join Staff at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Music education senior Anna Selene Very and master’s candidate in choral conducting Jessica Zelenack are excited to join the Blue Lake staff.

Posted on 5/11/2015 11:09:15 AM

IUP Symphony Orchestra’s Academic Year Grand Finale

The IUP Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Martynuik, will present its final concert of the academic year on Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 4/24/2015 12:46:59 PM

IUP Jazz Festival 2015

The Department of Music presents the 15th annual IUP Jazz Festival in Fisher Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 2, with the IUP Jazz Band and theIUP Jazz Ensemble, and featuring flautist Jim Walker as guest conductor.

Posted on 4/22/2015 7:37:39 PM

IUP String Project Celebrates 10th Anniversary on April 25

The IUP String Project will host its annual Spring Student Recital on Saturday morning, April 25, featuring violin, viola, cello, and bass students in solo and ensemble performances, followed by a reception.

Posted on 4/22/2015 1:54:42 PM

Department of Music Celebrates Jack Stamp

After 25 years as IUP’s director of Bands, Jack Stamp has announced his retirement effective the end of the spring 2015 semester. A final gala concert weekend is planned for April 24, 25, and 26. Alumni and friends are invited to join the IUP Department of Music in celebrating the career of Dr. Stamp.

Posted on 4/20/2015 4:45:53 PM

IUP Faculty Brass Quintet to Present Spring 2015 Recital

The HoodleBug Brass will present their recital on Thursday, April 23, beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, located in John Sutton Hall. This program is free and open to the general public.

Posted on 4/14/2015 6:07:51 PM

IUP Community Music School Announces Spring Recitals

The IUP Community Music School will present two spring recitals featuring students enrolled in the school. Both recitals will be in Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall, with the first taking place on Saturday, April 18, and the second on Saturday, April 25.

Posted on 4/14/2015 1:57:52 PM

IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble Tours and Performs at Conference

The IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble, comprised of members of the tuba and euphonium studio, performed concerts at area high schools on April 9 and were invited to perform a concert at the Northeast Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference on April 11.

Posted on 4/14/2015 11:43:38 AM

Colossal Choral-Orchestral Collaboration

The IUP Vocal Arts Area combined forces with the Altoona Symphony Orchestra and the Blair Concert Chorale to perform Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Posted on 4/13/2015 8:33:57 AM

Indiana Community Choir to Participate in Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Performance

The Indiana Community Choir from the IUP Community Music School will be one of four choirs joining forces with the Altoona Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 11, in a performance of one of Ludwig Van Beethoven’s most famous works, his Symphony No. 9, “the Choral.”

Posted on 4/7/2015 10:47:18 AM

IUP String Alumni Festival Postponed to 2015–16

The IUP String Alumni Festival, with special guest Scott Laird, originally scheduled for April 24–25, 2015, has been postponed to the next school year.

Posted on 4/6/2015 2:53:57 PM

Wong Doe Performs and Teaches in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe performed a recital and gave a master class at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on March 31 and April 1, 2015.

Posted on 4/6/2015 10:27:14 AM

IUP Trumpets to Present Two Recitals

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its annual spring recital on Sunday, April 12, in DiCicco Hall in the Cogswell Music Building on the IUP campus. The program will begin at 3:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Posted on 4/3/2015 11:49:27 AM

Alumnus Berry Wins National Vocal Competition

Anna Berry (BFA ’13) has won the Kristin Lewis Foundations 2015 national competition. The prize includes an all-expense-paid trip to Vienna to study with famed Wagnerian Soprano Carol Byers.

Posted on 3/30/2015 11:22:43 AM

IUP Student Chapter of American Choral Conductors Association Hosts College Exchange

The IUP ACDA student chapter hosted the Kent State University Chorale and their conductor, Scott MacPherson, on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Posted on 3/24/2015 9:35:10 AM

Beeken Guest Artist for Ithaca College

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken served as a guest artist for the Ithaca College School of Music in Ithaca, New York, on March 18–20, 2015.

Posted on 3/24/2015 9:29:55 AM

Beeken Presents Session for West Virginia Music Educators Association

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken was invited to present a session for the 2015 West Virginia Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference, “Orchestrating Success.”

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:13:40 PM

IUP Music Alumni Collaborate on World Premiere

IUP Music alumni Robert Read and Jeremy Leidhecker recently collaborated on the world premiere of Leidhecker’s composition “Dear Stephanie” at Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa., on March 10, 2015.

Posted on 3/15/2015 1:05:44 PM

Beeken Conducts Region 1 Honor Choir

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of Choral Studies, served as the guest conductor for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region 1 Honor Choir in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 3/3/2015 12:29:35 PM

Wildcat Regiment Band Presents Commemorative Plaque and Scholarship Donation to Music Department

On Tuesday, February 17, members of the Wildcat Regiment Band gathered to present music faculty members Jack Stamp and Jason Worzbyt with a plaque commemorating the ensemble's latest recording, "Music from the Port Royal Band 1863-1864."

Posted on 2/28/2015 11:51:57 AM

Choral Program Presents “And the Time Is”

The IUP Choral Program will present a concert on March 1, 2015 in Gorell Recital Hall. The program centers upon a new composition for percussion, cello, piano, and choir composed by IUP Director of Bands Jack Stamp and written by Samuel Hazo, Pennsylvania’s inaugural poet laureate.

Posted on 2/23/2015 10:35:04 AM

Wong Doe Gives Piano Masterclass at Duquesne University

IUP piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe gave a masterclass to piano majors at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Posted on 2/21/2015 2:46:53 PM

Litton Quartet Hosts a Premiere and Two Guests

The Litton String Quartet’s concert on Tuesday, February 24, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Hall will feature the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johannes Brahms, and a new work by the quartet’s first violinist, Stanley Chepaitis.

Posted on 2/17/2015 10:28:00 AM

Lake George Music Festival Presents Concert and Workshops

IUP piano faculty member Jacob Ertl will join other Lake George Music Festival musicians for a guest artist and faculty concert on Wednesday, February 18, in Gorell Recital Hall. Other festival events include a chamber music workshop with piano majors, a Q/A forum on music careers, and a master class. All events are free and open to the public.

Posted on 2/13/2015 11:47:33 AM

IUP Trumpet Studio presents TrumpetFest 2015

TrumpetFest 2015 is scheduled for February 19 through 22 and will feature performances by IUP trumpet students and faculty, plus guest artist Douglas Wilson.

Posted on 2/10/2015 9:54:32 AM

Indiana Musicale Hosts Second Annual Piano Monster Concert

This two-day, weekend event in Cogswell Hall on February 8, 2015, included piano students from 16 elementary and high schools in Indiana, Armstrong, Cambria, and North Allegheny counties.

Posted on 2/9/2015 9:21:09 PM

Beeken Presents Invited Lecture for Ohio Music Educators

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken presented “Pitch is a Specific Address, NOT a Zip Code!” at the 2015 Ohio Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference.

Posted on 2/9/2015 10:36:54 AM

Vocal Alumnus Makes Operatic Debut

Samuel Weiser, BSEd 2014, has been cast in Windy City Opera’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme. He will sing the role of Colline on March 13 and 14, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.

Posted on 2/6/2015 11:19:43 AM

Beeken Conducts New York State School Music Association Zone 3 All-State Women's Choir

Director of Choral Studies, Dr. Ryan Beeken, recently served as the guest conductor for the NYSSMA Zone 3 Area All-State Women’s Choir.

Posted on 2/2/2015 11:57:20 AM

IUP String Project 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 will be accepted through Thursday, January 29, 2015.

Posted on 1/25/2015 3:56:04 PM

Music Department Announces Auditions for IUP Concert Band

Auditions will take place on Monday, January 26. The audition will consist of three minutes of music, of the student’s choice, that best demonstrates his or her performing abilities.

Posted on 1/20/2015 5:32:46 PM

Hetrick Wins Butler Symphony Young Artist Competition

Sarah Hetrick, saxophonist and junior music education major, won first place in the 2015 Butler Symphony Young Artist Competition on Sunday, January 18.

Posted on 1/20/2015 3:23:11 PM

Ertl Invited to Perform at Carnegie Hall

IUP Piano faculty member Jacob Ertl was invited to be a guest performer at a concert in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall on December 20, 2014.

Posted on 12/13/2014 3:15:43 PM

Beeken Teaches At Univerza v Ljubljani Akademija za glasbo

Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies, recently returned from an eight-day residency at the University of Ljubljana Academy of Music.

Posted on 12/11/2014 10:29:52 AM

IUP Community Music School Presents Concert

The IUP Community Music School will present a fall/Christmas concert on Sunday, December 21, in Gorell Recital Hall, featuring the Indiana Symphonic Winds, the Crimson Children’s Choir, and the Indiana Community Choir.

Posted on 12/10/2014 10:31:42 AM

Room Naming Ceremony for Daniel DiCicco Hall to be held on December 6

The IUP Board of Trustees recently approved the naming of the large instrumental rehearsal space in Cogswell Hall as Daniel DiCicco Hall. The official naming ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Posted on 12/1/2014 3:41:25 PM

Beeken Conducts Blair County Senior High Honors Choir

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of Choral Studies, led 125 students from central Pennsylvania through two days of rehearsals and a performance.

Posted on 11/26/2014 1:02:41 PM

IUP Music Students Win State Music Teachers National Association Competition

Several IUP music students performed at the 2014 MTNA State Preliminary Competition on November 23. The winners will compete at the MTNA Eastern Division Competition on January 10–11, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 11/25/2014 1:56:38 PM

Firestone Wins Johnstown Symphony Young Artist Competition

Saxophonist Richard Firestone, senior music education major, recently won the Johnstown Symphony Young Artist Competition.

Posted on 11/20/2014 10:13:26 AM

Wong Doe Guest Artist at West Virginia Music Teachers Association State Conference

IUP Piano faculty member Henry Wong Doe was the guest artist at the 2014 West Virginia Music Teachers Association state conference, held at Fairmont State University, November 13–15.

Posted on 11/16/2014 4:18:59 PM

IUP Faculty Brass Quintet to Present Fall 2014 Recital

The HoodleBug Brass will present their recital on Tuesday, December 2, in Gorell Recital Hall. This program is free and open to the general public.

Posted on 11/11/2014 1:09:14 PM

Faculty Trio to Perform in Pennsylvania and New York

Eastern Standard, a new music faculty chamber ensemble, will perform an on-campus recital on Thursday, November 13, followed by visits to Penn State and Long Island, N.Y.

Posted on 11/11/2014 8:41:57 AM

IUP Bands Present a Weekend of Concerts

The Department of Music begins a weekend of band concerts, November 14–16, with the IUP Symphony and Concert Bands, continuing with the IUP Wind Ensemble and the University Chamber Singers, Chorale, and Chorus, and concluding with the annual Bands in Review concert.

Posted on 11/7/2014 10:28:32 AM

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