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IUP to Host Maestro Honeck for Q/A Session

The Lively Arts and IUP Music Department will host Manfred Honeck, world-renowned music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in a “Meet the Composer” interview and Q/A session on Saturday, February 21. Geared towards area high school students and IUP music students and faculty, the interview will be conducted by University Professor and Director of Bands Jack Stamp.

Posted on 2/13/2015 5:26:15 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Includes Popular and New Works

After a February appearance was cancelled due to weather, the PSO is re-set to perform as part of this year’s Ovations! series. The concert, under the baton of Maestro Manfred Honeck, will now be presented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/10/2015 11:03:22 AM

Co-production Offers Up Musical Tales

Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater at IUP will present the fantasy-filled musical “Into the Woods” April 16–19, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 4/8/2015 3:21:04 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

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