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University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall
The Lively Arts
This ever-popular exhibition is an opportunity for the Art and Design faculty at IUP to share their work that showcases the forefront of contemporary art.
On-Demand Virtual Performance
This young driving force in
Nordic world music draws inspiration from folk and traditional Scandinavian
music and reshapes it with an endlessly innovated and contemporary approach.
The Dreamers’ Circus trio
musicians Nikolaj Busk (Denmark, piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Sweden
cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (Demark, violin)—display inventiveness
and talent in their approach to performances.
Based in music from Denmark and
Sweden as well as Iceland, Finland, and the far reaches of the windswept Faroe
Islands, they view these traditional roots merely as a point of departure from
which to expand. In playing, they seek to unlock imaginations and allow the
mind to wander to a place where stories unfold.
The name of the band is no
accident. The magical feel upon entering the circus tent, surrounded by vividly
colored memories… Dreamers’ Circus strives to engage your senses and invoke a
place of freedom, somewhere for our imagination to play in and a space for
All Ovations events for the spring 2021 season are Pay-as-You-Can. Visit our ticket site to rent this video.
Alumni Relations Office
Health and wellness are at the forefront for most of us! All members of the IUP family are invited to join us in the 2021 IUP Wellness Challenge, April 1–30, 2021.
Everyone who completes the IUP Wellness Challenge will receive a Completion Certificate and the chance to win additional IUP prizes.
We encourage you to follow a sound nutritional plan, practice mediation, yoga, or other mental wellness activities too!
Visit: www.alumni.iup.edu/iupcares for an on-demand library of additional resources!
Note: You should consult your physician before beginning any exercise routine. We encourage you to practice safe social distancing during the IUP Wellness Challenge. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
Learn all about the 2021 IUP Wellness Challenge.
After a well-received and dynamic performance of Handel’s “Messiah” in 2018, the Lively Arts is delighted to invite the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra for a return visit to perform “We Sing America,” a patriotic salute highlighting the contribution of female composers.
Designed to complement a gallery of women artists, this program from the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Principal String Quartet showcases the melodic and energetic works of women composers, including famed suffragette Ethel Smyth, award-winning American composers Gabriela Lena Frank and Jessie Montgomery, as well as the evocative music of George Walker. The program concludes with a youthful quartet of Beethoven.
All spring 2021 Ovations events are Pay-As-You-Can.
Visit the Lively Arts Ticket Site to upload your video.
Rescheduled from April 26 and now in Fisher Auditorium, the IUP Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra celebrates the arrival of spring with as they take you on a symphonic voyage with music from around the world. We’ll parade and dance through the streets of Mexico, marvel at the grandeur of Finland, and sail the high seas of the Caribbean.
Beginning at 1:00 p.m. the wind ensemble, led by Tim Paul, director of Bands, will perform an Evening of Chamber Winds and Flex-Band music for this concert followed by the orchestra, conducted by Alexandra Dee, at 3:00 p.m. The orchestra will be joined by IUP horn professor Heidi Lucas to perform Hovhaness’s Artik concerto for horn, an ode to the composer’s ancestral homeland of Armenia.
Our music will have something for everyone and be an aural representation of our human condition. Works will include:
A live, public audience will be permitted. The event will also be live-streamed on the IUP Department of Music’s YouTube Channel.
Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining
Come to North Dining for lunch and enjoy a
delicious treat with Chef Kirstin!
Folger Student Center
Health and Wellness Promotion
Did you know that therapy dogs actually absorb the stress of humans? Come join HWP to learn ways to reduce stress and anxiety! All are welcome. The Therapy Dogs and various activities, as well, will be spread out throughout the space to ensure social distancing.
The IUP Choral Studies area proudly presents "Vivaldi Gloria & Awakenings". This concert will feature the IUP Chorale & IUP Baroque Ensemble conducted by Dr. Gerrit Scheepers, and the IUP Chamber Singers conducted by Dr. Craig Denison. Works by Vivaldi, Harris, Howells, and Esenvalds will be performed. Don't miss this wonderful concert. The concert has no admission fee and will be streamed on Monday, April 26 at 7:00pm.
No live audience as this is a pre-recorded performance. The concert will be streamed on the IUP Department of Music's YouTube channel.