IUP Plays Pittsburgh

Tickets are now available for Indiana University of Pennsylvania's IUP Plays Pittsburgh event, a concert featuring five of IUP's musical groups, on November 2, 2009.

The concert will take place at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a dessert reception, open to all ticket holders, at 6:30 p.m., also at Heinz Hall.

This is IUP's third annual event at Heinz Hall.

The concert includes performances by the IUP Wind Ensemble, Opera Theater, Trombone Choir, Keystone Winds, and the IUP Marching Band.

Ted Sohier from classical music station WQED-FM will serve as master of ceremonies for the event.

Tickets are available in advance from the Heinz Hall box office by calling 412-392-4900 and will be sold at the door the night of the concert. Tickets are $16 for regular admission, $12 for senior citizens, and $10 for students.

The Department of Music has chartered a bus for the community. The bus will leave from Cogswell Hall at 5:00 p.m. and return shortly after the concert, leaving Pittsburgh at approximately 11:30 p.m. Those interested in reserving a seat should e-mail Matthew Baumer at Matthew.Baumer@iup.edu. Bus seats cost $10 and are separate from the concert ticket.

For more information, contact IUP Fine Arts Public Events at 724-357-2547 or e-mail lively-arts@iup.edu.