Annual Homecoming Concert by IUP Bands Set

Posted on 9/30/2012 9:55:01 AM

The IUP Bands will present their annual Homecoming Concert on Sunday, October 7, 2012. Presented by the Department of Music, the concert will start at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of the IUP Performing Arts Center. Ensembles to perform include the Concert Band, Symphony Band, and Wind Ensemble.

The concert will include works from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as traditional works composed specifically for band.

A highlight of the concert will be a performance of John Barnes Chance’s “Introduction and Capriccio” for solo piano and winds, featuring new faculty member Jacob Ertl as soloist.

Works of Clifton Williams, John Zdecklik, Sergei Prokofiev, and Ralph Vaughan Williams will be included.

The concert also includes a special tribute to James Croft, long-time band director at Florida State University who passed away two weeks ago.

Tickets are available in advance at the Hadley Union Building or by calling 724-357-1313. Tickets remaining will be available at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets are $9 regular admission, $8 discount (seniors and groups), and $6 I-Card (students and children).

For more information about tickets, contact the Lively Arts at 724-357-2787 (ARTS).