Community Music School Presents Young Voices Concert

Posted on 4/28/2016 11:21:19 AM

Community Music School choirThe IUP Community Music School will present a Young Voices concert at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, in DiCicco Hall, Cogswell Hall, on the IUP main campus.

The program will feature private students from the school’s voice studios, as well as the Crimson Youth and Voice choirs under the direction of Jessica Zelenack and accompanied by teaching artist Evan Engelstad, piano.

Solo selections by the voice students include Italian arias, American art songs, and music theater repertoire from decades past through the present. The Youth Choir will perform a wide variety of popular music selections, canons, and spirituals. The a cappella select ensemble Voce will perform various folk songs and their own Disney-inspired medley. In addition, both choirs will be joined by the IUP Chamber Singers.

For more information on the Young Voices concert, contact the Lively Arts at 724-357-2787, or e-mail community-music@iup.edu. Tickets for the concert will be available at the door for $3, with children under age 12 attending for free.

Immediately preceding the concert from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. the Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) professional women’s music fraternity will host an Instrument Petting Zoo. It will give children ages eight and above (third grade and older) a chance to try out any and all of the basic band instruments that might be available to them in school.  

This Petting Zoo event is free to anyone who is interested. SAI invites parents to bring their children to try out an instrument and  their discover their passion for music. For more information or to RSVP, contact Elizabeth Roney at rhlt@iup.edu.